Remembering Children And A Grandmother

Remembering Children And A Grandmother “Amazing Grace” echoed through the halls of Bell Central, where Sierra, Cynthia and Shawn Posey all went to school.Bell Central held a balloon release in memory of Sierra, Cynthia and Shawn Posey, who died in a house fire along with their grandmother, Beulah Mullins.The three children and their grandmother,…

Coal Employees Still Waiting To Be Paid

Coal Employees Still Waiting To Be Paid Employees laid off from a Kentucky coal company last month say they haven’t received their final paycheck or payment for unused vacation days, according to a former company manager.About 75 Perry County Coal employees didn’t receive their final paychecks, and the remaining maintenance crew of 24 workers…

Waiving GED Testing Fees

Waiving GED Testing Fees Kentucky will start waiving testing fees for people wanting to obtain a GED diploma to help thousands of adults improve their career opportunities, Gov. Andy Beshear said Tuesday.The Education and Workforce Development Cabinet has allotted $600,000 in state funding to waive test fees to eliminate a financial barrier for people…

New KY Police Post

New KY Police Post Kentucky State Police opened a new facility to house one of its posts as well as a training facility.Post 4?s 61,754-square-foot (5,737-square-meter) campus opened Tuesday in Elizabethtown.The facility also includes an evidence storage area that can be used by multiple posts, Col. Chad White said in a news release.Post 4…

KY Lawmakers Take Up Jobs and Family

KY Lawmakers Take Up Jobs and Family Kentucky lawmakers convened to begin a 60-day session that will be dominated by work on a new state budget.The House and Senate gaveled in at midday Tuesday with a flurry of bill introductions highlighting the opening day.This year’s session will stretch into mid-April. Republicans hold supermajorities in…

Solving Child Abuse In KY

Solving Child Abuse In KY In an effort to prevent human trafficking, Gov. Andy Beshear invited state leaders, advocates and survivors to the Capitol rotunda Tuesday to recognize Human Trafficking Awareness month.In addition, Attorney General Daniel Cameron pledged to use his office to combat child abuse. Cameron met with the group Kentucky Youth Advocates…

Getting Through Flu Season

Getting Through Flu Season The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently ranked Kentucky as one of the top states for reported flu cases.Now, a local pharmacist hopes to combat this sickness with free vaccinations.The days of a pill-only pharmacy are in the past.”It takes less than two or three minutes to get the…

Kenton County Judge Removed From Bench

Kenton County Judge Removed From Bench A Kentucky judge accused of misconduct was temporarily removed from the bench on Monday while an inquiry proceeds.The Kentucky Judicial Conduct Commission said in its order that the panel found “it will be in the best interest of justice” to suspend Kenton County Family Court Judge Dawn Gentry…

Most Ever Cat Adoptions In KY

Most Ever Cat Adoptions In KY The Kentucky Humane Society had its largest adoption year on record with about 6,902 animal adoptions in 2019.The Humane Society said it was the first year that cat adoptions outnumbered dogs. In total, 3,424 cats found new homes compared to 3,398 dogs.Adoption officials said cat adoptions have been…

Governor Beshear Calling For Bi-Partisan Support

Governor Beshear Calling For Bi-Partisan Support Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear is calling for bipartisan cooperation during a legislative session that will be dominated by work on a new two-year state budget.State lawmakers will convene today for a 60-day session that will stretch into mid-April.Republicans hold supermajorities in both the House and Senate, giving them…