KY Education Awards

KY Education Awards Two classified school employees will receive the first Kentucky Education Support Staff Professional Award this week, officials said.The governor, lieutenant governor and commissioner of education will present the award virtually on Tuesday to Robert Walker, a school safety and wellness coordinator in Harrison County, and Shelly Thomas, a family resource center…

More Vaccine Rollout

More Vaccine Rollout As the vaccine rollout continues across the commonwealth, K-12 teachers and staff are next in line.“I don’t know if I recall a time where this many people are excited about getting a shot,” Fayette County Board of Education Chair Tyler Murphy said.And, as the Chair of the Fayette County Board of…

KY Getting Dixie Cup Company

KY Getting Dixie Cup Company Georgia-Pacific plans to expand its Dixie cup manufacturing operation in Kentucky while closing a facility in Pennsylvania by the end of the year, the company said.About 190 jobs at the Lehigh Valley plant in Easton, Pennsylvania, plant will be lost, Georgia-Pacific said. The Lexington expansion will create about 50…

Kentuckian Charged In Capitol Attack

Kentuckian Charged In Capitol Attack A fourth Kentuckian has now been charged in relation to the siege at the nation’s Capitol.Michael Sparks, of Hardin County, was charged Friday after an investigation by the FBI.The criminal complaint includes several photos and links to videos of a man they identified as Sparks.The documents state a tipster…