Northern KY Bridge Is Closed

Northern KY Bridge Is Closed 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.The span carries about 13,676 vehicles over…

Testing Capacity Must Increase

Testing Capacity Must Increase Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear has embraced plans by the White House to lift restrictions brought on by the coronavirus, but said the state must increase its testing capacity to get there.President Trump this week detailed a set of guidelines for easing restrictions over a span of several weeks in places…

Church Service Lawsuit Filed

Church Service Lawsuit Filed The Lexington Herald Leader is reporting that a second lawsuit has been filed accusing Governor Beshear of violating the first amendment rights of churchgoers during the COVID-19 pandemic.Maryville Baptist Church in Louisville, which held in-person services despite warnings from the Governor, and its pastor, Jack Roberts, filed the suit Friday…

Removing A Confederate Flag

Removing A Confederate Flag A local official in Kentucky has ordered the removal of a Confederate flag outside a county courthouse that has drawn criticism for weeks since its recent placement there.According to The Paducah Sun, Marshall County Judge-Executive Kevin Neal said Friday the intent in displaying the flag wasn’t to offend anyone, although…

COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update Governor Beshear said Kentucky has 273 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus, the highest single-day increase yet. The state now has 2,960 total cases.There have been 4 new deaths, bringing the total to 148 deaths. 1,122 Kentuckians have recovered.Gov. Beshear also encouraged people to sign up for testing at four recently announced…