Woman Reunited With Pet Dog

Woman Reunited With Pet Dog A Kentucky woman who lost her two Jack Russell terriers four years ago has been reunited with one of them.The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that Janece Parsons got a call Tuesday that said her dog Army had been found safe and was identified through a microchip. Parsons and her family…

Medical Reimbursement Suspended

Medical Reimbursement Suspended A federal agency has decided to stop reimbursing a southeastern Kentucky hospital where an inspection found numerous problems.The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services terminated its agreement last week with the Southeast Kentucky Medical Center in Pineville. The action comes after a January report from the Kentucky…

Speciality Clinic Opens In Jackson

Speciality Clinic Opens In Jackson The Jackson ARH Specialty Clinic opened to the public on Thursday.The clinic is located directly in front of the Kentucky River Medical Center in Breathitt County.Officials say the clinic offers a wide range of specialty services like cardiology, oncology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, nephrology, podiatry, and urology. …

Providing For Those In Need

Providing For Those In Need A local group got the chance to give back at the Catholic Action Center in Lexington.Members Heritage Credit Union employees provided breakfast Thursday for those at the center.The center will celebrate its 20th anniversary next month.So far, 5.9 million meals have been served thanks to local groups willing to…

Cleaning Up Floyd County

Cleaning Up Floyd County What happened in minutes is now causing days of cleanup in Floyd County. Wednesday afternoon the weather phenomenon known as a downburst shook downtown Prestonsburg with 70-80 mile per hour winds.“I mean you could see trees and leaves and branches swarming everywhere,” said Kayla Lazar, who works at Billy Ray’s…

Reassessing Student Testing In KY

Reassessing Student Testing In KY The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking feedback from teachers, parents and others to help shape tests students will take under new standards for reading, writing, mathematics and social studies.The Daily News reports the agency is asking for input through online surveys before the assessment designs are submitted to…

KY County Has Budget Shortfall

KY County Has Budget Shortfall The Kentucky county of McCracken is expected to have a $890,000 budget shortfall this upcoming fiscal year.The Paducah Sun reports the county fiscal court held the first reading of its proposed 2019-20 budget on Wednesday.Deputy Judge-Executive Steve Doolittle says the county for years has been spending more than it…

UK Football Tickets Selling Fast

UK Football Tickets Selling Fast As ticket sales nationwide decline, Kentucky football is bucking the trend. With three months before kickoff, UK’s season ticket sales have already surpassed 2018 totals.As of Thursday, Kentucky has sold 30,612 season tickets, up from the 30,212 season tickets sold in 2018. Included in that total are 3,470 new…