Beshear, GOP Agree to Mail-In Voting for June Primary

Beshear, GOP Agree to Mail-In Voting for June Primary Gov. Andy Beshear opened Kentucky’s primary election to widespread mail-in absentee voting in a move Friday to relax election procedures and protect people amid the coronavirus outbreak. Allowing registered voters to cast ballots through mailed-in absentee voting stems from a bipartisan agreement between the Democratic…

CVHD Reports Fifth COVID-19 Related Death

CVHD Reports Fifth COVID-19 Related Death A fifth person has now died due to COVID-19 in the Cumberland Valley District Health Department. Officials said Friday the patient was a 79-year old woman who was also a resident of Jackson Manor. The health department also confirmed a new COVID-19 case in Jackson County, however, this…

Pikeville Medical Center Furloughing 200 Workers

Pikeville Medical Center Furloughing 200 Workers Pikeville Medical Center is furloughing more than 200 employees effective tomorrow (Sunday). Hospital officials say with no elective procedures taking place, the facility will “experience a significant financial loss for April and have to take these necessary steps to manage expenses.” Anyone furloughed -will- qualify for unemployment benefits…