New Web Address For KY Courts

New Web Address For KY Courts The Kentucky courts system has moved to a new web address.Users are now automatically redirected from the previous address of courts.ky.gov to kycourts.gov.The Administrative Office of the Courts said in a news release the change is part of a plan to make the website mobile responsive and easier…

KSP Seeking New Cadets

KSP Seeking New Cadets Kentucky State Police say applications are being accepted for the agency’s next academy cadet class.Police said in a statement that the historic class will be the 100th since the agency was created in 1948. The academy class is set to begin next May. Interested applicants can apply at the Kentucky…

Getting Ready For Back-To-School

Getting Ready For Back-To-School The first school districts in Eastern and Southern Kentucky open on August 5, while a few do not start until the end of the month. Breathitt County schools will begin classes this Wednesday, August 7th. Source: MG News Return to News

Miners Head To Bankruptcy Hearing

Miners Head To Bankruptcy Hearing Dozens of miners got up early and left their protest site near Cumberland heading to the Harlan Center in Harlan to make the trek to Charleston, West Virginia early this morning. The employees of Blackjewel plan to flood the federal courthouse there to be heard at a bankruptcy hearing…

Boyd Co. Settles for $1.75M in Jail Death

Boyd Co. Settles for .75M in Jail Death A Eastern Kentucky county has agreed to pay the estate of a man who died while in jail custody $1.75 million. The Daily Independent reports it obtained documents on Thursday detailing the settlement that was reached in June between Boyd County and the estate of Michael…

State Police Investigating Death of Corbin Toddler

State Police Investigating Death of Corbin Toddler Kentucky State Police say they are investigating the death of a 2-year-old girl who was reported missing. Police said in a statement that the Whitley County Sheriff’s Office initially responded to a call Thursday afternoon about a missing child. Police say deputies searched the property and found…

KY Amazon Facility Evacuates

KY Amazon Facility Evacuates Authorities say a package emitting a vapor led to the evacuation of an Amazon fulfillment center in Kentucky.News outlets report the Lexington Fire Department responded Friday morning to the scene and evacuated about 500 employees from the building. Fire Maj. Jordan Saas says six people reported symptoms that include burning…

KY State Treasurer Helps Coal Miners

KY State Treasurer Helps Coal Miners Kentucky State Treasurer Allison Ball announced Thursday in a news release that her office will begin expediting all unclaimed property claims for Harlan County to help those affected by the Blackjewel bankruptcy.“As an Eastern Kentuckian, I have seen the impact closing mines can have on entire communities,” Ball…