Latest Unemployment Numbers

Latest Unemployment Numbers Nearly 91,000 Kentucky residents applied for unemployment benefits last week, down from the prior week but a grim reminder that the coronavirus continues to inflict economic damage even as the governor rolls out plans to gradually kick start commerce.The ranks of laid-off Kentucky workers seeking jobless assistance in the past six…

KY Air National Guard Flyover

KY Air National Guard Flyover The Kentucky Air National Guard plans to honor healthcare workers and first responders by performing a flyover across much of the state.Pilots will present a two-ship C-130 flyover on Friday that begins in Louisville and travels to Frankfort, Lexington, Pikeville, Bowling Green and Owensboro before heading back to Louisville,…

Household Poisonings

Household Poisonings Officials say people are getting poisoned by household disinfectants as they try to fight COVID-19.In March, the Kentucky Poison Control Center of Norton Children’s Hospital saw a 30 percent increase in overall exposure calls related to disinfectants. That spike includes a 56 percent increase in poisonings from household cleaners and a 30…

Fatal Amish Crash

Fatal Amish Crash Authorities in Kentucky said four children died and one is missing after a buggy carrying an Amish family was swept away in a current while attempting to cross a low water bridge.Six people were in the horse and buggy that overturned on Wednesday in Bath County, Kentucky State Police said in…

KY Re-Opening Plan

KY Re-Opening Plan Governor Andy Beshear unveiled his plan for the first phase of reopening some businesses in Kentucky.The first phase begins on May 11, with manufacturing, construction, vehicle or vessel dealerships, professional services (50 percent), horse racing (no fans) and dog grooming/boarding businesses.That phase continues to May 20, which allows retail businesses to…