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Kentucky by Heart: Deaths leave a void and legacy: Mountain Santa, Bob Wagoner each made mark

01/16/2018 One often found him visiting nursing homes and bringing residents treats such as bananas ... Santa from a friend several years ago who suggested that I include him in my Kentucky’s Everyday Heroes book series. So after reaching Mike by phone, he agreed ...

How joining MLK’s historic 1963 march spurred activist to move to Kentucky

01/14/2018 If it were not for Martin Luther King Jr., I would never have come to Kentucky to work or live ... people thrown out of their homes — plain people, hard working, courageous, joyful. The singing was unlike anything I had ever experienced.

Water shortages continue to plague Eastern Kentucky counties

01/13/2018 But in some Eastern Kentucky counties, authorities are begging people not ... and a drain on the county water supply as many residents kept water flowing in their homes to prevent frozen pipes. “We’re in much better shape,” Jackson said Saturday ...

Kentucky saves $2.5 million in cost of care through use of innovative web-based ‘LiveHealth’ initiative

01/12/2018 The Kentucky Personnel Cabinet and Secretary Tom Stephens announced ... doctor consultations and receive top-notch medical care from the convenience of their own homes at no cost to plan members. This creative program allows participants to have access ...

721 Kentucky St, Fairfield

01/10/2018 721 Kentucky St, Fairfield, CA 94533 is a single family home for sale. Browse realtor.com® for nearby schools and neighborhood information. Find homes similar to 721 Kentucky St within your price range. Basic information about a property can only take you ...

Homes for the Holiday: Vignettes from winter break

01/08/2018 My parents’ methods were never overt — nobody plastered our homes with Hindu imagery or forced us to memorize ... As a young Catholic living in a small town outside of Louisville, Kentucky, I always looked forward to the Christmas season, particularly ...

Writer and Kentucky native, Sue Grafton dies at 77

01/03/2018 Most known for her ‘alphabet’ crime series books starring the private eye Kinsey Millhone character, Grafton spent time between her Kentucky and California homes and it was on the west coast where she spent her final moments surrounded by family.

Jeff Hoover resigns as Speaker of Kentucky House, won't resign seat

01/08/2018 LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Kentucky State Rep ... A federal judge says six black-owned funeral homes can proceed toward trial with their lawsuit alleging that a Mississippi Gulf Coast coroner discriminates in favor of white-owned competitors.

Kentucky Daybook

01/03/2018 Associated Press Kentucky Daybook for Wednesday ... include AGCA CEO Stephen Sandherr and Chief Economist Kenneth Simonson, Sage Construction and Real Estate Vice President and General Manager Jon Witty, McAlvain Companies President of Construction ...

Kentucky Headlines - WDRB 41 Louisville News

01/07/2018 Kentucky state Rep. Steve Riggs has announced he will not seek ... state's two largest electric utilities are planning to install 1.3 million upgraded meters in homes across the state.More >> The state's two largest electric utilities are planning to ...

Ky juveniles suffer in failed system

01/04/2018 When individuals bring children into their homes, they take on the responsibility of giving ... When the state takes a child into custody, it has the same responsibilities. Kentucky has failed the children at the seven detention centers operated by the ...

Singapore buyer fuels Middle Tennessee's second-biggest real estate deal of 2017

01/02/2018 striking the second-largest commercial real estate deal of 2017. Mapletree Investments Pte Ltd. paid $110 million for the building that AT&T (NYSE: T) leases as its main communications hub for Tennessee and Kentucky. That sale price, disclosed in recently ...

Kentucky by Heart: Irma Gall, Peggy Kemner join to ‘lend a hand’ to the less fortunate in Knox County

01/01/2018 Peggy, a graduate of the acclaimed Frontier Nursing Service, also rode horseback to serve as a midwife and attend to medical needs for the poor in their homes. When time was ... a biography of former Kentucky Afield host Tim Farmer and five in the Kentucky ...

CMEEC founding attorney disappointed in Kentucky Derby spending

12/31/2017 long retired from his career as an attorney specializing in utility law and real estate and at times serving as a political advisor, contacted The Day this fall to express a mixture of anger and disappointment regarding the Kentucky Derby controversy by ...

5 most impressive prefab homes from 2017

12/29/2017 Prefab homes, made of pre-manufactured parts assembled on site ... come true asking $275K This adorable cottage straight out of a storybook in Lexington, Kentucky, dates back to 1885. The 7 campers and trailers we loved in 2017 From beautifully crafted ...

This Central Kentucky restaurant and bar will focus on locally grown ingredients

12/27/2017 Versailles Brewing Co., set to open Dec. 29, is headed up by real estate agent Gary Jones and Woodford County ... all of the food ingredients to come from Woodford County or Central Kentucky. This includes pork and vegetables from local farms, such as ...

Celebrity Homes We Loved in 2017

12/26/2017 According to tax records, Depp (who was born in Kentucky and lived there for part of his childhood ... joined Lasata (one of Jackie O.’s childhood summer homes) on the market. Matthew Perry’s Hollywood Hills Home Actor Matthew Perry of Friends fame ...

Kentucky Airbnb hosts earned $19.2M, welcomed 166,000 guests in 2017

12/25/2017 There are now just under 3,500 Kentucky hosts who share their homes via Airbnb, typically earning about $4,900 annually in supplemental income. Home sharing delivered significant value throughout the state in 2018, including a $3.5 million impact for ...

Dogwood Homes buyer to build East End housing developments

12/20/2017 The company that is set to purchase the majority of the assets for Dogwood Homes of Kentucky LLC next year has unveiled plans for two new housing developments. Northern Kentucky-based Fischer Homes, the 38th largest homebuilder in the U.S., said it plans ...

These were the biggest commercial real estate sales in Jefferson County in 2017 (SLIDESHOW)

12/22/2017 The team at Louisville's Cushman & Wakefield/Commercial Kentucky also shared their records on the top ... One thing worth noting: Pennsylvania-based real estate investment and management firm Exeter Property Group went on a roughly $78 million spending ...

These are the Louisville commercial real estate stories you liked the most in 2017

12/21/2017 Each year, we compile the most-read commercial real estate stories of the year ... When last we checked in with Dana, he was back in Kentucky, seeking state tax incentives, and said he was looking for land in counties surrounding Jefferson County.

Kentucky Airbnb hosts made how much this year?

12/22/2017 That guest count represents growth of 103 percent, compared to last year, the release said. There are now just under 3,500 Kentucky hosts who share their homes via Airbnb, typically earning about $4,900 annually in supplemental income. Louisville is ...

A load of baloney: Food bandit strikes in Kentucky

12/22/2017 A Christian County Sheriff's Office spokesman tells WTFV-TV in Tennessee that deputies have stepped up patrols in Crofton, Kentucky, following an increase in burglaries targeting churches and homes within the last month. Lt. Scott Noisworthy says the ...

UPDATE: Crews battle 25+ acre brush fire in Lawrence County, Ky.

12/16/2017 No one was hurt and no homes were damaged. Fire officials warn people that just because the fall fire season in Kentucky ended on Dec. 15, doesn't mean it is okay to burn freely. They say brush is still very dry and it will take significant rain to dampen ...

Atria Plans $1 Billion in Real Estate Ventures After Capital Raise

12/20/2017 Fresh off of a major capital raise, the nation’s seventh-largest senior housing provider is now planning to invest $1 billion in real estate ventures in high-barrier-to-entry markets. Senior executives at Louisville, Kentucky-based Atria Senior Living ...

Pilot project will target men in eight Kentucky counties in an effort to prevent lung cancer

12/21/2017 increasing the number of radon tests conducted in homes, reducing the number of people exposed to secondhand smoke and increasing lung-cancer screenings. The ultimate goal is to reduce lung cancer rates in Kentucky. Radon, which is an odorless, colorless ...

Kentucky receives $71,000 grant to loan temporary portable ramps to make homes accessible

12/19/2017 The Kentucky Assistive Technology Services (KATS) Network can now loan temporary portable ramps to help people with disabilities awaiting a permanent ramp to access their homes. The Ramp Up Kentucky! program is funded through a recently awarded $71,257 ...

Kentucky Farm Time Capsule: Mereworth Farm

12/18/2017 While some major racing and breeding operations like Elmendorf were names that shifted control and ownership over time, others, like Mereworth Farm in Central Kentucky, were strictly one-family endeavors. Walter Salmon Sr., a real estate mogul from New ...

Kentucky by Heart: Mike Howard goes from ‘black sheep’ to beloved ‘Mountain Santa’

12/18/2017 He also frequents Harlan County’s nursing homes, where he is a big hit with residents who ... Steve Flairty grew up feeling good about Kentucky. He recalls childhood trips orchestrated by his father, with the take-off points in Campbell County.

'People will die' if Kentucky doesn't find money for social services, lawmaker warns

12/19/2017 Nichols is among a growing body of Kentucky grandparents and other relatives urging the state to restore Kinship Care, a program the state closed to new applicants in 2013. It pays relatives $300 a month per child to care for children removed from homes ...

A Miserable Hanukkah in Kentucky: When Jews Were Almost Expelled From the American South

12/19/2017 The Magid in Europe reported that a group of Jews from Paducah, Kentucky, led by Cesar Kaskel ... The latter obeyed right away, and the Jews of Paducah returned to their homes. Cartoon depicting Ulysses Grant crying "crocodile tears" over the Jews.

Lithium battery maker to employ hundreds in Kentucky plant

12/15/2017 capable, ready to go," he said. Rogers also expressed hopes that people who left their homes in search of jobs will come back. "We've got a labor pool that extends far beyond the boundaries of eastern Kentucky, dying to come home," he said. "And this will ...

Paducah, KY man accused of burglaries on Paducah's south side

12/15/2017 A Paducah, Kentucky man is facing charges after police say he was found ... Matt Scheer conducted an investigation into burglaries and thefts at a number of homes on Paducah’s southside from October to December of 2017. After searching Woods’ home ...

Kentucky Lithium Battery Plant To Hire Hundreds

12/15/2017 capable, ready to go," he said. Rogers also expressed hopes that people who left their homes in search of jobs will come back. "We've got a labor pool that extends far beyond the boundaries of eastern Kentucky, dying to come home," he said. "And this will ...

EnerBlü, a Riverside-based lithium battery maker, moving to Kentucky

12/15/2017 Rogers also expressed hopes that people who left their homes in search of jobs will come back. “We’ve got a labor pool that extends far beyond the boundaries of eastern Kentucky, dying to come home,” he said. “And this will give them a chance to do ...

Opioid crisis strains foster system as kids pried from homes

12/12/2017 From New York to Kentucky, schools stock the overdose antidote naloxone ... which contracts with the state to find children homes. All but a few of her cases involve drugs and of those that do, about half are opioid-related. The Villages is receiving ...

Kentucky's Appalachian hills are a shared drug needle away from the next big HIV outbreak

12/15/2017 Kentucky leads the nation in vulnerable counties ... the rolling green landscape is dotted by a mix of dilapidated single-wide mobile homes, sagging old houses and well-kept homes, with a tiny commercial strip and about a dozen churches.

Dan Johnson: KY State Rep. kills himself in Bullitt County

12/13/2017 Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin posted his condolences on Twitter ... massive rain falls of more than 20 inches last year and the damage it caused to hundreds of homes. It has been a busy year in Tangi Parish as they dig out and build new retention ponds ...

Forget abortion: What women in Appalachian Kentucky really want

12/13/2017 Pikeville, Kentucky (CNN)Perhaps it was the abstinence pledge she felt ... a reliance on government programs and the fact that babies are being passed off to foster homes and grandparents make some of them shake their heads. But while these women largely ...

Kentucky craft brewers reusing bourbon barrels

12/12/2017 The event will feature 35 Kentucky breweries highlighting more than 90 beers. Willett master distiller Drew Kulsveen says used bourbon barrels are sought after for aging everything from Scotch to pancake syrup to soy sauce. Richmond real estate lawyer Hong ...