KY Technology Firm Adds Jobs

KY Technology Firm Adds Jobs A Kentucky technology engineering firm plans to add at least 83 jobs with a $5.3 million expansion of its headquarters.STEP CG’s headquarters is in Covington and will move to a location on the Ohio River, Gov. Andy Beshear’s office said in a news release Thursday. The new facility will…

Former Correctional Officers Sentenced

Former Correctional Officers Sentenced Two former Kentucky correctional officers have been sentenced for their roles in the beating of a handcuffed inmate and an attempt to cover up the assault, authorities said.David M. Schwartz, 48, and Donna K. Gentry, 55, pleaded guilty to violating the civil rights of a pretrial detainee, writing false reports…

Giving Local Hospitals A Financial Boost

Giving Local Hospitals A Financial Boost The Kentucky House has voted to create a loan program to provide struggling rural hospitals with cash transfusions lawmakers hope will spark a financial turnaround.Hospitals in counties with fewer than 50,000 people would be eligible for the loans. More than 60 hospitals qualify under that definition, and more…

Ft. Knox Makes Noise

Ft. Knox Makes Noise It’s going to get noisy at Fort Knox.The U.S. Army says to expect more noise than normal at the central Kentucky post over the next couple of weeks as it hosts a training session March 3-16. The training will involve larger caliber weapons than usual, military aircraft and land vehicles,…

Education Center Reopens

Education Center Reopens The Salato Wildlife Education Center is reopening in Kentucky this week.The center opens Tuesday in Frankfort. Visitors have indoor and outdoor viewing opportunities for wildlife including a bear, eagle, bobcats, deer, bison, birds of prey and more.Educational opportunities and activities include public wildlife trainings and feedings, enrichment programs and raptor encounters.…

Lee County Has A Birthday

Lee County Has A Birthday Lee County celebrated its 150 year on Sunday. The county was founded on March 1, 1870.Senator Robert Stivers was a guest speaker at the event. He is the state senator for the 25th District. “Truly, it was Lee County that was the reason I ran for the state senate,”…