Coat Collection Drive

Coat Collection Drive It’s time for the seventh annual ‘A Coat to Keep the Cold Away’ coat drive.The drive started small, collecting used coats. This year, it’s received a $5,000 grant from Walmart.Brand new coats are going to homes in both Central and Eastern Kentucky.People can request a coat by emailing believinginforever@gmail.com.Submissions can be…

Unemployment Scam

Unemployment Scam Kentucky governor Andy Beshear is warning those in the commonwealth of a possible scam preying on those who may have filed for unemployment.In a tweet Saturday afternoon, Beshear said Kentuckians need to be on the lookout for scammers sending emails with the address “PUA@unemployment.usdol.gov.”Beshear said that emails using this address may potentially…

McConnell And McGrath

McConnell And McGrath With the pandemic-altered campaign in its closing days, Republicans are looking to reassert their dominance in Kentucky while Democrats are angling to tap into suburban support to make inroads in a state where they have struggled in recent years.After weeks of mail-in balloting and early in-person voting, traditional Election Day voting…

Veterans And The Election

Veterans And The Election The veteran community historically has a high turnout for elections across the country and in Kentucky, but there is always that small percent of veterans whose ballots go unmarked which translates to a large number of missed votes.“One percent of 21 million veterans, that’s 210,000 votes‚” CEO and Founder of…

Maintaining State Contracts

Maintaining State Contracts Kentucky’s chief financial officer wields broad authority that can include issuing subpoenas to people outside government when investigating possible mismanagement in the awarding of state contracts, the Kentucky Supreme Court ruled Thursday. Source: MG News Return to News

Steel Jobs Coming To KY

Steel Jobs Coming To KY A steel processor is expected to create 110 full-time jobs in coming years at a tube manufacturing plant it plans to open in south-central Kentucky, state officials said.The $70 million project in Bowling Green was announced Thursday by Nova Steel USA Inc.Company executives bought a building in the Kentucky…

Kentucky National Guard Helping With Elections

Kentucky National Guard Helping With Elections The Kentucky National Guard is preparing to assist local officials at polling locations in 38 counties on Election Day.About 280 guardsmen will provide logistical and administrative support next Tuesday, Guard officials said. They are stepping in because many poll workers and volunteers are typically in a high-risk category…

COVID-19 Surge In KY

COVID-19 Surge In KY Facing its worst coronavirus outbreak since the pandemic began, Kentucky surged past 100,000 total COVID-19 cases Wednesday as Gov. Andy Beshear bluntly warned that people are putting themselves at risk if they fail to wear masks in public.The governor reported 1,864 new confirmed cases, pushing the statewide total past 101,000.…

Watch For Deer

Watch For Deer Drivers should watch for bucks and does along Kentucky roadways this fall, officials said.Shorter periods of daylight and cooler temperatures trigger deer breeding season, which leads to more deer-related crashes, the Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources said Wednesday in a statement. November is usually the month that deer are most…

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month As healthcare facilities across Kentucky resume scheduling routine appointments and screenings, WellCare wants to remind communities of the importance of taking care of their health. In recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, WellCare encourages people to begin scheduling their annual mammograms for early detection of breast cancer…