Cairo Bridge Shut Down For Maintenance

Cairo Bridge Shut Down For Maintenance A bridge connecting Wickliffe, Kentucky, and Cairo, Illinois, will close Saturday for extensive maintenance, meaning a long detour for those traveling between the cities, officials said.The U.S. 51 Ohio River “Cairo” Bridge is scheduled to remain closed for about a month so that crews can work along a…

More Seed Information

More Seed Information Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner, Dr. Ryan Quarles, announced on Friday that the Kentucky Department of Agriculture has created a web page for sharing updated information about recent incidents where Kentuckians have received unsolicited seeds from foreign countries.Kentuckians are encouraged to visit kyagr.com/foreignseeds to stay current on the latest information on the unsolicited…

COVID-19 Cases Leveling Off

COVID-19 Cases Leveling Off Gov. Andy Beshear reported an increase in coronavirus cases in Kentucky on Thursday but said the outbreak might be leveling off after the state was hit by a surge earlier this month.Kentucky posted 659 new virus cases, up from 619 reported Wednesday, the governor said. Total statewide cases surpassed 29,300…

Breathitt County Schools Restart Plan

Breathitt County Schools Restart Plan The Breathitt County School District is looking to start school on Monday, August 24th.Officials are still looking into providing two options for students and parents.Option number one is in-person learning. Students will attend classes four days a week in-person and one virtual day. All schools will have symptom screenings…

Finishing Ferry Repairs

Finishing Ferry Repairs Repairs on a ferry between Kentucky and Missouri are nearing completion, and the service will likely remain closed until sometime today, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said.The Dorena-Hickman Ferry in western Kentucky needed engine repairs and is awaiting tests on the engines by a factory representative. The tests were expected to be…

Appalachian Regional Healthcare Limits Visitors

Appalachian Regional Healthcare Limits Visitors In a news release Appalachian Regional Healthcare has announced that beginning Friday, July 31, there will be no regular visitation permitted at ARH hospitals.The change comes due to a steady increase in COVID-19 cases and out of an abundance of caution.There are three exceptions to the rule. Patients at…