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Drug Take Back Day

By Editor | February 29, 2024

Beloved Bridge is Target for Continuous Defacement

By Editor | February 27, 2024

Brittany Wylie | Citizen Staff Some time Monday evening, Bourbon County’s Colville Covered Bridge was vandalized yet again. Said to be an ongoing problem, Steve Adkins of the County Road Department commented that during his eight years of employment, this has been a constant issue. There are eleven surviving authentic covered bridges in Kentucky and…

Statewide tornado drill will be held March 6

By Editor | February 27, 2024

The 2024 annual Kentucky Statewide Tornado Drill will occur Wednesday, March 6 at 10:07 a.m., Eastern Time, as part of Kentucky’s Severe Weather Awareness Week activities. During the drill, the National Weather Service, in partnership with Kentucky Emergency Management, the Kentucky Weather Preparedness Committee, and Kentucky Broadcasters Association, will issue a test tornado warning message.…

‘Blue Monday’ is a myth, but Seasonal Affective Disorder is not

By Editor | January 15, 2024

Monday, Jan. 15, is considered by some to be “Blue Monday,” the most naturally depressing day of the year as people feel “blue” from holiday bills, bleak weather and forsaking their New Year resolutions, says Hackensack Meridian Health of New Jersey in a press release. It’s common for all these factors to have a compounding…

New company reduces health risks from EMF

By Editor | January 11, 2024

PAUL GIBSON | Citizen Staff   Dan Short, Paris inventor/entrepreneur is making news again. His new company, IONX, can produce a variety of products that can diminish the dangerous health risks associated with the increase of electronic devices that impact everyday life. Short has a history of successful inventions that are in line with his…

HISA: No single factor in 12 equine fatalities

By Editor | September 13, 2023

By TOM LATEK, Kentucky Today FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – The Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority (HISA) released a report on Tuesday, saying its investigation into the circumstances surrounding the 12 equine fatalities that took place at Churchill Downs Racetrack in April and May 2023, found no single factor led to the deaths. HISA’s investigation evaluated…

KY 1298 Closed in Nicholas County Sept. 11-15 for Bridge Replacement

By Editor | September 1, 2023

Traffic Advisory: KY 1298 Closed in Nicholas County Sept. 11-15 for Bridge Replacement Tenth of a mile east of Harrison County line FLEMINGSBURG, Ky. (Aug. 31, 2023) – The Kentucky Department of Highways will temporarily close KY 1298 (Hick Hardy Road) near the Nicholas-Harrison county line Sept. 11-15 for a bridge replacement. Beginning 8 a.m.…

State Supreme Court rules on Paris Zoning controversy

By Editor | August 22, 2023

The Supreme Court of Kentucky has ruled on the Paris zoning case involving the rezoning of the Stoner Creek Country Club property. The ruling “Pursuant to the rule of appellate procedure the decision in the above captioned appeal (John Vance, et al, v Paris City Commission) has become final.” The ruling denied motions for review…

Al Cross on Kansas

By Editor | August 18, 2023

Kentucky Journalism Hall-of-Famer Al Cross weighs in on the police raid on the weekly newspaper in Kansas, why all Kentuckians should pay attention to it, and the reason we need a free press.

Covid-19 vaccines: What parents need to know now

By Editor | August 6, 2023

Photo illustration via Children’s Hospital Los Angeles The Covid-19 pandemic is no longer a national emergency, but the virus that caused it isn’t gone—and neither is the risk of getting the disease, says Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. It published a Q and A with Dr. Michael Smit, the hospital’s medical director of infection prevention and control:…