Landmark Jewelry Stores Closing

Landmark Jewelry Stores Closing Signet Jewelers, the parent company of such brands as Zales and Jared, said it is permanently closing about 400 stores after reporting slumping sales in three-month period that ended May 2.With all of its stores…

Aluminum Company Settles Lawsuit

Aluminum Company Settles Lawsuit An aluminum company, Braidy Industries Inc. planning to build a $1.7 billion plant in Appalachia has settled a lawsuit filed by its founder after his ouster as CEO, which came at a crucial time as…

Possible Tuition Increase

Possible Tuition Increase The University of Kentucky could increase tuition for the fall semester.The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the board will consider a one-percent increase for in-state students and a two-percent jump for students from out-of-state.UK faced a major budget…

Rand Paul Speaks On Criminal Justice Reform

Rand Paul Speaks On Criminal Justice Reform Referring to George Floyd’s death as a murder, Sen. Rand Paul spoke out Tuesday against no-knock search warrants and the militarization of police departments during a conversation with activists seeking answers for…

Cumberland Gap Park Reopening

Cumberland Gap Park Reopening Since March, the Cumberland Gap Historical Park’s Visitor Center has been closed due to COVID-19 based restrictions. Tuesday, the center re-opened to the public.There are only 10 people allowed inside at a time currently. They…

Meals For Kids

Meals For Kids The Cowan Community Action Group partners with Cane Kitchen for a summer food service program in Whitesburg. The program benefits children 18 years old and younger.Cars form a line at Cane Kitchen’s set up, waiting to…

Abraham Lincoln Birthplace Reopening

Abraham Lincoln Birthplace Reopening The Abraham Lincoln Birthplace here in Kentucky is increasing visitor access and services this week with guidance from government health officials about the coronavirus pandemic.The park at Hodgenville reopened access Monday to its visitors center,…

COVID-19 KY Recovery Update

COVID-19 KY Recovery Update Officials with the Kentucky River District Health Department said out of the 40 cases they had in their district, 39 of those people have recovered.The KRDHD’s coverage area includes Knott, Lee, Leslie, Letcher, Owsley, Perry…

Education In The Fall

Education In The Fall Daily, education and public health officials are moving ahead in unchartered territory as they try to come to a consensus on whether to safely open schools in the fall or offer families more of the…