Breonna’s Law

Breonna’s Law Two of Breonna Taylor’s aunts watched Monday as Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam ceremonially signed a statewide ban against the use of no-knock search warrants, a law named after Taylor, a Kentucky woman who was fatally shot when Louisville police broke down her door in the middle of the night.“Breonna’s Law” is the…

Vaccines Ready For Distribution To KY

Vaccines Ready For Distribution To KY Two different vaccines are expected within just 10 months of the first reported case of COVID-19 in Kentucky.“This is nothing short of a modern medical miracle,” Dr. Steven Stack with Kentucky Department for Public Health said.Monday Gov. Andy Beshear announced dates for three shipments, one Pfizer allocation and…

Unprocessed Unemployment Claims

Unprocessed Unemployment Claims As COVID-19 cases increase across Eastern Kentucky, so has the number of unprocessed unemployment claims across the state.According to the latest data from the Labor Cabinet, Kentucky’s backlog of unemployment claims has jumped to 87,715, which is 14 percent higher than it was two weeks ago.The majority of the remaining unprocessed…

Workforce Development Initiatives

Workforce Development Initiatives Two workforce development initiatives in western Kentucky have been awarded funding from the Delta Regional Authority, Gov. Andy Beshear said.The projects will expand on-the-job training and create more well-trained workers in critical industries in the region, Beshear said in a statement.The Green River Area Development District received $150,000 for a program…

Bigger Testing Site

Bigger Testing Site Sunday marked exactly nine months since Kentucky’s first reported COVID-19 case, and we continue to set record highs.In the past week, the state has topped 200,000 cases and 2,000 deaths.With the virus so widespread, the University of Kentucky is trying to make sure testing is too.Moving its testing site to the…

Beware Of Scammers

Beware Of Scammers Louisville Gas & Electric, Kentucky Utilities, and Old Dominion Power Company are warning customers of increasing scam attempts during the holiday season, and what customers should do to recognize and avoid them.Scammers attempt to use intimidation tactics, such as threats to shut down utilities, in order to try stealing money, personal…

Lights Around London

Lights Around London The first-ever “Lights Around London” tour kicked off on Saturday. The event spans through Dec. 31st and features several area businesses and homes.City of London Councilman Daniel Carmack says that this is an exciting moment for the city.“It’s just a way that some folks came up with the idea to really…

FaithLife Market

FaithLife Market FaithLife Market in Pikeville just created a new way to give back to its customers with a “Give a Treat” board.The pay-it-forward system allows customers to purchase drinks and treats for others who may be in need of a pick-me-up.FaithLife Founder Jared Arnett says the community is supportive of the system and…

Pearl Harbor Remembrance

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Governor Andy Beshear has announced that flags at state office buildings will be flown at half-staff today in observance of Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.The attack on Pearl Harbor, which occurred on December 7, 1941, a Sunday, was a surprise attack by the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service on a Naval Station…