Pearl Harbor Sailor

Pearl Harbor Sailor The remains of a sailor who died in the attack on Pearl Harbor will be coming home to Kentucky next month.The military identified the remains of Navy Fireman 2nd Class Hal J. Allison late last year. Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency officials said in a media release Allison was 21 when he…

Advanced Long-Term Care

Advanced Long-Term Care The ARH Advanced Care long-term acute care hospitals (LTACHs) are set to open in Pike and Perry counties in 2022.The projects have been awarded a $1.5 million grant by the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) to purchase equipment.These facilities are designed for patients with medical conditions requiring highly specialized care for more…

Charter Schools

Charter Schools After years of inaction, charter schools would gain a foothold in Kentucky and be supplied with a permanent funding stream under a bill advanced by Republican lawmakers Tuesday.The bill calling for an initial round of charter school openings barely mustered enough support to clear the House Education Committee, sending the measure to…

Liberty Utilities

Liberty Utilities Officials with Liberty Utilities have shared more on the company’s purchase of Kentucky Power and how it plans to lower rates for customers, while maintaining operations in Eastern Kentucky.Liberty Utilities announced on March 18 that it has negotiated with AEP to purchase Kentucky Power and maintain its operations in Eastern Kentucky. Liberty…

One East KY

One East KY The president and the CEO of One East Kentucky recently tendered their resignations, so the company is looking to fill the positions.Mark A. Gooch, who is the current chairman of the board for One East Kentucky, said he and others involved with the organization are thankful for the work of Chuck…

Overriding Gubernatorial Votes

Overriding Gubernatorial Votes The Kentucky legislature was busy Monday in overriding gubernatorial vetoes.Two bills that came as the result of the pandemic and were vetoed by Governor Andy Beshear have become law through the legislature’s veto override power.Governor Beshear vetoed both House Bill 4 and Senate Joint Resolution 150 and the Republican majority of…