Lincoln Statue Moved

Lincoln Statue Moved A replica statue of Abraham Lincoln in Kentucky has been moved to a permanent home at a Civil War battlefield.Floyd County Judge-Executive Robert Williams told WYMT-TV that the statue is now at the Middle Creek Battlefield in Prestonsburg. The site is where Union forces halted a Confederate advance into Kentucky in…

Coal Company Agrees To Violations

Coal Company Agrees To Violations A coal company in Kentucky has agreed to pay more than $200,000 in penalties and fix environmental violations.The citations charged a range of violations, including not reclaiming land as required and allowing polluted water to drain from mines.The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the company had been blocked from operating on…

Unemployment Site Hackers

Unemployment Site Hackers Many Kentuckians have become victims of unemployment site hackers.The site recently launched a new interface at the end of March, a change the victims claim is a part of the problem. Kentucky officials say the state unemployment site was temporarily unavailable last week after an attempted cyber-attack.Now Kentuckians are asking for…

Vaccine Eligibility

Vaccine Eligibility Starting today, Kentuckians age 18 and up will be eligible for the Moderna or Johnson and Johnson vaccine, and those as young as 16 years old can sign up for the Pfizer vaccine.Gov. Beshear announced the expansion Wednesday.“We are seeing in a number of states, including Michigan, Wisconsin, New York, New Jersey,…

Easter Sunday Celebrations

Easter Sunday Celebrations Easter Sunday was a big celebration this year. Kentucky churches were ordered to close on Easter in 2020 because of the pandemic.The Salvation Army brought people together for a sunrise service at the Lexington Cemetery, Sunday School for the kids, and then worship in the chapel. Major Bill Garrett says it’s…