Krispy Kreme Helping First Responders

Krispy Kreme Helping First Responders Krispy Kreme will be offering free donuts to doctors and nurses every Monday until May.Beginning on March 30, which is National Doctors’ Day, doctors and nurses will receive a dozen of Original Glazed Donuts for free from Krispy Kreme every Monday up until the week of May 6-12, which…

Unemployment Filings Increase In KY

Unemployment Filings Increase In KY The number of Kentucky residents filing for unemployment benefits surged in the past week as many businesses closed or scaled back due to the coronavirus pandemic.A total of 48,847 Kentucky residents applied for unemployment assistance last week, reflecting the dramatic economic disruption caused by the virus, the U.S. Labor…

Helping KY Schools During COVID-19

Helping KY Schools During COVID-19 A bill giving Kentucky’s schools the latitude to use as many nontraditional instruction days as needed in response to the coronavirus outbreak was signed by Gov. Andy Beshear this week.The proposal to give relief to school districts sped through the legislature with strong bipartisan support as lawmakers deal with…

Stopping COVID-19 Scams

Stopping COVID-19 Scams Federal and state law enforcement agencies are forming a coronavirus task force to investigate and prosecute fraud cases.The Kentucky Coronavirus Fraud Task Force will be a partnership of U.S. Attorneys, the FBI and Kentucky’s Attorney General.The task force will review and investigate credible leads of fraud associated with the coronavirus pandemic,…

Starbucks Appreciates First Responders

Starbucks Appreciates First Responders Food City Starbucks Cafes are joining the Starbucks sponsored first responders appreciation initiative.From now through April 30th, Food City Starbucks will offer a free tall hot or iced coffee to first responders including firefighters, paramedics, police officers, doctors, nurses, hospital and medical staff and medical researchers. Source: MG…

Kentucky COVID-19 Update

Kentucky COVID-19 Update Governor Andy Beshear back in Frankfort Wednesday night for his daily COVID-19 update. The announcement started with a video geared towards pre-school children.Beshear then announced 35 new confirmed cases, bringing the state total to 198. He also said the fifth person in Kentucky has died from COVID-19-related causes. The patient was…