Governor Beshear Wins Court Case

Governor Beshear Wins Court Case Kentucky’s Supreme Court on Thursday affirmed the governor’s authority to issue coronavirus-related orders putting restrictions on businesses and individuals to try to the contain spread of COVID-19.The ruling delivered a victory for Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear in a legal fight with the state’s Republican attorney general, Daniel Cameron, over…

Ohio Kentucky Bridge Fire

Ohio Kentucky Bridge Fire A fiery crash on a bridge linking Ohio and Kentucky could force the span to remain closed for days as officials tried to determine the amount of damage to the bridge that serves as a crucial link for interstate commerce, Kentucky’s governor said Wednesday.Drones were deployed to aid in the…

Surge In COVID-19 Cases

Surge In COVID-19 Cases Kentucky is going through yet another surge of COVID-19 cases, and rural parts of the state are no exception.On Wednesday, Rowan County hit a record high of 34 cases, according to the Gateway District Health Department’s Facebook page.That’s compared to 19 cases reported on Tuesday, and the case count in…

Veterans’ Farming Opportunities

Veterans’ Farming Opportunities A federal grant is being used to help establish and improve farming opportunities for veterans, officials said.The $746,567 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will be administered by the Kentucky Department of Agriculture and several partners, the state agency said.Funding will be used to provide education, training and networking, that…

VFW Blanket Drive

VFW Blanket Drive The VFW post in Whitesburg is currently hosting a blanket drive that they will give to Veterans at the Eastern Kentucky Veterans Center in Hazard and other disabled Veterans in nursing homes. An organizer says “What is really great part is it’s not only blankets that have been purchased but there’s…