KY Kindergarten

KY Kindergarten Kentucky lawmakers voted this year to pump considerably more state money into full-day kindergarten, but the extra spending was limited to just one school year. Now a Republican legislator wants to turn that one-time support into a permanent commitment.Rep. James Tipton said he has prefiled a measure for next year that would…

Pike County Death Investigation

Pike County Death Investigation An investigation is contiinuing by Kentucky State Police (KSP) conducting a death investigation following an unidentified body being reported in the Phelps area of Pike County.KSP responded to a call just after 9:00 Monday morning reporting a possible dead body.Troopers found an unidentified body by an abandoned surface mining access…

KY Unemployment Insurance

KY Unemployment Insurance With the cost being 40 million dollars, the Kentucky Office of Unemployment Insurance officials hope changes and upgrades will soon come to the state’s unemployment system, which has been plagued with problems.The state began looking at unemployment system upgrade options in August, according to Kentucky Labor Cabinet Secretary Jamie Link, and…

Vaccine Mandate Eviction

Vaccine Mandate Eviction With businesses, hospitals, and several other institutions mandating employees and visitors be vaccinated against COVID, some may wonder whether landlords have the authority to do the same for tenants.“As far as private landlords, you can choose who you want to rent to and who you don’t want to rent to, as…

KY Vaccines

KY Vaccines According to a new poll from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky called the Vaccines in Kentucky Poll, vaccine hesitancy has lowered over six months, with seven out of 10 Kentucky adults agreeing that all routine vaccinations recommended by the CDC are beneficial.“Here in Kentucky, we are at risk of unraveling 50…

Fall Horse Trail Ride

Fall Horse Trail Ride Knott County officials are preparing for the upcoming 2021 Knott County Fall Horse Trail Ride.Officials have been busy trimming, cleaning and registering, getting the trails at the Mine Made Adventure Park ready to go for the highly anticipated event.Knott County Judge-Executive Jeff Dobson said the environment should keep things safe…

Tug Fork River

Tug Fork River While trying to keep the river clear of tires, Friends of the Tug Fork River is working to grow its circle and keep the clean-up efforts rolling in the river shared by Kentucky and West Virginia.“We see the Tug Fork River as the second ride in our outdoor adventure amusement park,”…