KY’s Unemployment Security Breach

KY’s Unemployment Security Breach Kentucky’s unemployment system was hit with another security breach, but state officials offered assurances that the recent breach posed no threat to sensitive financial information.State technology workers are trying to determine the cause of the latest breach.The problem was discovered after a claimant saw another person’s information while navigating his…

Onion Problems

Onion Problems The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning people not to eat, serve, or sell onions from Thomson International, Inc., or food made with them after 396 illnesses were reported in 34 states. This includes red, white, yellow, and sweet onions.Those states include Tennessee, Virginia, North Carolina and Kentucky.One case of…

Fewer Positive Cases Of COVID-19

Fewer Positive Cases Of COVID-19 The number of positive coronavirus tests in Kentucky increased again Friday, driving the total number of cases in the state over 30,000, but Gov. Andy Beshear said the percentage of tests coming back positive declined again.The closely watched “positivity rate” fell for a third straight day to 5.43%, Beshear…

With Love From Harlan Sees Uptick

With Love From Harlan Sees Uptick With Love from Harlan has seen an increase of need from the community since April. A Blessing Box is full of nonperishable food items like cereal and canned goods. Community members can also find items like shampoo and other hygiene products.“We normally have more increase visitation in the…

Lawsuit Filed Following 2019 Pipeline Explosion

Lawsuit Filed Following 2019 Pipeline Explosion A lawsuit filed on behalf of those who were injured or who had property damaged in a fatal Kentucky pipeline explosion alleges the operator failed to maintain and repair the line. The lawsuit filed Thursday listed more than 80 people affected by the blast last August near Junction…

One Dead In Laurel Co. Road Rage Incident

One Dead In Laurel Co. Road Rage Incident An apparent road rage incident sparked a fatal shooting in Laurel County. The drivers of a pickup truck and an SUV exchanged words following an alleged incident Wednesday afternoon along U.S. 25. Both vehicles pulled off the highway and the driver of the SUV allegedly exited…

Kentucky Reaches 30K COVID Cases, 725 Deaths

Kentucky Reaches 30K COVID Cases, 725 Deaths The number of positive coronavirus tests in Kentucky increased again Friday, driving the total number of cases in the state over 30,000, but Gov. Andy Beshear said the percentage of tests coming back positive declined again. The closely watched “positivity rate” fell for a third straight day…

Cairo Bridge Shut Down For Maintenance

Cairo Bridge Shut Down For Maintenance A bridge connecting Wickliffe, Kentucky, and Cairo, Illinois, will close Saturday for extensive maintenance, meaning a long detour for those traveling between the cities, officials said.The U.S. 51 Ohio River “Cairo” Bridge is scheduled to remain closed for about a month so that crews can work along a…

More Seed Information

More Seed Information Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner, Dr. Ryan Quarles, announced on Friday that the Kentucky Department of Agriculture has created a web page for sharing updated information about recent incidents where Kentuckians have received unsolicited seeds from foreign countries.Kentuckians are encouraged to visit kyagr.com/foreignseeds to stay current on the latest information on the unsolicited…

COVID-19 Cases Leveling Off

COVID-19 Cases Leveling Off Gov. Andy Beshear reported an increase in coronavirus cases in Kentucky on Thursday but said the outbreak might be leveling off after the state was hit by a surge earlier this month.Kentucky posted 659 new virus cases, up from 619 reported Wednesday, the governor said. Total statewide cases surpassed 29,300…