Kentucky Department of Agriculture receives grant to implement new food box program
Several months of debate and negotiation regarding Kentucky Utilities' tree-trimming practices have now come to an end. KU’s modified vegetation management program got final Lexington Council backing Thursday night.
The city of Lexington has been awarded a $2 million grant to continue its effort to reduce opioid-related drug overdoses. The grant will support a continuation of the program for the next four years.
Off the Beaten Path with Sam Dick
Lexington Pastor steps away from the pulpit after 40 years
Sam Dick goes Off the Beaten Path to meet Tony the Legend at Herrington Lake
The new school year finds Kentucky experiencing a nationwide shortage of qualified classroom teachers. In her Eastern Standard debut as an interviewer for our series on education, Brigitte Blom, Executive Director of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence discusses the causes and consequences of having too few teachers with Kentucky Education Commissioner Jason Glass | Environmental reporter James Bruggers details his article exploring connections between mining and flash floods | The connection between religion and climate change is the focus of a conversation with former ER physician and evangelical Christian Dr. Matthew Sleeth | “Sangin’” season is almost upon us. Stephanie Lang gets some backstory on Gensing harvesting in Eastern Kentucky from historian Luke Manget | An update on the works of the Lexington Lab Band, now 72-artists strong | And Crystal Jones has details of a pair of flood relief concerts coming up in hard-hit Breathitt County
The word polio, for many, conjures up an image of a disease from the past.
Today’s Interview: KSP Trooper Matt Gayheart on thefts in the aftermath of eastern Kentucky floodingToday’s Interview: KSP Trooper Matt Gayheart on thefts in the aftermath of eastern Kentucky flooding
Kentucky Arts & Culture
School of Needlework for Disobedient Women-where art meets activism
Well-known Kentucky wood carver, Minnie Adkins and Lexington writer, Mike Norris have collaborated on children’s books for 30 years. For the first time ever, all of Adkins’ carvings that illustrate Norris’ stories are being featured in an art exhibit. Arts reporter Cheri Lawson has this story.
Ky. students urge legislators to act on youth mental health recommendations
Kentucky attorney general joins brief supporting ruling that ended CDC’s travel mask mandate
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And now, they say the need for solidarity is urgent because the ruling could affect other privacy-related rights like same-sex marriage. On the state level, gay and trans advocates say they’ve been under attack, and without federal protections, the tables could turn quickly.
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Creeks and streams in eastern Kentucky are filled with debris after catastrophic flood hit the region last month. Officials say this could lead to more flooding since waterways cannot properly drain.
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