Aluminum Company Settles Lawsuit

Aluminum Company Settles Lawsuit An aluminum company, Braidy Industries Inc. planning to build a $1.7 billion plant in Appalachia has settled a lawsuit filed by its founder after his ouster as CEO, which came at a crucial time as the company tries to wrap up financing for the massive mill project. Source:…

Possible Tuition Increase

Possible Tuition Increase The University of Kentucky could increase tuition for the fall semester.The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the board will consider a one-percent increase for in-state students and a two-percent jump for students from out-of-state.UK faced a major budget deficit because of the pandemic, but the increase would be the smallest tuition increase in…

Rand Paul Speaks On Criminal Justice Reform

Rand Paul Speaks On Criminal Justice Reform Referring to George Floyd’s death as a murder, Sen. Rand Paul spoke out Tuesday against no-knock search warrants and the militarization of police departments during a conversation with activists seeking answers for the shooting death of a black woman by Louisville police.During the discussion, Paul lamented that…

Cumberland Gap Park Reopening

Cumberland Gap Park Reopening Since March, the Cumberland Gap Historical Park’s Visitor Center has been closed due to COVID-19 based restrictions. Tuesday, the center re-opened to the public.There are only 10 people allowed inside at a time currently. They have created an outside information desk, to keep people from going inside to pick up…

Meals For Kids

Meals For Kids The Cowan Community Action Group partners with Cane Kitchen for a summer food service program in Whitesburg. The program benefits children 18 years old and younger.Cars form a line at Cane Kitchen’s set up, waiting to be checked in.“It provides food to the youth. It takes the burden off the families…