Vaccines Coming To KY

Vaccines Coming To KY It’s been more than nine months since the first case of COVID-19 was reported in Kentucky. As early as next week, the first vaccines could be distributed in the state.“That is a modern, medical miracle,” Kentucky Public Health Commissioner Dr. Steven Stack said during Gov. Andy Beshear’s COVID-19 briefing Thursday.The…

Boil Advisory For Hazard

Boil Advisory For Hazard A water line break has left multiple businesses under a boil water advisory in Hazard.Officials with the City of Hazard say in a news release the advisory includes Village Lane, Dawahare Drive and Ridgeview Drive. It affects around 200 customers including the Hazard Village Shopping Center, the Eastern Kentucky Veterans…

KY Doctor And Wife Sentenced

KY Doctor And Wife Sentenced A 48-year-old Kentucky doctor and his 33-year-old wife and former office manager were sentenced to 60 and 32 months respectively in prison Wednesday for their roles in unlawfully distributing controlled substances during a time when the defendants did not have a legitimate medical practice.Dr. Scotty Akers and Serissa Akers,…

Republican KY Legislators Plan Agenda

Republican KY Legislators Plan Agenda Republican members of the Kentucky state senate say they will move to limit the Governor’s emergency powers, address police reform and move to pass a pro-life bill that’s been vetoed by Gov. Beshear when the legislature reconvenes in the new year.Legislators reconvene on January 5th. Source: MG…

Vaccine Willingness

Vaccine Willingness As people around the world track the progress of COVID-19 vaccines overseas and in the U.S., many Kentuckians are still unsure they will get it.The FDA is scheduled to meet Thursday to review Pfizer’s vaccine. This is happening while Governor Andy Beshear continues to update Kentuckians on the shipments headed to the…

Healthy At Home Utility Assistance Fund

Healthy At Home Utility Assistance Fund Governor Andy Beshear and Energy Environment Cabinet Secretary Rebecca Goodman announce that Kentuckians will no longer receive assistance to pay overdue utility bills come the end of the year.Kentuckians who are struggling to pay water sewer, electric and gas bills due to COVID-19 will receive help from the…

Preparing To Reopen

Preparing To Reopen As some of Governor Andy Beshear’s recent mandates including indoor dining come to an end many restaurant owners prepare for next week.The ban on indoor dining ends on December 13th and Governor Beshear has indicated he will not extend that. Source: MG News Return to News

Pikeville’s Coats For Kids

Pikeville’s Coats For Kids Pikeville’s Coats for Kids program is working with Pikeville Rotary and The Appalachian Center for the Arts to provide kids in the area with new coats this winter.The App is serving as the headquarters for this year’s tagging and bagging of the 3,000 coats purchased for kids in need. According…

Behavioral Health Center Opens

Behavioral Health Center Opens Last month, Frontier Behavioral Health in Floyd County opened its second residential treatment facility.“We found the necessity for a women’s program and with our partners, we’ve been working in the court systems and some other agencies,” said CEO Randy Hunter.In May, Frontier Behavioral Health opened a 24-bed men’s facility in…