Judge Halts Some Election Results

Judge Halts Some Election Results A judge has ordered election officials in Kentucky not to certify the results of an upcoming referendum on whether to change the state’s constitution to guarantee the rights of crime victims.Kentucky is one of six states scheduled to vote on “Marsy’s Law,” a proposed constitutional amendment to guarantee crime…

Fundraiser To Help Deputy

Fundraiser To Help Deputy A Scott County deputy was paralyzed after getting shot while on duty. After multiple surgeries and nearly a week in the hospital, Deputy Jamie Morales is 90 percent paralyzed.Raising Cane’s in Georgetown is partnering with the community for a fundraiser to help Morales during his time of need. The all-day…

Komen KY Race For The Cure

Komen KY Race For The Cure Komen Kentucky’s Annual Race for the Cure will be held in downtown Lexington.The race will be held on Saturday, October 27th at 9 am. This is the 23rd year for the race.The race celebrates survivors and serves as a day of inspiration for those going through breast cancer.…

KY Baptist Relief Volunteers Offer Hurricane Help

KY Baptist Relief Volunteers Offer Hurricane Help More than 60 volunteers are on their way to help people impacted by Hurricane Michael.Monday, volunteers with Kentucky Baptist Relief left for Blakely, Georgia.Some of the people will be helping clear trees and other debris, while others will be helping cover roofs with tarps or handing out…

October Is Dyslexia Awareness Month

October Is Dyslexia Awareness Month October is Dyslexia Awareness Month. Floyd County Judge-Executive Ben Hale signed a proclamation recognizing Dyslexia Awareness Month in Floyd County.This proclamation was signed to help raise awareness and further the understanding of dyslexia. A little known fact Albert Einstein and Apple Founder Steve Jobs were both dyslexic. …

KY Council On Postsecondary Education

KY Council On Postsecondary Education The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education expects to announce finalists as it winds down its search for a new president.A statement from the council says its presidential search committee will meet in closed session Tuesday at its Frankfort office to discuss personnel and afterward expects to announce finalists for…

KFC Founder Memorabilia Being Auctioned

KFC Founder Memorabilia Being Auctioned Some items given to Colonel Harland Sanders’ driver and friend are being auctioned next month, including one of the Kentucky Fried Chicken founder’s white suits and matching Stetson hat.Heritage Auctions of Dallas said in a news release that Dick Miller spent the last decade of Sanders’ life working for…

Postal Service Seeks Stamp Increase

Postal Service Seeks Stamp Increase The U.S. Postal Service is seeking to increase the price of its first-class stamp by 5 cents to 55 cents to help stem its mounting red ink. If approved by regulators, the 10 percent increase to the cost of mailing a 1-ounce letter would be the biggest since 1991.The…