Basketball Legend Dies

Basketball Legend Dies Dwight Anderson, who earned the nickname “The Blur” because of his speed on the court playing basketball at Kentucky and Southern California, has died. He was 61.Anderson died Saturday at his home in Dayton, Ohio, according to the Montgomery County coroner’s office. The cause was not immediately known and autopsy results…

KY Hospitality Industry Sees Uptick

KY Hospitality Industry Sees Uptick The hospitality industry continues to feel the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, especially these last several months.Randy Singh, the owner of Baymont Inn & Suites in London, says as many people travel this holiday weekend, but during the pandemic things were different. Singh says “Labor Day weekend actually kind…

More Students Enrolled In Dual-Credit Courses

More Students Enrolled In Dual-Credit Courses The number of Kentucky high school students enrolling in dual-credit courses has risen dramatically in recent years, according to a new report issued by higher education officials.For years, Kentucky education leaders have stressed the importance of dual-credit courses, which allow students to earn high school and college credits…

Proposed Urban Park

Proposed Urban Park A proposed urban park that would line the Ohio River along southern Indiana could become the first climate change-resilient riverside park designed in the Upper South and the Midwest, supporters say.The River Heritage Conservancy said its proposal for Origin Park is designed with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ 75-year flooding…

Kentucky Miner Back To Work

Kentucky Miner Back To Work A federal administrative court has reinstated a Kentucky miner who was fired from his job at a limestone mine after complaining about safety conditions and whether the mine was keeping workers safe from the coronavirus.The court temporarily reinstated Bill Whitmore to his job at the Riverside Stone mine last…

KY Teacher Of The Year

KY Teacher Of The Year Nine educators have been named semifinalists for the 2021 Kentucky Teacher of the Year award.A winner will be chosen following an interview and a review of a classroom lesson, the Kentucky Department of Education and sponsor Valvoline Inc. said in a statement. Awards will be announced in October. …

More COVID Cases In KY

More COVID Cases In KY Governor Andy Beshear announced 313 new COVID-19 cases in Kentucky on Sunday. The state total now stands at 52,774 cases.“We’re seeing a dip in the number of new reported cases today, as we often do on weekends,” Governor Beshear said. “Let’s remember that while we believe we’ve managed to…

Dual Course Work On The Rise

Dual Course Work On The Rise The number of Kentucky high school students, enrolling in dual-credit courses has risen dramatically in recent years. That’s according to a new report issued by higher education officials. For years, state education officials have stressed the importance of dual-credit courses, which allow students to earn high school and…

Hey Leadfoot…Heads Up

Hey Leadfoot…Heads Up Police are looking for aggressive drivers in Kentucky over the next three weeks. Kentucky State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division announced the launch of the Ticketing Aggressive Cars and Trucks Campaign. Officers will target drivers of passenger and commercial vehicles who drive dangerously. Source: MG News Return to…