Local Power Outages Reported

Local Power Outages Reported Heavy rain and gusty winds moved in on Sunday night which has led to power outages across the mountains. As of early this morning the following areas are affected with outages: Breathitt – 1,345 Clay – 81 Floyd – 3,712 Johnson – 801 Knott – 7,159 Lawrence – 282 Leslie…

Grocery Shopping Restrictions

Grocery Shopping Restrictions Gov. Andy Beshear has issued an order to limit shopping to one person per household, stepping up efforts to enforce social distancing as coronavirus cases continue escalating in Kentucky.“This is going to be a significant help,” the governor said during his daily briefing.Beshear’s new executive order will mostly limit shopping to…

Gene Snyder Freeway Construction

Gene Snyder Freeway Construction Drivers should expect lane closures on the Gene Snyder Freeway in Louisville over the next two weeks as contractors perform geotechnical work, officials said.Crews will be working from mile point 25 through mile point 35, which is between Interstates 64 and 71, according to a statement from I-Move Kentucky.Portions of…

Voting Changes

Voting Changes There could be even more changes coming to the way people vote in the upcoming primary. The COVID-19 pandemic had state officials moving the primary to June 23rd and are also considering other changes like mail-in voting.The governor says he is concerned about the well being of poll workers, many of whom…

Latest Unemployment Figures For Kentucky

Latest Unemployment Figures For Kentucky More than 275,000 Kentucky residents have filed for unemployment benefits in the past three weeks as the coronavirus pandemic causes widespread economic damage.A total of 117,135 Kentuckians filed unemployment claims last week, the U.S. Labor Department reported Thursday. It was up nearly 4,000 people from the prior week. …

Governor Beshear Limits Shopping

Governor Beshear Limits Shopping Gov. Andy Beshear has issued an order to limit shopping to one person per household, stepping up efforts to enforce social distancing as coronavirus cases continue escalating in Kentucky.“This is going to be a significant help,” the governor said during his daily briefing.Beshear’s new executive order will mostly limit shopping…