KY Utility Scam

KY Utility Scam Better Business Bureau serving Central & Eastern Kentucky has heard from local businesses this week that received calls from scammers posing as Kentucky Utilities, threatening that their power would be shut off immediately if they did not pay their bill by phone right away. These businesses also said that when they…

KY Utility

KY Utility Better Business Bureau serving Central & Eastern Kentucky has heard from local businesses this week that received calls from scammers posing as Kentucky Utilities, threatening that their power would be shut off immediately if they did not pay their bill by phone right away. These businesses also said that when they called…

Estill County Team Helping Tornado Victims

Estill County Team Helping Tornado Victims A team from Estill County is headed for Ohio following a tornado outbreak that killed at least one person and destroyed multiple homes and businesses.The Hunter Hounds K-9 team will be heading there Thursday morning to bring supplies and offer their team’s assistance in the recovery. They’ll likely…

Destroying Chemical Weapons In KY

Destroying Chemical Weapons In KY The destruction of chemical weapons stored in Kentucky since the 1940s is set to begin.The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that destruction of chemical agents including mustard, sarin and VX will begin in June after decades of planning and preparations. The weapons are stored at the Blue Grass Army Depot in…

‘Worst Ever’ Measles Outbreak

‘Worst Ever’ Measles Outbreak This year’s measles outbreak is reaching levels not seen in 25 years.The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reporting 940 confirmed cases of measles in the U.S. so far this year.That’s 60 more reported cases than last week.Officials say we are very close to surpassing 1994’s outbreak. Back…

Cheating Scandal In Floyd County Schools

Cheating Scandal In Floyd County Schools The Floyd County School System suspended four people after the Kentucky Department of Education launched an investigation of 2017 K-Prep test scores at Betsy Layne Elementary School.The investigation results were released May 13 and said there was evidence that staff “deliberately altered student exams and provided inappropriate assistance”…

Milestone Birthday For School Worker

Milestone Birthday For School Worker Clays Mill Elementary is celebrating a milestone with one of their most beloved employees.Fannie Kinzer, a.k.a. Ms. Fannie, is celebrating her 90th birthday. Kinzer has worked with Fayette County Schools’ Child Nutrition program since 1998.She plans to come back next fall to celebrate her 91st birthday.Ms. Fannie got a…

Centre College President Retiring

Centre College President Retiring Centre College’s president has announced his plans to retire next year after more than two decades of leading the Kentucky college.The liberal arts college in Danville says John A. Roush has set a date of June 30, 2020, to step down.Roush will turn 70 on the first day of retirement.The…

Foundation For A Healthy KY Helping Kids

Foundation For A Healthy KY Helping Kids The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky is funding a program in Russell County and nine surrounding counties to help children and youth dealing with violence, addiction, and other trauma.According to a news release, the foundation awarded $200,000 to the Louisville-based Bounce Coalition.The group is already showing progress…

Residential Gas Price Decrease Coming

Residential Gas Price Decrease Coming Columbia Gas of Kentucky has announced a price decrease effective May 31.The company has received approval from the Kentucky Public Service Commission for its most recent gas cost adjustment.Columbia Gas of Kentucky adjusts its gas supply cost quarterly to reflect current market conditions. These quarterly Gas Cost Adjustments are…