Here are some of the stories we’ve covered this afternoon, in case you missed them. A coal miner has been killed in an equipment accident in Letcher County. The accident was at the Hubble Mining Company’s Number 9 mine at Eolia in Letcher County. A week after the Louisville Orchestra management threatened to replace musicians… Continue reading Letcher County Coal Miner Killed, Orchestra Talks Resume, UofL Football Team on Winning Streak: Afternoon Review
Officials at Jefferson County Public Schools say power, Internet and phone service have been restored at all schools and facilities and they’re ready to start the new academic year tomorrow. The start of school was delayed by two days due to power and other outages caused by Saturday’s severe weather. JCPS Director of Facilities and… Continue reading JCPS Officials Say They’re Ready For Classes Wednesday
The accident occurred at Ballardsville Road and Worthington Lane near the Jefferson-Oldham County Line. A JCPS spokesperson says eight students and the bus driver were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
A dozen Kentucky school districts have purchased gas-electric hybrid buses, and hundreds more hybrids will be coming to Kentucky soon. The state received about 13 million stimulus dollars to purchase the hybrids, and districts must apply for the funds.