New Administation Making Appointments

New Administation Making Appointments Kentucky Attorney General-elect Daniel Cameron has made appointments of two attorneys to lead his criminal and civil divisions.Cameron announced Wednesday that Amy Burke will serve as an assistant deputy attorney general overseeing the office’s criminal justice matters.Burke is currently chief prosecutor for the Kenton County Attorney’s office.Cameron earlier this week…

Challenging Winter Driving In Eastern KY

Challenging Winter Driving In Eastern KY Winter in Eastern Kentucky presents many hazards especially rockslides. A winter with many freezes and thaw cycles can cause many across the region.”We know we have a few trouble spots,” said H.B. Elkins the spokesperson for the department of highways district 10.Elkins said last winter was one of…

Solving Domestic Violence In KY

Solving Domestic Violence In KY A Kentucky county attorney has received a federal grant to fund work with domestic violence victims in Louisville.The grant for approximately $176,000 from the federal Victims of Crime Act will go toward funding three victim advocates in Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell’s office. O’Connell said in a statement that…

Merger Agreement Nearly Complete

Merger Agreement Nearly Complete A merger agreement between Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. and AK Steel means Cliffs has acquired all of the issued and outstanding shares of AK Steel common stock.The company announced Tuesday that they bought out AK for a little more than $1 billion. This announcement comes a little less than a month since…

Boyd County Child Support Official Indicted

Boyd County Child Support Official Indicted A former office manager for the Boyd County Child Support Office in eastern Kentucky has been indicted on charges of theft and forgery.News outlets cited a statement from Kentucky State Police on Monday that said 55-year-old Mary Pickett faces one count of theft by unlawful taking and 76…

UN Security Council Coming To KY

UN Security Council Coming To KY The United Nations Security Council is set to meet President Donald Trump over lunch Thursday, then travel later this month to part of the U.S. that’s off the beaten path for world diplomats: Kentucky.It’s the home state of Ambassador Kelly Craft, who announced the plans in brief remarks…

Curbing Domestic Violence

Curbing Domestic Violence A Kentucky county attorney has received a federal grant to fund work with domestic violence victims in Louisville.The grant for approximately $176,000 from the federal Victims of Crime Act will go toward funding three victim advocates in Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell’s office. O’Connell said in a statement that one of…

Bringing Back A Piece Of History

Bringing Back A Piece Of History A pair of veterans is trying to bring a World War II submarine to Louisville.The Courier Journal reports, Mark Gatton got the idea when he learned that the USS Ling was going to be scrapped in New Jersey.The Air Force veteran, with his friend Army veteran Lewis Palmer…

Governor-Elect Appoints Officials

Governor-Elect Appoints Officials Kentucky Gov.-elect Andy Beshear appointed his running mate, a leading Democratic lawmaker and the ex-mayor of Lexington to high-profile jobs in the administration he’s forming.Beshear said Monday that Lt. Gov.-elect Jacqueline Coleman will serve as secretary of the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. It reinforces her leading role in shaping education…