Thursday, December 7, 2017

Oh, Kentucky

Christmas parades: Irvington and Owensboro, Nov. 18; Central City, Nov. 19; Ashland, Nov. 21; Lebanon, Nov. 24; Brownsville and Danville, Nov. 25; Greenup, Nov. 28; Cumberland, London, Monticello and Richmond (more than 50,000 reached via Facebook), Dec. 1; Arlington, Barbourville, Beaver Dam, Bowling Green, Cadiz, Corbin, Fordsville, Georgetown, Glasgow, Harlan, Hartford, Henderson, Lawrenceburg, Madisonville, Marion, Munfordville, Murray, Paducah, Somerset and Winchester, Dec. 2; Dawson Springs, Evarts and Nortonville, Dec. 3; Mount Sterling, Dec. 4; Lexington ("the state's largest," per WTVQ), Dec. 5; Bardstown, Dec. 7; Frankfort and Fredonia, Dec. 8; Augusta, Berea ("A Star Spangled Christmas"), Burnside, Cave City, Edmonton, Elkton, Hanson, Hopkinsville (please note the "Hop." street closings), Paintsville, Salem and Whitesville, Dec. 9, and La Center and Oak Grove, Dec. 16.

Good news: A new HUD study indicates homelessness in Kentucky is down this year 5 percent since 2016 and 39 percent since 2010.


We parents of Kentucky schoolchildren need to be getting our Hepatitis A game in gear.

Per this Richmond Register report, about 20 percent of all the aluminum cans that are recycled in the United States are recycled at the Novelis plant in Berea--and now it's expanding.

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