Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Oh, Kentucky

Matt Bevin, a prospective vice-presidential candidate from New Hampshire, has granted vision and dental benefits to about 500,000 Medicaid enrollees in Kentucky (after yanking them away a few weeks before).

A giant gift from a former Churchill Downs and Humana executive will help pay for students whose parents and grandparents never attended college to go to U of L.

Black lung appears to be making a big comeback in eastern Kentucky.

Western Kentucky gets a seat at the Farm Bill table in the U.S. House.

The new president of the College of Regional Ministers for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the United States and Canada is from Kentucky.

Ta ta, Papa, from the NKU food court.

Christmas parades: Owensboro, Nov. 17 (and 1998-2017; whoop-whoop, RayRay, in 2002!); Bowling Green, Dec. 1; Richmond, Dec. 7, and Hopkinsville, Dec. 8.