Time To Vote In KY

Time To Vote In KY Voters in Kentucky are casting ballots in a primary that will deliver an initial verdict on the job performance of Gov. Matt Bevin. The ally of President Donald Trump faces state Rep. Robert Goforth and two other challengers in Tuesday’s GOP primary. Democrats are choosing between candidates that include…

Confederate Statue Defaced

Confederate Statue Defaced A Confederate statue at a cemetery in Bardstown, Kentucky, has been vandalized with orange paint, similar to vandalism that’s appeared on a Confederate statue in Louisville.Bardstown police tell news outlets that the paint was splashed across the century-old statue sometime late last week.The statue features a Confederate soldier standing above a…

Students Combat Obesity And Poverty

Students Combat Obesity And Poverty Students at Pikeville High School recently helped secure a $10,000 grant through the Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative’s Student Senate Community Challenge.The challenge for Pikeville’s students was to address issues of poverty and obesity in the community. So, the grant money was used to install outdoor exercise equipment for adults,…

Election Day In KY

Election Day In KY Candidates in Kentucky’s primary election are seeking party nominations in the governor, attorney general, secretary of state and other statewide races.More than 3.4 million Kentuckians are registered to vote, and Election Day polls are open today until 6 p.m. local time. Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes projects 12.5 percent…

U Of KY Will Keep Recycling Paper

U Of KY Will Keep Recycling Paper A decision by one Kentucky city to suspend paper recycling won’t affect the University of Kentucky or nearby cities and counties.The Lexington Herald-Leader reports Rumpke says it is trying to find a buyer for recycled paper and urged the governments it serves to continue recycling paper. The…

Voter Turnout Expected To Be Light Tuesday

Voter Turnout Expected To Be Light Tuesday Kentucky’s chief election official is projecting about 12.5% of the state’s registered voters will turn out for tomorrow’s primary election. Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes said Thursday it appears turnout next Tuesday will be consistent with past primary elections, based partly on current absentee voting patterns.Grimes…

Warning About Certain Sleeping Pills

Warning About Certain Sleeping Pills The Food and Drug Administration is strengthening warnings about some commonly used sleep aids.Sleeping pills marketed under the names Lunesta, Sonata and Ambien will require new black-box warnings for potentially dangerous side effects.There are reports of rare, but serious, injuries and deaths resulting from sleepwalking, sleep-driving and other complex…