Fort Knox Remembers 9/11

Fort Knox Remembers 9/11 Fort Knox is planning a ceremony to honor victims of the 9/11 attacks in 2001.The service is set for Friday morning in front of headquarters at the central Kentucky Army post, Fort Knox said in a statement.The ceremony will include a speech from Brig. Gen. TJ Edwards Jr., who will…

KY River Ports Funding

KY River Ports Funding Gov. Andy Beshear has announced that five Kentucky river ports are receiving a combined $450,000 for critical repairs and equipment replacement.The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said the funding comes from grants that will be matched by authorities that operate the river ports at Paducah, Eddyville, Henderson, Owensboro and Louisville. …

League Of Women Voters

League Of Women Voters The League of Women Voters of Northern Kentucky has formed and is looking for new members, officials said.The Northern Kentucky league was finalizing its organization this week and will be led by Becky Smith Jones of Fort Wright and Jane Page-Steiner of Covington, a statement from the organization said.The non-partisan…

KY Voting Procedures

KY Voting Procedures Secretary of State Michael Adams spoke at the Floyd County chamber meeting on Wednesday.“We are going to have three weeks of in-person voting. We are going to have Saturday voting for the first time in Kentucky history. Plus we’re going to have more locations on election day,” said Adams.Adams says the…

Additional Unemployment Cash

Additional Unemployment Cash Some additional help could be coming for Kentuckians still unemployed because of COVID-19.This is after the Governor announced more federal help in a $400 extra payment coming their way. Governor Andy Beshear also said that assistance could arrive sometime after Labor Day.The additional $400 for three weeks was designed to extend…

Restoring A KY Theater

Restoring A KY Theater Work to restore a historic Kentucky theater is moving forward.Already, the restoration efforts at Paducah’s Columbia Theatre have uncovered a pair of stained glass panels from 1927, still in excellent condition, the Paducah Sun reported. One set of doors was restored earlier this year, with funds from a Leadership Paducah…

McGrath Campaigning

McGrath Campaigning With the election just eight weeks away, Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Amy McGrath has been touring Eastern Kentucky. One of her stops Tuesday was at Rockin’ Appalachian Mom Project or RAMP in Martin County.While in Martin County, McGrath released her ‘Partnering with Rural Kentucky plan.The plan has five pillars. The first is…

University Of KY Concerns

University Of KY Concerns Members of a union representing some employees at the University of Kentucky say they are still waiting to see changes in administrators’ COVID-19 response, as well as a meeting with President Eli Capilouto.United Campus Workers say they have been hoping for a seat at the table since the idea of…

Paper Or Plastic

Paper Or Plastic The choice between paper or plastic grocery bags might soon be a thing of the past when shopping in nearby Cincinnati.Single-use plastic bags, like the ones you might get from Kroger or Walmart, have become a mainstay in many households but that is about to change. The Cincinnati City Council is…

More Land For Hunting

More Land For Hunting Hunters have an additional 56,000 acres (22,662 hectares) available for public hunting in eastern Kentucky, officials said.The acreage is located in areas of eight counties: Floyd, Knott, Leslie, Letcher, Magoffin, McCreary, Perry and Pike, a statement from the Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources said. The additional land is available…