Destroying Chemical Weapons

Destroying Chemical Weapons For five decades, the U.S. Army stored lethal weapons such as VX nerve agent and mustard gas at Blue Grass Army Depot and now the process to destroy all the chemical weapons in Madison County is coming to a close.The deadliest substances, such as VX nerve agent, have now been eliminated…

Beshear Jobs Announcement

Beshear Jobs Announcement Alongwith million dollar grants for Eastern KY counties, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear made a stop Thursday evening for the annual Ashland Alliance dinner.The governor spoke about bringing more jobs into the state, in addition to the partnership between King’s Daughters and UK Healthcare. He is also working with Addiction Recovery Care…

KY Man Admits Construction Scheme

KY Man Admits Construction Scheme A Kentucky man has pleaded guilty in a construction scheme in three states, officials said.William Hurst, 44, of Morehead, admitted he agreed to building projects in West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky, the U.S. attorney’s office for the Southern District of West Virginia said.Hurst never began the projects or bought…

KY Medical Debt

KY Medical Debt Hospital bills can quickly pile up – even to the point of forcing bankruptcy which has added to a crisis across Kentucky even as non-profit organizations try to help those in debt.According to the Urban Institute, a non-profit research organization:Overall, 18.1% of people in Kentucky have medical debt in collections, compared…

Highway Construction Closure

Highway Construction Closure People traveling from Eastern Kentucky to Lexington this weekend might need to change their normal route.The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Facebook page shared a post Thursday that said the ramp from I-64 westbound to I-75 southbound to be closed Friday at 7 p.m. through Monday at 5:30 a.m.The post said this means…

Pro-Life Setback

Pro-Life Setback A pro-life setback. A federal judge has temporarily blocked a new Republican-backed state law that led Kentucky’s two remaining abortion clinics to halt the procedure. The clinics went to court seeking to overturn the legislation and asked that the law be blocked while the case is being litigated. Passed by the Republican-led…