Tag: Kentucky

Kentucky Toddler Jackson Oblisk Falls Into Coma After A Tick Bite: Here Are The Symptoms Of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

When a tick bit toddler Jackson Oblisk, the family thought nothing of it. However, when spots began appearing on his body and the little boy slipped into a coma, they realized it was the fatal Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever.

Public Health June 4, 2019

Judge Sides With Kentucky School On Banning Unvaccinated Student

A judge from Kentucky sided with the decision of the state health department to ban unvaccinated students from attending classes at Assumption Academy. A total of 32 cases of chickenpox have been reported in the school since February.

Public Health April 3, 2019

Kentucky Sues Drug Company Endo For Opioid Epidemic

Andy Beshear, the attorney general of Kentucky, is filing a lawsuit against Endo International PLC for allegedly deceiving people - through its marketing practices - about the safety of its product, Opana ER.

Medicine November 8, 2017

Kentucky Governor Restores Voting Rights For Thousands Of Nonviolent Felons

Thousands of ex-felons in Kentucky will have an enhanced reintegration to the community as outgoing Governor, Steve Beshear signed an executive order restoring their voting rights. The move garnered praises from various politicians, saying it shows democracy at its best.

Society November 25, 2015

Noah's Ark Theme Park In Kentucky To Open In July

Answers in Genesis president and founder Ken Ham announced July 7 as the opening day of Ark Encounter. He said the religious theme park is their organization's answer to the atheistic idea of evolution.

Internet Culture November 13, 2015

Judge Rules Kentucky Man Had Every Right To Shoot Down Drone Over His Home

A local judge has dismissed all charges against a Kentucky man dubbed the 'drone slayer' who shot down an aircraft that was allegedly hovering over his home in July.

FUTURE TECH October 28, 2015

Pet Store Owner Rescued From Being Crushed By 20-Foot Python

Police rescued a pet shop owner from the hands, or in this case, grip, of one of his own snakes. This 20-foot and 126-pound python almost strangled his owner to death, had it not been for the officers who responded to the 911 call.

Internet Culture October 7, 2015

510-Foot-Long Noah's Ark Takes Shape In Kentucky And A Big Cash Flood Is Expected

Noah's Ark is set to be rebuilt in Kentucky -- as a Bible-based tourist attraction of biblical proportions.

Internet Culture June 27, 2015

US Moves To Protect 38,000-Mile Coral Habitat From North Carolina To New York

A new plan to protect coral habitats from North Carolina to New York gets approval from the U.S. fisheries council. If it will push through, 38,000 miles of coral-filled ocean floor will be free from hazardous fishing techniques.

Earth/Environment June 12, 2015

Hepatitis C Cases In Appalachian States Soar: What You Should Know About Hep C

Hepatitis C is the most common blood-borne infection in the United States and it’s currently making its rounds in West Virginia, Virginia, Tennessee and Kentucky.

Life June 7, 2015

March Madness 2015: Here Are The Most Liked And Most Talked-About Final Four Team In Each State

Sports on Facebook created two maps that show the most liked and most talked-about Final Four teams in the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament.

Internet Culture April 3, 2015

Need NCAA Tournament 2015 Bracket Help? President Barack Obama Unveils His Picks

Every year, President Barack Obama's March Madness bracket grabs headlines. See which teams he picked to make it to the Final Four of the NCAA Tournament this year.

Movies/TV Shows March 18, 2015

Runaway Kentucky Teen Couple on Crime Spree: Inspired by Bonnie and Clyde?

Two Kentucky teenagers have been on the run for almost two weeks, causing their parents to worry about their safety. The two have embarked on a crime spree and are now wanted for Felony Auto Theft.

Society January 16, 2015

Miracle: 7-Year-Old Girl Sole Survivor of Deadly Kentucky Plane Crash

A 7-year-old girl was the lone survivor of a plane crash, and she trekked through the darkness to find help. This is her story.

January 4, 2015

Life-sized 510-ft Noah's Ark project gets the sanction and money from Creation Museum

The same people who founded the controversial Creation Museum in Kentucky have announced that they have raised enough capital to build a life-sized replica of Noah’s Ark. Once completed, the ark will serve as an educational exhibit and theme park.

Society March 1, 2014

Creation versus Evolution Debate: Bill Nye-Ken Ham verbal duel ends in stalemate

Hundreds of thousands of people were glued to the debate between Bill Nye and Ken Ham in Kentucky on creation versus evolution.

Animals February 5, 2014

Bill Nye (evolutionist) and Ken Ham (creationist) engage in verbal duel

Evolution versus creation. Will it be a heated debate between Bill Nye and Ken Ham tonight or are we just hearing the cash register of the Creation Museum ringing?

Society February 4, 2014

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