Beshear Addresses COVID-19 Uptick

Beshear Addresses COVID-19 Uptick Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear says he will be holding a briefing Monday afternoon on the delta variant of COVID-19 that is causing a surge in cases across the Commonwealth.We’ve seen a little more than 2,400 cases of the virus in the last five days. He says the very latest numbers…

Christian Music Festival Returns

Christian Music Festival Returns The oldest running Christian music festival that ended in 2012 is returning to its Wilmore, Ky. home in September.Joe Lycan is the owner of Servant Heart Farm and recently also acquired the rights to the Ichthus name.The festival ran continuously at two different locations in Wilmore from the early 1970s…

Paint Creek Campground Closes

Paint Creek Campground Closes Officials with the United States Department of Agriculture and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency have closed nearby Paint Creek Campground to allow officials to capture a bear in the area.The announcement comes after several weeks of bear sightings, officials say.Forest Service officials also warn visitors that clack bears in the…

Hiking Safety

Hiking Safety The Lexington Fire Department is reminding hikers about safety after a dangerous rescue on Saturday. Always have a fully charged phone, a water bottle and never hike alone. In the latest incident the fallen hiker had potentially life-threatening injuries, according to Lexington Fire and Rescue.“We call it a low-frequency, high-risk event,” Batallion…

Repairing Kentucky Riverports

Repairing Kentucky Riverports Five Kentucky riverports are sharing $500,000 in state money for critical repairs.The sites in Paducah, Eddyville, Hickman, Owensboro and Louisville are receiving grants that will be matched by the authorities that operate the ports, according to Gov. Andy Beshear’s office.Beshear said in a media release that the port improvements would move…

Sunrise Children’s Services

Sunrise Children’s Services Kentucky has reached a contract deal to continue placing youngsters with a Baptist-affiliated children’s agency.The agreement comes after Gov. Andy Beshear’s administration removed very controversial language that the agency steadfastly refused to sign.The agreement continues the state’s long relationship with Sunrise Children’s Services. Sunrise is a foster care agency that also…

Pulaski County Intersection

Pulaski County Intersection The push continues to make a dangerous intersection safer in one Pulaski County community.It was a packed house Thursday night at the Eubank Senior Center for a public meeting about the intersection at US 27 and Highway 70.The community wants a stoplight there to prevent crashes, but state transportation officials say…

University Of Pikeville Open House

University Of Pikeville Open House The University of Pikeville will be holding an open house today from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Those in attendance will be given a full campus tour. Potential students will have the opportunity to apply for admission, scholarships and discuss financial aid. They will also be able to register for…

Counting COVID-19 Cases

Counting COVID-19 Cases The City of Lexington recorded 53 cases of COVID-19 for Tuesday’s update, the highest one-day increase in the last three months.Health leaders are concerned about the increase in numbers as the new delta variant is spreading quickly.The spokesperson for the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department told us, simply put, we are trending…

Boys Steal ATVs

Boys Steal ATVs Two underage boys are facing charges after police say they stole something that was not theirs.Officials with the Knox County Sheriff’s Department posted on Facebook Wednesday about the thefts.We’re told two four-wheelers were stolen early Tuesday morning. An investigation by the department quickly led deputies to the vehicles and to those…