Boat Collision On Ohio River

Boat Collision On Ohio River A boat collided with a barge along the Ohio River in Kentucky, killing one person, injuring four others and leaving two more missing, authorities said.Seven people were on the pleasure craft when the accident occurred Saturday night near a boat dock in Louisville, news outlets reported. A search for…

KY Power Distributes Free Trees

KY Power Distributes Free Trees Kentucky Power will distribute free trees next month in celebration of Earth Day and Arbor Day, officials said.Saplings will be available to customers on May 1 at locations in Ashland, Hazard, Pikeville and Whitesburg, Kentucky Power said in a statement. Each location will offer four tree varieties that are…

Snow In The Forecast

Snow In The Forecast It will be a dreary start to the new work and school week. Some scattered rain chances will be around this morning. Those will give way to slowly clearing skies by this afternoon. Tonight, skies will clear out and but I think we avoid the frost this evening as lows…

More Unemployment Appointments

More Unemployment Appointments The state is opening more in-person appointments at multiple Kentucky Career Centers across the commonwealth today.This is the second round of openings, the first round of slots opened up on April 7 for appointments from April 15 through April 30. The slots filled up fast, and 9,500 Kentuckians scheduled an in-person…

Salmonella Caution

Salmonella Caution A recent uptick in salmonella cases that could spread to humans has been plaguing some local birds, experts said.“The CDC put out an announcement that there was a Salmonella Typhimurium outbreak in songbirds including goldfinches and pine siskins that had been linked to some cases in humans,” said Christine Casey, the state…

KY Child Abuse Update

KY Child Abuse Update For a third consecutive year, Kentucky’s child abuse rate has outranked the rest of the nation, and local child advocates continue to urge the public to raise awareness on the issue.This year, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Children’s Bureau released its “Child Maltreatment 2019” report, which stated…