Still Testing For COVID-19

Still Testing For COVID-19 Despite nearly 1.2 million Kentuckians getting vaccinated, and eligibility expanding Monday, health officials are still pushing for people to get tested for COVID-19. They say this is especially true for anyone who traveled for Spring Break.Testing is still being offered at Kroger Field. Wild Health recently stocked up on testing…

Forest Service Names New Supervisor

Forest Service Names New Supervisor The Forest Service has named a new supervisor for the Daniel Boone National Forest. Officials said in a statement that H. Scott Ray will oversee 709,000 acres of forest in 21 eastern Kentucky counties.He has been the acting forest supervisor since December and served as deputy forest supervisor for…

Insulin Cost Control

Insulin Cost Control Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear signed legislation Monday to make insulin more affordable, calling it a “game changer” for many people in a state with one of the nation’s highest diabetes rates.The bill will limit the cost of insulin to $30 per 30-day supply for many Kentuckians. Source: MG News …

Fixing KY State Parks

Fixing KY State Parks A team of AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) volunteers are working to rehabilitate two of Kentucky’s popular state parks called Pine Mountain and Cumberland Falls. They’ve been working on removing invasive species as well as trail rebuilding.Having worked in Pine Mountain park for the first two weeks of March,…

KY COVID-19 Cases Keep Dropping

KY COVID-19 Cases Keep Dropping Governor Andy Beshear has announced the state’s lowest positivity rate since July 3, 2020.He stresses and urges Kentuckians to continue to take COVID-19 seriously despite numbers declining, “We’ve come too far and we’ve lost too much to mess this up now. So please continue to wear your masks until…

Church Conducts Food Drive

Church Conducts Food Drive For the past few weeks volunteers with the Mormon Church have been helping families impacted by the devastating flooding. At the beginning, they delivered cleaning supplies by the semi load to several counties. And now, they’re helping put on food drives with 40 of their volunteers helping pack hundreds of…