Rowan County Tourism

Rowan County Tourism Rowan County is looking more friendly for hikers and bikers thanks to a new bike and pedestrian plan.On Thursday, Senior Advisor to Gov. Andy Beshear Rocky Adkins presented a $240,000 check from the governor’s office to Rowan County Tourism to help get things moving.The plan includes upgrades to city sidewalks in…

Rowan County Financial Boost

Rowan County Financial Boost The MMRC Regional Industrial Park in Rowan County is getting a big boost from $452 thousand in funding.A bit more than $200 thousand is coming from the Kentucky Economic Development Cabinet and the Regional Industrial Development Authority is matching that amount.Governor Andy Beshear’s Senior Advisor Rocky Adkins was in Rowan…

Adult Protective Services

Adult Protective Services Federal funding has been awarded to Kentucky to support protections for older adults and those with disabilities, officials said.Adult Protective Services in Kentucky will receive $2.1 million and the Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman will receive $238,000 from the Administration for Community Living, Gov. Andy Beshear said Wednesday in…

Men’s Health Month

Men’s Health Month June is Men’s Health Month. Healthcare workers say while there are specific diseases and illnesses men are more prone to get, they are less likely to go to the doctor for sickness or wellness checks.”They’re also less likely to see a doctor regularly, especially just for a well check, ya see,…

KY Supreme Court Warrant Ruling

KY Supreme Court Warrant Ruling A sharply divided Kentucky Supreme Court ruled Thursday that police violated a robbery suspect’s constitutional protections by accessing his cellphone without a warrant, calling use of the phone as a tracking device “profoundly invasive.”In the 4-3 decision, the court’s majority said the robbery suspect was subjected to a warrantless…

Drowning Reminder

Drowning Reminder In the wake of a recent drowning in Laurel County and as the heat wave continues, many families are turning to the pool, but unsupervised children can find their way into bodies of water unexpectedly. Swim safety instructors say it’s never too early or too late to learn how to swim.In the…