Traumatic Brain Injuries Increase In Kids

Traumatic Brain Injuries Increase In Kids Traumatic brain injuries among children and teens in the United States are most often associated with everyday consumer products and activities, such as home furnishings and fixtures or sports, according to a new study.About 72% of traumatic brain injury-related emergency department visits among children are attributable to consumer…

KY Politicians Will Attend Summer Picnic Event

KY Politicians Will Attend Summer Picnic Event Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has become one of the many politicians to RSVP to a picnic next Saturday.McConnell will join other politicians at the 139th St. Jerome Fancy Farm Picnic.Governor Matt Bevin and Attorney General Andy Beshear will also attending the outing.Beshear is challenging Bevin in…

Bidding On Blackjewel

Bidding On Blackjewel A federal judge approved a bidding process for mines owned by bankrupt coal operator Blackjewel LLC.U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Frank Volk in Charleston on Friday approved a motion by Blackjewel on a proposal made by Bristol, Tennessee-based Contura Energy.Contura has offered $20.6 million as the main bidder for three mines owned by…

Interstate 75 Lanes Reopen

Interstate 75 Lanes Reopen The northbound lanes of Interstate 75 near North Corbin are back open after being temporarily closed in response to a semi crash in Laurel County.Police say that the crash happened near mile marker 33 around 11 p.m.Police had the interstate blocked at exit 29, this was lifted shortly after 5…

KY Baptist Convention Selects New Leader

KY Baptist Convention Selects New Leader The Kentucky Baptist Convention Mission Board has chosen Todd Gray to lead the organization.Kentucky Today reports Gray was confirmed as executive director-treasurer during a special meeting Thursday in Louisville. Kentucky Today is a publication of the Kentucky Baptist Convention.The 54-year-old Gray is a Kentucky native and grew up…

Governor Bevin Signs Pension Bill

Governor Bevin Signs Pension Bill The Kentucky House and Senate officially concluded a special session after Gov. Matt Bevin signed the pension measure into law on Wednesday. The Republican-dominated Senate sent the bill to the GOP governor in a final vote earlier in the day.Bevin called lawmakers into a special session last Friday to…