Kentucky State Parks To Open During Daytime Hours

Kentucky State Parks To Open During Daytime Hours Kentucky State Parks will be open to the public during daytime only beginning today, the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet said.The change is to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the cabinet said in a news release.All overnight reservations for park lodges, cabins and campgrounds…

Using Hotel Beds For COVID-19

Using Hotel Beds For COVID-19 Governor Beshear says Kentucky has more than 18,000 hospital beds, but believes thousands more will be needed when COVID-19 hits its peak. One of the ideas to help is to turn hotel room beds into beds for hospital type care.Governor Beshear said they are currently under contract to get…

Unemployment Benefits Soar

Unemployment Benefits Soar The number of Kentuckians filing for unemployment benefits has soared to nearly 113,000 as the coronavirus continues to ravage the economy.The U.S. Labor Department reported Thursday that 112,726 Kentuckians filed initial claims for unemployment last week. The previous week, 49,023 Kentuckians had sought jobless benefits as business shutdowns started taking a…

Stimulus Cash Coming Soon

Stimulus Cash Coming Soon The federal government expects to begin making payments to millions of Americans under the new stimulus law in mid-April, but some people without direct deposit information may not get checks until mid-August or later, according to a memo obtained Thursday by The Associated Press.The document from the House Ways and…