COVID-19 Tracking In Schools

COVID-19 Tracking In Schools Responding to calls for greater autonomy by school administrators, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear unveiled new coronavirus guidelines Monday for re-opening.According to an emergency declaration signed by the governor on Monday, all public and private K-12 schools will be required to submit coronavirus data. The data will then be reflected in…

Big Idea Camp

Big Idea Camp Learning virtually has come with many setbacks and issues for both parents and students. Especially if mom and dad are not teachers.“Not only are you being asked to be the employee at home, but now you’re being asked to be the supervisor of your child’s education at home,” said Jeremy Holbrook…

Pepsi Launches New Water Beverage

Pepsi Launches New Water Beverage PepsiCo is getting into the relaxation business with the launch of its new drink, Driftwell, which was unveiled Monday.The drink, described by the company as an “enhanced water” beverage, is meant to help relieve stress, according to news outlets. The drink is expected to be launched online later this…

Combs Fire Families Receiving Local Help

Combs Fire Families Receiving Local Help Families that lose their homes in the Combs apartment fire now have First Presbyterian Church to lean on.Replacing possession lost in a massive blaze can be a daunting task, but volunteers at the church located in downtown Hazard are trying to fill the void.Last Friday, an apartment complex…

Beshear Won’t Interfere With Schools

Beshear Won’t Interfere With Schools Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear says he will not issue another recommendation after Sept. 28 for no in-person class. The state’s goal now is to give counties the resources and let them decide.Beshear made the announcement Monday afternoon during a news conference.As of Monday, there have been five COVID-19 deaths…

Pikeville Medical Center Receives Grants

Pikeville Medical Center Receives Grants Pikeville Medical Center received two grants that total more than $1.2 million.The grants were awarded from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).Officials say the larger grant will be used to develop a telepsych program for the PMC Emergency Department. The second grant will be used to create a…