Major Economic Development

Major Economic Development Governor Andy Beshear has announced a major economic development for the Commonwealth.He announced Envision AESC, a Japanese electric vehicle battery technology company, is making a $2 billion investment to build a new gigafactory in Bowling Green, Kentucky.The factory will help create 2,000 jobs for the region and will produce battery cells…

Handling Stress

Handling Stress How you eat and sleep and handle situations can affect yourn stress level. It’s the focus this month marking National Stress Awareness Month, a time of year dedicated to letting people know how stress can impact the mind and body and what we can do to cope with it.Medical Director of Psychiatric…

Tax Dates Upcoming

Tax Dates Upcoming The Kentucky Department of Revenue (DOR) reminds taxpayers that the 2021 state individual income tax filing deadline is coming up on Monday, April 18, 2022.This year’s April 18 deadline affords Kentucky taxpayers a few extra days to complete their tax returns due to the Emancipation Day holiday in Washington D.C. on…

Kentucky National Register

Kentucky National Register Kentucky officials are considering whether to recommend three nominations for placement on the National Register of Historic Places.The Louisville College of Dentistry building, downtown Morehead and the Paducah Northside neighborhood are up for consideration by the Kentucky Historic Preservation Review Board, the Kentucky Heritage Council said in a statement. …

Nature Conservancy Project

Nature Conservancy Project In 2019, The Nature Conservancy bought 253,000 acres of land in Kentucky, Tennessee and Virginia. The purchase was part of the Cumberland Forest Project. It has 55 acres just in Kentucky.“It’s a project that we really seek to demonstrate that sustainable forestry, community economic development and, you know, public recreation are…

Police Pay Raise

Police Pay Raise Backed by a big pay raise of 15-thousand dollars, Kentucky’s lead statewide police agency sees signs that its ranks will be replenished after a prolonged staffing crunch, the Kentucky State Police commissioner said Tuesday.Phillip Burnett Jr. spoke optimistically about the personnel upswing as Gov. Andy Beshear presided over a bill-signing ceremony…

Emergency Christian Ministries

Emergency Christian Ministries The Williamsburg homeless shelter, Emergency Christian Ministries, is open again but undergoing a needed makeover. The board of directors says the building needs a new roof, plumbing, electrical services and more.It is currently open to those in need of housing, but the board of directors said it is nowhere near where…

Beshear Veto’s Charter School Funding Bill

Beshear Veto’s Charter School Funding Bill Gov. Andy Beshear has vetoed a bill funding public charter schools in Kentucky. Beshear struck down House Bill 9, which would provide federal, state and local money for charter schools. The governor says he believes the funding mechanism outlined in HB 9 is unconstitutional. Source: MG…

Covid Cases down Flu Cases Rise

Covid Cases down Flu Cases Rise COVID-19 cases are declining across Kentucky, but influenza cases are on the rise. The state Department for Public Health reports that in the week ended April 2, Kentucky had 613 new confirmed cases of flu, up from 334 the previous week. The state has recorded 4,478 cases this…