Church Service Lawsuit Filed

Church Service Lawsuit Filed The Lexington Herald Leader is reporting that a second lawsuit has been filed accusing Governor Beshear of violating the first amendment rights of churchgoers during the COVID-19 pandemic.Maryville Baptist Church in Louisville, which held in-person services despite warnings from the Governor, and its pastor, Jack Roberts, filed the suit Friday…

Removing A Confederate Flag

Removing A Confederate Flag A local official in Kentucky has ordered the removal of a Confederate flag outside a county courthouse that has drawn criticism for weeks since its recent placement there.According to The Paducah Sun, Marshall County Judge-Executive Kevin Neal said Friday the intent in displaying the flag wasn’t to offend anyone, although…

COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update Governor Beshear said Kentucky has 273 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus, the highest single-day increase yet. The state now has 2,960 total cases.There have been 4 new deaths, bringing the total to 148 deaths. 1,122 Kentuckians have recovered.Gov. Beshear also encouraged people to sign up for testing at four recently announced…

Kentucky COVID-19 Cases Increases to 2,522

Kentucky COVID-19 Cases Increases to 2,522 Gov. Andy Beshear announced 134 new cases and 8 new deaths of COVID-19 at a Friday press conference. That brings the total number of cases to 2,522 and number of deaths to 137 statewide. A second death was reported at a Jackson County nursing home. The 85-year-old man…

Northern KY Bridge Shutdown

Northern KY Bridge Shutdown A bridge in northern Kentucky is closed to motor vehicles until further notice due to deterioration on a load-bearing portion of the span.The problem on the 4th Street-Veterans Bridge that connects Covington and Newport was discovered during an inspection, The Kentucky Enquirer reported. No word from the KY Transportation Cabinet…

KY Unemployment Update

KY Unemployment Update Nearly 400,000 Kentucky residents have filed for unemployment benefits in the past four weeks.The U.S. Labor Department on Thursday reported another round of massive layoffs in the Bluegrass State. It says 115,763 Kentuckians filed unemployment claims last week. That was down slightly from the prior week.Kentucky has dramatically increased the number…

Hunger Relief Charities Get Donations

Hunger Relief Charities Get Donations Three hunger-relief charities will benefit from a $500,000 donation by the Kentucky Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Co. and Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance Foundation in response to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.The donation is the largest single private donation made as part of Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles’ Kentucky Hunger…