Black Bear Activity In KY

Black Bear Activity In KY Bear activity is picking up in Kentucky with spring in full bloom, and the state Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources has some tips for people who are having problems with the animals.Instead of trying to change the bear’s behavior, make some adjustments, the department said. Most problems involve…

Making Baseball Bats Again

Making Baseball Bats Again Major League Baseball may be weeks away from playing ball again, but the factory in Louisville that supplies bats to many of its players resumed production Monday in Kentucky.The Hillerich & Bradsby plant that makes Louisville Slugger bats had been idled for nearly two months because of the coronavirus outbreak.…

Redhawk Mining Layoffs

Redhawk Mining Layoffs The Kentucky Career Center Office of Employer & Apprenticeship Services reports Redhawk Mining LLC in Floyd County has laid off several employees.A statement from Redhawk Mining LLC says that COVID-19 is a contributing factor to the layoffs.”Due to unforeseen business circumstances due to the COVID-19 pandemic, including the unanticipated market downturn…

EPA Grants For KY

EPA Grants For KY The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has granted $1.7 million for five brownfield projects in Kentucky.The federal grants help communities plan the cleanup and redevelopment of properties that are contaminated or suspected of being contaminated. The sites are typically old factories, abandoned hospitals, former mine lands and other environmentally-impacted sites.A release…

Ramping Up Testing In KY

Ramping Up Testing In KY Governor Beshear is ramping up COVID-19 testing across the state. More than 50 locations are now available.Corbin is preparing for Kroger’s drive-thru testing beginning today.As of Monday, Laurel, Knox and Whitley Counties have less than 50 cases combined.“We really in the Tri-County area we have upwards of 150,00 people,”…