Trail App

Trail App Just for you! If you have been looking for a guide for local trails, restaurants or other fun things to do in the region, soon enough there will be an app for that.Backroads of Appalachia, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting motorsports in the region all while improving local tourism and economy,…

Red River Gorge Development

Red River Gorge Development Red River Economic Development has started a fundraising campaign as they continue to push their concerns over a resort development for the Red River Gorge.The proposal was first discussed nearly three years ago, and includes a restaurant, distillery and room for live performances.They are looking for $60,000 to fund studies…

Education Lawsuit

Education Lawsuit Then, the board overseeing Kentucky’s largest school district has filed a lawsuit over legislation passed this year that would shift some authority from the panel to the superintendent.Jefferson County’s board of education said Monday that it sued state Education Commissioner Jason Glass in Jefferson County Circuit Court to block portions of the…

Educators Meet

Educators Meet The Interim Joint Committee on Education met in Frankfort this week to discuss the state’s teacher shortage.Kentucky Education Commissioner Dr. Jason Glass said the shortage will get worse if lawmakers don’t act.Dr. Glass told lawmakers that even though alternative teaching programs like Teach For America help address the shortage, the biggest focus…

Honor Flight Kentucky

Honor Flight Kentucky Honor Flight Kentucky has been flying veterans from Lexington to DC to recognize them for their service. But this weekend, there’s a change with recognizing women veterans.For the first time ever, Honor Flight Kentucky will take off for the nation’s capital with only women on board. The weekend trip will be…

Kentucky Tourism

Kentucky Tourism Kentucky tourism directors are already seeing an uptick in crowds at events and a sense of getting back to normal for the first time in two years.“So far this year, it’s done really well as far as the turnout, the kids are all there, people smiling, people are hugging again,” Tim Parks,…