Lily’s Law

Lily’s Law Lily’s Law, named after an Oldham County teen who died in a crash while on her way to school, has passed through the House Judiciary Committee.Lily Fairfield died on November 10, 2021 when Teresa Devine crashed into her car three days after being arrested and immediately released on a DUI charge.Devine has…

Battle Of Leatherwood Security

Battle Of Leatherwood Security Plans are now being looked at to make the Battle of Leatherwood are more secure after picking up the pieces of glass after a recent break-in.”March the 4th we were in here, discussing bids for a chimney with a man,” said Chairman of the Board and President Kerry Crutcher. “Everything…

Ukranian Refugees

Ukranian Refugees A key Republican lawmaker unveiled a proposal Wednesday to set up a fund to help refugees from Ukraine and other war-torn countries resettle in Kentucky.Sen. Chris McDaniel said his proposal reflects an opportunity where “public policy and human demand intersect,” citing the humanitarian catastrophe in Ukraine since Russian forces invaded.The bill would…

Johnson County Road Work

Johnson County Road Work According to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, shoulder repair work is scheduled for part of KY 172 in Johnson County.The work is supposed to start today and go through March 21. The work will be at mile point 11.75.A KYTC release said there will be flaggers in the area to direct…

KY Allergy Season

KY Allergy Season Kentucky is already known to have bad allergy seasons, but a new study suggests that climate change will make pollen season longer.As the temperature continues to rise, plants will be able to bloom earlier, potentially making it more difficult for allergy sufferers. Allergists say that most pollen seasons ramp up around…

Money For Water Projects

Money For Water Projects There’s money to improve water conditions. Joined by local leaders, Governor Andy Beshear stopped in two regional counties to announce funding for water and sewer improvements.The funding comes from his Better Kentucky Plan’s Cleaner Water Program and will pay for projects in Clay, Laurel, Pulaski and Somerset counties.Funding through the…