Kentucky Counties In The Red Zone

Kentucky Counties In The Red Zone More than three-fourths of Kentucky’s counties are listed among the hardest-hit areas from the COVID-19 outbreak, showing the alarming spread of the virus, Gov. Andy Beshear said Thursday.Ninety-four of the state’s 120 counties are now reported to be in the red zone – the most serious category for…

KY Prevention Programs Receive Funding

KY Prevention Programs Receive Funding Three agencies that support prevention of abuse and domestic violence are receiving $1.4 million from Kentucky’s portion of federal coronavirus relief funds, officials said.The advocacy programs assist people affected by sexual assault, domestic violence and child abuse, the Cabinet for Health and Family Services said in a news release.…

Morgan County Road Closure

Morgan County Road Closure A road in Morgan County will be closed for three to four weeks due to a culvert replacement.The Kentucky Transportation Department says drivers who use US 460 east of West Liberty will have to find an alternate route beginning Wednesday, November 18th.The road will be closed at milepoint 19.9 and…

Pineville Independent Schools Going Virtual

Pineville Independent Schools Going Virtual Pineville Independent Schools released a statement saying that a person in first grade tested positive for COVID-19.All staff and students who were in contact with the student who tested positive have been contacted.The two first-grade classrooms will be learning from home until November 30th.Superintendent Russell Thompson says if you…

Hazard Stipend For Teachers And Staff

Hazard Stipend For Teachers And Staff The Wise County School Board approved one-time hazard pay stipends for all district employees at its meeting Tuesday night. Reports indicate the board voted unanimously to give all full-time faculty and staff a $1,000 stipend for the 2020-2021 academic year.Part-time employees will get a $500 stipend.The money for…

World War II Jet Displayed

World War II Jet Displayed Pikeville Veterans Memorial Park will soon display an American jet trainer, a Lockheed T-33 jet, named the Shooting Star.It was a plane commonly used during World War II.“The jet aircraft that is coming is a T-33, a Shooting Star. It was a trainer jet, a two-seater and it’s combat…