KY Gains A “Multiversity”

KY Gains A “Multiversity” U.S. Representative Hal Rogers announced Monday that the new University Center of Southern Kentucky will open with the fall semester of 2019 on the campus of Somerset Community College.In a news release, Rogers described the center as a “multiversity” for student success.He launched the initiative with President of Kentucky Community…

KY Possibly Changing Hate Crimes Laws

KY Possibly Changing Hate Crimes Laws Two lawmakers are pushing for changes to Kentucky’s hate crime laws.This comes after two people were killed at a Kroger outside Louisville.Both Republican Representative Jason Nemes and Democratic State Senator Geral Neal pre-filed bills calling for change. Both are pushing for a mandatory ten-year sentence for hate crimes.…

KY Changing High School Graduation Requirements

KY Changing High School Graduation Requirements Kentucky’s education commissioner has changed a proposal for new high school graduation requirements after getting feedback from districts.Wayne Lewis said Monday students will still have to demonstrate basic proficiency in reading and math. But students will not be required to meet standards showing they are ready for college…

Kentuckians Urged To Get Flu Vaccine

Kentuckians Urged To Get Flu Vaccine The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) is encouraging all Kentuckians to get a flu shot during National Influenza Vaccination Week, through December 8th, to help prevent the spread of flu this holiday season. Kentucky currently is reporting 118 laboratory-confirmed cases of flu with the state flu activity…

Search And Rescue Readiness Training

Search And Rescue Readiness Training Campbellsville Search & Rescue and other area fire departments from various central Kentucky fire department and rescue agencies recently took part in intense swift water rescue training exercises. The training is all part of a four-day long Swift Water Rescue School, and is conducted by Special Ops of the…

Collecting Coats

Collecting Coats A school project has turned into a community project after a student collected coats in Pike County. Pike Central High School senior Rebecca Diamond says a speaker talked to the school and challenged everyone to do something for the community. She started a coat drive to meet that challenge. Then it became…