Pike County Raises And Roads

Pike County Raises And Roads Meanwhile after months of fiscal cuts and layoffs, the Pike County fiscal court has voted to spend money at its recent meeting, including approving road work and a 2 percent raise for county employees.Pike County Judge-Executive Ray S. Jones II says the decisions made were hard.Jones announced, “Fortunately now,…

Census Plea

Census Plea The Census happens once every 10 years. As of Sunday, Congressional District 5 has completed more than 54 percent of the self-response rate.“What we have to do we have to do our part this is our opportunity once every decade to step up and be counted,” said Joshua Ball, Associate Executive Director…

KY Supreme Court to Hear Arguments on Executive Orders

KY Supreme Court to Hear Arguments on Executive Orders Kentucky’s highest court will hear oral arguments next month in the legal showdown over Gov. Andy Beshear’s COVID-19 emergency orders. The state Supreme Court on Friday scheduled arguments for Sept. 17 in the case pitting the Democratic governor against the Republican attorney general, Daniel Cameron.…

Morehead State Football Season Canceled

Morehead State Football Season Canceled The Pioneer Football League announced that the 2020 football season has been canceled, which means Morehead State will not play football in 2020. The league said it will try to explore opportunities to play football in the spring. A statement from the league yesterday said because of the league’s…

Beware Of The Brushing Scam

Beware Of The Brushing Scam The Kentucky Office of Homeland Security is warning Kentuckians of a potential scam related to unsolicited packages from foreign countries.They said many Kentuckians have received packages containing masks and personal protective equipment (PPE) in the mail they didn’t order.“State officials believe this is a brushing scam where third-party sellers…

Beshear Wins Lawsuit

Beshear Wins Lawsuit A lawsuit challenging former Gov. Matt Bevin’s practice of blocking some people on Twitter and Facebook has been settled with the current governor, who has committed to allowing “robust” discourse on the governor’s official social media accounts.The ACLU said it reached the settlement with Beshear’s office. Beshear defeated Bevin, a Republican,…

KY School Plans

KY School Plans Kentucky’s school leaders met Thursday to discuss plans to start the new school year.Kentucky’s Lieutenant Governor Jacqueline Coleman and Interim Education Commissioner Kevin Brown gave presentations in the virtual meeting. More than a dozen educators and board members discussed the concerns of kindergartners wearing face masks and how to proceed with…

Mask Mandate Extended

Mask Mandate Extended Kentucky’s governor on Thursday extended his mask-wearing requirement to combat the coronavirus and announced that the state fair will be limited to participants only.The actions come as the Bluegrass State tries to halt a recent spike in coronavirus cases. Kentucky reported 516 new virus cases Thursday and eight more virus-related deaths.Gov.…

Special Olympics Fundraiser

Special Olympics Fundraiser The first Kentucky State Police (KSP) “Cover the Cruiser” event raised more than $16,000 dollars to support Special Olympics of Kentucky (SOKY).KSP posts across the state parked their cruisers at designated locations and encouraged the public to cover the cruisers with stickers.Each sticker represented a donation towards SOKY.The “Cover the Cruiser”…