Preparing For The Election

Preparing For The Election With a little more than a month left until the November 3rd primary election, voters are encouraged to vote whether it be absentee or in person, but what about arrangements for poll locations and workers?Each county must submit a plan for in-person voting that will be approved by the State…

COVID-19 Cases Among UK Students

COVID-19 Cases Among UK Students The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department reported 60 new COVID-19 cases for its update for Monday.The health department says 30 of those cases are among UK students. They say the number of UK students who have contracted the virus has now topped 2,000 and students now account for 25% of…

Hazard Has Drive-Thru Clinic

Hazard Has Drive-Thru Clinic Hazard ARH is hosting a drive-thru flu shot clinic at the Medical Mall.Jeri Lynn Milwee is the Community Pharmacy Clinical Services Coordinator and she said it is likely the COVID-19 virus and the flu viruses will be circulating at the same time this fall and winter.“They have already done the…

Pike County Schools Plan

Pike County Schools Plan The Pike County Schools Board of Education approved a districtwide facility plan for the first time in nearly a decade, and the plan details the upgrades that the district plans to make to its school buildings over the next four years and beyond.Barry Birchfield, the district’s director of pupil personnel,…

Appalachian Regional Community Grant

Appalachian Regional Community Grant Congressman Hal Rogers applauds the Big Sandy Community and Technical College for earning a $124,654 competitive grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission. This grant will expand the Pike County Industrial Maintenance Technology and Welding Training programs to add 30 more students. Source: MG News Return to News

New KY State License Plate

New KY State License Plate A new kind of Kentucky license plate has started appearing on vehicles across the state.The biggest difference is in the way the new plates are manufactured. State transportation officials say the new plates are digitally printed on flat aluminum instead of traditional, embossed metal with raised letters and numbers.The…

Old State Capitol Reopens

Old State Capitol Reopens The Old State Capitol and the Kentucky Military History Museum have reopened to visitors in Frankfort.The Kentucky Historical Society says the facilities reopened in accordance with the governor’s Healthy at Work guidelines and the American Alliance of Museums’ recommendations for reopening museums.The society says guidelines include masks requirements, social distancing,…

Understanding Narcan

Understanding Narcan The Floyd County Community Center opened its doors to the public for brief training sessions regarding the substance Narcan on Sunday.Narcan is medically used to reverse the effects of an overdose, something that event organizer Shawn Allen feels is a necessity for those who know people struggling with addiction.“Narcan is a substance…

Remembering Justice Ginsburg

Remembering Justice Ginsburg Governor Andy Beshear ordered all flags at state office buildings to be lowered to half-staff following the death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who passed away late Friday.This is in accordance with a proclamation from the White House, and all flags will remain at half-staff until the day…