Bowling Green Christmas Tree Display

Bowling Green Christmas Tree Display Kentucky’s representative in the National Christmas Tree display this year is Bowling Green’s Dishman McGinnis Elementary.The ornaments and those from 55 other schools will decorate 56 smaller trees surrounding the National Christmas Tree, representing each U.S. state, territory and the District of Columbia as part of the America Celebrates…

Breonna’s Law

Breonna’s Law Two of Breonna Taylor’s aunts watched Monday as Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam ceremonially signed a statewide ban against the use of no-knock search warrants, a law named after Taylor, a Kentucky woman who was fatally shot when Louisville police broke down her door in the middle of the night.“Breonna’s Law” is the…

Vaccines Ready For Distribution To KY

Vaccines Ready For Distribution To KY Two different vaccines are expected within just 10 months of the first reported case of COVID-19 in Kentucky.“This is nothing short of a modern medical miracle,” Dr. Steven Stack with Kentucky Department for Public Health said.Monday Gov. Andy Beshear announced dates for three shipments, one Pfizer allocation and…

Unprocessed Unemployment Claims

Unprocessed Unemployment Claims As COVID-19 cases increase across Eastern Kentucky, so has the number of unprocessed unemployment claims across the state.According to the latest data from the Labor Cabinet, Kentucky’s backlog of unemployment claims has jumped to 87,715, which is 14 percent higher than it was two weeks ago.The majority of the remaining unprocessed…

Workforce Development Initiatives

Workforce Development Initiatives Two workforce development initiatives in western Kentucky have been awarded funding from the Delta Regional Authority, Gov. Andy Beshear said.The projects will expand on-the-job training and create more well-trained workers in critical industries in the region, Beshear said in a statement.The Green River Area Development District received $150,000 for a program…