Corporal Punishment Being Reviewed In KY

Corporal Punishment Being Reviewed In KY A controversial form of punishment in schools could be banned after a bill was filed ahead of Kentucky’s General Assembly. Rep. Steve Riley, R-Glasgow, filed a bill that would remove paddling as a form of discipline in school and in church-related privately operated child-caring agencies or facilities. Most…

UofK Receives Record Donation

UofK Receives Record Donation The University of Kentucky announced the acceptance of an incredible gift Tuesday.The $10 million gift, from Mira and Don Ball, is the largest financial gift the university has ever received. It will go directly to the UK Leads program, which stands for leveraging economic affordability for developing success.It’s a program…

KY Senators Push For Vote On Crime Bill

KY Senators Push For Vote On Crime Bill Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnel said the Senate will consider a bipartisan bill aimed at reforming the nation’s criminal justice system. Senator McConnell made the announcement Tuesday morning on the Senate floor. He said senators may need to work after Christmas for the measure to pass.…

Recall Of Sausage Products

Recall Of Sausage Products CTI Foods LLC, based out of Owingsville, Ky., is recalling 29,028 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat pork and poultry sausages that may be contaminated with pieces of metal. Items being recalled include “Jimmy Dean HEAT ‘n SERVE Original SAUSAGE LINKS Made with Pork & Turkey” with a use by date of…

Money For KY Road Projects

Money For KY Road Projects Transportation officials say two fiscal courts in Kentucky and a riverport authority will share federal grants totaling $59.5 million for projects to improve safety, access and mobility for motorists and freight movement.Officials say the recipients are Calloway County Fiscal Court, Pulaski County Fiscal Court and Owensboro Riverport Authority. The…

Light Up A Cross For Christmas

Light Up A Cross For Christmas Hundreds of people in our region are stepping up to meet a challenge.The “Light Up A Cross For Christmas” challenge started in December and since has more than 200 participants.Starting with some wood and a nail, many say the challenge is taking them back to their roots.”Everyone has…

Plenty Of Winter Salt In Eastern KY

Plenty Of Winter Salt In Eastern KY Winter weather made its mark in Eastern Kentucky this past weekend forcing road crews to go to work.The early winter weather was cleaned up quickly and efficiently as the transportation cabinet put salt and calcium chloride on the roads.Claude Cooper is the Superintendent in Perry County and…