Vaccine Ramp-Up

Vaccine Ramp-Up Kentucky’s COVID-19 vaccination program continues to ramp up, Gov. Andy Beshear said Tuesday. Some 198,447 Kentuckians received a dose of the vaccine last week, breaking a previous weekly record of about 165,000 in early March. Source: MG News Return to News

Helping Social Services Agencies

Helping Social Services Agencies Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear signed legislation Tuesday designed to provide relief for community social services agencies that have struggled with rising pension costs.By changing the pension formula, the bill aims to safeguard essential services offered by the quasi-governmental organizations, the governor said. Some services were at risk of cutbacks because…

Methodist Church Leader Visits Flood Damage

Methodist Church Leader Visits Flood Damage The Bishop of the Kentucky Conference of the United Methodist Church traveled to Eastern Kentucky Tuesday to survey the damage left behind by the flood.“I’m here to hear those stories and to share those stories with the rest of our annual conference to know the heart of people…

Blackjewel Wants To Sell

Blackjewel Wants To Sell Blackjewel will try to sell off its Kentucky coal mines according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.The company went bankrupt in 2019 leaving hundreds of miners unpaid for weeks.The Lexington Herald-Leader reports Blackjewel reached a new agreement in bankruptcy court.The company has 170 permits in Kentucky to sell. This could leave the…