Attorney General Andy Beshear announced today that an ongoing labor trafficking investigation involving multiple agencies has led to an Indiana man being charged in Bowling Green for endangering the welfare of 12 minors.
Shawn Floyd, 54, of Indianapolis, was charged by Beshear’s office with 12 counts of endangering the welfare of a minor, Class A misdemeanors, and one count of controlled substance prescription not in original container, a Class B misdemeanor.
Question: What do Harvard, Duke, Stanford, Princeton and Berea have in common? Answer: They were all named as the top five elite universities that also are the most affordable for low-income families.
Skyler Lucci, CEO of HeyTutor, says that with need-blind admissions and generous financial aid programs, “America’s most elite universities are also the most affordable for low-income families while also providing an excellent education.” Berea College is among the top 5.
A deviously delicious Broadway and Hollywood sci-fi smash musical, Little Shop Of Horrors has devoured the hearts of theatergoers for over 30 years. Howard Ashman and Alan Menken (Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Beauty And The Beast, and Aladdin) are the creative geniuses behind what has become one of the most popular shows in the world.
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The Kentucky Public Protection Cabinet (PPC) announces the appointment of Krista Locke as Executive Director of the Office of Communications & Public Outreach. PPC Secretary K. Gail Russell announced the appointment, which is effective immediately.
“Krista’s communications experience is extensive, and her involvement with local government is an asset,” said PPC Secretary Gail Russell. “I appreciate her willingness to step away from her career in the private sector to serve the Commonwealth.”
Treasurer Allison Ball has appointed five members to the inaugural Kentucky Financial Empowerment Commission Board, her office announced. The appointments follow a new law giving the State Treasurer authority to appoint members to the statewide board.
“I am proud of the selections I have made for the Financial Empowerment Commission Board,” Treasurer Ball said. “These appointees are highly qualified and each bring a unique perspective to the Financial Empowerment Commission. I look forward to leading the efforts of the entire Board as we work to increase financial empowerment across the Commonwealth.”
The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH), within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS), along with local health departments across the state, is reminding the public about the potential for rabies exposure from contact with bats and other wildlife.
Confederate cavalry officer John Haps was totally spent and went to sleep with his horse’s bridle rein in hand.
“I was sleeping soundly on the banks of the Ohio River at a place called Buffington Island; sleeping as soundly as a babe in mama’s arms. I was awakened suddenly by a strange sound. I had heard a groan where a horse and rider had fallen into an old cellar that was overgrown with weeds. Just as quickly my attention was drawn away where I saw men riding their horses as fast as they could…running toward haystacks a few hundred yards away. I looked toward the river (Ohio) and saw a gunboat and it was throwing shells over my head toward the fleeing horsemen.“
Public Protection Cabinet Secretary K. Gail Russell names Carol Beth Martin as Commissioner of the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control and Karen Sellers as Deputy Commissioner and Distilled Spirits Administrator.
“The Commonwealth is fortunate to have such impressive women leading a department that oversees one of Kentucky’s signature industries,” said Secretary Russell. “I am grateful for Carol Beth and Karen’s commitment to service.”
WEBINAR: USING MUSIC TO COMBAT ANXIETY & CREATE HARMONY
Music can bring about amazing results for people in various stages of Alzheimer’s disease. This webinar will look at the evidence base for music, how to choose the right music, and what benefits you might expect from incorporating music into the daily routine of a person with dementia.
Christine Potter Fox, age 72 of Berea, passed away on July 9, 2019 at Kenwood Nursing Home in Richmond. Christine was born in Letcher County, Kentucky to the late Patrick Jefferson and Ica Hall Potter.
She was a Realtor for Don Foster and Associates and a member of the Baptist faith.