Same-Day Test Results

Same-Day Test Results Primary Care Centers in Hazard and Hyden are now able to provide same day COVID-19 test results.“We have now gotten equipment that we can do PCR testing, which is the best testing that is available right now for COVID-19,” said Christie Herald, a nurse practitioner with Primary Care.The initial turn around…

Corbin Gets Money For Roads

Corbin Gets Money For Roads On Thursday, Corbin received a $15,050,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation. U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell assisted with the process.U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said “It was a privilege to work with Mayor Suzie Razmus and other local officials to secure the highly-competitive BUILD grant.…

Pike County Tourism

Pike County Tourism Some good news, Pike County wrapped 2019 by bringing in more tourism money than ever recorded. Tourist spending came in at more than $105 million dollars, a $6 million dollar increase compared to 2018. Pike County Tourism Executive Director, Tony Tackett, said the county is seeing a response to the hard…

Fort Knox Remembers 9/11

Fort Knox Remembers 9/11 Fort Knox is planning a ceremony to honor victims of the 9/11 attacks in 2001.The service is set for Friday morning in front of headquarters at the central Kentucky Army post, Fort Knox said in a statement.The ceremony will include a speech from Brig. Gen. TJ Edwards Jr., who will…

KY River Ports Funding

KY River Ports Funding Gov. Andy Beshear has announced that five Kentucky river ports are receiving a combined $450,000 for critical repairs and equipment replacement.The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said the funding comes from grants that will be matched by authorities that operate the river ports at Paducah, Eddyville, Henderson, Owensboro and Louisville. …

League Of Women Voters

League Of Women Voters The League of Women Voters of Northern Kentucky has formed and is looking for new members, officials said.The Northern Kentucky league was finalizing its organization this week and will be led by Becky Smith Jones of Fort Wright and Jane Page-Steiner of Covington, a statement from the organization said.The non-partisan…

KY Voting Procedures

KY Voting Procedures Secretary of State Michael Adams spoke at the Floyd County chamber meeting on Wednesday.“We are going to have three weeks of in-person voting. We are going to have Saturday voting for the first time in Kentucky history. Plus we’re going to have more locations on election day,” said Adams.Adams says the…

Additional Unemployment Cash

Additional Unemployment Cash Some additional help could be coming for Kentuckians still unemployed because of COVID-19.This is after the Governor announced more federal help in a $400 extra payment coming their way. Governor Andy Beshear also said that assistance could arrive sometime after Labor Day.The additional $400 for three weeks was designed to extend…

Restoring A KY Theater

Restoring A KY Theater Work to restore a historic Kentucky theater is moving forward.Already, the restoration efforts at Paducah’s Columbia Theatre have uncovered a pair of stained glass panels from 1927, still in excellent condition, the Paducah Sun reported. One set of doors was restored earlier this year, with funds from a Leadership Paducah…

McGrath Campaigning

McGrath Campaigning With the election just eight weeks away, Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Amy McGrath has been touring Eastern Kentucky. One of her stops Tuesday was at Rockin’ Appalachian Mom Project or RAMP in Martin County.While in Martin County, McGrath released her ‘Partnering with Rural Kentucky plan.The plan has five pillars. The first is…