New Dollar General Stores

New Dollar General Stores Dollar General Corp. plans to open two new distribution centers that are expected to employ more than 360 people in Kentucky, Gov. Andy Beshear said.The retailer’s plans include adding a warehouse in Walton in northern Kentucky and a cold storage facility in Bowling Green in south-central Kentucky, the governor said…

Auditing Tourism Money

Auditing Tourism Money Kentucky State Auditor Mike Harmon released an audit Thursday morning raising concerns about the spending of some tourism money by the city of Salyersville.The audit found the city provided limited oversight of payments from the tourism account to contractors, including duplicate payments made to Mayor Pete Shepherd’s son and the Magoffin-Salyersville…

Thoroughbred Education

Thoroughbred Education A public school system in Kentucky has partnered with the state’s thoroughbred industry to provide students with career opportunities, and experience learning on farms.Nearly two dozen thoroughbred businesses have pledged more than $300,000 for the three-year agreement announced Tuesday, said Fayette County Public Schools Superintendent Manny Caulk. The program targets middle and…

KY COVID-19 Cases Shrinking

KY COVID-19 Cases Shrinking Kentucky reported 546 new coronavirus cases Wednesday, down from the previous day as the governor suggested the daily downturn is another sign his mask mandate is working.Total statewide cases from Monday to Wednesday this week were down by about 100 from the cumulative number during the same period last week,…

McConnell Is Ahead

McConnell Is Ahead A public poll on Kentucky’s U.S. Senate race recently released shows former Marine Corps pilot Amy McGrath significantly trailing U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell three months before Election Day.The poll, conducted online by Morning Consult, found McConnell ahead by 17 percentage points (53%-36%) – a margin larger than his victory…

KY First Lady Mask Program

KY First Lady Mask Program Kentucky First Lady Britainy Beshear launched a new program during the daily news conference of Tuesday called ‘Coverings for Kids.’It is a program to allow Kentuckians to donate facial coverings directly to school districts.Britainy Beshear, First Lady, says the program will begin August 11th. Source: MG News …