Breathitt County Receives Supplies

Breathitt County Receives Supplies Supplies are continuing to pour into mountains, two weeks after historic flooding across the region. Many of the donations are being dropped off in Breathitt County, one of the hardest-hit areas during the flooding.In the last two weeks, Christian Appalachian Project’s (CAP) Operation Sharing has distributed about 20 semi truckloads…

COVID-19 Flag Memorial

COVID-19 Flag Memorial Outside the Kentucky Capitol, 5,005 American flags blow in the wind. Each one signifies a Kentuckian whose life was cut short from COVID-19.“This monument will stand in honor of all the Kentuckians we lost and commemorate the sacrifices that every Kentuckian made during this dark and difficult period,” Gov. Beshear said.…

KY Waives Some Overpayment

KY Waives Some Overpayment Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear has signed legislation allowing the state to waive the overpayment of some pandemic-related unemployment claims.The bill applies to some people who left their jobs early in the pandemic due to concerns about exposure to COVID-19.The state signaled they’d be eligible for jobless assistance. Recipients later were…

Puppy Theft

Puppy Theft Troopers with Kentucky State Police are investigating the theft of a litter of puppies in Graves County.Thursday evening, March 11, Troopers responded to a residence in the 2400 block of Meridian Road in the Hickory community regarding the theft of five puppies.Three Bluetick hounds and two Basset hounds were stolen from the…

Legislation for Time Extension

Legislation for Time Extension Kentucky lawmakers have finished work on a proposal giving them options to extend the time they meet in session. The ballot measure would require approval by Kentucky voters.The proposed constitutional amendment cleared the House on Monday.Republican House Speaker David Osborne is a leading advocate for the change. He says it…

LTC Facilities Re-Opening for Visitors

LTC Facilities Re-Opening for Visitors Visitation has resumed at long term care facilities.In March 2020, Gov. Andy Beshear called on nursing homes to restrict visitors, but those restrictions are rolling back as the state distributes vaccinVisitation resumed Monday at some long-term care facilities in Kentucky.One year after the pandemic started, visitors were allowed back…