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Commonwealth of Kentucky

Cameron wins Republican bid; will face Beshear for governor in November

Cameron or Beshear -Choices for Kentucky Governor Tuesday, May 16th was primary election day in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Of the 3,468,537 registered voters in KY, around 14 percent cast ballots in the democrat and republic primaries, choosing who will appear on the general election ballot in November. The 2 democrat candidates challenging incumbent Kentucky…

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HCHS Sophomore Katie Kruger to attend Congress of Future Medical Leaders

Kruger, Sophomore at Hancock County High School, was nominated for academic recognition as a Delegate representing Hancock County High School and the Commonwealth of Kentucky at the Congress of Future Medical Leaders, held on June 21st through June 23rd, 2023 in Boston, Massachusetts. Katie was nominated by Nobel Prize winner in Medicine and Science Director…

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Infrastructure Act holds promise for rural Kentucky

  With the passage of the $1.2-trillion Infrastructure Improvement and Jobs Act on Nov. 5, the Commonwealth of Kentucky is poised to receive about $5 billion in funding for highway and bridge repair/replacement, public transportation, broadband expansion and electric vehicle charging facilities. While it remains unclear exactly how those monies will be distributed throughout the…

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Jeffreys Cliffs; popular outdoor destination in Hancock County

Jeffreys Cliffs is proving to be a popular outdoor destination in Hancock County when considering the visitor numbers. Steve Caneperi, president of the Hancock County Heritage Commission, reports there were 2,396 visitors to the Jeffreys Cliffs Conservation and Recreation Area from the end of July through Oct. 25. Tabulating visitors numbers is accomplished with the…

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Local license issuance ends June 28

In 2005 the United States Congress passed the REAL ID act that set uniform federal standards for driver’s licenses issued in each of the 50 states. After 16 years, the Commonwealth of Kentucky is enacting the requirements of this legislation, and creating regional driver’s license offices. “June 28 will be the last day I will…

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