The Graves County Board of Education is exploring the idea of allowing homeschooled elementary students to participate in extracurricular activities - including football - organized by the school district. Such a move would make Graves County one of only a handful of Kentucky school districts to allow participation from homeschoolers.
The Kentucky Tourism Development Finance Board has approved $18 million in tax breaks for a controversial Christian theme park in Northern Kentucky.The board unanimously voted on Tuesday to approve sales tax incentives for the Ark Encounter, a religious theme park to be built in Williamstown. The theme park is controlled by Answers in Genesis, a conservative […]
During the summer months at Calloway County Public Library, over 26,000 items were checked out and over 3,300 people attended special programs. Sandy Linn from the library stops by Sounds Good with a preview of the book sale this Saturday, featuring exclusive early access for Charter Members; and fall reading programs: the in-depth Sunday Reads Club and the […]
Badgett Playhouse's Bill Minihan visits Sounds Good with Caroline van Heerde. She's the founder and director of Constru Casa, an organization that builds housing for families living in extreme poverty in Guatemala. Minihan's involvement with Constru Casa has led to more than $100,000 raised in our region to support its work.
About 340,000 state, city, & county workers and retirees are part of the Kentucky Retirement Systems. The KRS is responsible for $15.7 billion of pension-holder money and is one of the more under-performing pension funds in the U.S. It has a $17.6 billion shortfall as of mid-2013. It's also one of the least transparent. State law exempts KRS inv […]