Replacing Roadway Lights

Replacing Roadway Lights Kentucky has launched a statewide project to replace thousands of roadway lighting fixtures with energy saving LED lights.The upgrades will reduce energy consumption of roadway lighting systems by more than 50% and save more than $2.8 million a year in utility and maintenance costs, according to a news release from the…

KY Lawmakers Vote ‘Yes’

KY Lawmakers Vote ‘Yes’ The U.S. House of Representatives voted Monday afternoon to increase COVID-19 stimulus checks from $600 to a $2000 proposal endorsed by President Donald Trump.The bill passed the House 275 to 134, besting by two the two-thirds majority needed to pass since the bill was brought up using an expedited procedure.Three…

Pet Adoptions Increase

Pet Adoptions Increase As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to force Kentuckians to spend more time in their homes, the interest in adopting a pet has skyrocketed, keeping local animal shelters busy.Kentucky Humane Society Marketing Director Andrea Blair says the Kentucky Humane Society has seen a 30-percent drop in dog surrenders in 2020. Blair said…

CafePress Lawsuit Settled

CafePress Lawsuit Settled On Monday, Attorney General Daniel Cameron announced a $2 million multi-state settlement with CafePress, LLC.The settlement comes following litigation from a 2019 data security breach that compromised the personal information of more than 22 million consumers, with approximately 186,187 Kentuckians among them.The breach could have potentially given access to consumer names,…

Laurel County Receives Vaccine

Laurel County Receives Vaccine First responders and nursing home staff in southern Kentucky are receiving the COVID-19 vaccine now as positive cases continue to rise in the region.Laurel County has seen more than 3,700 cases of COVID-19 since late March, and recently officials say household gatherings and people not being vigilant is leading to…