KY Power Reimbursement

KY Power Reimbursement Kentucky Power admitted in a Kentucky Public Service Commission filing recently that it overcharged its customers by $3.2 million in January and that the amount would be returned to customers in March via a reduction in the company’s fuel adjustment clause in March.The letter was sent by Brian K. West, Kentucky…

Gilday Case

Gilday Case A Madison County judge entered a not guilty plea for 23-year-old Shannon Gilday on all charges relating to the deadly home invasion at the Morgan Family mansion a week ago.Gilday is charged with murder, burglary, criminal mischief, assault, and two counts of attempted murder.Kentucky State Police say that they believe Gilday broke…

Opioid Settlement

Opioid Settlement Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron announced on Feb. 25 that a $26 billion settlement with opioid distributors and a manufacturer has been finalized and will return $483 million to the state for programs to address the opioid epidemic.The agreement settles claims with Cardinal Health, McKesson, AmerisourceBergen and Johnson & Johnson for the…

Tornado Drill

Tornado Drill Schools across Kentucky participated in a statewide tornado drill on Wednesday.Some said the drill was a tough reminder of the March 2nd tornadoes ten years ago.Officials with Salyersville Grade School said it felt strange to be in the same building that was destroyed in those storms during Wednesday’s drill.The school was one…

Lifting Mask Mandate

Lifting Mask Mandate The Kentucky Community and Technical College System has lifted its mask mandate effective today on all campuses.Hazard Community and Technical College President and CEO Dr. Jennifer Lindon told news outlets they are following Governor Andy Beshear’s and other state offices’ guidelines.Lindon said masks are welcome and encouraged but are no longer…

Magoffin County Audit

Magoffin County Audit An eastern Kentucky judge-executive is hoping a bill filed in the Kentucky House will restructure the auditing system in the commonwealth.Magoffin County Judge-Executive Matt Wireman tells us the county is facing nearly $1 million in bills from audits dating back to 2013.Judge Wireman said he’s concerned about timeliness of these bills,…

Cleaner Water Program

Cleaner Water Program Lieutenant Governor Jacqueline Coleman planned two stops in Eastern Kentucky on Tuesday, to announce funding for infrastructure projects in seven Eastern Kentucky counties.The Lieutenant Governor first stopped in Perry County to announce funding for water and sewer projects in Knott, Leslie and Perry counties as part of the Better Kentucky Plan’s…

College Athletes

College Athletes Lawmakers have advanced a measure to regulate name, image and likeness compensation for college athletes in Kentucky.The proposal is one vote away from clearing the legislature. The bill won approval from the House Education Committee Tuesday.The measure heads to the full House next. If it passes there without changes, it would go…

Tech Job Growth

Tech Job Growth A report from TechNet suggests Kentucky will see 12 percent job growth in the tech sector over the next decade.TechNet President and CEO, Linda Moore, said the growth could be exciting for Kentucky.“Over the next few years, though, we definitely need to focus on increasing the skill level of Kentucky residents,”…

KY Road Closure

KY Road Closure The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet sent a release Monday announcing upcoming closings on portions of KY-3351.The closings will be due to road break repairs.The road, also known as Pigeon Roost Road, will be closed Tuesday at mile point 2.39, Wednesday at mile point 1.97, and Thursday through Friday at mile point 1.49.The…