Beshear Won’t Interfere With Schools

Beshear Won’t Interfere With Schools Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear says he will not issue another recommendation after Sept. 28 for no in-person class. The state’s goal now is to give counties the resources and let them decide.Beshear made the announcement Monday afternoon during a news conference.As of Monday, there have been five COVID-19 deaths…

Pikeville Medical Center Receives Grants

Pikeville Medical Center Receives Grants Pikeville Medical Center received two grants that total more than $1.2 million.The grants were awarded from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).Officials say the larger grant will be used to develop a telepsych program for the PMC Emergency Department. The second grant will be used to create a…

KY Democrats Lead In Absentee Ballot Requests

KY Democrats Lead In Absentee Ballot Requests Kentucky Democrats have built a big lead over Republicans in requesting absentee ballots for the November election.But the trend is drawing starkly different reactions from the campaigns of Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his Democratic challenger, Amy McGrath.According to the secretary of state’s office, Democrats…

Pikeville Student Named National Merit Scholar

Pikeville Student Named National Merit Scholar National Merit Scholarship Corporation recently named a Pikeville High School senior as Pike County’s only Merit Semifinalist, further advancing him in the competition to win scholarships. PHS student Jason Lin, of Pikeville, was named one of 16,000 National Merit Semifinalists across the country in the National Merit Scholarship…

Morgan County Recovering From Soaked Conditions

Morgan County Recovering From Soaked Conditions Community members in Morgan County experienced over 3.5 inches of rain Saturday, causing major flooding in the area.Despite the weather’s quick-strike, Morgan County Judge Executive John Will Stacy acted quickly in response.“We’ve had a pretty quick response from the state emergency management and from the governor’s office,” Stacy…

KY Doctor Hailed As Hero Dies

KY Doctor Hailed As Hero Dies A prominent Kentucky infectious disease specialist who was hailed by the governor as a “front line hero” has died after a nearly four-month battle against COVID-19.Dr. Rebecca Shadowen, who tested positive for the virus on May 13, died on Friday night, Med Center Health in Bowling Green said.…

Data Mining Scam

Data Mining Scam The sheriff’s office in one Eastern Kentucky county is warning people about a new scam involving a national company.In a Facebook post, the Leslie County Sheriff’s Office said people have reported receiving letters and e-mails, allegedly from Amazon.In the correspondence, the scammer states that a hold has been placed on their…