Braidy Industries breaks silence to name investors in state-subsidized company

by Morgan Watkins, Louisville Courier Journal – The community of Ashland, Kentucky, looks forward to Braidy Industries building an aluminum plant nearby that may boost the economy. Sam Upshaw Jr./Louisville Courier Journal Braidy Industries Inc., which plans to build a state-subsidized $1.3 billion aluminum rolling mill near Ashland, on Monday publicly named several shareholders, including a…

Retired judge found guilty of misconduct

By DEBORAH HIGHLAND dhighland@bgdailynews.com –  In an order issued Tuesday, the state Judicial Conduct Commission found retired Barren and Metcalfe counties Family Court Judge Mitchell Nance guilty of misconduct and issued a public reprimand. Nance issued an order April 27 stating he would no longer hear adoption cases involving “homosexual parties” because of his belief that…

Kentucky Department of Education seeks input on current English/language arts, math standards

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is seeking additional feedback on current English/language arts (ELA) standards and current mathematics standards. Previous feedback collected through October 2017 focused on individual standards. To ensure transition- readiness for all for all students, KDE is seeking further public input regarding the cumulative grade-to-grade progression of K-12 ELA standards at…