KY Prayer Breakfast

KY Prayer Breakfast It’s been a state tradition for more than 50 years and continued on Monday. Governor Matt Bevin hosted community and religious leaders at the 53rd annual Kentucky Prayer Breakfast. The governor took a moment to recognize the importance of foster care and making the adoption process easier. “I would encourage people,…

Looking Closely At Education

Looking Closely At Education Teachers, parents and students are getting an opportunity to share their vision of what changes need to be made ahead of the governor’s special session on education.The first of seven public forums across the state was held Monday.Round-table discussions were held in the cafeteria at Cabell Midland High School.During the…

Pro-Life Legislation Suffers A Setback

Pro-Life Legislation Suffers A Setback U.S. District Judge David J. Hale granted the American Civil Liberties Union’s request to block the enforcement of Senate Bill 9 and House Bill 5. It goes into effect immediately.Senate Bill 9 would ban abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy before most women know they are pregnant.…

Lots Of Jobs In Pike County

Lots Of Jobs In Pike County A new project coming to Pikeville is hoping to put coal miners back to work.The project would create jobs for 200 construction workers and 50 permanent jobs.The plan is to build a Solar Panel Farm on a reclaimed mine land and is three years in the making.”It’s the…

Clearing Away The Litter

Clearing Away The Litter Nearly 250 people helped keep Dewey Lake clean Saturday morning. Since the early 1990s, this clean-up effort has grown each year. Nearly 15-20 tons of trash was bagged and tossed away properly. “Clean up our trails, our lakeshore, and just basically get our park really ready and trash free for…

Judge Issues Restraining Order, Blocking ‘Heartbeat Bill’

Judge Issues Restraining Order, Blocking ‘Heartbeat Bill’ Abortion-rights defenders opened a new legal fight against Kentucky on Friday to try to block one of the country’s most restrictive abortion measures, which would mostly ban the procedure once a fetal heartbeat is detected. Hours after Kentucky’s Republican-dominated legislature passed the so-called fetal heartbeat bill, the…

Louisville Zoo Re-Opens

Louisville Zoo Re-Opens The Louisville Zoo in Kentucky is set to reopen today after a sinkhole opened up and ate a patch of land about as wide as a football field. The sinkhole opened last week and was estimated to be about 50 yards by 85 yards (45 meters by 75 meters) and about…

KY Legislature Borrows Some Money

KY Legislature Borrows Some Money The Kentucky legislature agreed Thursday to borrow more money, wrapping up a legislative session that ensures the cash-strapped state will have at least $108 million less per year to spend in the coming decades.Lawmakers approved a plan to borrow $50 million to fix up the state park system and…