Contract review committee puts state agencies on notice about retroactive approval of state contracts

By Tom Latek Kentucky Today The co-chairman of the General Assembly’s government contract review committee put state agencies on notice that he doesn’t like having to approve contracts with a retroactive starting date. Sen. Steven Meredith, R-Leitchfield, said on Tuesday he felt many of the reasons to approve contracts already entered in to by the…

Kentucky attorney general wants to investigate state Catholic dioceses

by Caitlin McGlade, Louisville Courier Journal – Demonstrators gathered outside the Cathedral of the Assumption in downtown Louisville to protest the Catholic Church’s handling of child sex abuse. Nikki Boliaux, Courier Journal STORY HIGHLIGHTS Catholic church sex abuse victims and their advocates will protest today They say the Archdiocese has done little to support victims of…

Kentucky counties cope with flooding; search resumes for boy swept away

by MIKE STUNSON, mstunson@herald-leader.com –  Heavy weekend rain continues to cause issues for many areas of Kentucky Monday after the precipitation subsided. Areas in Bath, Morgan, Menifee, Fleming and Rowan counties remain under a flood warning until 11 a.m. Monday, according to the National Weather Service. The flooding caused Montgomery County to declare a state of…