KY Gas Prices Could Surge

KY Gas Prices Could Surge The cyberattack on Colonial Pipeline is not directly impacting Kentucky, but experts say that could change if the problem is not fixed soon to the tune of up t 12 cents per gallon in gas.On Friday, all Colonial Pipeline operations were shut down in response to a ransomware attack.The…

Graduates Will Have Choices

Graduates Will Have Choices In an unrelated story according to recent employment data this year’s graduating class of college seniors is poised for better prospects than were the 2020 graduates, who had the misfortune to graduate in the depths of the disastrous coronavirus recession.Though the competition will be stiff – this year’s graduates will…

Job Search Requirement Added To UI

Job Search Requirement Added To UI According to officials in the Governor’s office there’s a new change to receive Unemployment Benefits: work search requirements for people on unemployment insurance started back on Sunday.Anyone on UI will be required to search for work as they did before the pandemic. And report at least one job…

KY Sales Tax Revenue

KY Sales Tax Revenue Kentucky collected record amounts of sales tax revenues in April, reflecting growing consumer spending in another sign of economic recovery from the coronavirus, Gov. Andy Beshear said.Sales tax receipts from last month reached $486.5 million, not only the state’s best-ever total for an April but an all-time monthly high, the…

Hershey Recall

Hershey Recall The Hershey Company recalled 1,700 bottles of Hershey’s Chocolate Shell Topping due to an undeclared allergen.The shell topping is made with almonds. According to the Food and Drug Administration, almonds are not declared as an ingredient on the recalled products.The products were shipped nationwide between April 15 and May 3, 2021 and…

KSP Car Show

KSP Car Show Kentucky State Police, Post 9, Pikeville will be hosting an outdoor car show May 15 with the proceeds to benefit KSP Shop with a Trooper event.According to Trooper Michael Coleman, Post 9 public information officer, this will be the post’s first car show.“To my knowledge, this is the first car show…

Juvenile Justice Commissioner Resigns

Juvenile Justice Commissioner Resigns Kentucky’s juvenile justice commissioner has agreed to resign.LaShana Harris’ departure ends a dispute over her employment after she was dismissed following an investigation of alleged sexual harassment.Earlier this week, media outlets reported that Harris remained employed for more than six weeks after the Beshear administration acknowledged she was fired.Harris voluntarily…

Memorial Day Flags

Memorial Day Flags Volunteers are needed to help place thousands of American flags before Memorial Day.The Central Kentucky Veterans Committee will place 17,000 flags at the Lexington Cemetery and Camp Nelson. Each one will be placed at the grave site of a veteran. Source: MG News Return to News

Opioid Crisis Lawsuit

Opioid Crisis Lawsuit In an attempt to help children of mothers who used opiods during birth in Kentucky attorney Ron Johnson, a partner in the law firm of Hendy Johnson Vaughn Emery in Louisville, is representing the state’s public school districts, one of the hardest hit by the opioid epidemic.“On its face, it’s just…

Parvo Cases Uptick

Parvo Cases Uptick Veterinarians are pleading with pet owners to take preventative measures because they are seeing an uptick in parvo cases due to a new strain of the virus.Parvovirus, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association, is described as a highly contagious gastrointestinal illness that most often affects puppies.“Symptoms that folks will notice…