New Meal Program In Estill

New Meal Program In Estill Estill County Schools has launched a new meal service program to deliver meals to students using the district’s bus routes. Breakfast and lunch are prepared and packaged by cafeteria workers in the morning. Transportation workers then load up the number of meals they need to service every child on…

Mountain Pkwy Project Update

Mountain Pkwy Project Update Kentucky Transportation Cabinet geotechnical experts share their goal to have repairs on the Mountain Parkway to be completed and fully reopened by mid-fall. After evaluating the location and developing plans for repairing the roadway, bids will be taken for the repair work. The westbound lanes were closed on July 22…

KY Help Is In LA

KY Help Is In LA Hurricane Laura has left swath of devastation across Louisiana…and help is on the way. Utility crews from Kentucky have been deployed to help with restoration efforts. Kentucky Utilities officials tell reporters 208 employees and contractors from KU and LG&E are doing everything from line repairs to fixing broken power…

Adams Clarifies Things On The Hill

Adams Clarifies Things On The Hill Shortly into his testimony before Congress, Kentucky Secretary of State, Michael Adams reminds members of the Committee on Homeland Security that just a few months ago, unfair accusations were made about Kentucky’s Primary. He pointed out opponents in Hollywood, New York…and in Congress…predicted bad things would happen…coronavirus. He…

Remembering Women’s Suffrage

Remembering Women’s Suffrage A marker has been placed in Elizabethtown to note the history of the women’s suffrage movement there and to commemorate the centennial of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.The marker was placed at Glendale Park by Capt. Jacob Van Meter Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, The News-Enterprise reported. …

Giraffe Dies

Giraffe Dies A giraffe who had lived at the Louisville Zoo since 1997 has died, the zoo announced.Malaika suffered from musculoskeletal problems that led to stiffness, lameness and difficulty moving, the zoo said Wednesday. When the 23-year-old female Masai giraffe’s pain could not longer be controlled, her keepers and veterinarians decided to euthanize her…

Pike County Parks Reopening

Pike County Parks Reopening Pike County Judge-Executive, Ray S. Jones, signed an executive order to reopen parks in Pike County Friday, August 28.This will be the first time any Pike County parks will be opened since March 27, 2020.Originally, Jones closed all Pike County parks in an effort to protect the public and contain…

Colonels Comeback Plan

Colonels Comeback Plan State health leaders say they are keeping a close eye on the growing number of cases at universities across the state.The Fayette County Health Department says they have been watching cases grow at the University of Kentucky. UK has seen 544 total cases, no hospitalizations, and no deaths. Meanwhile, the university…

Beshear Calls CDC Reckless

Beshear Calls CDC Reckless Kentucky’s governor offered a scathing assessment of new guidance from federal health officials, calling it “reckless” and contradictory to the need for aggressive testing policies to combat the spread of COVID-19.Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear responded to the guidance that says it’s not necessary for people who don’t feel sick but…

McConnell At Pikeville Medical Center

McConnell At Pikeville Medical Center Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell arrived at Pikeville Medical Center Thursday to discuss the importance of healthcare workers and the CARES ACT. The Pikeville Medical Center has received nearly 45 million dollars from legislation.The Senator discussed a COVID-19 vaccine and emphasized the importance of wearing a mask and social…