Bill to Block No-knock Warrants Announced

Bill to Block No-knock Warrants Announced A bill to ban no-knock search warrants was announced Thursday by Kentucky Senate President Robert Stivers. He said the bill is being drafted for the upcoming regular session of state lawmakers. Following with the death of Breonna Taylor at the hands of three Louisville police officers, the issue…

Judge Issues Restraining Order

Judge Issues Restraining Order A Kentucky circuit court judge has issued a temporary restraining order against future executive orders from the governor that are related to COVID-19. The order comes on the heels of a lawsuit from the state’s agriculture commissioner and the owner of an orchard and cider mill. Governor Andy Beshear is…

Thursday Saw New COVID-19 Cases

Thursday Saw New COVID-19 Cases Local health departments continued to report new cases of COVID-19. Along with the new cases of the virus, the Cumberland Valley District Health Department reported the fourth death attributed to the disease in Clay County. The death was a 68-year-old man. Across the state there have been at least…

Additional CARES Act Funding

Additional CARES Act Funding The governor has announced an additional $36.2 million from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act that will be used to fund for 61 of Kentucky’s local and regional health departments. This follows $10 million that was announced in May, and will be used to reimburse costs incurred due…

Mask Mandate Begins Friday

Mask Mandate Begins Friday Beginning at 5 p.m. today, mask wearing in Kentucky will be mandatory in public places all across the state. Governor Andy Beshear made the announcement Thursday night following the third straight day that the state recorded confirmed COVID-19 cases above the 300 mark. The mandate will be in place for…