KY State Parks Reopening June 1

KY State Parks Reopening June 1 State parks will start reopening soon as Kentucky continues to ease restrictions amid the coronavirus outbreak, says Gov. Andy Beshear.The parks will reopen June 1 in an effort to revive tourism revenue, Beshear said at his daily briefing. People can make park reservations starting May 19, he said.Visitors…

Investigating KY’s Meatpacking Industry

Investigating KY’s Meatpacking Industry Kentucky officials on Friday asked the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate the meatpacking industry after local cattle farmers complained the price they are paid for their animals is continuing to drop at the same time beef prices are skyrocketing.Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarles and Kentucky Attorney General Daniel…

Former KY First Lady And Miss America Dies

Former KY First Lady And Miss America Dies Former Kentucky First Lady, Phyllis George, died of a blood disorder at the age of 70.The Lexington Herald Leader reported George died on Thursday at the University of Kentucky Medical Center.“Phyllis was a fighter and her children have shown her incredible love during this struggle,” said…

Governor Beshear Update

Governor Beshear Update Governor Andy Beshear did not hold an official briefing on Saturday to address COVID-19 in Kentucky. However, he posted a video on his Facebook page giving a quick update on the day’s totals.244 new cases were announced bringing the total number of cases to 7,688. There were two new deaths reported…

New Nearby Cases Of COVID-19

New Nearby Cases Of COVID-19 The Cumberland Valley District Health Department confirmed new cases of COVID-19 in both Jackson and Clay Counties on Sunday.The Clay County patient is a woman who is currently hospitalized.Jackson County has two new cases, a 54-year-old woman and a 36-year-old woman.Nurses from the Clay County Health Department and the…

Kentucky State Parks to Reopen June 1st

Kentucky State Parks to Reopen June 1st State parks will start reopening soon as Kentucky continues to ease restrictions amid the coronavirus outbreak, Gov. Andy Beshear said Friday. The parks will reopen June 1 in an effort to revive tourism revenue, Beshear said at his daily briefing. People can make park reservations starting May…

Magoffin County Reports First COVID-19 Case

Magoffin County Reports First COVID-19 Case It took a while, but Magoffin County officials announced the county’s first positive case of COVID-19 on Friday. County Health Department Public Health Director Pete Shepherd said the positive case is a 60-year-old man who is hospitalized, though not in critical condition. So far in Magoffin County, 405…

Corvette Plant To Reopen In KY

Corvette Plant To Reopen In KY General Motors will begin reopening its Corvette plant in Kentucky on May 26, a company spokesman said.The restart at the Bowling Green plant will be gradual and will focus on new worker safety protocols that were put into place due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to the company’s…

KY Court System Has Cutbacks

KY Court System Has Cutbacks Kentucky’s court system will impose a statewide hiring freeze and suspend out-of-state travel to reduce expenses as the coronavirus drives down revenues, the state’s chief justice said.Cost cutting across the judicial branch is aimed at mitigating possible furloughs and layoffs in coming months, Chief Justice John D. Minton Jr.…