Marijuana Seized In Eastern KY

Marijuana Seized In Eastern KY Thousands of dollars of marijuana is off the streets in one Eastern Kentucky county thanks to an anonymous tip.On Sunday night, deputies with the Magoffin County Sheriff’s Department were led to the undisclosed area where they found 18 plants with an approximate street value of $36,000.Deputies say they also…

Vacant Judicial Seat

Vacant Judicial Seat Three Kentucky attorneys have been nominated to fill a vacant judicial seat in Jefferson County District Court, the state Supreme Court announced.The nominees are Josephine Layne Buckner, Sheldon Lee Haden and David Stuart Stevenson, all of Louisville.The vacancy occurred when Judge Eric J. Haner was appointed Jefferson County Circuit Court judge…

KY’s Colleges And Universities Require Masks

KY’s Colleges And Universities Require Masks Masks will be required when indoors at all of Kentucky’s public colleges and universities this fall regardless of vaccination status.The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education released a statement Friday signed by campus presidents. The statement cites a spike in COVID-19 cases fueled by the delta variant.The presidents said…

Senator Paul Speaks Out

Senator Paul Speaks Out Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky says we are at a “moment of truth” and “a crossroads” in dealing with the pandemic.USing the platofrom of Twitter to carry his message Senator Paul says he thinks school districts should keep students in-person and, if they don’t, Paul says he will hold up…

Eliminating Robocalls

Eliminating Robocalls Attorney General Daniel Cameron joined 50 other attorneys general to speed up the process to implement anti-robocall technology. The letter urges the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) asking to move up the deadline for small telephone companies to implement caller identification (caller ID) authentication technology.“Phone companies that continue to funnel illegal robocalls to…

National Stop On Red Week

National Stop On Red Week Police are urging motorists and pedestrians to use caution on roadways during National Stop on Red Week.Major Terry Flatt with the Glasgow Police Department says he is always urging motorists to pay attention, don’t text and drive, and watch your speed. However, during National Stop on Red Week, he…

Officer Shirley Funeral Service

Officer Shirley Funeral Service The Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputy who was killed while working security in a car lot will be laid to rest Wednesday.Visitation for Brandon Shirley, 26, will be held at Owen Funeral Home, located at 5317 Dixie Highway, on Aug. 10 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.The funeral service will take…

Lawsuit Against Whistleblowers

Lawsuit Against Whistleblowers A lawsuit has been filed alleging that officials with the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training retaliated against whistleblowers in the agency.The lawsuit was filed a few days ago by six current and former employees against the agency responsible for training many law enforcement officers across the state, four of its…

Pike County Schools Guidelines

Pike County Schools Guidelines The Pike County School District has released more information regarding the COVID-19 safety guidelines and recommendations that the district plans to follow this upcoming school year to protect against COVID-19.Superintendent Reed Adkins said that the district will abide by all guidance and recommendations from the Kentucky Department of Education, the…

Excessive Heat

Excessive Heat According to the National Weather Service, excessive heat is the the leading weather-related killer in the U.S. Statistics show that last year, 25 children died because they were left or were trapped in cars.“Of those children that are forgotten, in vehicles, nearly half of those kids were on their way to a…