Making Golf Carts Street Legal

Making Golf Carts Street Legal One city in our region is looking to make golf carts street legal.The City of Prestonsburg has a new ordinance up for vote allowing golf carts to be operated on city streets.“It will designate some roads they can travel on so people know where to expect them,” Mayor Les…

Eastern KY School Districts Delay Reopening

Eastern KY School Districts Delay Reopening Following Governor Andy Beshear’s recommendation for schools to delay in-person until the third week of August, officials with two Eastern Kentucky school districts announced they will start the new school year online.In Letcher County, Superintendent Denise Yonts posted on the district’s Facebook page saying their school board voted…

Getting Mystery Seeds

Getting Mystery Seeds Agriculture officials in multiple states issued warnings Monday about unsolicited shipments of foreign seeds and advised people not to plant them.In Kentucky, the state agriculture department was notified that several residents received unsolicited seed packets sent by mail that appeared to have originated in China, Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles said. The…

New KY COVID-19 Restrictions

New KY COVID-19 Restrictions Gov. Beshear announced new restrictions statewide. Starting today bars will close for two weeks. Beshear also said restaurants will need to reduce indoor seating to 25 percent. Outdoor dining will be unlimited as long as social distancing is followed.The governor also encouraged public and private schools to hold off on…

Rand Paul’s Neighbor Resentenced

Rand Paul’s Neighbor Resentenced U.S. Sen. Rand Paul’s former neighbor was resentenced Monday to an extra seven months behind bars and six months in home detention for tackling and injuring the Kentucky lawmaker over a lawn care dispute.Rene Boucher originally was given a 30-day sentence after pleading guilty to assaulting a member of Congress.…

Planet Fitness Requires Masks

Planet Fitness Requires Masks One of the country’s largest gym franchises will require members and visitors to wear masks.Starting August 1, Planet Fitness will require people working out in its gyms to wear a face covering.An email to members of Planet Fitness said the chain has enhanced cleanliness policies and procedures, but wanted an…