Remembrance Service For Area Soldiers

Remembrance Service For Area Soldiers The 101st Airborne Division will host its first remembrance service at the recently relocated Gander Memorial.The ceremony for 248 soldiers and eight crew members killed 34 years ago in a plane crash will be held Thursday at the U.S. Army post on the Kentucky-Tennessee line, according to a statement…

Letting Felons Vote

Letting Felons Vote Governor Andy Beshear plans to make good on a campaign promise Thursday by signing an executive order to restore voting rights to 100,000 felons.Beshear is expected to sign the order today at 3 p.m. at the Capitol.Kentucky and Iowa are the only states that still deny the right to vote to…

Deal At Krispy Kreme

Deal At Krispy Kreme Get excited doughnut lovers! Krispy Kreme is providing customers a big discount ahead of what it calls the “Day of the Dozens.”If you purchase a dozen at full price on Dec. 12, you can get a dozen of its Original Glazed doughnuts for $1. That means a dollar will double…

Animal Shelter Pets Saved

Animal Shelter Pets Saved Earlier this month, the Kentucky River Regional Animal Shelter was overcrowded. Some cages at the shelter held 2-3 dogs each.The number of animals meant they were going to have to euthanize multiple dogs and cats, 23 in total.Volunteers posted to Facebook that they needed help, and people from across the…

A Former Sheriff Dies

A Former Sheriff Dies Former Buckhorn Mayor and Perry County Sheriff Pat Wooten has died. He was 74 years old. Wooton won a close race for sheriff in 2002 and served one term. A post on the Perry County Sheriff’s Department Facebook page says Wooton served with integrity and honor and will be sorely…

New Governor Making Education Changes

New Governor Making Education Changes As promised just an one hour after Governor Andy Beshear was sworn in during a private ceremony at the Governor’s Mansion at midnight, he sent the first executive orders of his administration.Secretary of State Alison Lundergan-Grimes received and signed the executive order to reorganize Kentucky’s Education Board at 1:20…