More Mental Health Services

More Mental Health Services A new initiative is aimed at providing more mental health services to college students.The initiative will use $1.5 million in federal relief funds to boost mental health on campuses as COVID-19 continues to drive stress and uncertainty among students, the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education announced on Tuesday. …

KY’s Open Records Law

KY’s Open Records Law A coalition of open government advocates, including The Associated Press, is opposing a bill they say weakens Kentucky’s open records law.The bill imposes a residency requirement on open records requests, and gives lawmakers the ability to deny requests without the option of appeal. Legislators in the Kentucky House voted 71-27…

Beshear Opens More Businesses

Beshear Opens More Businesses Gov. Andy Beshear announced 18 industries including bowling alleys, restaurants and government offices can increase capacity to 60 percent as the state completes its seventh straight week of declining COVID-19 cases.Beshear also reported the lowest number of new COVID-19 cases since Sept. 28 and the lowest positivity rate since Oct.…

Pike County Emergency Center

Pike County Emergency Center Since the weekend storm caused so much flooding Pike Judge-Executive Ray Jones has opened an Emergency Operations Center and issued a declaration of emergency.“At this point, we are still trying to get an accurate picture,” Jones said. “We have widespread damage.“To help county road crews, the National Guard is sending…