Cleaning Up Illegal Dumps

Cleaning Up Illegal Dumps Kentucky officials have awarded nearly $1 million to counties across the state to help clean up illegal dumps.The grants from the state Energy and Environment Cabinet will go to 21 counties to help clean 121 sites, accordig to news outlets.Owsley County will receive $32,000 and Solid Waste Coordinator Cody Lewis…

Possible Medicaid Changes

Possible Medicaid Changes Legislation aimed at shaking up some inner workings of Kentucky’s Medicaid program won initial approval from a state Senate committee on Wednesday.One measure clearing the Senate Health and Welfare Committee would cut out the role of pharmacy benefit managers in handling prescription drug claims. A second bill would limit the number…

Flood Watch Continues Thursday

Flood Watch Continues Thursday The Flood Watch covering parts of Eastern and Southern Kentucky will continue until 1 p.m. The Flood Watch covering Mingo and Logan County, West Virginia and Dickenson and Buchanan County, Virginia continues until early Friday morning. The Flash Flood Watch for Claiborne and Campbell County, Tennessee and Lee and Wise…

New Federal Prosecutor’s Office In KY

New Federal Prosecutor’s Office In KY A new full-time staffed federal prosecutor’s office opened in Kentucky, in Bowling Green.The south-central Kentucky city had never had a full-time staffed federal prosecutor’s office, the U.S. attorney’s office said.The opening Wednesday required approval from the U.S. Justice Department and Congress, U.S. Attorney Russell Coleman’s office said in…

McConnell Touts State Of The Union Address

McConnell Touts State Of The Union Address Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky has posted comments on the President’s State of the Union Address saying ‘for three years, Republicans in Congress have partnered with the President to keep America strong and safe and create record-setting prosperity for working families across the country…The results have…