KY Unemployment Claims Down

KY Unemployment Claims Down The number of laid-off Kentucky workers seeking assistance continued to decline last week, when about 47,000 people applied for jobless benefits as the economy shifts into more activity.The latest round of filings for jobless aid was the lowest in two months, when the surge in Kentucky’s unemployment claims was in…

Repaving Mammoth Cave Roads

Repaving Mammoth Cave Roads A project to repave Mammoth Cave National Park’s roads and parking areas has launched in Kentucky.The pavement preservation project will begin Thursday and continue until November, news outlets reported. During this time, visitors may experience temporary closures and short delays on roads and parking areas throughout the national park. …

Memorial Day Travel Woes

Memorial Day Travel Woes The coronavirus pandemic is gutting Memorial Day. Holiday travel is expected to be at a near-record low this weekend. Things are bad enough that AAA didn’t release its holiday weekend travel forecast this year.“With social distance guidelines still in process, we expect to see this year have a near-record low…

Former Pike County Sheriff Dies

Former Pike County Sheriff Dies Former Pike County Sheriff and Judge Executive Bill Deskins has died.Several officials and friends posted the news on Facebook.Deskins was county judge from 2003 to 2007 and was elected again in 2014, defeating Wayne T. Rutherford by around 600 votes.Funeral arrangements have not been announced. Source: MG…