By DAVE TAYLOR
The Trimble Banner
Led by House Appropriations and Revenue Chairman Rick Rand of Trimble County, the Kentucky General Assembly has approved funding for a research facility at the University of Kentucky that will specifically focus on the state’s most serious health issues. Governor Steve Beshear, joined by legislative leaders, signed the legislation Monday.
Work resumed on the Milton-Madison Bridge this week as the construction crew modifies bearings on the pedestrian walkway. This requires raising the sidewalk slightly, approximately an inch, in some areas, according to a statement from the Milton-Madison Bridge Project.
FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) will hold public meetings in Louisville and Lexington to present information and receive comments on the requests for rate increases by the Kentucky Utilities Co. (KU) and the Louisville Gas & Electric Co. (LG&E).
“These meetings will allow the public to learn about the PSC’s ratemaking process and to present their views directly to members of the Commission as it prepares to consider whether the proposed new rates are fair, just and reasonable,” PSC Chairman David Armstrong said.
By Christy Hoots
The Ledger Independent
The Delta Queen may be returning to waterways as early as 2016.
According to the president and chief executive officer of The Delta Queen Steamboat Company, Cornel Martin, the DQ was recently purchased from the TAC Cruise Company for an undisclosed amount.
The purpose of the purchase was to renovate the steamboat and return it to the waterways as a cruise steamboat, reminiscent of 1920s steamboat cruise lines.
Last summer’s canning season may be over, but you can brighten up gray winter days with homemade marmalade. Use it to bring some sunshine to your own breakfast, or share the goodness with friends and family. This recipe from the National Center for Home Food Preservation does not need added pectin to gel, because citrus fruits contain enough of their own natural pectin. Many of these fruits are readily available at the produce section of your grocery store.
¾ cup grapefruit peel (from 1 grapefruit)
ATLANTA, Ga. – Enviro-Log®, Inc., a leader in eco-friendly products for home heating and outdoor activities, urges households to prepare for extreme winter weather by following important safety tips that can help protect family members.