Kentucky National Guard Helping With Elections

Kentucky National Guard Helping With Elections The Kentucky National Guard is preparing to assist local officials at polling locations in 38 counties on Election Day.About 280 guardsmen will provide logistical and administrative support next Tuesday, Guard officials said. They are stepping in because many poll workers and volunteers are typically in a high-risk category…

COVID-19 Surge In KY

COVID-19 Surge In KY Facing its worst coronavirus outbreak since the pandemic began, Kentucky surged past 100,000 total COVID-19 cases Wednesday as Gov. Andy Beshear bluntly warned that people are putting themselves at risk if they fail to wear masks in public.The governor reported 1,864 new confirmed cases, pushing the statewide total past 101,000.…

Watch For Deer

Watch For Deer Drivers should watch for bucks and does along Kentucky roadways this fall, officials said.Shorter periods of daylight and cooler temperatures trigger deer breeding season, which leads to more deer-related crashes, the Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources said Wednesday in a statement. November is usually the month that deer are most…

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month As healthcare facilities across Kentucky resume scheduling routine appointments and screenings, WellCare wants to remind communities of the importance of taking care of their health. In recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, WellCare encourages people to begin scheduling their annual mammograms for early detection of breast cancer…

Broadband Access In Rural KY

Broadband Access In Rural KY Almost $5 million in federal loans and grants will expand broadband access to almost 2,000 homes and businesses in four counties.This investment announced Wednesday during a press conference in Somerset is part of the $550 million Congress allocated to the second round of the ReConnect Program. USDA Kentucky State…