Bill To Protect Sporting Officials In KY

Bill To Protect Sporting Officials In KY Three Republican lawmakers in Kentucky say they plan to introduce a bill that would make intimidating sports officials a misdemeanor offense.State Rep. Randy Bridges of Paducah said Tuesday that the measure aims to restore respect for sports officials. The bill would also create a felony offense for…

Dunn Appointed KY Deputy Attorney General

Dunn Appointed KY Deputy Attorney General Kentucky Attorney General-elect Daniel Cameron says he will appoint Barry Dunn as his deputy attorney general when he takes office as the state’s top prosecutor.Cameron says Dunn’s deep knowledge of state government and his private-sector experience will serve the state well.In 2015, Dunn was appointed as general counsel…

State Education Leaders Discuss School Safety

State Education Leaders Discuss School Safety Education leaders from across the Commonwealth met Tuesday in Frankfort to discuss recent improvements aimed at improving the classroom safety of Kentucky Students, according to reports.Senate Bill One, also known as The School Safety and Resiliency Act, aims to enhance school safety to ensure preparedness regardless of whatever…

Governor’s School For Entrepreneurs Underway

Governor’s School For Entrepreneurs Underway The Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs in Kentucky has begun taking applications for next year’s program focusing on product innovation and business model design.A statement from the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet says the three-week summer program at Northern Kentucky University will accept 72 students who are currently in 9th,…

KY Woman Sentenced In Deadly Car Crash

KY Woman Sentenced In Deadly Car Crash A Kentucky woman has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for causing a deadly car crash.The Daily News of Bowling Green reports 49-year-old Lee Ann Tarry, of Glasgow, was sentenced Monday. She previously pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter and operating a motor vehicle while under the…

Improvement To KY Teachers’ Pension System

Improvement To KY Teachers’ Pension System A report by Kentucky Auditor Mike Harmon shows the pension system for teachers is on more solid ground.Harmon says the financial statement audit of the Kentucky Teachers’ Retirement Systems shows that its fiduciary net position increased by some $600 million. The review shows the amount rose to $21.9…

Governor Matt Bevin Sets Special Election

Governor Matt Bevin Sets Special Election Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has set a special election to fill a state Senate seat left vacant by the resignation of Dan Seum of Louisville.The special election will be Jan. 14 for the 38th District seat, which covers Bullitt County and part of Louisville.The 79-year-old Republican lawmaker announced…

Water Line Break Disrupts Service

Water Line Break Disrupts Service A water line break has caused problems for some customers along Highway 80. Officials with Perry County Schools tell media outlets East Perry Elementary School was closed on Monday due to the outage.A release from the City of Hazard states a break in a 10″ section of the mainline…

Discussing Water Issues In Eastern KY

Discussing Water Issues In Eastern KY The University of Kentucky’s Appalachian Center is hosting a student-led series of events designed to bring awareness to water issues in eastern Kentucky and beyond.The events Monday through Thursday will focus on ecology, infrastructure and bottled water, and highlight organizations working on water-related issues.The Appalachian Center is based…