DUI Case Reconsideration

DUI Case Reconsideration Kentucky’s attorney general is asking the state Supreme Court to reconsider its recent ruling in a DUI case.Attorney General Daniel Cameron’s office says the ruling will “stand as a barrier” to prosecuting many DUI cases and thereby make the roads less safe.The petition came on the same day the ruling came…

Delaying Paying Taxes

Delaying Paying Taxes Kentucky taxpayers affected by storms that began Feb. 27 may be able to delay filing and paying their income taxes until the end of June.The Kentucky Department of Revenue says it will honor the Internal Revenue Service special tax relief for taxpayers in an area designated by the Federal Emergency Management…

Deer Comes To Church

Deer Comes To Church The 11th Hour Worship Center in Hazard got an unexpected visitor Wednesday afternoon when a deer unexpectedly rammed throughh the church’s front window.The Hazard Police Department and officials from the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife were able to catch the deer and remove it from the church …

KY Receives Health Grant Funding

KY Receives Health Grant Funding Governor Andy Beshear has announced the state has received $340,000 in grant funding to assist with planning and logistics for the nationwide transition to a simplified behavioral health crisis line known as 988.Vibrant Emotional Health, the nonprofit administrator of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (NSPL), gave the funding to…

Confederate Statue Hearing

Confederate Statue Hearing A hearing over the Confederate monument sitting on the lawn of the Daviess County Courthouse took place on Wednesday.During the hearing, the group requested a temporary restraining order, meaning the United Daughters of the Confederacy do not want the statue moved until the case has been looked into further.As previously reported,…

Car Show Turnout

Car Show Turnout A large crowd turned out May 15 for the Kentucky State Police Post 9 car show held in the Cassidy Boulevard area of Pikeville. KSP Spokesman Trooper Michael Coleman said 111 people registered for the show. More than $600 in donated prizes were given away along with trophies. Coleman said he…

Back To The Courtroom

Back To The Courtroom Virtual arraignments may be coming to end. This week Kentucky’s Chief Justice John Minton Jr. issued two orders, essentially saying courts could go back to normal if they choose. Fayette County’s chief circuit judge says they’re still deciding what that means for them.“I believe our governor has said June 11…

KY Kingdom Chaperones

KY Kingdom Chaperones Since several recent incidents of kids found fighting, people 15 years old and younger will soon need a chaperone at Kentucky Kingdom.The park announced Wednesday that the chaperone policy would begin May 22.Kentucky Kingdom said chaperones had to be 21 years of age or older and have a valid ID.Each chaperone…

Coal Run Police Get New Non-Lethal Weapons

Coal Run Police Get New Non-Lethal Weapons Coal Run Police showed the department’s newly-purchased non-leathal weapons at a recent city commissioner’s meeting. Police Chief Anthony Maggard tells the News-Express that the weapons fire a pepper ball or self-defense ball and gives officers another option before having to use their firearm. Maggard says he will…

Beshear Not Cutting UUI Benefits For Now

Beshear Not Cutting UUI Benefits For Now Gov. Andy Beshear says Kentucky will continue to pay the extra $300 in unemployment benefits supplied by the federal government under the recently-passed American Rescue Plan. A number of state governors have decided to end those payments because they feel claimants are choosing not to go back…