Western KY University Tuition Unchanged

Western KY University Tuition Unchanged Western Kentucky University doesn’t plan to change tuition rates for the first time in 40 years, officials said.Regents at the school in Bowling Green voted recently to keep tuition prices for the coming year the same as they were for the 2019-20 school year, the university said in a…

Beshear Talks About Louisville Shooting

Beshear Talks About Louisville Shooting On Saturday, Governor Andy Beshear gave his thoughts on the protests that have taken place in Louisville as a response to the death of Breonna Taylor.In a video posted to Facebook, he referred to her death as “tragic” and said that while he could “never pretend” to understand the…

Contracts Awarded For Medicaid

Contracts Awarded For Medicaid Five insurance companies were awarded contracts worth nearly $8 billion a year to manage most of Kentucky’s Medicaid business, Gov. Andy Beshear announced Friday.Landing the contracts were Aetna, Humana, Molina Healthcare, UnitedHealthcare and WellCare, Beshear said. About 1.4 million people in Kentucky receive health coverage through Medicaid.The initial term of…

KY Businesses Reopen Today

KY Businesses Reopen Today The Pike County Health Department mapped out the list of businesses set to reopen on June 1. This is part of Governor Andy Beshear’s plan to open the state’s economy in phases.-Auctions-Auto/Dirt Track Aquatic Centers-Bowling Alleys-Fishing Tournaments-Fitness Centers-Kentucky State Park Lodges-Movie Theaters-Salato Wildlife Education Center. Source: MG News …

Five Companies Land Kentucky Medicaid Contracts

Five Companies Land Kentucky Medicaid Contracts Five insurance companies were awarded contracts worth nearly $8 billion a year to manage most of Kentucky’s Medicaid business, Gov. Andy Beshear announced Friday. Landing the contracts were Aetna, Humana, Molina Healthcare, UnitedHealthcare and WellCare, Beshear said. About 1.4 million people in Kentucky receive health coverage through Medicaid.…

London Police Searching for Missing Teen

London Police Searching for Missing Teen Police in London are asking for the public’s help to find a missing girl. 15-year-old Madison Paige Engle was last seen in the area of the Betty Jane Apartments on South US 25 in London. She was last seen wearing black sweat pants, a white t-shirt and white…

COVID-19 Cases on the Rise Again Across Kentucky

COVID-19 Cases on the Rise Again Across Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear reported an upswing in coronavirus cases across Kentucky on Friday, but cautioned that it’s too soon to reach any conclusions about the sudden surge. The governor announced 283 more virus cases, increasing the statewide total to more than 9,460 cases since the pandemic…

KY HS Sports Teams Can Begin Limited Practices

KY HS Sports Teams Can Begin Limited Practices Limited practices for Kentucky high school sports teams can begin June 15 amid the coronavirus pandemic.According to the Lexington Herald-Leader, the Kentucky High School Athletic Association revealed initial steps to resume sports in compliance with social distancing standards during a video conference meeting Thursday. High school…

Former KY Finance Director Charged

Former KY Finance Director Charged A former Kentucky school finance director accused of stealing more than $1.6 million from a district over nearly a decade has pleaded guilty to federal charges, according to the U.S. Justice Department.Lesley Wade pleaded guilty to concealing money laundering and filing a fraudulent tax return, the U.S. Attorney’s Office…

Re-using A Former Jail

Re-using A Former Jail Kentucky plans to reopen and operate a privately owned prison in a strategy aimed at shifting inmates from overcrowded county jails, Gov. Andy Beshear announced Thursday.The state will lease the Floyd County facility from Tennessee-based CoreCivic but will operate it as a state prison housing male inmates, Beshear said. The…