Lawsuit Filed Against The Board Of Elections

Lawsuit Filed Against The Board Of Elections The Kentucky Democratic Party contends in a new lawsuit that the State Board of Elections placed 175,000 registered voters on an “inactive list,” possibly infringing on their right to vote.The Lexington Herald-Leader reports Kentucky Democratic Party Chairman Ben Self said in a statement the party determined the…

Cameron An Eligible Candidate

Cameron An Eligible Candidate The Courier Journal reports a judge ruled Republican Daniel Cameron is eligible to run for Attorney General.Cameron spent this week in court after a Louisville man, Joseph Jackson complained Cameron does not meet the qualifications for Attorney General.Jackson’s lawyer argued Cameron did not practice law for eight years straight.Cameron says…

West Nile Virus In KY

West Nile Virus In KY Health officials in Louisville say the city has had its first death this year connected to West Nile Virus.Dave Langdon, spokesman for Louisville Metro Health and Wellness, did not say where in the county the person lived.Two people have been diagnosed with West Nile Virus in Louisville Metro this…

Building Collapse In Hazard

Building Collapse In Hazard A building has partially collapsed in downtown Hazard that was housing eleven people or four families. Hazard Assistant Police Chief James East tells media outlets the old Faulkner Garage Building on East Main Street collapsed Thursday afternoon. Now those families are without a home after the back of the building…

Remembering Black Lung Sufferers

Remembering Black Lung Sufferers A Kentucky group made up of black lung disease sufferers and supporters is dedicating a memorial to miners who have died of the disease.The Black Lung Association of South Eastern Kentucky is hosting the event in Whitesburg on Sunday.They will dedicate a headstone memorial for miners who have died of…

Appalachian Regional Commission Awards Money

Appalachian Regional Commission Awards Money The Appalachian Regional Commission has announced $44.4 million for 54 projects affecting coal-impacted communities in Appalachian states.The commission said Tuesday that the Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization Initiative aims to create or retain over 5,700 jobs. It said the initiative also seeks to leverage more than…

Governor’s Race Heats Up

Governor’s Race Heats Up The feud between Governor Matt Bevin and Attorney General Andy Beshear keeps going as we get closer to Election Day. Several debates are planned and one of those happened at the Univeristy of Kentucky Wednesday.Bevin talked about what he has accomplished in office including things like jobs, addressing the pension…