Restrictions At Leslie County District Court

Restrictions At Leslie County District Court District Judge Allen B. Roberts posted on Facebook that due to COVID-19 restrictions, their offices will be restricting its case handling starting Tuesday, December 15th.The Leslie County District Court will only conduct arraignments, preliminary hearings and any other hearings for cases involving individuals who are currently incarcerated in…

Kentucky Company Expands

Kentucky Company Expands A Kentucky manufacturing plant is adding 40 jobs with a nearly $20 million expansion, officials said.EnviroFlight LLC opened its facility two years ago in Maysville, where it plans to expand the current 112,500-square-foot plant by more than 173,000 square feet, Gov. Andy Beshear’s office said. The company expects the project to…

Harlan County Suspends Virtual Classes

Harlan County Suspends Virtual Classes On Sunday, Harlan County School District Superintendent Brent Roark announced that the district would suspend all virtual classes and targeted assistance for the upcoming week due to the rapid spread of COVID-19 in Harlan County.Roark went on to say he believed conditions would improve once a vaccine became widely…

London’s Shop With A Cop

London’s Shop With A Cop This year’s Shop with a Cop in London looked different because of the pandemic. Both officers and participants wore masks and followed other health guidelines as well.Lieutenant Chris Edwards with the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office said that despite the restrictions, he was thrilled with the turnout.“That’s usually basically the…

Kentucky Receives Vaccine

Kentucky Receives Vaccine On Sunday, Governor Beshear marked a milestone in Kentucky’s battle against COVID-19.The initial shipment of Pfizer’s two-dose COVID-19 arrived in Louisville on Sunday at the UPS Worldport.Governor Beshear said, “The Pfizer vaccine, which we believe to be 95% effective, has now been authorized in this emergency for us to start vaccinating…

Former KY Bank President Sentenced

Former KY Bank President Sentenced A former Kentucky bank president has been sentenced to a year in federal prison after pleading guilty to embezzlement in federal court.Thomas Hinkebein, 59, was sentenced by U.S. District Chief Judge Danny C. Reeves, news outlets reported on Thursday, citing a statement from the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern…

Reopening Kentucky Businesses Monday

Reopening Kentucky Businesses Monday Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear announced Thursday that the state’s restaurants, bars, gyms and other businesses will be able to return to their previous capacity limits starting Monday, Dec. 14.“When we talk about COVID being a fast moving train, it doesn’t just immediately turn; you have to slow it down, stop…

Christmas Tradition Continues

Christmas Tradition Continues Faith Assembly of God in London is not letting the pandemic stop its Christmas tradition. The church is hosting a live drive-thru nativity scene.“It is amazing as you top the hill. It is like you are transformed back 2,000 years ago,” said participant and children’s pastor, Misty Watkins.Thursday night was the…

Vaccines Coming To KY

Vaccines Coming To KY It’s been more than nine months since the first case of COVID-19 was reported in Kentucky. As early as next week, the first vaccines could be distributed in the state.“That is a modern, medical miracle,” Kentucky Public Health Commissioner Dr. Steven Stack said during Gov. Andy Beshear’s COVID-19 briefing Thursday.The…

Boil Advisory For Hazard

Boil Advisory For Hazard A water line break has left multiple businesses under a boil water advisory in Hazard.Officials with the City of Hazard say in a news release the advisory includes Village Lane, Dawahare Drive and Ridgeview Drive. It affects around 200 customers including the Hazard Village Shopping Center, the Eastern Kentucky Veterans…