Assuring Floyd County Schools Parents

Assuring Floyd County Schools Parents More than 280 students and staff were quarantined as of Wednesday within the Floyd County Schools district.Although quarantine numbers remain high, Floyd County Schools Health Director Annette Harris-Ward assures the community their classrooms are safe.She said the facts show a lot of the cases within the district are community…

Approval Ratings For Beshear And Cameron

Approval Ratings For Beshear And Cameron A new Mason-Dixon poll shows positive approval ratings of Governor Andy Beshear and Attorney General Daniel Cameron’s job performances.According to the poll, 53 percent statewide say they approve of Beshear’s performance, while 39 percent disapprove. Cameron’s performance is approved of by 54 percent of voters, with 34 percent…

KY Receives Money For Scam Protection

KY Receives Money For Scam Protection Kentucky has been awarded more than $780,000 in federal funding that will be used to help protect residents from scams, fraud and price gouging during the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Andy Beshear said.The funding will be used to better protect Kentucky residents, especially seniors and those experiencing financial difficulty,…

Beshear Echoes White House Recommendations

Beshear Echoes White House Recommendations Gov. Andy Beshear is echoing White House recommendations in his daily COVID-19 press conference. He says the state has seen several cases connected to funerals, weddings, barbecues and parties.“There is so much spread at family gatherings, events at the house, as well as weddings and funerals,” the Governor said.…

Clean And Safe Voting In Johnson County

Clean And Safe Voting In Johnson County Voters in Johnson County are waiting in a line to vote while wearing masks and practicing social distancing.Machines are wrapped in saran wrap, voters using Q-tips to cast their ballots on touch screens, and employees temperatures are taken, all in an effort to keep everyone safe.“Each day,…

Pike County Deputy Dies

Pike County Deputy Dies A deputy sheriff in Pike County, who also served as a fire chief, has passed away.Carl Doug Yates, 58, died Tuesday in Pikeville, according to information from Lucas & Son Funeral Home.The funeral home reports Yates was fire chief at Fed’s Creek Fire Department and a deputy sheriff. He also…