Lexington Police Honor Their Own

Lexington Police Honor Their Own Lexington Police took time to honor some of their own on Tuesday night. The annual Lexington Police Awards Banquet was held at the Lexington Convention Center.Officer Eric Crayner was named 2018 Police Officer of the Year. “I personally took this job to protect and defend people who will not…

New KY Laws Go Into Effect June 27th

New KY Laws Go Into Effect June 27th Quite a few news laws go into effect in Kentucky beginning June 27th. A sample of a few include the Kentucky Pregnant Workers Act, clarifies employers’ responsibilities when it comes to making reasonable accommodations for pregnant employees. It will make it unlawful for an employer to…

New Driver Licenses Coming To KY

New Driver Licenses Coming To KY Kentucky is just days away from offering its new driver licenses to some in the state. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says the rollout will begin in Franklin County June 28. This is considered the pilot phase of the program, which looks to make Kentucky compliant with federal standards…

Operating Budget Approved For EKU

Operating Budget Approved For EKU The Eastern Kentucky University Board of Regents have approved the university’s proposed operating budget for the upcoming year, but it comes with great uncertainty over the looming pension relief deadline.The July 1 deadline is when there will be significantly higher pension contribution rates for regional universities like EKU and…

It’s Free Taco Tuesday

It’s Free Taco Tuesday Thanks to the Golden State Warriors, whose road game victory in Game 2 of the NBA finals has given everyone in the country free food.Golden State may have lost the title, but everyone else wins with a free Doritos Locos Taco on June 18 from 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.…

Pulaski County Attorney’s Office Has New Hire

Pulaski County Attorney’s Office Has New Hire A familiar face has joined the Pulaski County Attorney’s Office.County Attorney Martin Hatfield announced Friday that Kerri Morris has joined his staff as an Assistant County Attorney. The position was created through funding Hatfield obtained from the Prosecutors Advisory Council.”I am extremely excited to add an attorney…

Breathitt County Jail Museum Needs Help

Breathitt County Jail Museum Needs Help The Breathitt County History Museum is working to expand its exhibits into the old Breathitt County jail. The jail is registered as a national historic building.As of now, the jailhouse is still in need of new flooring and a sprinkler system before the exhibits can be moved in.With…

Work Training Classes Available In Eastern KY

Work Training Classes Available In Eastern KY The Center for Rural Development is providing essential work skills training classes and financial assistance for unemployed and underemployed individuals in 14 Kentucky coal-impacted counties.The classes include workforce skills training in Microsoft Office, QuickBooks, Learning to Lead, and Time Management & Organizational Skills and one class in…