KY Facility Caregiver Pleads Guilty

KY Facility Caregiver Pleads Guilty A man now on the state’s caregiver misconduct registry pleaded guilty to abusing a vulnerable adult at a Kentucky care facility and has been sentenced to five years in prison.Daniel L. Wright II, 39, was convicted of wanton abuse or neglect of a vulnerable adult and sentenced by Circuit…

AAA Memorial Day Outlook

AAA Memorial Day Outlook According to AAA, they’re expecting travel this summer to increase by nearly 60% across the nation compared to last year.“Nationally we’re expecting 37 million to travel just Memorial Day weekend along,” said Lori Weaver Hawkins, public affairs manager with AAA Bluegrass.As for Kentuckians, AAA Bluegrass says they’ve seen a similar…

Click It Or Ticket Campaign

Click It Or Ticket Campaign Agressive driving, speeding and texting are some of the traffic problems Kentucky’s Office of Highway Safety mentioned in kicking off the annual Click It or Ticket Campaign Monday, ahead of Memorial Day weekend travel.“It’s really not about writing tickets. It’s about saving lives,” said Jason Siwula, the Assistant State…

Pike County Federal Funding

Pike County Federal Funding During a visit to Pike County today, Gov. Andy Beshear recommended two ongoing projects for federal funding and announced state funding for another.The ongoing projects, designed to bolster water infrastructure and protect the area from future flood damage, if approved, would be funded by the Appalachian Regional Commission. The Mountain…

Camp Nelson Flags

Camp Nelson Flags Memorial Day is almost here and Camp Nelson is returning to a long held tradition. This year volunteers will place thousands of flags in front of veteran graves.Due to COVID-19 the flags were not put down last year disrupting a long held tradition.Ground crews spent all day Saturday weeding and mowing.…