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Bourbon-Nicholas Regional Jail to be Audited

Kentucky State Auditor Mike Harmon announced  his office will audit the Bourbon County-Nicholas County Regional Jail Authority.  Auditor Harmon’s announcement comes as his office released their latest data bulletin on the establishment and oversight of regional multi-county jails in Kentucky. “We discovered the Bourbon-Nicholas Regional Jail has never had an audit since it was formed…

Food Safety Tips for Holiday Weekend

USDA)–Memorial Day kicks off the official start of summer. The U.S. Department of Agriculture wants to remind you to prevent foodborne illness before you light up that grill and pack up the cooler. Hot and humid weather combined with outdoor activities, provide the perfect environment for harmful bacteria to multiply on food and make people…

Americans Hitting the Road This Summer, Despite Higher Gas Prices

The largest seasonal surge in gas prices since 2011 isn’t slowing down travel plans this summer as more Americans are hitting the road than staying home, according to GasBuddy’s 2019 Summer Travel survey. According to the annual survey, nearly 75% of Americans said they will take a road trip this summer, a 16% increase from…

Beshear Wins Dem Nod; Will Face Bevin in Nov

(LEX 18) — Andy Beshear won a hard-fought primary election Tuesday to become the Democratic nominee for governor and face off against Gov. Matt Bevin in November. Beshear, the current Kentucky attorney general, fought off tough challenges from longtime state Rep. Rocky Adkins and Louisville businessman and former State Auditor Adam Edelen. “Attorney General Beshear…

Election Results 2019

Election 2019 Governor-Democrats Reporting: 100% Andy Beshear–38% Rocky Adkins–32% Adam Edelen–28% Geoff Young–2% ————- Governor-Republican Reporting:  100% Matt Bevin–52% Robert Goforth–39% William Woods 5% Ike Lawrence–4% ———- Secretary of State-Democrat Reporting:  100% Heather French Henry–71% Jason Griffith–13% Jason Belcher–13% Geoff Sebesta–3% ———— Secretary of State–Republican Reporting:  100% Michael Adams–41% Andrew English–27% Stephen Knipper–18% Carl Nett–14% ———-…

Holiday Schedule for Lex Waste Management

Lexington’s Division of Waste Management will adjust its collection schedule for the upcoming Memorial Day holiday: No collection will be made on Monday, May 27. Residents and businesses that normally receive curbside collections on Monday will be serviced on Wednesday, May 29. Those impacted should place their carts out after 4 p.m. on Tuesday to…

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