KY License Plate Changes

KY License Plate Changes Changes are coming to Kentucky license plates.Starting late next year, new plates will be flat and digitally printed, rather than embossed.The Commonwealth of Kentucky’s transportation cabinet said this will reduce the production costs of bulk manufacturing, storage space, and unused inventory.The background graphics and prices for standard and special license…

Treat For Stargazers

Treat For Stargazers On the nights of Friday, December 13 and Saturday, December 14, stargazers are in for a treat.The Geminid Meteor Shower will be reaching its annual peak on those two nights, as Earth passes through a stream of dust and gravel in space left behind by famous “rock comet”. Source:…

Beshear Makes More Appointments

Beshear Makes More Appointments Hours before taking office, Kentucky Gov.-elect Andy Beshear appointed a former state Supreme Court justice and an ex-federal prosecutor to run two state cabinets.Beshear said Monday that former Supreme Court Justice Mary Noble will serve as Justice Cabinet secretary.He says former U.S. Attorney Kerry Harvey will be secretary of the…

Ultrasound Law Remains In Effect

Ultrasound Law Remains In Effect The Supreme Court on Monday left in place a Kentucky law requiring doctors to perform ultrasounds and show fetal images to patients before abortions.The justices did not comment in refusing to review an appeals court ruling that upheld the law.The American Civil Liberties Union had challenged the law on…

A Voice Of Seasame Street Passes

A Voice Of Seasame Street Passes Caroll Spinney, the puppeteer who voiced Sesame Street’s Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, has died at 85.Sesame Workshop released the news on Sunday on its website.Officials with the program say Spinney had worked with Sesame Street since its early days back in 1969.In the statement, Sesame Street…

Gubernatorial Inauguration Preparations

Gubernatorial Inauguration Preparations With Governor-Elect Andy Beshear being sworn in on Tuesday, the city of Frankfort has been making sure the stage is set for the latest transfer of power in the Commonwealth.Beshear has said in the past that he wanted this year’s events to be more accessible to the general public. This move…

Belk Bowl Bound

Belk Bowl Bound The Kentucky Wildcats have been selected to play in the Belk Bowl in Charlotte, North Carolina.The Wildcats (7-5) will play the Virginia Tech Hokies (8-4) of the ACC.Top UK officials have issued statements on the selection.“We’re honored to be invited to the Belk Bowl to play an outstanding opponent in Virginia…