KY Vaccine Allotment

KY Vaccine Allotment Kentucky has enough COVID-19 vaccine on hand to make big inroads toward achieving an inoculation benchmark tied to lifting capacity limits at most of its businesses and venues, Gov. Andy Beshear said Thursday.More than 1.6 million Kentuckians have received at least their first dose of vaccine, representing 46% of the state’s…

KY Power Tree Saplings

KY Power Tree Saplings Kentucky Power celebrates Earth Day and Arbor Day by providing thousands of low growth tree saplings free of charge.The tree saplings will be given to customers May 1.All saplings are available on a first come, first served basis while supplies last beginning at 8 a.m. in Ashland, Hazard, Pikeville and…

Second Chance Auto

Second Chance Auto Second Chance Auto in Lawrence County is helping clients in Addiction Recovery Care obtain their Automotive Service Excellence Certification.The repair shop, open under the ARC umbrella, takes clients from the recovery programs and provides them with the opportunity to start a career that is meaningful to them. Source: MG…

New Healthcare CEO

New Healthcare CEO Appalachian Regional Healthcare has named Hollie Harris Phillips as its new president and chief executive officer.Phillips becomes the first woman to lead the not-for-profit health system that operates 13 hospitals in eastern Kentucky and southern West Virginia, Appalachian Regional Healthcare said in a statement. Phillips has worked for the organization for…

Squelching Rumors

Squelching Rumors Doctors and medical experts are continuing to reiterate the rumors surrounding the COVID-19 vaccine and infertility are just that- rumors.“It is a false rumor without data,” said Dr. Randy Hansbrough of Graves Gilbert with a Phd in science research and treats local COVID-19 patients.That rumor in which the COVID vaccine leads to…

Unemployment Help

Unemployment Help For those needing unemployment assistance Gov. Beshear said a call center will be open from 7 a.m. until 9 p.m. for the next 10 days.“A valid email is required to verify your identity in the new registration process,” Beshear said. “You’ll also need the new eight-digit PIN. That’s what you’ll have to…

Publisher’s Clearing House Scam

Publisher’s Clearing House Scam Police in two Eastern Kentucky counties are sending out an alert to help prevent people from becoming victims of an elaborate scam.Officials with the Hazard Police Department posted it on Facebook Tuesday.In the post, they state two men, identified as Dave Slayer and David Fisher, are traveling around the region…

Terroristic Threat

Terroristic Threat The Harlan County Sheriff’s Office was contacted after a threat was made to a student at Harlan County High School.Deputies began an investigation and a 15-year-old student was taken into custody by the Harlan County Sheriff’s Office. The student was charged with felony terroristic threatening.The student was taken to the Breathitt County…

Preventing COVID-Related Lawsuits

Preventing COVID-Related Lawsuits Kentucky’s governor stood aside and let a bill become law that protects an array of businesses from coronavirus-related lawsuits. But he warned Monday that the measure is likely to draw a court challenge.The measure, backed by business interests, became law this past weekend without Gov. Andy Beshear’s signature. A veto would…