Morehead-Based Rajant Corp. Expanding, Adding Jobs

Morehead-Based Rajant Corp. Expanding, Adding Jobs Acompany with operations in Rowan County is expanding, creating 26 jobs in the process. Rajant Corp. is also investing $2 million in the relocation and expansion project. The company plans to move its current 9,600-square-foot facility on Main Street in Morehead to a nearby 48,000-square-foot building located on…

Removing Statues

Removing Statues Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear and Virginia Governor Ralph Northam are in the process of making plans to move statues in their capital cities to what they call a “more suitable location”.During Thursday’s COVID-19 news conference, Gov. Beshear responded to a question from a reporter about the statue of Jefferson Davis in the…

University Of Kentucky Lawsuit

University Of Kentucky Lawsuit A student sued the University of Kentucky this week, arguing the college should have partially refunded some tuition and fees after classes were moved online and most students were sent home during the coronavirus pandemic.The lawsuit was filed on behalf of student Peter Regard in Fayette Circuit Court on Monday,…

Drug Overdoses Climbing In The Region

Drug Overdoses Climbing In The Region Officials with the Kentucky River District Health Department posted an alert on Facebook Thursday morning that reports of drug overdoses continue to climb.In the post, they say in addition to those being reported across the state involving “pressed pills” designed to look like prescription pain killers Xanax and…

Advancing A Nomination

Advancing A Nomination Senate Judiciary Committee has advanced the nomination of a 38-year-old judge and ally of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to serve on a federal appeals court, despite Democrats’ objections that he’s inexperienced and biased against the Obama health care law. Source: MG News Return to News

Virtual Camp Unite

Virtual Camp Unite For the first time since it started in 2007, Camp UNITE will be conducted virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.The event, normally held at the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, will take place July 21st through the 23rd.The camp is for kids entering 7th, 8th or 9th grades in August…

Beshear Cuts Transportation Funding

Beshear Cuts Transportation Funding Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear says that he has reached agreement with top lawmakers on adjusting state transportation spending without a special legislative session. Last month, a panel of economists reduced revenue projections for the state’s General Fund and Road Fund for the current fiscal year, ending June 30. Plunging tax…

KY Baby Dies Of COVID-19

KY Baby Dies Of COVID-19 Gov. Andy Beshear announced 265 new cases of COVID-19 in Kentucky on Wednesday, bringing the state’s total number of cases to at least 10,410. Eight more people with the coronavirus have died, including a nine-month-old girl.Of the infant’s death, Beshear said, “This is a reminder of how deadly this…

SomerSplash Reopening

SomerSplash Reopening Just weeks ago, water parks and public pools thought opening this summer looked very unlikely due to the coronavirus pandemic.”It was announced public pools and things like that would be shut down and not be able to reopen,” says SomerSplash’s general manager, Stephen Sims. “But we kinda held out hope.”Weeks later, Governor…