Opioid Manufacturer Pays Up

Opioid Manufacturer Pays Up An opioid manufacturer has agreed to pay $225 million to resolve federal investigations into allegations that it paid kickbacks and used other illegal marketing tactics to sell a powerful fentanyl spray, authorities said Wednesday.The settlement stems from criminal and civil probes into Insys Therapeutics Inc.’s scheme to pay doctors in…

Remembering D-Day

Remembering D-Day The world will focus today Thursday to the beaches of Normandy, France, paying tribute to the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion and the few surviving veterans of that battle that changed the course of World War II. PresidentTrump is expected to give a speech while touring the beaches and an American…

Kids’ Summer Meals Program In Johnson County

Kids’ Summer Meals Program In Johnson County “There’a program in Johnson County where kids can get free meals just to help families throughout the summer,” says Johnson County School System’s Director of Nutrition Services Marsha Coleman. If you do not have a way to get to one of their locations, they now have mobile…

Juveniles Rob A Christian Woman’s Store

Juveniles Rob A Christian Woman’s Store Three juveniles are now behind bars after a slew of burglaries and vandalism. Officials believe all of the thefts and vandalism happened late Monday night into early Tuesday morning. Police say the three kids broke into four businesses; three in Cumberland and one in Lynch. Officials say they…

Catching Code Violators In Hazard And Perry Counties

Catching Code Violators In Hazard And Perry Counties In 2019 Hazard and Perry County hired Bailey Richards as the Downtown Coordinator to oversee and foster the change needed downtown.In 2018 the city created a codes board. Now, they are moving to enforce those codes.”Through that process, the city can either raise people’s taxes to…

KY Association Of Counties Has New Leadership

KY Association Of Counties Has New Leadership The Kentucky Association of Counties has a new leader at the helm. The group’s board of directors appointed Jim Henderson as executive director and CEO. The association says Henderson has served as deputy executive director since January 2018 and will assume the new duties immediately. Henderson previously…

Medical Records Breech

Medical Records Breech Quest Diagnostics said the personal information of 11.9 million customers has potentially been compromised.The clinical laboratory company said in a release that an “unauthorized user” gained access to a system used by American Medical Collection Agency (AMCA), a billing vendor hired by a Quest contractor called Optum360.Quest said the information that…