Opioid Settlement Commission

Opioid Settlement Commission Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron has introduced the members of a new opioid settlement commission.The new commission will decide how to spend the more than $480 million settlement concerning the opioid crisis in Kentucky.“I hate to say its well deserved because it has a bad story in why it is deserved.…

Overcrowded Animal Shelters

Overcrowded Animal Shelters With people going back to work after the pandemic and the tough economy animal shelters and rescues across the state are in a dire state.Anita Spreitzer the VP and General Manager of Paws 4 the Cause said they’re calling it a Code Red Crisis situation.“It’s really bad right now. Very bad.…

Representative Maddox Running For Governor

Representative Maddox Running For Governor Kentucky State Representative Savannah Maddox has announced she will be entering her name into the gubernatorial race.On May 26, Maddox shared a tweet that said a “special announcement” would be coming on June 6. Today, a candidacy website was launched for Maddox’s campaign. She also changed her Twitter biography…

Church Parking Lot Shooting

Church Parking Lot Shooting A Kentucky man was fatally shot Saturday outside a church where a funeral was being held.A woman was also injured in the shooting outside the Unity Worship Center. Lexington Police were called to the center around 2 p.m., The Lexington Herald-Leader reported.Joseph Demetrius Richardson, 35, of Versailles, died of a…

KY Restaurant Jobs Outlook

KY Restaurant Jobs Outlook With the federal governoment reporting the creation of 390-thousand new jobs last month the restaurant industry in Kentucky is hoping for even a fraction of those new job numbers.“Coming out of the pandemic, we were really low and we did see wages increase, which is great,” Stacy Roof from the…

Former Mayor Of Hyden Dies

Former Mayor Of Hyden Dies A three-time mayor of the City of Hyden has died.78-year-old Eugene Stewart died at the Mary Breckinridge Hospital in Hyden.Stewart served as mayor from 1994 until 2006.Prior to his mayoral stint, he served several terms on the Hyden City Council.As the mayor of Hyden, Stewart obtained a $3 million…

Corbin Burger Week

Corbin Burger Week A place known for chicken is showcasing its other specialty in its seventh annual Burger Week.“This week is all about giving our local chefs an opportunity to showcase their skills,” Executive Director at Kentucky Tourism and Convention Commission Maggy Monhollen said.Nine restaurants in Corbin will be participating in Burger Week, each…

Summer Hydration

Summer Hydration Bell County Volunteer Fire Department officials said some people will work in their yard in the middle of the summer heat. They say that is often the hottest time, adding it is the worst time to get outside and work.”Early in the morning, late in the evening, to remain hydrated is really,…

Safe KY App

Safe KY App In Jefferson County, one state-level lawmaker isn’t waiting around for the federal government. Rep. Ken Fleming (R-District 48) has been working to bring a free mental health and threat-reporting app to Kentucky for months.“It’s a cooperative, collaborative approach with law enforcement and mental health communities in order to make this happen,”…

Fight The Bite

Fight The Bite With summertime in Kentucky comes the onslaught of mosquitos. So, the Fayette County Health Department has announced a new initiative to “fight the bite.”“The first thing that people need to do is to take steps on their own. Take a walk around your yard and eliminate standing water,” said Kevin Hall…