Ky Teen Charged With Grandparents’ Death

Ky Teen Charged With Grandparents’ Death A Kentucky teen has been charged with murder in the deaths of his grandparents, authorities said.The Warren County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement that deputies conducting a welfare check Tuesday night at a home found two people dead. Authorities didn’t immediately release their names or how they…

University Of Kentucky Vaccine Trials

University Of Kentucky Vaccine Trials The University of Kentucky along with two Kentucky hospitals will conduct a clinical trial for a potential COVID-19 vaccine.UK will partner with Baptist Health Lexington and Norton Healthcare in Louisville for Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson’s phase three clinical study. The study will evaluate Janssen’s COVID-19 vaccine…

Contact Tracing In KY

Contact Tracing In KY With surging cases in the commonwealth, health experts rely heavily on contact tracing to help get control of the spread.However, lately, community compliance is getting in the way.If hearing it in the governor’s daily COVID-19 press briefings isn’t enough, health leaders hope seeing the spread on the state’s incidence rate…

Shriner’s Hospital Donations

Shriner’s Hospital Donations The Appalachian Wireless arena has opened its lobby to donations, accepting small packaged toys that Hillbilly Christmas in July organizers will take to Shriners Hospitals in a few weeks. Organizers say it is the least the community can do for the children, offering a little distraction during their hospital visits.“They’re sitting…

Virtual Education In Elliott County

Virtual Education In Elliott County Education will remain virtual in Elliott County due to the high incidence of COVID-19 there.Elliott County Schools officials made that announcement Thursday night.In-person instruction was supposed to resume Monday, Nov. 9, but will be delayed based on COVID-19 statistics.Elliott County was among 80 Kentucky counties (nearly two-thirds of the…