Judicial Facilities Require Masks

Judicial Facilities Require Masks Kentucky’s Supreme Court has issued an order encouraging anyone entering a judicial facility to wear a mask in response to rising COVID-19 cases caused by the highly contagious delta variant.The order issued Monday applies to judicial centers, courthouses or other judicial facilities. It’s in line with the latest guidance from…

Road Construction Delays

Road Construction Delays Drivers in one Eastern Kentucky county will need to prepare for delays for the next two weeks. Officials with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) started a slide repair project that will last for the next two weeks.The area around the 1.7 mile marker on KY 2007 in Harlan County will be…

Funding For KY Substance Abuse Programs

Funding For KY Substance Abuse Programs Some Kentucky substance abuse treatment programs are receiving $1 million each from a federal government program.Baptist Health Foundation Corbin, Foothills Academy in Albany, Mountain Comprehensive Care Center in Prestonsburg, Northern Kentucky University in Newport, St. Claire Medical Center in Morehead and Westcare Kentucky in Ashland are all beneficiaries.These…

COVID-19 Rules For KY Educators

COVID-19 Rules For KY Educators The state Board of Education has put a new emergency regulation in place to help deal with the newest wave of COVID-19.As part of the policy, some staff members ordered to quarantine by a public health official, medical professional, or district employee will receive full pay and benefits while…

Lundergan’s Appeal Denied

Lundergan’s Appeal Denied A panel of judges has denied the appeal for former Democratic Party Chair Jerry Lundergan and Dale Emmons.Both were convicted in 2019 on campaign finance crimes.They funneled thousands of dollars into Alison Lundergan Grimes’ 2014 campaign against Senator Mitch McConnell.Lundergan was sentenced to nearly two years in prison and ordered to…

Marijuana Seized In Eastern KY

Marijuana Seized In Eastern KY Thousands of dollars of marijuana is off the streets in one Eastern Kentucky county thanks to an anonymous tip.On Sunday night, deputies with the Magoffin County Sheriff’s Department were led to the undisclosed area where they found 18 plants with an approximate street value of $36,000.Deputies say they also…