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USA Cares to host free career and education expo for veterans, transitioning service members on June 26

USA Cares, a national nonprofit organization supporting military families in crisis, is hosting a career and education expo focused on hiring transitioning military, National Guard and Reservists, as well as veterans and their spouses on June 26. In coordination with the Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs (KDVA), the Soldier for Life Transition Assistance Program (SFL-TAP) and the Army Reserve P3...

LG&E-KU offer seasonal reminders for consumers to stay safe, comfortable as temperatures go lower

With colder temperatures and winter weather on the way, Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company are offering a few seasonal reminders to help area residents stay safe and comfortable in their homes. • Keep warm air in and cold air out – Ensure heating systems are operating efficiently. Seal leaks and gaps around the home with caulk, spray foam or weather-stripping. Make...

Marshall County’s Bluegrass VR wins second Lieutenant Governor’s Entrepreneurship Challenge

Bluegrass VR from Marshall County High School won the top prize at the Lieutenant Governor’s Entrepreneurship Challenge (LGEC) 2nd annual competition finals, hosted April 28at the University of Kentucky’s Gatton School of Business. Advised by Lisa Devillez, Bluegrass VR team members Claire Harmon and Daniel Sills each won $25,000 in scholarship funds to be used at any in state post-secondary...

KU, LG&E annual giving campaign pledges more than $1.6 million to 27 area nonprofits

KU and LG&E have announced the results of the utilities’ annual charitable giving campaign, called Power of One. For the sixth year in a row, employee pledges to nonprofit organizations across the utilities’ service territory exceeded more than $1 million.   With additional contributions from the LG&E and KU Foundation, the companies’ overall total reached $1.6 million again...

Smart Suzy: A Monday by any other name, online deals today, manage what you have

Welcome to Monday – Fresh Start Monday, Meatless Monday, Cyberspace Monday – whichever Monday it is, it’s still . . .Monday. And the Monday after a long weekend for most of us. Starting with over-indulgence Turkey Day, easing in to over-indulgence Black Friday, gearing down to Shop Local Saturday and hopefully wrapping up with worshipful, relaxing Sunday.   Suzy must tell you she tried...