Discussing Reopening KY’s Schools

Discussing Reopening KY’s Schools Some Kentucky school superintendents are wary about reopening school buildings in the fall, skeptical that they can meet social distancing requirements to curb the spread of COVID-19:“Unless the social distancing rules change, we’re not able to have school,” said Scott County Superintendent Kevin Hub. “You just can’t social distance in…

Lexington Pharmaceutical Company Developing COVID-19 Spray

Lexington Pharmaceutical Company Developing COVID-19 Spray A Lexington pharmaceutical company is working to produce a nasal spray that could prevent one from catching COVID-19, as well as keep symptoms at bay in patients who have already tested positive for the highly contagious virus.Summit Biosciences, Inc. announced this week it had been awarded a contract…

Gubernatorial Candidate Pleads Not Guilty

Gubernatorial Candidate Pleads Not Guilty A Kentucky lawmaker who ran for governor last year has pleaded not guilty after he was accused of choking a woman with an ethernet cable and trying to “hog tie” her during a domestic dispute, says his lawyer. Attorney Conrad Cessna told the Lexington Herald-Leader on Monday that Republican…

Driver’s License Permit Testing

Driver’s License Permit Testing Driver’s license permit testing will now resume in specific counties across Kentucky.The announcement was made recently by the KSP Driver Testing Branch. In order to better follow CDC/Health at Work guidelines, a new registration process was created. Starting on Tuesday, KSP will be taking appointments by phone. KSP encourages you…

Census Filing

Census Filing Have you filled out your census report yet? Some parts of Eastern Kentucky don’t have a lot of access to broadband and that is exacerbated by the fact that libraries are closed during the COVID-19 crisis. There aren’t a lot of hotspots that people can go to to get Internet access at…

COVID-19 Death In KY

COVID-19 Death In KY Officials with the Cumberland Valley Health Department confirm a Clay County woman has died due to complications from COVID-19.Not many details were released, but we do know the patient was a 69 year old woman who had underlying health conditions.Clay County has had six positive cases so far. Three of…