Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Oh, Kentucky

Austria says the hacker of its government websites is a man from Turkey who lives in Bowling Green.

You can vote every day through March 6 for a prospective Google Doodle by a student from Madisonville’s James Madison Middle School

“When I think about what I see in the future, my heart lands on simply... love," she writes. "The perfect letters l-o-v-e could change the world. My watercolor and pen creation depicts a diverse, loving community willing to help and be kind to each other. I hope you enjoy!” The school is up for a $50,000 technology grant; the student, a $30,000 scholarship and a trip to Google. 

The (real) legislature is considering limits on how police can use drones for surveillance.

The state is looking for volunteers to review foster-care cases in 37 counties, and you don't have to live in the county you review.

A grassroots effort to open a shelter around Glasgow reportedly is intended in part to keep Barren County's homeless from having to get themselves to Metcalfe or Monroe counties.

Lyon County's Lee Jones Park is getting a bike trail!

Henderson's getting new city-limits signs this week.

A Letcher County native who came home has been named Staff Care's "country doctor of the year."

Yum! Brands has boosted paid maternity leave to 18 months and "baby bonding time" to six weeks for dads, partners and adoptive/foster parents.

Kentucky for sale:

Rest in peace, Lawrence "Butch" Gilbert, who was a big, big deal around Bowling Green football fields for about 70 years.

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