Juvenile Justice Commissioner Resigns

Juvenile Justice Commissioner Resigns Kentucky’s juvenile justice commissioner has agreed to resign.LaShana Harris’ departure ends a dispute over her employment after she was dismissed following an investigation of alleged sexual harassment.Earlier this week, media outlets reported that Harris remained employed for more than six weeks after the Beshear administration acknowledged she was fired.Harris voluntarily…

Memorial Day Flags

Memorial Day Flags Volunteers are needed to help place thousands of American flags before Memorial Day.The Central Kentucky Veterans Committee will place 17,000 flags at the Lexington Cemetery and Camp Nelson. Each one will be placed at the grave site of a veteran. Source: MG News Return to News

Opioid Crisis Lawsuit

Opioid Crisis Lawsuit In an attempt to help children of mothers who used opiods during birth in Kentucky attorney Ron Johnson, a partner in the law firm of Hendy Johnson Vaughn Emery in Louisville, is representing the state’s public school districts, one of the hardest hit by the opioid epidemic.“On its face, it’s just…

Parvo Cases Uptick

Parvo Cases Uptick Veterinarians are pleading with pet owners to take preventative measures because they are seeing an uptick in parvo cases due to a new strain of the virus.Parvovirus, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association, is described as a highly contagious gastrointestinal illness that most often affects puppies.“Symptoms that folks will notice…

Controversial DUI Court Ruling

Controversial DUI Court Ruling One Northern Kentucky prosecutor says a recent Kentucky Supreme Court ruling threatens to make it far easier for DUI suspects to avoid charges.The supreme court’s ruling last month prohibits warrantless blood tests from being used as evidence against DUI suspects in court. Kenton County Commonwealth’s Attorney Rob Sanders says the…

Three Year Old Found Safe

Three Year Old Found Safe Police, fire departments, search and rescue teams, and volunteers searched the Garrett community in Knott County for nearly 26 hours for three year old Madlyn Clawson after she wandered away from her grandparents’ home Tuesday night. Madlyn was found and then taken to the hospital. Police say she is…

Colonel Sanders Statue

Colonel Sanders Statue Now you can see the most famous Kentuckian as the great Colonel Sanders, and on Wednesday the city of Corbin continues to pay homage to him. The Corbin Center unveiled a chainsawed wood statue of the colonel right outside their building.“Something that would attract tourists off of the interstate, being people…

Red River Gorge Hiker Dies

Red River Gorge Hiker Dies A UK student whose name hasn;t been released and who went missing in the Red River Gorge earlier this week was found dead Wednesday morning.Officials with Powell County Search and Rescue posted the news on Facebook. While crews were able to ping the 24-year-old woman’s phone and watch to…

Pike County Tourism Rebounding

Pike County Tourism Rebounding With more relaxed mask mandates and fewer COVID regulations, normalcy is in the near future, but the battle is not yet over.“Coming out of 2020 with the pandemic,” said Pike County Tourism Executive Director Tony Tackett, “We’re starting to see more visitors, but there’s still diligent work to be done.”Recently,…

Meat Sales Rebounding In KY

Meat Sales Rebounding In KY With grilling season on the way and the end of the pandemic a UK Economist says meat is making a comeback. Unlike early in the pandemic when many processing plants shut down. Following that, there was a meat shortage and prices jumped.“We had some shutdowns and some labor issues…