Kentucky Launches Pro-Business Campaign

Kentucky Launches Pro-Business Campaign Kentucky launched a marketing campaign to coax Illinois companies to move across the border with promises of lower taxes and better weather.The first billboard, which proclaims “Illinois isn’t pro-business, Kentucky is,” went up on Monday. Eight more billboards are expected to go up before the end of the month as…

Gubernatorial Debates Are Wrapping Up

Gubernatorial Debates Are Wrapping Up Governor Matt Bevin and Attorney General Andy Beshear went head to head in their fourth out of five debates Monday. The debate touched on topics such as teachers in the state, Medicaid and Kentucky’s pension situation.Their last debate will wrap up today in Northern Kentucky. Source: MG…

KY Voter Information Survey Is Available

KY Voter Information Survey Is Available 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…

Man Killed In House Fire

Man Killed In House Fire Police say a man has been killed in a house fire in western Kentucky.Kentucky State Police said in a news release the fire occurred early Monday in Henderson. A female who was inside the residence reported the fire and was able to escape.Police said the 63-year-old Randy L. Hallmark…

KY Farmers Charged With Insurance Fraud

KY Farmers Charged With Insurance Fraud Three Kentucky farmers have pleaded guilty to federal charges related to crop insurance fraud.They were all involved in a scheme committing money laundering. They received an insurance payment for a tobacco crop while profiting from the sale of the same crop.Sentencing for the three men is set for…

Corbin Independent Schools Receives Mental Health Grant

Corbin Independent Schools Receives Mental Health Grant Faculty and staff of Corbin Independent schools recently announced that they were awarded a grant to provide additional counselors in the their school system.The news comes with the announcement of an additional grant to upgrade school safety. Assistant Superintendent Cindy Davis says the new staff will help…

KSP Offers Halloween Tips

KSP Offers Halloween Tips Kentucky State Police are issuing a number of tips in order to keep everyone safe and prepared for Halloween night.Drivers should be aware of more people on foot and bicycle Thursday night, and should be patient in giving trick-or-treaters enough time to cross the street safely.Children should carry flashlights with…

Fire Victim Identified

Fire Victim Identified The Johnson County Coroner has identified the person found dead after a house fire as Marvin D. Saylor.Police say an arson investigator was on the scene as well as a detective. The house fire happened early Saturday morning.It happened in the Grassy Creek community in Johnson County.Multiple agencies assisted Oil Springs…