McConnell Pens Horse Bill

McConnell Pens Horse Bill Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell announces today at a press conference in Lexington, his plans to introduce legislation on Capitol Hill…to help set national standards to promote fairness, increase safety, and help preserve Thoroughbred racing. The McConnell bill, the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act, will be introduced in September following…

Traffic Enforcement Stepped Up

Traffic Enforcement Stepped Up The KSP Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division announces the start of a three-week statewide enforcement blitz, targeting aggressive driving behaviors. The Ticketing Aggressive Cars and Trucks Campaign targets drivers, both passenger car and commercial vehicle, who do things, like improper lanes changes, following too closely, not leaving enough space to pass…

Hospital Gets Roadmap Funds

Hospital Gets Roadmap Funds The Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation receives $945,740 in grant funding from the Catholic Health Initiatives’ Mission and Ministry Fund. The money will support the organization in the continuation of the Total Health Roadmap Initiative, which integrates screenings for basic human needs into primary care settings, through 2023. In 2019, three…

McFadden To Lead EKU

McFadden To Lead EKU Eastern Kentucky University has chosen an area native as its new president. Dr. David McFaddin worked for Bell South for several years. He returned to the university in late 2012 to take on the role of EKU’S Vice President for Engagement, Stewardship, and Government Relations. In 2017, Dr. McFaddin won…

Governor Target Of Suitv

Governor Target Of Suitv The board that oversees the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources has filed suit against the governor’s office, in an effort to keep the agency’s commissioner. The suit asks a judge to rule that the Commission has sole authority to appoint its commissioner and set the salary. It also…

New Post Commander In Pikeville

New Post Commander In Pikeville Pikeville’s Kentucky State Police Post 9 announced their new Post Commander. Captain, Randy Surber has been with KSP for 17 years. He has previous experience working with the Pikeville Post as well as in Elizabethtown, Ashland, Hazard and Harlan. Before being promoted to Captain in 2018, Surber worked as…