KY’s Religious Schools Can Stay Open

KY’s Religious Schools Can Stay Open Kentucky’s attorney general has ruled that the state cannot force religious schools to close as long as they are following health recommendations put in place to protect against the coronavirus.Attorney General Daniel Cameron wrote in the Wednesday opinion that a forced closure of religious schools by Gov. Andy…

Local Communities Should Have More Control

Local Communities Should Have More Control State Senate majority leaders say it’s time for local communities to have more control over some decisions, and Governor Andy Beshear needs to better communicate across party lines.Leaders spoke on a wide range of topics, including high school sports, during a news conference Wednesday afternoon. Today, the Kentucky…

Seeking Unemployment Aid

Seeking Unemployment Aid Gov. Andy Beshear says the state will seek to provide an extra $400 per week in supplemental aid for its unemployed workers under a White House offer.Gov. Andy Beshear says the Labor Cabinet will file the application Thursday. He says federal approval could come within days. But the governor said Wednesday…

Regal Cinemas Reopening Friday

Regal Cinemas Reopening Friday Regal Cinemas,the second-largest cinema chain the United States, shut down theaters in March amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Since then, Hollywood and the film industry has been hit hard, with Regal competitor AMC warning the public in June that it might not survive the pandemic.But there’s possibly a light at the…

KY State Fair Begins

KY State Fair Begins Livestock competitions and the World’s Championship Horse Show are still planned for the 116th Kentucky State Fair, but overall the fair will look a lot different. Only participants will be allowed at the 11-day event this year.“There is an element of disappointment that it’s not the traditional fair,” David Beck,…

Pikeville Students Recognized

Pikeville Students Recognized The University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM) recently held a virtual ceremony on July 27 inducting 22 students from KYCOM’s class of 2021 into the college’s chapter of medical schools and residency programs, the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS). Source: MG News Return to News

Pike County Woman Charged With Arson

Pike County Woman Charged With Arson A Pike County woman has been charged with 3rd-degree arson after setting fire to a building in Fedscreek, Kentucky.According to the arrest citation, Kentucky State Police dispatch was notified of a building fire at 2221 Motley Rd on Aug. 17. The citation states that Joyce Wolford spoke with…