Fradulent Unemployment Claims

Fradulent Unemployment Claims The new federal stimulus bill passed by Congress late last month, which extended unemployment benefits for 11 more weeks, also came with a new verification process that has created even more problems for some unemployed Kentuckians.The new verification system was designed to prevent fraudulent claims, which Governor Andy Beshear’s general counsel…

KY Lock And Dam Project

KY Lock And Dam Project The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will dedicate $110 million to the Kentucky Lock and Dam project this year, U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell said. Congress authorized the improvement project in 1996 and when completed, the larger lock will essentially eliminate delays, which are among the longest in the country,…

Floyd County Students Stay In Virtual Classes

Floyd County Students Stay In Virtual Classes Students in Floyd County will not be returning to in-person classes anytime soon.Monday night, the board of education voted to stay with virtual instruction only until at least the next meeting on February 22nd.The board also voted to immediately suspend all elementary and middle school sporting events…

Charges Dropped In Threatening Case

Charges Dropped In Threatening Case A Louisville attorney who, police say, threatened Governor Beshear through comments made on social media has had charges dropped against him in court.The Jefferson District Court has dismissed the charge of terroristic threatening against James Gregory Troutman Friday according to court records.Troutman was arrested back in April after Kentucky…

KY Arrest Connected To Capitol Riot

KY Arrest Connected To Capitol Riot The FBI has made another arrest of a Kentucky resident related to the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.Jordan Revlett, 22, was arrested for entering the Capitol building after posting pictures and a 42-second video on Snapchat, according to court documents.Revlett is from Island, Ky., in McLean…