KY Religious Schools Court Victory

KY Religious Schools Court Victory In a ruling Wednesday night, a federal judge said that Gov. Andy Beshear cannot halt in-person instruction at religious schools in order to help curb the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.U.S. District Court Judge Gregory F. Van Tatenhove granted a preliminary injunction preventing the governor from enforcing…

Operation CHEER

Operation CHEER Operation CHEER is underway in Pike County.Emily Kingerly was inspired to do something for the people who are some of the most impacted by COVID-19, so she started collecting donations for local nursing homes.The donations, which will go toward purchasing games and activities for facilities in Pike County, are being accepted through…

UK Announces Restrictions

UK Announces Restrictions UK announced there will be no concessions until further notice at Rupp Arena and Memorial Coliseum.Fans will not be able to bring in food or drinks. UK says it is following the governor’s mandates on no indoor dining.Fans will also be required to wear a mask at all times in both…

Growing Kits For Kids

Growing Kits For Kids A couple of groups are teaming up to give indoor hydroponic grow kits to more than 1,600 children and their families in Kentucky.The kits, provided through a partnership between Save the Children and agriculture tech leader AppHarvest, will go to people in six Eastern Kentucky counties, the companies said in…

New Aircraft For Kentucky National Guard

New Aircraft For Kentucky National Guard The Kentucky National Guard’s 123rd Air Wing will receive eight new C-130J aircraft to upgrade its current fleet.Only four Air National Guard units in the entire country were chosen by the U.S. Air Force in a competitive stationing process, the state’s congressional delegation said in making the announcement.Based…

Thanksgiving Travel Advice

Thanksgiving Travel Advice Usually, family and friends gather in large groups to celebrate Thanksgiving the traditional way. This year, however, health experts at Appalachian Regional Healthcare are urging people to avoid large gatherings and traveling if possible. One infectious disease expert says that the safest way to enjoy the holiday is from the safety…

KSP Troopers Feed Kids

KSP Troopers Feed Kids Kentucky State Police Troopers from Post 13 met at Food City in Whitesburg Tuesday morning to load up turkey dinners for kids.Matt Gayheart, Kentucky State Trooper, says many hours of preparation to make boxes with a turkey, all the sides, and a dessert.“We’ve been doing this for the last five…

Lost Creek Co. New In Town

Lost Creek Co. New In Town Lost Creek Co. is a brand new business focusing on fashionable and practical outdoor gear. Lost Creek Co. is launching an Appalachian clothing brand that is named after Lost Creek, KY. Lost Creek Co. apparel will be available for purchase locally at, Thatcher’s Downtown, KUDZU Boutique, Shebrews Coffee…

Possible Staffing Shortage

Possible Staffing Shortage Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear says there is a medical staff shortage as COVID-19 numbers continue to hit the Bluegrass State. During his recent press conference Beshear said Louisville has paused elective surgeries due to COVID-19 limiting staff members and Pikeville Medical Center, Kings Daughters Medical Center and Bowling Green Medical Center…

Prestonsburg Cancels Christmas Parade

Prestonsburg Cancels Christmas Parade The City of Prestonsburg has announced it’s cancelling the Christmas Parade for 2020.Officials say they hope to make next year’s bigger and better than ever.The city is asking residents to participate in decorating their homes and businesses so everyone can drive around and see what the town has to offer…