Monthly Archives: July 2020

New laws in Kentucky take effect

New laws in Kentucky take effect

Wednesday is an important date in Kentucky this year. That’s when most legislation approved during the 2020 General Assembly takes effect. Tom Troth, who serves as legislative agent for the Kentucky Baptist Convention, noted that this year’s session, like activities for most of life right now due to the COVID-19 outbreak, were anything but normal…more »

Times editor resigns, saying she was harassed for her ideas

Times editor resigns, saying she was harassed for her ideas

Bari Weiss, an opinion editor at The New York Times, quit her job on Tuesday with a public resignation letter that alleged harassment and a hostile work environment created by people who disagreed with her. Andrew Sullivan, another prominent journalist who expressed concern that a “woke” culture is crowding out dissenting opinion, similarly announced his…more »

Planned carnival spurs virus concerns

Planned carnival spurs virus concerns

A carnival scheduled to begin Thursday in the parking lot of Greenwood Mall will go on as scheduled despite coronavirus-related concerns expressed by some, including Bowling Green City Commissioner Brian “Slim” Nash. Casey’s Rides Inc. from Utica has begun the process of setting up the carnival, which features rides and food booths. It is scheduled…more »

Judge rules against Kentucky governor on Florence Speedway, other COVID-19 orders

Judge rules against Kentucky governor on Florence Speedway, other COVID-19 orders

Amid spiking rates of COVID-19 in Kentucky, a state appeals judge has rejected efforts by Gov. Andy Beshear to block two lower court rulings that limit his ability to order restrictions on crowds in public and class sizes at day care centers. Acknowledging that COVID-19 causes “severe respiratory illness and, in some cases, leads to…more »

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