Residential Child-Care Facilities to Get Rate Increase

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Residential child-caring facilities in Kentucky that care for foster children with elevated needs are getting a rate increase to better support those children.

Governor Matt Bevin and Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) Secretary Vickie Yates Brown Glisson signed an emergency regulation amending the state’s existing regulation guiding private child-caring facilities. The change takes effect Oct. 1 and increases the payment rates for children assessed at the highest level of care – Levels IV and V. Continue reading Residential Child-Care Facilities to Get Rate Increase

POTTERY ON THE WHEEL DEMONSTRATED BY ALLEY CAT POTTER KRISTAL GILKEY AT KY ARTISAN CENTER

Photos, left to right: A variety of wheel-thrown pottery created during a demonstration by Kristal Gilkey at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea; Gilkey throws pottery on the wheel and talks with visitors at the Center; a finished yellow apple baker along with freshly thrown ones.
Photos, left to right: A variety of wheel-thrown pottery created during a demonstration by Kristal Gilkey at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea; Gilkey throws pottery on the wheel and talks with visitors at the Center; a finished yellow apple baker along with freshly thrown ones.

On Saturday, October 8, Berea artist Kristal Gilkey of Alley Cat Pottery will demonstrate pottery on the wheel from 10:30 to 3:30 at Continue reading POTTERY ON THE WHEEL DEMONSTRATED BY ALLEY CAT POTTER KRISTAL GILKEY AT KY ARTISAN CENTER

44th Annual Kiwanis Charity Auction

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The Kiwanis Club of Richmond will host its 44th Annual Kiwanis Charity Auction from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, October 1, 2016 at Madison Central High School. The auction will be carried live and on WEKY-AM 1340.

For more details or to see a list of services, products or items to be auctioned, visit www.kiwanisauction2016.com or the Kiwanis Club of Richmond Kentucky page on Facebook.

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House Speaker Stumbo appoints new House Task Force on Child Abuse and Exploitation Prevention

Greg Stumbo
Greg Stumbo

Kentucky House Speaker Greg Stumbo announced today that he has appointed the House Task Force on Child Abuse and Exploitation Prevention, which will examine and propose omnibus legislation designed to protect Kentucky’s children.

“I cannot comprehend how anyone could even think of abusing a child, but the sad reality is that it occurs each day,” House Speaker Stumbo said. “I have dedicated my career in public service, both as a legislator and Continue reading House Speaker Stumbo appoints new House Task Force on Child Abuse and Exploitation Prevention

Statement from House Republican Leader Jeff Hoover on Department of Criminal Justice Training and KY Law Enforcement Foundation Program Fund Audit

House Republican Leader Jeff Hoover
House Republican Leader Jeff Hoover

“I applaud Denny Butler’s leadership in requesting this audit, and for his commitment to its completion. As a retired detective with the Louisville Metro Police Department, Rep. Butler identified several improprieties within the former Governor Beshear-led DOCJT and their use of KLEFPF funds, and he pressed for a thorough investigation to ensure the funds were being used for their intended purpose. The findings in this audit confirm that Kentucky needs, and Continue reading Statement from House Republican Leader Jeff Hoover on Department of Criminal Justice Training and KY Law Enforcement Foundation Program Fund Audit

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