When a child is rushed to the hospital or has an extended stay due to illness it can turn a family’s world upside down. One Madison County nonprofit works to bring hope and encouragement to those families through a small act of kindness meant to make their hospital stay a little easier. A stay in the hospital can be frightening for a child, for his or her parents left waiting with them it can be equally as terrifying and stressful.
There was some good news Thursday in tackling health care disparities in rural Kentucky. Eastern Kentucky Univeristy and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield are finding solutions through scholarships for students in EKU’s nursing program.
Congratulations to Ashlynn Stephens! The fifth grader is from Coventry Oaks Elementary. Her essay and presentation stood out from the rest. Her theme on knowing the sounds of fire safety earned her the title of Junior Fire Chief for 2021.
While young drivers haven’t had to worry about one of the most nerve-wracking parts of getting a driver’s license — the road test — for more than a year now, the omission concerns more experienced motorists.
As the bourbon industry continues to rapidly grow, researchers at UK are looking at ways to improve bourbon barrel production, which could in turn save money for manufacturers and even save money for consumers.