University Of KY Booster Shots Study

University Of KY Booster Shots Study The University of Kentucky has been selected as a site to study the effectiveness of coronavirus vaccine booster shots.The study will be looking to determine if and when boosters may be needed, especially in light of the virus’s continuing evolution.It will also look to see if different vaccines…

KY Public Schools Mask Mandate

KY Public Schools Mask Mandate The Kentucky Board of Education voted unanimously Thursday to appove an emergency regulation requiring masks be worn in Kentucky public schools.The vote came during an emergency meeting that was called to discuss the proposal.The meeting came just two days after Governor Andy Beshear issued an emergency order requiring masks…

Broadband Applications

Broadband Applications Applications for $50 million in federal funds allocated for projects that expand internet access to unserved communities in Kentucky are now open, Gov. Andy Beshear said Wednesday.Broadband providers should complete their applications and submit proposals by Oct. 25.Earlier this year, Beshear and Kentucky’s General Assembly agreed to allocate $300 million of the…

UK Healthcare Restrictions

UK Healthcare Restrictions UK HealthCare is making its visitor policy more restrictive.The new policy goes into effect Friday.UK HealthCare says the decision is meant to further limit the number of people in its facilities as a surge in COVID-19 cases continues.Pediatric patients – one or two parents or legal guardians allowed.Obstetrics – one support…

Spraying For West Nile Virus

Spraying For West Nile Virus Health officials say mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus have been found in four Louisville zip codes. The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness said in a statement that fogging operations are planned today in specific neighborhoods if the weather permits. Infected mosquitos aren’t unusual this time…

Kids Get Shoes

Kids Get Shoes An event held recently at Mullins Elementary School will help students in a different way. In an cooperative venture between Samaritan’s Feet, Truist (formally BB&T bank) and Mullins Elementary School, 100 pairs of athletic shoes were delivered to the school to be given to students who may be in need of…

Hazard Celebration Of Life

Hazard Celebration Of Life Hazard Community and Technical College will host a Celebration of Life Ceremony for its first president, Dr. J. Marvin Jolly.“His concern for the student, his commitment to improving education in the region, and his leadership are appreciated. He leaves a powerful legacy,” said HCTC President and CEO, Dr. Jennifer Lindon…

AG Cameron Files Response

AG Cameron Files Response Attorney General Daniel Cameron has filed a response with the Kentucky Supreme Court addressing Governor Beshear’s executive order requiring everyone to wear masks inside of Kentucky schools.Governor Beshear called his decision a “tough one.” But now, questions are being raised as to whether or nor it’s legal.Attorney General Daniel Cameron…

Jefferson County Deputy Laid To Rest

Jefferson County Deputy Laid To Rest The Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputy who was killed while working security in a car lot was laid to rest Wednesday.The funeral service for Brandon Shirley, 26, took place at Southeast Christian Church, located at 920 Blankenbaker Parkway.Shirley was shot at Rockford Lane Auto Sales, in the 2600 block…