VP Mike Pence In KY

VP Mike Pence In KY Vice President Mike Pence is coming to Kentucky. Again.Pence will be in Manchester today, where he’ll visit an Eastern Kentucky University satellite campus with Gov. Matt Bevin and Alex Azar, the secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, according to a statement from the White House.…

KY-Based Pizza Hut Shuttering Restaurants

KY-Based Pizza Hut Shuttering Restaurants Pizza Hut, owned by Louisville-based Yum! Brands, is expected to close hundreds of its locations, according to reports.One of America’s largest pizza chains, Pizza Hut plans to focus on carryout and delivery business according to officials. The chain operates nearly 7,500 restaurants in the United States, but that total…

KY War Veterans Being Inducted

KY War Veterans Being Inducted 25 veterans from across the state will be added to the Kentucky Veterans Hall of Fame, but first they were honored in Frankfort Tuesday. At the ceremony on the capitol front lawn a parachute team dropped down with the flags.The new inductees represent all branches of the military, and…

Legislating School Bus Safety

Legislating School Bus Safety As several schools across Kentucky start heading back to class, one lawmaker is pushing for legislation that he hopes will make a difference in school bus safety.State Rep. Robert Goforth (R-East Bernstadt) prefiled a bill last week that would require the installation of stop-arm cameras on all Kentucky school buses.”As…

Benefit Concert For Blackjewel Miners

Benefit Concert For Blackjewel Miners The city of Pineville announced on Facebook they will be hosting a benefit concert for Blackjewel miners.It’s called ‘Music of Miners.’The concert will be on Friday, August 16 and Saturday, August 24. Both shows will start at 6 p.m. at the Bell Theater. You can check out the city’s…

Interstate 75 Crashes Increasing

Interstate 75 Crashes Increasing New statistics show the number of crashes on Interstate 75 in Kentucky is increasing.The data shows since 2010, there have been more crashes on the busy highway than on any other in Kentucky.One reason according to officials is the major road work in Rockcastle County.In the last year alone, there…

Drought Forum Planned In Western KY

Drought Forum Planned In Western KY Western Kentucky University is inviting scientists and policymakers for a conference on drought issues.The September conference at the school’s Knicely Conference Center is the biennial U.S. Drought Monitor forum. It will address administrative issues, look at scientific advances in drought monitoring and seek recommendations on how the U.S.…