KY Election Results

KY Election Results Democrats are claiming victory for Andy Beshear over political rival and Republican incumbent Matt Bevin in the Kentucky governor’s race, as the Associated Press still says it is still too close to call.With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Beshear had a lead of less than a percent over Bevin. Beshear had…

KY Man Pleads Guilty To Proposed School Threats

KY Man Pleads Guilty To Proposed School Threats A man accused of having a detailed plan to attack several Kentucky schools has notified authorities that he now wants to plead guilty.The Lexington Herald-Leader reports 22-year-old Dylan Jarrell, of Lawrenceburg, has requested a re-arraignment date to enter the plea. The request comes just weeks before…

Bridge Work Beginning

Bridge Work Beginning Kentucky transportation officials say lane closures are planned on an Ohio River Bridge that connects Louisville to southern Indiana so that expansion joint repairs can be made.The Kentucky Transportation Department says in a statement that lane closures on the Interstate 65 Kennedy Bridge will begin this week. The statement says the…

Heating Assistance Program Available

Heating Assistance Program Available Monday marked the start of open enrollment for LIHEAP, better known as the Low-Income Heat and Energy Assistance Program. This program helps families in need of heating assistance across Eastern Kentucky.LKLP in Hazard is prepared to help the anticipated 4,000 or more applicants who will need assistance this winter. The…

Coal-Fired Power Plants Rollbacks

Coal-Fired Power Plants Rollbacks The Trump administration accelerated the pace of its environmental rollbacks for the country’s coal-fired power plants Monday, proposing to weaken two Obama-era rules aimed at cleaning up dangerous heavy metals and ash from coal plants and keeping them from washing into groundwater and waterways. Source: MG News Return…

Voting Day In KY

Voting Day In KY Kentuckians are heading to the polls today on Tuesday, November 5.The polls are open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. local time. If you are in line at 6 p.m., you will be allowed to vote.Registered voters must vote at their designated precincts. When you go to your polling place,…

UofL Completes Hospital Acquisition

UofL Completes Hospital Acquisition The University of Louisville says it has completed its acquisition of the financially ailing Jewish Hospital and several other assets of KentuckyOne Health.A statement from the university says the transfer of ownership from KentuckyOne’s parent company, CommonSpirit Health, to the university’s UofL Health affiliate became effective Friday. All the Louisville-area…

Time To Vote

Time To Vote Kentuckians are heading to the polls on Tuesday, November 5. Here is what you need to know when you go to submit your ballot.The polls are open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. local time. If you are in line at 6 p.m., you will be allowed to vote.Registered voters must…