Economic Funding

Economic Funding Some money is coing into theb state according to Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation Chief Executive Officer Jerry Rickett.“We were selected to receive 1.5 million dollars for a power project,” Rickett said. “The power program is an A-R-C program that works in the coal-impacted counties within their service area.”His company was granted funding…

Fake Vaccine Cards

Fake Vaccine Cards U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Cincinnati seized 1,683 counterfeit COVID-19 vaccination cards and 2,034 fake Pfizer inoculation stickers over the past month, according to CBP.isspellings and “substandard printing” on the vaccination cards led officers to realize they were fake, CBP said.he counterfeit card and stickers were shipped from…

KY Schools Masks

KY Schools Masks More than three-fourths of Kentucky’s school districts have extended mask requirements as one school system mourned the coronavirus-related death of a teacher Wednesday and the state reported its fourth-highest daily total of COVID-19 cases.The state’s virus-related death toll rose by another 49 and included people as young as 32 and 33,…

Airport Construction

Airport Construction It’s being called the largest in the country the latest part of a $400 million investment at the Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport is about to begin.It will be one of the largest projects ever undertaken at the airport that travelers may never actually see.This new $21 million geothermal project will include…

Hunger Walk

Hunger Walk Representatives from the Christian Appalachian Project or CAP for short, Texas Roadhouse, sponsored a hunger walk, God’s Pantry Food Bank and even Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarrels were on hand to show support. A decade ago, the first hunger walk took place in Rockcastle County. Thursday, walkers laced up their shoes again to…

Lone Star Rodeo

Lone Star Rodeo Grab your cowboy boots! The Lone Star Rodeo Company will make its way to Bowling Green this weekend for a family fun event Friday, Saturday and Suunday.Lone Star Rodeo was created in Marfa, Texas and moved the sport of rodeo to the fans in the Southeast. Lone Star Rodeo Company now…

Pastor Sex Offender

Pastor Sex Offender A pastor from Kentucky was arrested in Sweetwater, TN for being an unregistered sex offender from another state, according to officials with the Department of Justice.46-year-old Jerry Lee Anderson was required to register as a sex offender due to an Arkansas conviction for sexual assault in the second degree, according to…

KY Welcome Center Closed

KY Welcome Center Closed Officials say a Kentucky welcome center has temporarily closed for sanitation and staffing shortages due to COVID-19.A statement from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said the welcome center along Interstate 65 on the Kentucky-Tennessee line closed Tuesday and is expected to remain closed until next week.Truck parking remains open. Message boards…

Mammoth Cave Adds Miles

Mammoth Cave Adds Miles The world’s longest cave system has added 8 miles (13 kilometers) to its length, officials said.The additional mileage was mapped and documented by the Cave Research Foundation, Mammoth Cave National Park said Saturday in a statement. It brings the total length of the cave system in south-central Kentucky to 420…

Whitley County Tree Cutting

Whitley County Tree Cutting Drivers in Whitley County can expect more traffic on I-75 starting Thursday and driving delays. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) officials, said there will be intermittent right lane closings beginning Thursday, September 16.There will be tree cutting and removal operations each day from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m.The work is…