Candidates For Governor Are Tied

Candidates For Governor Are Tied The Mason-Dixon Kentucky Poll is released and the results are somewhat interesting. The poll shows that statewide, 46 percent of likely voters support Republican Governor Matt Bevin, while 46 percent back Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear. At the beginning of the year, Beshear held a 48 percent-40 percent lead…

Toyota Is Adding Jobs

Toyota Is Adding Jobs Toyota says it is adding 400 employees at a Kentucky plant with starting pay of more than $18 an hour.News outlets report plant manager Susan Elkington said in a video that the company is also offering a $500 signing bonus at the plant in Georgetown. Day shift starting hourly pay…

KY Draws Awareness To Domestic Violence

KY Draws Awareness To Domestic Violence October marks Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and Tuesday at the state capitol in Frankfort dozens of people showed up to raise awareness and remember those who were killed as a result of domestic violence.The Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence, which helps provide funding for 15 programs across the…

Victim’s Advocates Going To Work

Victim’s Advocates Going To Work A new initiative by the Kentucky State Police is taking place as they plan to hire trained victim’s advocates at every KSP post.The program, called the Victim’s Advocate Support Services, is hiring to administer care to crime victims and connecting then with resources such as mental health services, legal…

Flu Cases In KY

Flu Cases In KY The Kentucky Department for Public Health reported 215 flu cases so far this season.There are nine confirmed cases in Jefferson County, four in Oldham, and three in Bullitt County. Spencer County also has one reported case.Officials say the majority of the cases have been confined to Eastern Kentucky.The official flu…

Possible Plane Crash In Louisville

Possible Plane Crash In Louisville Emergency crews responded to a possible plane crash that happened at Bowman Field on Tuesday afternoon.According to Natalie Chaudoin, public information officer for the Louisville Regional Airport Authority, Louisville Fire and Rescue was first on the scene to a call that came in around 2:47 p.m. The call stated…

Western KY University Going Tobacco-Free

Western KY University Going Tobacco-Free Western Kentucky University says it will begin the new year tobacco- and smoke-free.The school is banning tobacco and vaping products beginning Jan. 1 on all properties owned, operated, leased, occupied or controlled by Western.Public health Professor Cecilia Watkins said in a news release that the university works to provide…

Whooping Cough In Some KY Schools

Whooping Cough In Some KY Schools Health officials have confirmed two cases of whooping cough at Kentucky schools.Lexington-Fayette County health officials said Friday that the latest case of the highly contagious respiratory disease whose medical name is pertussis was reported at Frederick Douglass High School in Lexington. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…

Republican Headliner Election Event In Louisville

Republican Headliner Election Event In Louisville Sarah Huckabee Sanders former White House press secretary praised Republican Gov. Matt Bevin for his willingness to absorb “a lot of heat for taking strong positions” as President Donald Trump’s former press secretary headlined a campaign event Monday aimed at firing up conservative voters in Kentucky.Sanders and U.S.…