Flu Season

Flu Season Data from the most recent Kentucky Department for Public Health Weekly Influenza Surveillance Report shows that influenza cases are currently widespread across the Commonwealth.Kentucky River District Public Health Director, Scott Lockard, said an April spike in cases of the flu is unusual.“The flu season would run from starting typically in October in…

KY Battlefields

KY Battlefields General cleaning, painting, weeding and minor repairs are some of the tasks where volunteers are being sought to help with maintenance and restoration at 10 Kentucky battlefields and historic sites.American Battlefield Trust officials said in a statement that it will hold its annual Park Day for volunteers on April 9.The statement says…

Hospital Visitation

Hospital Visitation With a major decrease in the number of COVID-19 positive patients ome Kentucky hospitals are allowing more visitors as some COVID-19 policies are getting back to normal.Updated policies of allowing more visitors and extending the visitation hours are in effect at Baptist Health Corbin. Two visitors per patient are allowed at Baptist…

Daniel Boone National Forest Opens

Daniel Boone National Forest Opens Officials said the Daniel Boone National Forest has reopened a campground that was damaged by severe flooding a few years ago.Forest Service officials said in a statement that the fully renovated Bee Rock Campground in London opened to the public Friday.The move comes after a partial reopening late last…

Save The Children

Save The Children Hazard and Perry County officials, along with those with Save the Children and others who work in child care and education gathered at Hazard City Hall on Monday to sign a Week of the Young Child proclamation.“Save the Children is an organization in all 50 states, but we have a really…

Utility Scam

Utility Scam A post on the Floyd County Sheriff Department’s page says several people in the area were reporting getting a call from someone claiming to be an employee with the power company.According to the post, the scammer will tell people a payment needs to be made immediately or they will lose service.The post…