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Law Enforcement Ceremony

Law Enforcement Ceremony

Seven Kentucky law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty last year will be remembered during a ceremony this week.Gov. Andy Beshear will join the Kentucky Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation and the Department of Criminal Justice Training for the ceremony Thursday. The event will be at 10 a.m. at the Kentucky Law Enforcement Memorial monument site at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet said.




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Honoring A Survivor

Honoring A Survivor

A Kentucky fire department has honored a hiker who survived a fall of more than 100 feet and nearly died.The Lexington Fire Department honored Joshua Alexander during its annual awards ceremony Saturday, according to news outlets.Alexander spent more than four months in a hospital after he fell during a hike in July and broke ribs, his legs and pelvis, and suffered other injuries.




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Pikeville Schools Pay Increase

Pikeville Schools Pay Increase

During the May 17 Pikeville Independent Schools Board of Education meeting, the board unanimously approved a 3 percent pay increase for all employees.A consent item for approval included the salary schedule for the 2022-2023 school year. Details include a 3 percent pay increase across the board for all Pikeville Independent Schools employees.Pikeville Independent Schools Superintendent David Trimble said the pay increase of 3 percent is a good move forward for everyone.




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1 Clay County

1 Clay County

Kentucky Congressman Hal Rogers recently announced $2.2 million in funding for a farmer’s market and streetscaping and landscaping projects in downtown Manchester. Now Governor Andy Beshear is joining state leaders and the Volunteers of America to unveil the “1 Clay County” initiative, which aims to boost economic growth in Manchester and the surrounding parts of the county.




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Peanut Butter Recall

Peanut Butter Recall

Since peanut butter is one of the most popular items at local food pantries, health officials are investigating a multi-state salmonella outbreak.It’s been linked to certain Jif peanut products made at the J.M. Smucker Company facility in Lexington. The company has voluntarily recalled close to 50 different varieties of peanut butter products.More than a dozen illnesses have been reported.A total of 14 illnesses have been reported in 12 different states. According to the FDA, salmonella symptoms include diarrhea, fever and stomach cramps.




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Mill Springs Battlefield

Mill Springs Battlefield

Mill Springs Battlefield National Monument and Mill Springs National Cemetery are working together to honor military service members who died in the line of duty.Memorial Day events will begin at the Mill Springs Battlefield with a remembrance ceremony at Zollicoffer Park to reflect on the Civil War battle, officials said in a statement. Afterward, U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sergeant Dean Collins will speak the National Cemetery for a service to honor those who died while serving in the military.




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