Schools Fighting The Flu

Schools Fighting The Flu For the past couple of weeks, school districts across Southern and Eastern Kentucky have canceled classes, hoping to shake the flu and flu-like symptoms.”Knowing that our kids are getting sicker to try and help stop the spread of flu we decided to take the next couple of days off,” said…

Taxing Smoking Products For Increased Revenue

Taxing Smoking Products For Increased Revenue Gov. Andy Beshear is aiming to boost funding for the state of Kentucky by taxing cigarettes and vaping products.The cost of cigarettes would be raised 10 cents a pack under his proposal, however, the impact on vaping would be much more dramatic: 10 cents more per milliliter on…

Time For Shop and Share

Time For Shop and Share This year’s ‘Shop & Share’ drive to benefit survivors of domestic violence takes place on Saturday.First Lady Britainy Beshear, Governor Andy Beshear, Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence (KCADV) and Kroger worked together to set up the drive.Shop & Share is February 1 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Every…

Rural KY Gets Broadband Boost

Rural KY Gets Broadband Boost U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Donald “DJ” LaVoy announced USDA has invested $55.3 million in four, high-speed broadband infrastructure projects in rural Kentucky.These projects, part of the first round of USDA’s ReConnect Pilot Program investments, will create or improve rural e-Connectivity for more…