Talking About Senior Hunger

Talking About Senior Hunger State officials hosted a conversation about senior hunger issues in Frankfort Wednesday.”Unfortunately in Kentucky 1 in 6 seniors do not have enough access to affordable, nutritious food,” said Shannon Gadd with the Commissioner Department for Aging and Independent Living.Leaders met in Frankfort for the first-ever Senior Hunger Summit hoping to…

Preventing Chronic Wasting Disease

Preventing Chronic Wasting Disease The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife is increasing efforts to prevent the spread of a disease that afflicts deer and elk herds.The agency is asking for help from hunters in preventing chronic wasting disease from crossing into the state as the fall season begins.The neurological disease kills deer, elk,…

Goodwill Opens Another Center In KY

Goodwill Opens Another Center In KY Goodwill hosted the ribbon-cutting Wednesday for Kentucky’s fifth Center for Education and Employment.The center offers free career coaching and soft skills classes for people in the area who are seeking employment opportunities. It also connects unemployed people with opportunities for bettering their future.”We work on attitude, dependability, self-presentation…

Andy Beshear On The Campaign Trail

Andy Beshear On The Campaign Trail Democrat Andy Beshear is stressing education and health care issues as he starts a statewide bus tour with less than a week left in his effort to unseat Republican Gov. Matt Bevin in Kentucky.At a Wednesday rally in Louisville, Beshear said he beat Bevin in their five recent…

Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween Safety Tips With Halloween happening tomorrow one of the most important tips from local police is to check candy. They say if the wrapper is tampered, it is best not to try and eat it. A good rule of thumb, if it looks suspicious, err on the side of caution and do not…

Jobs For Floyd County

Jobs For Floyd County Just weeks after state and local leaders announced the prison in Wheelright will reopen, bringing along hundreds of jobs, officials with the Floyd County Fiscal Court announced even more jobs coming to the area.Floyd County Judge-Executive Robbie Williams announced the fiscal court teamed up with Teleworks USA to bring 300…

Knowing The Candidates

Knowing The Candidates The Kentucky Candidate Information Survey is now available on-line at votekentucky.us. It offers information comparing party platforms on all the major races including Governor and Lt. Governor, Attorney General, Auditor, Secretary of State, Commissioner of Agriculture and Treasurer. Kentucky’s election is Tuesday, November 5th. Source: MG News Return to…

Humana Health Is Laying Off Workers

Humana Health Is Laying Off Workers A health insurance provider says it’s laying off more than 800 people.The Louisville, Kentucky-based Humana announced Monday it’d be cutting 2% of its workforce by the end of the year, with some employees being let go as early as Thursday. Severance will be provided.The Courier-Journal reports that Humana…

Kentucky Makes Commitment To Higher Education

Kentucky Makes Commitment To Higher Education The number of Kentucky college and university students receiving undergraduate degrees and certificates is continuing to climb, but preliminary enrollment figures are falling.The state Council on Postsecondary Education said Monday the continuing increase in degrees and credentials despite enrollment challenges indicates a strong commitment on Kentucky campuses to…