Unemployment Insurance Services

Unemployment Insurance Services Kentucky will begin offering in-person unemployment insurance services next week.Appointments will be available beginning on Monday in Frankfort, at the Mayo-Underwood Building, according to a news release from the state Labor Cabinet. The appointments will be available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., except for state holidays, and…

Bell County Sheriff Dies

Bell County Sheriff Dies Former Bell County Sheriff Bruce Bennett died Saturday, June 27th.Bennett took over the office of Bell County Sheriff in January of 2003 after his general election win against incumbent Harold Harbin.He was asked at the time what he wanted to do if he was elected, and he said he wanted…

KY COVID-19 Donations

KY COVID-19 Donations Kentucky Power and the American Electric Power Foundation have donated $36,000 to organizations supporting COVID-19 relief in Kentucky.The foundation donated $10,000 to Save the Children, more than $11,000 to the United Way, $5,000 to Facing Hunger, and $10,000 to God’s Pantry Food Bank.Earlier this year, the organizations gave $60,000 to groups…

Fancy Farm Picnic Cancelled

Fancy Farm Picnic Cancelled Kentucky’s premiere political event – the campaign speeches before raucous partisans at the Fancy Farm picnic – will be silenced this year amid the coronavirus pandemic.This year’s 140th picnic has been scaled back and the Aug. 1 political speeches were canceled, according to the event’s organizers in the Graves County…

Voting Results

Voting Results Progressive candidate Charles Booker pulled ahead of Amy McGrath on Thursday in his bid for an upset in Kentucky’s Democratic U.S. Senate primary, but most votes had yet to be counted.Booker led by fewer than 3,000 votes as of Thursday afternoon, based in part on a dominating showing so far in his…

Myrtle Beach Travellers

Myrtle Beach Travellers The Kentucky Department for Public Health issued an advisory for those who have traveled to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina recently.The guidance follows a rise in the number of COVID-19 cases that began after Myrtle Beach started their reopening phase on May 15 causing a spike in case.The state noticed a couple…