Natural Gas Costs Will Be Slightly Higher This Winter

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Kentucky residents who heat their homes with natural gas will see slightly higher prices at the start of the 2016-2017 heating season than they did a year ago, the Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) advised today.

Gas prices have risen, on average, about 12 percent from this time last year, but are still about 60 percent below the peak prices Continue reading Natural Gas Costs Will Be Slightly Higher This Winter

Beshear Warns of Scams Targeting Veterans

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Andy Beshear

As Veterans Day approaches, Attorney General Andy Beshear is warning Kentuckians to be cautious of scams targeting veterans.

According to the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, there are nearly 330,000 veterans in Kentucky who could be the target of scams.

The scams include calls and emails offering bogus military discounts and soliciting personal military information. Scammers are Continue reading Beshear Warns of Scams Targeting Veterans

GoKY website replaces 511 phone line for Kentucky traffic and roadway information

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Motorists traveling throughout Kentucky can now navigate the highways and by-ways of the Bluegrass with a modernized tool. Goky.ky.gov, an online traffic and roadway information portal, has replaced the traditional 511 travel and weather phone system.

The improved, user-friendly platform provides travelers access to reliable, up-to-date information regarding traffic conditions, Continue reading GoKY website replaces 511 phone line for Kentucky traffic and roadway information

Lifeline Program Changes Coming Next Month

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As the annual application process begins this week for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), changes are coming soon to another program used by many low-income Kentuckians.

The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) is reminding residents that, after December 1, participation in LIHEAP and several other programs will no longer suffice as proof of eligibility Continue reading Lifeline Program Changes Coming Next Month

Morris Ballard Jr.

Morris Ballard Jr
Morris Ballard Jr

Morris Ballard Jr., 48, the husband of Jeana Ballard, passed away Sunday evening, October 30, 2016. He was born on May 8, 1968 in Richmond, the son of the late Morris and Mary Esther Lutes Ballard.

Morris was an employee of Enersys Corporation in Richmond. His passion was working on four-wheel drive trucks, and always loved a challenge. He dearly loved his family especially his wife and two wonderful daughters.

Survivors include his wife: Jeana Webb Ballard; two daughters: Kelli Continue reading Morris Ballard Jr.

THE ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION HONORS CAREGIVERS DURING NATIONAL ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE AWARENESS MONTH AND NATIONAL FAMILY CAREGIVERS MONTH

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In 1983, President Ronald Reagan, who was later diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, designated November as National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month. President Bill Clinton named the week of Thanksgiving as a time to honor caregivers in 1997, and that has Continue reading THE ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION HONORS CAREGIVERS DURING NATIONAL ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE AWARENESS MONTH AND NATIONAL FAMILY CAREGIVERS MONTH

New Website Helps Kentuckians Find Anti-Overdose Medication

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Kentuckians who are struggling with an opioid addiction have a new website to help them buy naloxone, a life-saving medication that can reverse the effects of an overdose and offer a second chance to seek treatment.

Launched today, [KyStopOverdoses.ky.gov]KyStopOverdoses.ky.gov provides a map of more than 300 pharmacies across the state where people can obtain naloxone, often sold under the brand name Narcan. Visitors to the site can search for nearby venders by Continue reading New Website Helps Kentuckians Find Anti-Overdose Medication

Lois Marie Blair

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Lois Marie Blair

Lois Marie Peters Blair, age 95, died Monday, October 31, 2016 at Hearth at The Crossings in Greenwood, Indiana. Mrs. Blair was a native of Owsley County, Kentucky born to the late Fred G. and Martha Chadwell Peters.

She received both her BA and Masters in Special Education from South East Missouri State College and was a retired educator. She also enjoyed homemaking, art and quilting and was of the Methodist Continue reading Lois Marie Blair