911 Emergency Health Profiles

911 Emergency Health Profiles Martin County 911 Communications announced on Saturday that it would now utilize Emergency Health Profiles through the Emergency Health Profile Association.The service allows anyone to create a free account wherever the service is utilized.Those interested can list pre-existing health conditions, tendencies as well as emergency contacts for first responders to…

Hiring A Social Worker

Hiring A Social Worker Faced with a tight budget and rising demands on its 17 officer police department, the City of Alexandria in Campbell County tried something different. Instead of hiring an additional officer and taking on the added expenses of equipping that officer, the police chief at the time hired a social worker…

Cover The Cruiser

Cover The Cruiser Kentucky State Police posts across the state are participating in a fundraiser for Special Olympics called Cover the Cruiser.Each post will have a police cruiser parked at a designated location and encourage the public to cover it with custom Special Olympics Kentucky stickers, police said in a statement.The stickers can be…

Assessing The Upcoming Election

Assessing The Upcoming Election We are three months away from the general election and state leaders are discussing possible plans.Secretary of State Michael Adams met with lawmakers Tuesday to share his thoughts about last months primary and what he thinks should happen in November.State lawmakers are praising Adams for his collaboration with Governor Andy…

Restarting Criminal Jury Trials

Restarting Criminal Jury Trials Criminal jury trials may resume next week in Kentucky, but civil trials are still a couple of months away, the state Supreme Court said.The court also said in an administrative order that attorneys, jurors, parties, witnesses, members of the public and media must wear facial coverings during jury trials. Judges…

Purdue Pharma Limited On Election Contributions

Purdue Pharma Limited On Election Contributions A federal bankruptcy judge has ruled that OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is not allowed to contribute money to organizations aimed at the election efforts for state attorneys general.But Judge Robert Drain said the company can continue giving to some other political groups. Advocates cried foul earlier this month…