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UK weekly webinar series to help Kentucky farm families work through current economic challenges

By Katie Pratt University of Kentucky The COVID-19 pandemic has put financial, physical, mental and emotional strains on many Americans, including farm families. To help them work through these unprecedented challenges, the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment is hosting “Crossing through This: Managing Farm and Family in 2020,” a weekly webinar series. The series...

Allison Ball, Kentucky Saves 529, KHEAA partner for Treasurer’s Summer Challenge; set for July

Kentucky State Treasurer Allison Ball announced Monday a partnership with Kentucky Saves 529 and the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) to offer the Treasurer’s Summer Challenge that will take place July 1 through July 31. The Summer Challenge is a unique financial literacy educational course for students ages 13-17. One winner will be selected for a $5,000 college scholarship. Allison...

PSC allows transfer of eight sewer systems; most have financial, operational, environmental challenges

The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) has approved the sale of eight small sewer systems to a Missouri-based company that has promised to correct long-standing problems with most of the systems. In an order issued Wednesday, the PSC found that Bluegrass Water Utility Operating Co., LLC, a subsidiary of Central States Water Resources, has the necessary financial, technical and managerial ability...