NKY school wins in academics

by Chris Mayhew , cmayhew@communitypress.com – Campbell County High School’s first-place victory in in the quiz matches of the Kentucky Governor’s Cup state finals made them Northern Kentucky’s winningest academic team ever. “We did it,” Campbell County coach and teacher Christopher Manker said. “Campbell County just won the Governor’s Cup quick recall state championship. They are the first team…

JCPS: $40M ‘mistake’ found in salary study

by Allison Ross , @allisonSross – Jefferson County Public Schools said Tuesday that it has discovered that a controversial salary study that was released in April has a major mistake that made it seem that the district was paying a lot more in “premium” salaries than it is. In April, the state’s largest school district released information from…

‘Bag ban’ law headed to court

by James Bruggers , @jbruggers – This is just the latest twist in a conflict over solid waste management in Louisville and Jefferson County Perhaps as its final act, the local solid waste authorized the Jefferson County Attorney’s office to sue Kentucky over a new law that dramatically shakes up how solid waste will be overseen in…