KY Roads In America’s Byways Collection

KY Roads In America’s Byways Collection Two scenic roads in Kentucky are being included in the America’s Byways collection, Gov. Andy Beshear said.The roads are a 15 1/2-mile stretch of Old Frankfort Pike in Woodford and Fayette counties and Kentucky’s Great River Road along the Mississippi River through Ballard, Carlisle, Hickman and Fulton counties,…

Summer Nursing Education Programs

Summer Nursing Education Programs During a School Nurse End of the Year Webcast on March 1, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) encouraged school health providers to prepare to offer services to students during the summer.Many schools are considering whether to offer summer education programs to address potential learning loss due to the extended…

Beshear’s Budget Cry

Beshear’s Budget Cry Gov. Andy Beshear is urging Kentucky’s lawmakers to go bold in crafting a budget.Beshear said Monday the money is available to strengthen the state’s competitiveness as the economy recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic.The governor’s pitch came as top lawmakers started a final push toward putting together a one-year spending plan to…

25% Of Kentuckians Vaccinated

25% Of Kentuckians Vaccinated Gov. Andy Beshear says about one quarter of all Kentucky adults have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.He said at a virtual news briefing Monday that getting people vaccinated is a race against time against the virus. Kentucky reported 331 new confirmed coronavirus cases Monday.That is the…

Recreation Funding

Recreation Funding Several Eastern Kentucky communities will receive funding from the Recreational Trail Program (RTP) to upgrade parks and recreational spaces.Monday Governor Beshear announced that Harlan County, Martin County, Perry County, and the city of Corbin, along with eight other communities across Kentucky, will receive more than $692,000 to improve recreational trails across Kentucky.The…