KY Boy Fatally Shot

KY Boy Fatally Shot A Kentucky boy has been fatally shot in an apparent hunting accident, a coroner said.The 11-year-old suffered a gunshot wound to the face Wednesday night while hunting alone near his home, Christian County Coroner Scott Daniel told WKRN-TV. He was pronounced dead from the injuries, the coroner said. The boy’s…

Licking River Bridge

Licking River Bridge The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is seeking public comments on improvements planned for the Licking River Bridge that connects Covington and Newport.A virtual meeting will be held April 20 to provide an overview of the project and to get public feedback, transportation officials said in a statement. Officials are studying various options…

Allergy Season

Allergy Season If you’re sniffling and sneezing from seasonal allergies lately you’re not alone.Climate Central scientists have studied how longer growing seasons and higher levels of carbon dioxide in the air lead to more pollen from plants and that can exacerbate allergies as well as asthma.The Centers for Disease Control says some good habits…

KY Mask Mandate

KY Mask Mandate Franklin Circuit Court Judge Phillip Shepherd ruled Wednesday that Governor Andy Beshear’s COVID-19 orders, including the mask mandate, are still legal and in effect despite lawmakers’ passage of House Joint Resolution 77.HJR77 ends all executive orders, administrative regulations, or other directives from the governor. The resolution would also “prohibit the Governor…

Flooding Funding

Flooding Funding While funding from a federal disaster declaration would be the help many Kentucky communities need to rebuild, it could be a while before any of them see that money, when they need immediate help.For six weeks, every day has been about getting Beattyville back on its feet.“The flood came and washed everything…