KY’s Expanded Ignition Interlock Law

KY’s Expanded Ignition Interlock Law The governor has signed into law a measure expanding Kentucky’s Ignition Interlock Law.It previously only applied to certain DUI offenders, but the law-formerly known as Senate Bill 85-will now apply to first time offenders.It gives them the option to install the interlock or face a longer license suspension.Supporters, which…

Introducing Under-Ride Crash Legislation In KY

Introducing Under-Ride Crash Legislation In KY Under-ride crashes involving tractor-trailers kill around 200 people each year.Under-ride crashes are when vehicles crash under the rear bumper or under the sides of tractor-trailers.In many cases, people inside the car are seriously injured or even decapitated.While there are regulations making the rear bumpers safer, there is currently…

Bowling For Hospice

Bowling For Hospice In Madison County on Sunday, people gathered to raise money for Hospice Care Plus.The Madison County Bowling Association held its eighth annual Hospice bowling tournament at a bowling alley in Richmond.The event at Galaxy Bowling Center raises money that goes to Hospice Care Plus in Estill, Jackson, Lee, Madison, Owsley, and…

KY HWY 72 Re-Opens

KY HWY 72 Re-Opens Kentucky 72 in Harlan County is back open to two lanes after a mudslide that caused problems for more than a month.The slide caused traffic delays and it was down to one lane.It was the only way in and out of the Catrons Creek area.Officials say the slide is no…

KY Preservation Awards Nominations Sought

KY Preservation Awards Nominations Sought The Kentucky Heritage Council says nominations are being taken for the state’s annual preservation awards.The awards are named for Kentucky’s first state historic preservation officer, Ida Lee Willis, and are given for the protection, preservation and rehabilitation of historic buildings and cultural resources.The council said in a news release…

Improving The Lives of Foster Kids

Improving The Lives of Foster Kids The Administrative Office of the Courts says a community forum is being held to discuss improving outcomes for children and families involved in the Kentucky foster care system.A statement from the agency says Citizen Foster Care Review Boards are hosting the forum Thursday at the Pulaski County Board…