As many families prepare for the start of yet another school year, not everyone is back to normal. To help lessen the financial burden some families may be faced with, the SOKY Patriots are collecting food items for the BackPack program.
Farm to School Manager Lynn Hawkins says, "It’s important for students to know where and how we get our food. It doesn’t magically show up at the grocery store. We teach students the entire agricultural process from planting to harvest. Then they use the foods they grow to learn about cooking, recipes, and proper nutrition.”
A settlement over thousands of lawsuits filed nationwide against major drug makers and distributors has been reached. The companies are expected to pay $26 billion and Kentucky will get a large chunk of the money.
The Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) released its 2020 annual report today. The report summarizes the status of state-chartered banks, credit unions, trust companies, lenders and securities firms and professionals operating in Kentucky during calendar year 2020.