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Maw is none too pleased with her trip to the mall.


 

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It’s the day after Thanksgiving, and all Ellie and her new husband, Jackson, want is to celebrate their first holiday season at home together. But their holiday peace and quiet quickly turns into holiday chaos when they are summoned to the security office at the local Continue reading Maw is none too pleased with her trip to the mall.

Acute Hepatitis A Outbreak – Cases Reported in Multiple Counties

The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) has declared an outbreak of acute hepatitis A with cases in multiple counties in Kentucky.

In total, 31 cases of acute (rapid onset with symptoms of illness) Hepatitis A  have been reported throughout Kentucky in 2017, a 50 percent increase above the average of 20 cases per year reported over the past 10 years.  Twenty-two cases Continue reading Acute Hepatitis A Outbreak – Cases Reported in Multiple Counties

KYTC urges holiday travelers to check vehicles for open recalls

As holiday preparations occupy the thoughts of Kentuckians, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) urges travelers to add an important task to their to-do lists to stay safe on the road: check for unrepaired vehicle recalls. By visiting www.CheckToProtect.org, drivers can conduct a free search for open recalls on their specific car using their Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). A search using the vehicle’s year, make and model yields a list of potential open recalls. Authorized dealers will repair recalls for free. Continue reading KYTC urges holiday travelers to check vehicles for open recalls

KY Nonprofits Urge Congressional Leaders to Reject Tax Plans

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To Kentucky’s Congressional Delegation,

We, the undersigned organizations representing charitable and nonprofit organizations in Kentucky, write to express our deep concern about the new tax cut bill unveiled by House and Senate leaders. We urge you to reject the recently proposed tax plans and work on a bipartisan basis to craft a responsible and equitable tax proposal. Continue reading KY Nonprofits Urge Congressional Leaders to Reject Tax Plans

Rep. Stan Lee Pre-Files Bill to Open Oxygen Chambers to Vets with Brain Injuries

Rep. Stan Lee

Today, Rep. Stan Lee, R-Lexington, pre-filed BR 278, the “Colonel Ron Ray Traumatic Brain Injury Treatment Act.” The bill, co-sponsored by Rep. Tim Moore, R-Elizabethtown, would open up Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment (HBOT) to military veterans suffering from Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) and would come at no cost to taxpayers.

BR 278 is the result of Mrs. Eunice Ray, the wife of Colonel Ronald D. Ray who was the former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Continue reading Rep. Stan Lee Pre-Files Bill to Open Oxygen Chambers to Vets with Brain Injuries

KSP Investigates Fatal Collision in Jackson Co.

The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post is investigating a fatal collision that occurred around 4:00 pm on Friday, November 17, 2017, at the intersection of KY-587 and KY-3445 in Jackson County.

The initial investigation indicates a 2013 Nissan passenger car, operated by a juvenile female was making a left turn onto KY-587, and struck a 2002 GMC Yukon, operated by Matachia Creech, 47 years Continue reading KSP Investigates Fatal Collision in Jackson Co.

KSP Charges Man With Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses

On November 20, 2017, at approximately 5:59 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested Christopher “Brandon” Petty, 32, on charges related to prohibited use of an electronic communication system to procure a minor/ peace officer regarding sex offense.

Petty was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. The KSP Electronic Crime Branch began the investigation after discovering the suspect communicating with juveniles online. Continue reading KSP Charges Man With Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses