Kentucky Schools Labeled Bright Spots

Kentucky Schools Labeled Bright Spots Forty-seven Kentucky schools have been labeled “bright spots” in a new report released by The Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER) in the Gatton College of Business and Economics at the University of Kentucky.Researchers from CBER, with support from and in partnership with the Prichard Committee for Academic…

Thanksgiving Feast Spending

Thanksgiving Feast Spending While the Thanksgiving guest list is smaller this year the budget is up.According to a new survey from Lending Tree, hosts will spend an average of $475 on the holiday feast. Lending Tree says that is up 53% from last year.Respondents said they plan on setting the table for 9 guests…

Changes At Fayette Mall

Changes At Fayette Mall COVID-19 has put a twist on just about everything this year, which includes holiday shopping at the mall.Fayette Mall has made some changes to keep its customers safe from the virus, including moving part of the food court outside.“We’ve opened an outdoor heated tent for customers to still enjoy food…

KY Supreme Court Issues Mandates

KY Supreme Court Issues Mandates The Kentucky Supreme Court has issued new mandates to limit in-person proceedings and restrict access to judicial facilities as the coronavirus continues to spread in Kentucky.Nearly all of Kentucky’s 120 counties are in the critical or red category, the highest level of average daily cases based on population. …

Elkhorn City Getting Creative

Elkhorn City Getting Creative With the coal industry in a slump, that results in less money coming to coal producing counties in the form of coal severance money.This is resulting in less revenue that counties had long come accustomed to receiving.It’s not only counties seeing a reduction, but many small municipalities are experiencing hardships…

Thanksgiving Travel

Thanksgiving Travel Travelers at Blue Grass Airport were greeted with little to no lines and plenty of room at baggage claim, the opposite of what you would expect to see during the typical holiday travel season.“Most room I’ve ever had on the plane in a long time, I had a whole row to myself,”…

KY AG Files Temporary Restraining Order

KY AG Files Temporary Restraining Order As the state faces its second highest day of COVID-19 cases, Kentuckians faced the first full weekend of Governor Andy Beshear’s latest order.“Really you’ve got two choices. Do nothing and be upset at me and those making these choices, or we can do our part,” Governor Beshear said…

Bluegrass Bully Rescue

Bluegrass Bully Rescue Bluegrass Bully Rescue is collecting toys for its rescue dogs.It posted on Facebook about the need for toys, especially toys for adult dogs considering the colder temperatures.If you’d like to donate you can contact the rescue by email bluegrassbullyrescue@gmail.com or on Facebook. Source: MG News Return to News

Santa Train Rolls Through

Santa Train Rolls Through The 78th annual Santa Train run took Place Saturday morning.“That is why CSX Appalachian Power Soles for Souls, Kingsport Chamber of Commerce, and us here at Food City want to make sure that we still have the opportunity to get the Santa train going to help the kids in the…

Kentucky Man Kills Trophy Deer

Kentucky Man Kills Trophy Deer A Kentucky man has been accused of illegally killing a trophy deer on a private property in the state and then lying about where it happened.Conservation officers began investigating the killing earlier this month after receiving a photo of the dead animal that had been circulating online, the Kentucky…