Pro-Life Bill In State Legislature

Pro-Life Bill In State Legislature Kentucky’s pro-life attorney general would be given new power to regulate abortion clinics under a bill that won final passage Saturday from the Republican-dominated legislature.The Senate voted 30-5 to send the measure to Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear, who vetoed similar legislation in 2020. Source: MG News …

Temporary Closure On Pisgah Bay

Temporary Closure On Pisgah Bay A portion of Pisgah Bay on Kentucky Lake will is closed to boaters for scientific research, officials said.Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey will be researching ways to improve mass removal techniques for silver carp, an invasive fish, the agency said in a statement. Scientists plan to capture, tag,…

Governor Beshear Budget Proposal

Governor Beshear Budget Proposal Governor Beshear is proposing a one-year state budget that includes millions in relief funds. $220 million would go toward small businesses hit by the pandemic.“The first pillar provides relief to our families and businesses still hurting and addressing the damage by Covid-19,” Governor Beshear said in his State address Thursday.…

Flu Cases Down In KY

Flu Cases Down In KY Flu and other major viruses are down. Doctors say it’s one of the positive effects of the pandemic.“Personally, I’ve not seen a single flu this year,” Doctor Ryan Stanton said. “I’ve not seen a single flu, RSV, norovirus, human metapneumovirus, or any of the common players that we see…

Returning To In-Person Learning

Returning To In-Person Learning While schools in the Commonwealth could return to in-person classes this past Monday, Governor Beshear’s office recommended holding off until January 11th.While some school districts will be letting kids back into the building, others are continuing to push for virtual learning. Source: MG News Return to News

Handheld Ultrasound Devices

Handheld Ultrasound Devices Pikeville Medical Center received three handheld ultrasound devices for emergency and critical care departments.A grant from the Eastern Kentucky Healthcare Preparedness Coalition provided the devices.“Anytime we are able to fund equipment that has the potential to save lives, we consider that a win for everyone,” explained Gina M. Porter, Region 8…