One Dead in Pike County Head-On Crash

One Dead in Pike County Head-On Crash One person is dead after a 2-car crash Friday in the Millard area of Pike County. Kentucky State Police received a call yesterday morning about an accident on Collins Highway. Troopers found one vehicle crossed over the center of the roadway, causing a head-on crash. The Pike…

Child-Care Centers Reopening

Child-Care Centers Reopening Kentucky plans phased reopenings of child-care centers next month in what’s seen as an important catalyst to help jump start an economy stagnated by the coronavirus outbreak.Providers caring for 10 or fewer children will be allowed to restart on June 8, state Health and Family Services Secretary Eric Friedlander said Thursday.…

Baptist Health Lexington Expands

Baptist Health Lexington Expands Baptist Health Lexington has announced plans to build a medical campus that will create hundreds of jobs in Kentucky’s second-largest city.Officials say long-term plans call for a hospital, a surgery center, 12 other buildings containing retail and medical office space and two parking garages in Lexington.Work on the $1 billion…

Presidential Scholars In KY

Presidential Scholars In KY Three Kentucky students are among the 161 high school seniors included in the Presidential Scholars.The students are recognized for accomplishments in academics, the arts and career and technical education fields, the U.S. Department of Education said in a news release.The Kentucky students are Megan Rose Johnston of Boyle County High…

Pac-Man Turns 40

Pac-Man Turns 40 One of the most popular video games of all time is now 40 years old.Pac-Man debuted at a Tokyo arcade on May 22, 1980, and it didn’t take long for it to become a global sensation. It would hit U.S. arcades in October, and parent company Namco would sell more than…

KY Unemployment Claims Down

KY Unemployment Claims Down The number of laid-off Kentucky workers seeking assistance continued to decline last week, when about 47,000 people applied for jobless benefits as the economy shifts into more activity.The latest round of filings for jobless aid was the lowest in two months, when the surge in Kentucky’s unemployment claims was in…

Repaving Mammoth Cave Roads

Repaving Mammoth Cave Roads A project to repave Mammoth Cave National Park’s roads and parking areas has launched in Kentucky.The pavement preservation project will begin Thursday and continue until November, news outlets reported. During this time, visitors may experience temporary closures and short delays on roads and parking areas throughout the national park. …

Memorial Day Travel Woes

Memorial Day Travel Woes The coronavirus pandemic is gutting Memorial Day. Holiday travel is expected to be at a near-record low this weekend. Things are bad enough that AAA didn’t release its holiday weekend travel forecast this year.“With social distance guidelines still in process, we expect to see this year have a near-record low…