Northern KY Bridge Shutdown

Northern KY Bridge Shutdown A bridge in northern Kentucky is closed to motor vehicles until further notice due to deterioration on a load-bearing portion of the span.The problem on the 4th Street-Veterans Bridge that connects Covington and Newport was discovered during an inspection, The Kentucky Enquirer reported. No word from the KY Transportation Cabinet…

KY Unemployment Update

KY Unemployment Update Nearly 400,000 Kentucky residents have filed for unemployment benefits in the past four weeks.The U.S. Labor Department on Thursday reported another round of massive layoffs in the Bluegrass State. It says 115,763 Kentuckians filed unemployment claims last week. That was down slightly from the prior week.Kentucky has dramatically increased the number…

Hunger Relief Charities Get Donations

Hunger Relief Charities Get Donations Three hunger-relief charities will benefit from a $500,000 donation by the Kentucky Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Co. and Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance Foundation in response to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.The donation is the largest single private donation made as part of Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles’ Kentucky Hunger…