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KY among top 3 states for vaping

When you apply for health insurance, there is always a question about tobacco use. Insurance companies use your status as a tobacco user as one of the primary determining factors to set the cost of your health insurance premium. But what if you’re an e-cigarette user? Do you say...
Posted On 17 Jun 2019
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Kentucky highway fatalities declined in 2018

Preliminary figures indicate highway fatalities in Kentucky declined in 2018 to 722, down from 782 in 2017.  According to the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS), this is the second consecutive year that roadway fatalities have decreased. KOHS Acting Executive Director Jason...
Posted On 04 Feb 2019
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Workplace accidents in KY at 24-year low

Officials from the Kentucky Labor Cabinet today applauded recent reports by the federal government that show continued improvement in workplace safety throughout Kentucky, including the lowest rate of nonfatal incidents recorded in more than two decades. According to the latest...
Posted On 30 Jan 2019
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Traffic shift to occur on Interstate 75 in Rockcastle County Sunday

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists that starting this Sunday night, Jan. 6, southbound I-75 only traffic will be shifted from the current driving lanes onto the newly constructed lanes between mile points 59 to 55. In addition, the southbound I-75...
Posted On 03 Jan 2019
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All citizens in Kentucky can now eFile small claims cases

Citizens statewide who represent themselves in small claims cases may now skip trips to the courthouse to file documents and instead file them electronically. The Administrative Office of the Courts expanded the availability of eFiling for self-represented litigants in small...
Posted On 14 Dec 2018
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82nd District State Rep. Preview: Incumbent Huff wants to focus on opioid crisis, tax reform and pensions

Incumbent State Representative Regina Huff has proven to be a political force in the 82nd District. Since taking over the seat in 2012 to serve her former husband’s unexpired term (he died earlier that year), she’s served three full terms and is seeking a fourth. This past May in...

Landscape given life in lovingly written Elkhorn

In his book, which has received the Thomas D. Clark Medallion for highlighting Kentucky history and culture, Taylor gives both a personal and historical account oflife on Elkhorn Creek – one of the state’s longest creeks that has for many years remained as a top destination for...

Corbin area doctor facing drug charges

A Corbin area doctor facing charges in connection with an alleged kidnapping incident in Florida in June, is facing additional drug-related charges out of Campbell County. Dr. Morris Wilson Beebe, who is facing an accessory charge in connection with the false imprisonment of a...

Human trafficking is everyone’s issue

Victims of human trafficking are often the most vulnerable in our communities – victims of abuse and violence, runaways, refugees, immigrants or those who are homeless. Human trafficking is the second-largest criminal enterprise in the world and sadly, our Kentucky communities...
Posted On 14 Jun 2018
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Forcht Bank among Kentucky’s ‘Best Places to Work’ for 2018

Forcht Bank has been named one of the 2018 Best Places to Work in Kentucky in the medium-sized employer category (those employing 150-499 employees) by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management (KYSHRM). The winner rankings will be...
Posted On 26 Jan 2018
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