Animal Shelter Pets Saved

Animal Shelter Pets Saved Earlier this month, the Kentucky River Regional Animal Shelter was overcrowded. Some cages at the shelter held 2-3 dogs each.The number of animals meant they were going to have to euthanize multiple dogs and cats, 23 in total.Volunteers posted to Facebook that they needed help, and people from across the…

A Former Sheriff Dies

A Former Sheriff Dies Former Buckhorn Mayor and Perry County Sheriff Pat Wooten has died. He was 74 years old. Wooton won a close race for sheriff in 2002 and served one term. A post on the Perry County Sheriff’s Department Facebook page says Wooton served with integrity and honor and will be sorely…

New Governor Making Education Changes

New Governor Making Education Changes As promised just an one hour after Governor Andy Beshear was sworn in during a private ceremony at the Governor’s Mansion at midnight, he sent the first executive orders of his administration.Secretary of State Alison Lundergan-Grimes received and signed the executive order to reorganize Kentucky’s Education Board at 1:20…

Winter Wonderland Wednesday

Winter Wonderland Wednesday Some of you will be waking up to a winter wonderland this morning. Most of you will have slick spots on your roads as temps fell into the mid-20s overnight. Forecasters say after a few morning flurries, sunny skies prevail today. It will be a cold day, with highs only getting…

Beshear Sworn In As KY Governor

Beshear Sworn In As KY Governor Democrat Andy Beshear took his oath of office as governor early this morning in a private ceremony in the Governor’s Mansion.Beshear, 42, follows in the footsteps of his father, Steve Beshear, whose two terms as governor preceded the single four-year term of Republican Gov. Matt Bevin. They are…

Saying Farewell To Governor Bevin

Saying Farewell To Governor Bevin In a rousing farewell to people working in his administration, Republican Gov. Matt Bevin said Monday that they helped put Kentucky on an upward trajectory as he prepared to hand over power to his Democratic successor, Andy Beshear.Bevin received a long ovation from administration employees who lined a Capitol…

KY License Plate Changes

KY License Plate Changes Changes are coming to Kentucky license plates.Starting late next year, new plates will be flat and digitally printed, rather than embossed.The Commonwealth of Kentucky’s transportation cabinet said this will reduce the production costs of bulk manufacturing, storage space, and unused inventory.The background graphics and prices for standard and special license…