The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has thus far found no issues in its two-year safety review of the Honeywell uranium conversion plant in Metropolis, Illinois. NRC spokesperson Joey Ledford says the agency is still reviewing the plant’s safety plan, which is a housekeeping measure. The new plan comes after Honeywell made extensive modifications to ensure it […]
Hopkins County Sheriff Frank Latham is denying he threatened Madisonville Police Department officers with indictments as alleged in a cease and desist request from the county attorney.The Hopkins County Sheriff's Department and MPD were at loggerheads earlier this month over jurisdiction issues.
The Kentucky Governor office says that more than one in every 10 Kentuckians now have affordable health care thanks to the initial open enrollment period for kynect, Kentucky's state-based helath benefit exchange.
Rich Harwood is the founder and president of the Harwood Institute for Public Innovation, based in Bethesda, Maryland. That's a nonprofit group that facilitates community discussions, like the one he participated in with the community of Newtown, Connecticut deliberating on what should be done with the school after the shooting of children at Sandy Hook […]
Nearly 40 people gathered to vote on whether to form an advisory board of vendors for Barbecue on the River to communicate with Barbecue Incorporated on successes, failures, and ways to improve the annual Paducah event. The Monday meeting was comprised of mostly barbecuers, but the council will include barbecuers, other food vendors, and non-food vendors. […]
Hunger issues continue to complicate life for many Kentucky families. This reality is reflected in the just-released "Map the Meal Gap Report".The meal gap study, released by Feeding America, shows 17 percent of people in the state are food insecure. That figure includes more than 220,000 Kentucky children. Fulton County had the highest food insec […]
Calloway County Public Library's Sandy Linn joins Tracy Ross on Sounds Good for an update on Spring events and activities at the library. They preview the upcoming presentation by local author Bobbie Smith Bryant, Zumba classes and the children's summer reading series.
The Christian County Chamber of Commerce is participating in one of three panel discussions during the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Foundation's Hiring Our Heroes Veterans Jobs Summit & Career Forum at Fort Campbell this Wednesday. First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden are also scheduled to speak at the event.