Kentucky Is Kindest State

Kentucky Is Kindest State A new study finds Kentucky is the kindest state in the country. The research done by the noprofit kindness.org found the Bluegrass State had the most people who would be willing to help family, friends, coworkers or strangers. Overall the top three kindest acts were “Become an organ donor for…

Hazard Settles Grand Hotel lawsuit

Hazard Settles Grand Hotel lawsuit A settlement is reached in the lawsuit brought against the City of Hazard by the owner of the former Grand Hotel clearing the way for the city to take ownership of the property. The owner says he sued after the hotel burned in 2015 because city officials woudn’t let…

LION Reopening Beattyville Plant

LION Reopening Beattyville Plant Over 6 dozen new jobs are coming to Lee County now that LION First Responder PPE is reopening. The Beattyville plant shut down in 2010 after 30 years. According to Gov. Andy Beshear’s office the Daytin, Ohio first responder equipment manufacturer is investing $850,000 to renovate the Center St. facility.…

Couple Stealing Mail

Couple Stealing Mail A couple is behind bars in Brown County after authorities say they stole tens of thousands of dollars from dozens of people by stealing their mail.Investigators first became aware of Dennis and Joanna Wilson in April. They say the couple was driving back and forth from Dry Ridge, Kentucky to Brown…

Railroad Transportation Grants

Railroad Transportation Grants Transportation grants have been awarded to six railroad companies in Kentucky.The grants will be used to fund multimodal freight transportation improvements.Norfolk Southern, CSX, Paducah and Louisville Railway, RJ Corman Railroad Group, Fredonia Valley Railroad, and Kentucky Railway Museum received the $2.5 million to fund projects in 10 counties.The grants will fund…

Hiring Bonus

Hiring Bonus The governor says the state will use coronavirus relief funds to offer a $1,500 bonus for the first 15,000 people who want to return to work before July 30th. In order to qualify, you have to be 18 years old and have an active unemployment insurance claim.Governor Beshear also said last week…

Sports Decision

Sports Decision Multiple sources, including Kentucky Sports Radio, are reporting Gov. Andy Beshear is expected to issue an executive order in regards to student athletes in the Commonwealth and a recent ruling from the Supreme Court.On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled unanimously the NCAA cannot limit education-related benefits. The high court agreed with a…