Stu Johnson

The future of Lexington city hall remains up in the air.  In fact, the future of a vote to place the item officially on the urban county council docket is somewhat questionable.

Many Kentucky Road Projects Carry Maintenance Theme

20 hours ago
transportation.ky.gov

Summertime can typically be a busy time for road construction.  That’s the case in central Kentucky.  Sunday, an official with the central Kentucky state transportation department office released information regarding new projects or maintenance work in Fayette, Jessamine, and Woodford counties.  

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A federal court has dismissed a lawsuit filed by Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin against 16 Kentucky residents. Those residents had earlier sued Bevin in a separate court, asking a judge to declare Bevin’s Medicaid changes illegal.

On Monday, Judge Gregory Van Tatenhove of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky dismissed Bevin’s lawsuit.

Anthony Scott Lockard/Kentucky River Health District

In a room at the Letcher County Health Department in Whitesburg, Kentucky, about 20 people are learning how to use naloxone, the opioid overdose reversal medication.

Among them is 18-year-old Morgan Hopkins. An aspiring therapist, Hopkins said she wants to be ready with naloxone if someone overdoses around her.

 

“You never know what you’re going to see,” she said. “If anything goes wrong, you have it, rather than you don’t have it.”

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  Kentucky students entering high school next academic year may have more freedom to choose their classes and demonstrate what they’ve learned.

Stu Johnson

Eastern Kentucky University opens its football season a week from Thursday at home against in state rival Morehead State.  Saturday night saw players and supporters joining together for the annual fan day event.  

Stu Johnson

When it comes to tourism and travel today, it’s not just about the destination. The head of the Adventure Cycling Association offered his views at last week’s Kentucky Bike Walk Summit in Lexington.

Let the Breeders Cup Excitement Start Now

Aug 18, 2018
Stu Johnson

The bugle at the track usually signals the start of a race, but Friday at Keeneland, it sounded for another reason. The 2020 Breeders Cup Championships are coming back to Keeneland. The official announcement came Friday afternoon at the historic Lexington track.

Marshall County Students Honored

Aug 17, 2018

Historical markers could be recorded digitally in a program proposed by Marshall County students.Credit KeenelandEdit | Remove

Bike and Walk Summit Focusing on Statewide Advocacy

Aug 17, 2018
Stu Johnson

Well over 200 people, the majority Kentucky cyclists are participating in the second bike-walk summit. Advocacy remains a part of the focus of two wheeled riding enthusiasts.

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Anthony Scott Lockard/Kentucky River Health District

In a room at the Letcher County Health Department in Whitesburg, Kentucky, about 20 people are learning how to use naloxone, the opioid overdose reversal medication.

Among them is 18-year-old Morgan Hopkins. An aspiring therapist, Hopkins said she wants to be ready with naloxone if someone overdoses around her.

 

“You never know what you’re going to see,” she said. “If anything goes wrong, you have it, rather than you don’t have it.”

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Automotive manufacturing leaders met in Kentucky to discuss how changes in U.S. trade policy under President Trump affect the industry and its growing presence in the Ohio Valley.

Industry leaders gathered for the annual AutoVision conference and many don’t like what they see coming.

Jim Justice Continues To Owe Millions In Back Taxes

Aug 7, 2018
West Virginia Public Media

  After years of delinquency, West Virginia Governor Jim Justice says his family company’s overdue taxes and fines in the state have been cleared. But Justice offered no information on millions owed in Kentucky and other states. Dave Mistich of West Virginia Public Broadcasting reports.

West Virginia revenue officials say the debt obligations from Justice’s coal companies have been paid, including fines and taxes. Justice failed to say how much was owed and whether any of the amounts paid were reduced as part of negotiations.

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