Fradulent Unemployment Claims

Fradulent Unemployment Claims The new federal stimulus bill passed by Congress late last month, which extended unemployment benefits for 11 more weeks, also came with a new verification process that has created even more problems for some unemployed Kentuckians.The new verification system was designed to prevent fraudulent claims, which Governor Andy Beshear’s general counsel…

KY Lock And Dam Project

KY Lock And Dam Project The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will dedicate $110 million to the Kentucky Lock and Dam project this year, U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell said. Congress authorized the improvement project in 1996 and when completed, the larger lock will essentially eliminate delays, which are among the longest in the country,…

Charges Dropped In Threatening Case

Charges Dropped In Threatening Case A Louisville attorney who, police say, threatened Governor Beshear through comments made on social media has had charges dropped against him in court.The Jefferson District Court has dismissed the charge of terroristic threatening against James Gregory Troutman Friday according to court records.Troutman was arrested back in April after Kentucky…

KY Arrest Connected To Capitol Riot

KY Arrest Connected To Capitol Riot The FBI has made another arrest of a Kentucky resident related to the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.Jordan Revlett, 22, was arrested for entering the Capitol building after posting pictures and a 42-second video on Snapchat, according to court documents.Revlett is from Island, Ky., in McLean…

Resolution Rejected

Resolution Rejected A Kentucky Republican Party committee on Saturday rejected a resolution urging Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell to fully support Donald Trump in the ex-president’s upcoming impeachment trial.The GOP State Central Committee met to consider the proposal after a grassroots group of Republican officials pushed the resolution, news outlets reported. Source:…

Big Blue Slam

Big Blue Slam The 13th annual Big Blue Slam kicks off Monday, January 25th. It’s a competition between the blood donors of Kentucky Blood Center and LifeSouth Blood Center in Gainesville, Florida.“Blood’s going out the door quicker than it’s coming in the door right now,” says VP of external relations at the Kentucky Blood…

Pikeville Community Forum

Pikeville Community Forum The public is encouraged to attend a virtual community meeting Jan. 28, hosted by several city arts and advocacy groups, and offer their ideas for how to revitalize downtown Pikeville.The meeting will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. using the online platform Zoom, and the public is encouraged to…