Addressing the Working Poor

Addressing the Working Poor A politically divisive proposal to revamp Kentucky’s public assistance programs and tighten enforcement to prevent fraud won passage in the Republican-run state House recently.In a state plagued by pockets of high poverty rates that can span generations, the sweeping measure aims to shift more people off public assistance and into…

Reward Offered For Elk Poachers In KY

Reward Offered For Elk Poachers In KY Authorities in Kentucky are asking for the public’s help in finding those responsible for poaching two elk.The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources said on its Facebook page that two bull elk were poached on Thursday in the Ball Creek area of Knott County. The post…

Roadway Reopens

Roadway Reopens Officials with Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 10 said KY 1165, also known as Left Fork Maces Creek Road, is now back open.Transportation officials warn drivers to still use caution on the road as it remains rough.The road started to break last week and became too dangerous to drive on. In the meantime…

Governor Beshear Taking Education Board Nominations

Governor Beshear Taking Education Board Nominations Gov. Andy Beshear is taking nominations to Kentucky university boards and other higher education boards.Vacancies will be considered during the Governor’s Postsecondary Education Nominating Committee’s next meeting.Boards include the University of Kentucky and University of Louisville boards of trustees; boards of regents at Western Kentucky University, Kentucky State,…

Ousted Braidy Industries CEO Denies Claims

Ousted Braidy Industries CEO Denies Claims The ousted CEO of Braidy Industries is firing back at allegations that he was misusing company funds.Last week Craig Bouchard filed suit against the company he founded over his removal as CEO and Chairman. He said then that the board violated a voting agreement when they removed him.In…