More Unemployment Coverage For KY

More Unemployment Coverage For KY Kentucky will extend its contract with an outside company hired to help work through a backlog of unemployment claims amid the coronavirus outbreak, says Gov. Andy Beshear.The contract with Ernst & Young will be prolonged by another five weeks at a cost of $4.4 million, the governor announced.The company…

Mysterious Seeds

Mysterious Seeds On Sunday the Leslie County Sheriff’s Department posted on Facebook that a suspicious package from China has surfaced in the county.The post saying if you receive any package from China in which you did not order do not use the contents of the package and do not plant the seeds.It’s been reported…

Recommending More Restrictions

Recommending More Restrictions Dr. Deborah Birx, with the White House Coronavirus Task Force, spoke with reporters in Frankfort after meeting with Governor Andy Beshear and other health leaders in Kentucky about COVID-19 conditions in the state.Dr. Birx said with the rising number of COVID-19 cases, she recommends Kentucky close bars, further limit indoor dining…

More COVID-19 Action In Kentucky

More COVID-19 Action In Kentucky Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear said Sunday he plans to announce further action today aimed at preventing the spread of the coronavirus.Kentucky reported its second-highest daily total with 836 more positive cases of the virus on Saturday and a daily record of 979 confirmed cases on July 19.“I will not…

Wolfe County Search And Rescue

Wolfe County Search And Rescue The Wolfe County Search & Rescue Team was able to successfully pull a person out of a ravine along Chimney Top Trail on Saturday morning.According to a Facebook post from the team, the person had fallen into the ravine from an unknown height. The person was reportedly under the…

Restoration Ministries Sale

Restoration Ministries Sale Restoration Ministries held its monthly community yard sale Saturday. Unlike most yard sales, this one provided all items, such as shirts, shoes and coats, for free.“We want to develop servant leadership among our staff and among our congregation, so everything that we do is focused on our local area being a…

Hazard Parking Issues

Hazard Parking Issues Parking issues in downtown Hazard may be a thing of the past soon.City officials announced plans to re-stripe diagonal parking sections along Main Street to make way for a lively environment while keeping everyone safe. Currently, the intention is to begin at the Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky, providing additional spaces down…