Kentucky Receives Vaccine

Kentucky Receives Vaccine On Sunday, Governor Beshear marked a milestone in Kentucky’s battle against COVID-19.The initial shipment of Pfizer’s two-dose COVID-19 arrived in Louisville on Sunday at the UPS Worldport.Governor Beshear said, “The Pfizer vaccine, which we believe to be 95% effective, has now been authorized in this emergency for us to start vaccinating…

Former KY Bank President Sentenced

Former KY Bank President Sentenced A former Kentucky bank president has been sentenced to a year in federal prison after pleading guilty to embezzlement in federal court.Thomas Hinkebein, 59, was sentenced by U.S. District Chief Judge Danny C. Reeves, news outlets reported on Thursday, citing a statement from the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern…

Reopening Kentucky Businesses Monday

Reopening Kentucky Businesses Monday Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear announced Thursday that the state’s restaurants, bars, gyms and other businesses will be able to return to their previous capacity limits starting Monday, Dec. 14.“When we talk about COVID being a fast moving train, it doesn’t just immediately turn; you have to slow it down, stop…

Christmas Tradition Continues

Christmas Tradition Continues Faith Assembly of God in London is not letting the pandemic stop its Christmas tradition. The church is hosting a live drive-thru nativity scene.“It is amazing as you top the hill. It is like you are transformed back 2,000 years ago,” said participant and children’s pastor, Misty Watkins.Thursday night was the…

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…