Blue Grass Airport Traffic Increases

Blue Grass Airport Traffic Increases For the first time since the pandemic started, more passengers traveled through Blue Grass Airport than the year before.Statistics for March show a 3.9 percent increase in passengers compared to March 2020. The total number of passengers was 60,648 which was 2,266 more than in March 2020.In the days…

Floyd County Schools Get Highway Funds

Floyd County Schools Get Highway Funds More than $1 million will go toward improving Eastern Kentucky highway safety near public schools — protecting students, educators, and the community.It’s part of Gov. Andy Beshear’s latest initiative in targeting the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s (KYTC) funding allocated in the 2020 Highway Plan toward safety projects.Nearly 70 safety…

AppHarvest Contributions

AppHarvest Contributions AppHarvest, the largest greenhouse in the country, has partnered with Appalachian Regional Healthcare to spread awareness, and some produce, on Earth Day.AppHarvest has delivered hundreds of pounds of tomatoes to ARH locations around the state including Morgan County ARH, Hazard ARH Cancer Center, as well as Highlands ARH in Floyd County. …

Younger Population Impacted

Younger Population Impacted Cases of COVID-19 appear to be at a plateau in Kentucky. However, reports of variants are ticking up, and are mostly impacting the younger population.40% of the COVID cases reported in Kentucky this month have been in people 29 or younger. These age groups also make up the fewest vaccinated.Strains of…