National Organization Pressures Local School

National Organization Pressures Local School Letcher County Schools District removed a Bible verse from the wall of its athletic locker room along with a bulletin board after a complaint from the atheist group Freedom from Religion Foundation (FFRF). FFRF sent the district a letter back in November claiming the message violated the Constitution. Kentucky…

KY 30 Opens After Rock Slide

KY 30 Opens After Rock Slide East bound KY 30 was re-opened Wednesday morning following a rock slide. Both lanes Eastbound had been closed between mile markers 28 and 29 at Risner Point. The slide knocked power lines into the road and has completely blocked access to passing traffic. No injuries have been reported.…

Morehead Hired First Fire Department

Morehead Hired First Fire Department Since it was founded in 1926, the nearly 50 firefighters that make up the Morehead Fire Department have been volunteers. On Wednesday three clocked in for the first time as paid employees. The firefighters will each work Wednesday through Sunday and work during the day. On their first day…

Home for Homeless Youth

Home for Homeless Youth A housing complex for homeless youth is opening in Lexington. Arbor Youth Services will allow people ages 18-to-24-years old stay at the facility that should be ready for residents by the end of this month. The city gave the six-unit building to the company at no cost. Officials say many…

Kentucky Company Developing Coronavirus Vaccine

Kentucky Company Developing Coronavirus Vaccine A Northern Kentucky company is working on a coronavirus vaccine. Officials at Kentucky BioProcessing tell WFIE-TV that the company worked on developing a treatment for the Ebola virus and is in the process of developing a vaccine candidate for Coronavirus. They hope to have the vaccine available for testing…

Storm Damage at Local Marina

Storm Damage at Local Marina Storms that ripped through Tennessee also left damage in parts of Kentucky. The owner of Kuttawa Harbor Marina says at least 800-thousand-dollars in damage was done to 17 brand new boat slips this week. Fortunately most of the slips were empty and only two boats were damaged. Marina owner…

Database

Database Governor Andy Beshear says there is now a searchable database for Kentuckians to find out if their voting rights have been restored. The governor issued an executive order today that automatically restored the right to vote to many Kentuckians convicted of non-violent felonies. Beshear says his office has identified over 150-thousand people who…

Bridge Over Green River Undergoing Work

Bridge Over Green River Undergoing Work A bridge over the Green River in Kentucky will be closed for several days starting Friday.The U.S. 60 Spottsville Bridge between Henderson and Owensboro will be closed from 6 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m. Monday, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said in a news release. A detour route will…

Changes In Driver’s License Operations

Changes In Driver’s License Operations Kentucky’s Transportation Cabinet would eventually assume control of all driver’s licensing operations under a bill that won initial approval from a House committee on Tuesday.The bill would shift responsibility for issuing traditional driver’s licenses away from circuit court clerk’s offices. It sets a mid-2022 deadline for the transition to…

Tornado In Southeastern Kentucky

Tornado In Southeastern Kentucky A tornado uprooted trees and damaged more than a dozen homes in a southern Kentucky community, authorities said.The National Weather Service confirmed that an EF-2 tornado hit the Alvaton community just after midnight Tuesday morning. The twister’s path was about 2 miles long and crossed through part of southeastern Warren…