Thanksgiving Travel Advice

Thanksgiving Travel Advice Usually, family and friends gather in large groups to celebrate Thanksgiving the traditional way. This year, however, health experts at Appalachian Regional Healthcare are urging people to avoid large gatherings and traveling if possible. One infectious disease expert says that the safest way to enjoy the holiday is from the safety…

KSP Troopers Feed Kids

KSP Troopers Feed Kids Kentucky State Police Troopers from Post 13 met at Food City in Whitesburg Tuesday morning to load up turkey dinners for kids.Matt Gayheart, Kentucky State Trooper, says many hours of preparation to make boxes with a turkey, all the sides, and a dessert.“We’ve been doing this for the last five…

Lost Creek Co. New In Town

Lost Creek Co. New In Town Lost Creek Co. is a brand new business focusing on fashionable and practical outdoor gear. Lost Creek Co. is launching an Appalachian clothing brand that is named after Lost Creek, KY. Lost Creek Co. apparel will be available for purchase locally at, Thatcher’s Downtown, KUDZU Boutique, Shebrews Coffee…

Possible Staffing Shortage

Possible Staffing Shortage Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear says there is a medical staff shortage as COVID-19 numbers continue to hit the Bluegrass State. During his recent press conference Beshear said Louisville has paused elective surgeries due to COVID-19 limiting staff members and Pikeville Medical Center, Kings Daughters Medical Center and Bowling Green Medical Center…

Prestonsburg Cancels Christmas Parade

Prestonsburg Cancels Christmas Parade The City of Prestonsburg has announced it’s cancelling the Christmas Parade for 2020.Officials say they hope to make next year’s bigger and better than ever.The city is asking residents to participate in decorating their homes and businesses so everyone can drive around and see what the town has to offer…

Preparing For Passengers

Preparing For Passengers The Blue Grass Airport team is working hard to prepare for your arrival at the airport, and is asking that our passengers follow these guidelines to help us provide a safe travel experience for everyone:1. Wash your hands frequently.2. Allow a distance of six feet between you and other passengers.3. Wear…

Kentucky Schools Labeled Bright Spots

Kentucky Schools Labeled Bright Spots Forty-seven Kentucky schools have been labeled “bright spots” in a new report released by The Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER) in the Gatton College of Business and Economics at the University of Kentucky.Researchers from CBER, with support from and in partnership with the Prichard Committee for Academic…

Thanksgiving Feast Spending

Thanksgiving Feast Spending While the Thanksgiving guest list is smaller this year the budget is up.According to a new survey from Lending Tree, hosts will spend an average of $475 on the holiday feast. Lending Tree says that is up 53% from last year.Respondents said they plan on setting the table for 9 guests…

Changes At Fayette Mall

Changes At Fayette Mall COVID-19 has put a twist on just about everything this year, which includes holiday shopping at the mall.Fayette Mall has made some changes to keep its customers safe from the virus, including moving part of the food court outside.“We’ve opened an outdoor heated tent for customers to still enjoy food…

KY Supreme Court Issues Mandates

KY Supreme Court Issues Mandates The Kentucky Supreme Court has issued new mandates to limit in-person proceedings and restrict access to judicial facilities as the coronavirus continues to spread in Kentucky.Nearly all of Kentucky’s 120 counties are in the critical or red category, the highest level of average daily cases based on population. …