New National Wildlife Refuge

New National Wildlife Refuge Federal officials plan to announce a new national wildlife refuge in western Kentucky.A statement from the U.S. Department of the Interior says Secretary David Bernhardt and U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell will join other dignitaries Friday in Henderson to announce the Green River National Wildlife Refuge.The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service…

Resolving Water Issues

Resolving Water Issues After years of treading through issues with its water quality and rates, the Martin County Water District announced a new plan that aims to bring stability to the community.“I mean, I’ve been in this fight since 2000,” said concerned citizen Nina McCoy. “So, I’ve been trying to get the citizens’ voices…

Discussion About Kentucky Water Continues

Discussion About Kentucky Water Continues The University of Kentucky’s Appalachian Center is hosting a student-led series of events designed to bring awareness to water issues in eastern Kentucky and beyond.The events through Thursday will focus on ecology, infrastructure and bottled water, and highlight organizations working on water-related issues.The Appalachian Center is based in the…

Real-ID’s Coming To Kentucky

Real-ID’s Coming To Kentucky A Kentucky transportation official says the state plans to set up 12 regional offices to issue special driver’s licenses that will be needed in less than a year to board domestic airline flights.Media outlets report that the transportation official, Matt Henderson, told state lawmakers on Monday that the state eventually…

Bill To Protect Sporting Officials In KY

Bill To Protect Sporting Officials In KY Three Republican lawmakers in Kentucky say they plan to introduce a bill that would make intimidating sports officials a misdemeanor offense.State Rep. Randy Bridges of Paducah said Tuesday that the measure aims to restore respect for sports officials. The bill would also create a felony offense for…

Dunn Appointed KY Deputy Attorney General

Dunn Appointed KY Deputy Attorney General Kentucky Attorney General-elect Daniel Cameron says he will appoint Barry Dunn as his deputy attorney general when he takes office as the state’s top prosecutor.Cameron says Dunn’s deep knowledge of state government and his private-sector experience will serve the state well.In 2015, Dunn was appointed as general counsel…

State Education Leaders Discuss School Safety

State Education Leaders Discuss School Safety Education leaders from across the Commonwealth met Tuesday in Frankfort to discuss recent improvements aimed at improving the classroom safety of Kentucky Students, according to reports.Senate Bill One, also known as The School Safety and Resiliency Act, aims to enhance school safety to ensure preparedness regardless of whatever…

Governor’s School For Entrepreneurs Underway

Governor’s School For Entrepreneurs Underway The Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs in Kentucky has begun taking applications for next year’s program focusing on product innovation and business model design.A statement from the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet says the three-week summer program at Northern Kentucky University will accept 72 students who are currently in 9th,…

KY Woman Sentenced In Deadly Car Crash

KY Woman Sentenced In Deadly Car Crash A Kentucky woman has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for causing a deadly car crash.The Daily News of Bowling Green reports 49-year-old Lee Ann Tarry, of Glasgow, was sentenced Monday. She previously pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter and operating a motor vehicle while under the…