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KY Named Kindest State

KY Named Kindest State

And, the Bluegrass State is known for its fried chicken, and at times even some less endearing things. But thanks to a study commissioned by Verizon to promote everyday kindness, Kentucky has now officially been named the kindest state in the U.S. the study says we already knew Kentuckians were special and now we know they will go above and beyond to show kindness to family, friends, and even strangers.




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KY Cruiser Wins

KY Cruiser Wins

Kentucky has won! The votes are in and the people decided, the American Association of State Troopers (AAST) announced Kentucky Troopers to own the ‘Best Looking Cruiser”’ Tuesday.Kentucky received the top spot with close to 78,000 votes – Ohio, Georgia, and Texas followed.Kentucky Troopers posted a thank you message on facebook.




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New Regional Driver’s License Office

New Regional Driver’s License Office

Gov. Andy Beshear has just announced a new Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) Driver Licensing Regional Office will open soon in Manchester.The office will join a handful of others across our region.It will be located at 25 Marcum Hill Road and be open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Appointments can be scheduled here. Walk-in customers will be accommodated on a first-come, first-served basis.Manchester is the 19th regional office opened so far by KYTC with more to follow.




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Farmers Market Week

Farmers Market Week

Kentucky’s Farmers Market week is underway. This year’s Farmers’ Markets Week is August 1-7 and salutes the 173 farmers’ markets in 115 of Kentucky’s 120 counties. In those 173 markets, more than 2,900 vendors are offering products for sale.With reported sales of nearly $13.5 million last year, farmers’ markets are an economic engine that celebrates the state’s agricultural roots and brings the farm to Kentucky’s consumers says agricultural commissioner Ryan Quarles.




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Governor Beshear Cabinet Update

Governor Beshear Cabinet Update

A familiar name to many Eastern Kentuckians is now the leader of one of the state’s most important offices.Gov. Andy Beshear announced Public Protection Cabinet Secretary Kerry Harvey is now the head of the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet.Harvey previously served for years as the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky.In other Beshear administration news, Keith Jackson, commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs, will join Harvey as the new deputy secretary of the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet.




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KY Expo Coming

KY Expo Coming

Days before hundreds of thousands of August visitors begin converging on the Kentucky Exposition Center, electronic signs at vehicle entrances already flash warnings.The signs display in big capital letters, “MASKS ARE REQUIRED WHILE INDOORS.”The restrictions are part of a requirement ordered by Governor Andy Beshear for all state buildings, which includes the 1.2 million square feet of indoor space at the Kentucky Exposition Center.The requirement comes when the Expo is expecting its largest crowd since 2019.




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