- A new truancy law went into effect this summer, mandating that school districts find dropouts under 18 and get them back into school. In Fayette County, they have only been able to get 25 percent of their dropouts back into school. WKYT’s Mark Barber is investigating the challenges surrounding the new truancy law.
- Scott County Superintendent Patricia Putty said after our initial story aired, central office and booster money bought more than 70 new Riddell Revolution Speeds, which are five star helmets.
- Boyle County and Danville leaders will work together to strengthen their dog ordinances. This effort comes after a man faces charges related to his dogs in Lincoln and Boyle counties.
- A Boyle County judge scheduled a case review for Christopher Pope on August 12 because the prosecuting attorney says more charges will be filed against the 26 year old in another animal cruelty case.
- Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville says a patient who tested positive for two stains of adult chicken pox is what prompted a lockdown at the facility Saturday evening.
- Massive overhauls are reforming Kentucky’s juvenile justice system. Many school administrators say their greatest fear is the new discipline policies will lead to more disruption in classrooms.
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