Drive-In Church Allowed

Drive-In Church Allowed Meanwhile, Governor Andy Beshear has been ordered to allow a Louisville church’s drive-in services.The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the U.S. Court of Appeals on Saturday issued an order that prohibits Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear from banning a Louisville church’s drive-in worship services.Maryville Baptist Church pastor Jack Roberts filed a lawsuit accusing Beshear…

UK To Resume In-Person Classes for Fall Semester

UK To Resume In-Person Classes for Fall Semester The University of Kentucky plans to resume in-person classes on its Lexington campus for the fall semester starting in August, the school’s president said Friday. In an email message to the university community, UK President Eli Capilouto outlined plans to “reinvent normal” in the age of…

Perry County Reports 16th Case of COVID-19

Perry County Reports 16th Case of COVID-19 Kentucky River District Health Department Director Scott Lockard on Friday confirmed another case of COVID-19 in Perry County, bringing the county’s total to 16. He said the new case is a 55-year-old woman who works at the Cornettsville post office. She is in the hospital- her condition…

Public Pools Should Remain Closed For Now

Public Pools Should Remain Closed For Now Public pools should stay closed at least through early summer, Dr. Steven Stack, the state’s public health commissioner, said Thursday. Explaining his reasoning, Stack mentioned the inability to maintain the social distancing guidelines needed to help contain the virus .“There’s just almost no way you can put…

KY Revenue Deficit

KY Revenue Deficit A report says Kentucky’s state government faces a revenue deficit that could approach $500 million in the current fiscal year.The report details the impact the coronavirus has had on the state’s economy and revenue collections.It says the nosedive in Kentucky’s revenue collections is expected to continue into the first half of…

Meat Prices Increase

Meat Prices Increase Food City’s President and CEO says meat prices are up and likely will continue to increase because of a reduction in supply and an increase in demand.The Abingdon, Virginia-based grocery store chain confirmed Thursday during a news conference that prices are up on certain meat items 25-30 percent, and those prices…

Rejoice 2020

Rejoice 2020 Rejoice 2020 is a FREE – Southern Gospel LIVE Experience being presented by Mountain Gospel. Called Sharing Hope In Hard Times will feature Mark Bishop, the Primitive Quartet, 11th Hour, and more! Each evening of May 5-8 we are bringing you encouragement and uplift directly to your living room via Facebook LIVE…

KY Court Of Appeals Swearing-In

KY Court Of Appeals Swearing-In The newest member of the Kentucky Court of Appeals will be sworn in by video link with the event available online for the public to watch.J. Christopher McNeill was appointed last week to serve from the westernmost district of 24 counties. McNeill succeeds Justice Christopher Shea Nickell, who was…

Latest Unemployment Numbers

Latest Unemployment Numbers Nearly 91,000 Kentucky residents applied for unemployment benefits last week, down from the prior week but a grim reminder that the coronavirus continues to inflict economic damage even as the governor rolls out plans to gradually kick start commerce.The ranks of laid-off Kentucky workers seeking jobless assistance in the past six…