Auditor says juvenile justice review shows ‘lack of leadership’ from Beshear administration

BY: - January 31, 2024

FRANKFORT — A review of Kentucky’s Department of Juvenile Justice found “​​disorganization across facilities” and a “lack of leadership from the Beshear Administration,” Republican Auditor Allison Ball said Wednesday. However, an administration spokesperson said neither the Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) nor the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet was given the opportunity to review the […]

Kentucky Fish and Wildlife gives safety tips about black bear sightings

BY: - June 22, 2023

As the summer season begins, wildlife officials are advising Kentuckians about possible black bear sightings.  The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife says that sightings of black bears are common across the state. Encounters with the animals are possible, too, especially in early summer.  Recent sightings have been reported in eastern, southeastern and southcentral Kentucky, […]