Waldo Fox age 78, husband of Christine Potter Fox, died Thursday Feb. 14, 2019 at Baptist Health in Lexington, KY. Waldo was retired from Okonite Company, he was born in West Virginia to the late Willard Clark and Clarice Mirene Waldo Fox, and he was a member of the Baptist Faith.
Waldo is survived by his wife Christine Fox, his children: Phillip (Charli) Fox, James (Paula) Fox, and Sandy (Jody) Hellard, his sisters: Rose Gillett, and Violet Minitch, and his grandchildren: Brian (Alisha) Fox, Chelsea Fox, Brooke (Roly) Thacker, Destiny (Chris) Little, Emilea Fox, Addisyn Fox, and Kerrigan Fox, his great grandchildren: Alex Fox, Chris Fox, Gabby Fox, Sadie Fox, Bayleigh Thacker, Eli Thacker, Lilly Thacker, and Ayden Little, his step grandchildren: Continue reading Waldo Fox→
Frankfort, Ky. – The Kentucky Association of Chiefs of Police (KACP) has honored the Kentucky League of Cities (KLC) government affairs team with its Outstanding Legislative Service Award for their support of law enforcement during the 2018 Kentucky General Assembly regular session.
The Scott County Sheriff’s Office Responded to a Theft of Mail Matter complaint near Georgetown in Scott County. After finding the suspect a pursuit started. This lead to shots being fired and later the suspect was apprehended.
A Scott County Deputy responded to a complaint of a person stealing mail in the area of Paris Pike. A deputy encountered the suspect vehicle, a grey 2003 Buick Le Sabre. When the deputy attempted to make contact with the suspect, the vehicle fled the scene. The deputy then began to pursue the suspect. The suspect was speeding and driving reckless toward Fayette County. Continue reading KSP Investigates Officer Involved Shooting→
Health screenings are important year-round to help detect diseases like colon cancer early on. As the month of March approaches, Saint Joseph Berea is helping to raise awareness about the prevalence of colon cancer in Kentucky, and the importance of scheduling a screening, in recognition of Colon Cancer Awareness Month.
Attorney General Andy Beshear and a bipartisan group of state attorneys general are seeking stronger safeguards of federal rules that require certain businesses like banks and credit card companies to detect and prevent identity theft.
The group of 31 attorneys general is urging the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to not only continue the 2007 federal requirements, known as the Identity Theft Rules, but also update them to keep pace with the ingenuity of identity thieves.
The tobacco-free schools bill has passed unanimously out of the Kentucky House Committee on Health and Family Services and is now awaiting action by the full House. The bill (House Bill 11) is endorsed by the Coalition for a Smoke-Free Tomorrow, which comprises more than 180 organizations committed to improving health by reducing tobacco use in Kentucky. The bill would prohibit tobacco use on, or in, property that is owned or operated by school boards in Kentucky at all times. Enforcement is to be determined by local school boards. Continue reading COALITION URGES KENTUCKY HOUSE TO PASS CLEAN TOBACCO-FREE SCHOOLS BILL→
The Mountain Association for Community Economic Development (MACED) is working with four organizations in Letcher County to finance installation of solar on their buildings in 2019.
The four community-led organizations in Letcher County include Hemphill Community Center, Kings Creek Volunteer Fire Department, Housing Oriented Ministries Established for Service, Inc. (HOMES, Inc.), and Appalshop. With utility rates on the rise in Eastern Kentucky, the solar installations support the sustainment of each organization’s critical mission to provide resources to Eastern Kentuckians. Continue reading MACED to Invest A Half Million Dollars Toward Solar in Letcher County→
Senate Majority Leader McConnell Highlights Kentucky Priorities in Funding Bill
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) praised passage of the government funding bill today that delivers necessary resources to keep our country safe, continue important programs, and benefit Kentucky communities. Most notably, the legislation provides $22.54 billion in total border security funding, a priority for the Trump administration and Senator McConnell. Of that amount, $1.375 billion will be used to build 55 new miles of walls and physical barriers along the southwest border, where career experts agree there is the greatest need. Continue reading From the Office of Mitch McConnell→
On February 13, 2019, at approximately 8:15 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested William G. Randolph, 28, on a charge related to unlawful use of electronic means to induce a minor to engage in sexual or prohibited activities.
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Statewide Tobacco-Free Schools Bill Right Approach to Surging Teen Tobacco Use
Students, educators, health advocates and business leaders are urging the legislature in 2019 to make all Kentucky school districts tobacco-free. As health professionals and lawmakers, we believe this is the sensible approach to protecting our kids from tobacco exposure. Now is also the right time to enact this law, given the recent proliferation of vaping and e-cigarette use among adolescents and teens. Continue reading From the Office’s of Rep. Kim Moser and Sen. Ralph Alvarado→