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Nonprofit Sales Tax Exemption Effective March 26

Nonprofit Sales Tax Exemption Effective March 26

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 1st, 2019

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HB 354 makes change to law on admissions and tangible property for nonprofit fundraising Frankfort, KY (March 29, 2019) – Governor Bevin’s March 26th signing of HB 354 resolved questions and confusion about the application of sales tax to nonprofit sales. Due to an emergency […]

Protesters interrupt McConnell remarks at Kentucky event

Protesters interrupt McConnell remarks at Kentucky event

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 1st, 2019

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A group of protesters briefly interrupted remarks by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell while he was hosting a campus event in his Kentucky hometown. Nearly a dozen protesters stood up Monday at an event at McConnell’s alma mater, the University of […]

Pensions, taxes and smoking bans in legislature’s final day

Pensions, taxes and smoking bans in legislature’s final day

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 29th, 2019

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By ADAM BEAM and BRUCE SCHREINER Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky lawmakers have passed a bill to make one of the country’s most underfunded pension plans even worse, arguing it’s the best of a series of bad options needed to rescue some critical […]

Traffic Stop in Henderson Leads to Foot Pursuit

Traffic Stop in Henderson Leads to Foot Pursuit

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 29th, 2019

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HENDERSON, Ky. (March 28, 2019)—A Kentucky State Police trooper patrolling Henderson observed a 2001 GMC Sonoma traveling on Washington Street about 11:30am. The trooper conducted a traffic stop due to the driver not utilizing his seatbelt. According to Public Information Officer Trooper Cory King the […]

State releases county unemployment data for February 2019

State releases county unemployment data for February 2019

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 28th, 2019

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 28, 2019) – Unemployment rates fell in 108 Kentucky counties between February 2018 and February 2019, rose in 7, and stayed the same in 5 counties, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce […]

Legal hemp, pot’s look-alike, creates quandary for police

Legal hemp, pot’s look-alike, creates quandary for police

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 28th, 2019

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Federal legalization of hemp arrived in the U.S. late last year and expanded an industry already booming because of the skyrocketing popularity of CBDs, a compound in hemp that many see as a health aid. But now, just a few months […]

Gov. Bevin Appoints Hon. David C. Buckingham to  First Supreme Court District of Kentucky

Gov. Bevin Appoints Hon. David C. Buckingham to First Supreme Court District of Kentucky

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 28th, 2019

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 27, 2019) – Gov. Matt Bevin has appointed the Honorable David Cowan Buckingham to the office of Justice for the First Supreme Court District of Kentucky. A native of Murray, Ky., Judge Buckingham graduated from Murray State University in 1974 and received […]

Annual STAND Against Child Abuse

Annual STAND Against Child Abuse

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 27th, 2019

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On April 12, 2019, from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m., dozens of agencies and organizations will gather on the front lawn of Kentucky Wesley College, where they will provide fun activities for children, as well as information about services available to families. This free event is […]

KSP Charges Henderson Co. Man  With Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses

KSP Charges Henderson Co. Man With Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 27th, 2019

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Henderson, Ky. (March 27, 2019) — On March 26, 2019, at approximately 9:57 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested Richard K. Myers Jr., 48, on charges related to possession of matter portraying sexual performance by a minor. Myers Jr. was arrested as […]

Governor Bevin Signs Legislation Making Kentucky the 33rd State  To Require Ignition Interlocks for All Drunk Drivers

Governor Bevin Signs Legislation Making Kentucky the 33rd State To Require Ignition Interlocks for All Drunk Drivers

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 27th, 2019

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Governor Bevin Signs Legislation Making Kentucky the 33rd State To Require Ignition Interlocks for All Drunk Drivers FRANKFORT — Governor Matt Bevin signed legislation today that makes Kentucky the 33rd state to require ignition interlocks after the first drunk driving offense in order to receive […]