Showcasing Safety Equipment

Showcasing Safety Equipment The Bluegrass Healthcare Coalition is compromised of agencies in 17 counties that all share the common mission of responding swiftly in the case of an emergency.At Blue Grass Airport Thursday, more than a dozen agencies showcased their equipment that would be used in an emergency.In the event of a natural disaster…

A Discussion On Chronic Wasting Disease

A Discussion On Chronic Wasting Disease A biologist from the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife came to the Perry County Public library on Thursday to teach a class on Chronic Wasting Disease.Similar to Mad Cow Disease, Chronic Wasting Disease is found in the brain of elk and deer when abnormal proteins are present.There…

Displaying The Flag On Memorial Day

Displaying The Flag On Memorial Day Memorial Day is a time to honor those who died serving the United States and to display the flag they represent with care.Avoid making these mistakes with the American flag.Here are some mistakes to avoid with the American flag:– Fly the flag at half-staff from sunrise until noon…

KY Counties Using Recycled Tire Money For Roads

KY Counties Using Recycled Tire Money For Roads Kentucky’s Division of Waste Management is giving grants to five counties to used recycled rubber tires to repave roadways. The $502,000 in grant funding will be used for rubber-modified asphalt projects that use crumb rubber manufactured from waste tires. The counties of Clark, Fayette, Hardin, Hopkins,…

Fruit Of The Loom Cutting Jobs

Fruit Of The Loom Cutting Jobs Fruit of the Loom says it is cutting about 100 jobs, mostly at its headquarters in Kentucky.News outlets report the Bowling Green-based company said it is transferring information technology services to Wipro Ltd., an India-based company that specializes in IT, consulting and business process services.The company said in…

Weekend Visit From An Asteroid Is Coming

Weekend Visit From An Asteroid Is Coming An asteroid nearly a mile wide and traveling 48,000 MPH is set to pass by Earth this weekend.And it’s not coming alone. This asteroid has its own moon.Astronomers named it 1999 KW4. Even though it’s been classified as a “potentially hazardous asteroid” by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory’s…

Honoring EMS Personnel

Honoring EMS Personnel People gathered in Frankfort Wednesday to honor those who gave their lives trying to save others.A bell rang out for every name said out loud, the names of the EMS Personnel throughout Kentucky who never made it home.“We have 31 individuals in the Commonwealth of Kentucky who died in the line…

Man Drowns In Leslie County

Man Drowns In Leslie County A man is dead in Leslie County after he drowned in a river near his home off Coon Creek road.Neighbors said the man was older and would frequently feed his animals in the early morning hours. They also said a family member found the man early Wednesday morning.“Just a…

KY Voter Turnout Better Than Expected

KY Voter Turnout Better Than Expected The Secretary of State’s Office says voter turnout for Kentucky’s primary election was higher than projected.A statement from the office says unofficial results show that nearly 20% of registered voters cast ballots in Tuesday’s primary to choose nominees in the governor’s race and other statewide offices. Voter turnout…