University Of KY COVID-19 Study

University Of KY COVID-19 Study A University of Kentucky study launching this summer hopes to understand COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy among minority populations.Despite experts’ pleas for us to get vaccinated, some communities are still left unsure.Researchers at UK say African American populations are among them.“We are living in an era now where everybody really is…

KY Road Construction

KY Road Construction Drivers who use KY 399 between Ida May and Heidelberg in Lee County will need to find an alternate route on Thursday, July 29th.The highway will be closed at milepoint 4.0 for the replacement of a drainage pipe. The location is just north of the Cressmont Road intersection.Work will begin around…

Governor Beshear Gives School Guidance

Governor Beshear Gives School Guidance Governor Beshear held a news conference Monday afternoon with the following K-12 return to school guidance that includes:• School districts should require all unvaccinated students and adults to wear a mask while indoors.• Districts should require all students younger than 12 years old to wear a mask while indoors.•…

Knoxville Church Backpack Giveaway

Knoxville Church Backpack Giveaway On Sunday, Forward Church in Knoxville hosted their annual Back to School Bash, giving away 1,000 backpacks filled with school supplies.Due to the pandemic last year, the church had a drive-through backpack giveaway at South Doyle High School.Church official, Jessica Florea says their backpack giveaway is known to have a…

Stolen Pick-Up Truck In Stanton

Stolen Pick-Up Truck In Stanton Police in one Eastern Kentucky city are asking for your help to find the person who stole a pickup truck late last week.According to a Facebook post from the Stanton Police Department, A 2013 Ford F150 was stolen from Downtown Stanton early Friday.The truck has a custom exhaust that…

Road Construction On KY 399

Road Construction On KY 399 Drivers who use KY 399 between Ida May and Heidelberg in Lee County will need to find an alternate route on Thursday, July 29th.The highway will be closed at milepoint 4.0 for the replacement of a drainage pipe. The location is just north of the Cressmont Road intersection.Work will…

Celebrating The Corvette

Celebrating The Corvette Over the weekend, the General Motors UAW Local 2164 was celebrating a big occasion.In the late 1950?s, General Motors and the United Auto Workers began producing the Corvette in Detroit, then moved to Saint Louis, Missouri.40 years ago, the Corvette was officially moved from being assembled in St. Louis to Bowling…

Hot Car Warning

Hot Car Warning Another safety reminder that could mean life or death. So far, in 2021, there have been ten hot car deaths in the US, including one Saturday in Utah. With temperatures approaching 90 degrees multiple days this week, it’s important to be mindful when getting out of your vehicle.“We respond every summer…

Handling the Delta Variant

Handling the Delta Variant As the Delta variant of COVID-19 spreads quickly, state and federal officials are working out how to combat it.Los Angeles County was the first to reimpose masks. Here in Kentucky, Governor Andy Beshear says more mandates are not out of the question.As the covid case count ticks higher, health officials…

Showing Off Eastern KY

Showing Off Eastern KY In an effort to show the beauty of Eastern Kentucky Backroads of Appalachia, hosted the event “Rumble on the Mountain” with its last day Sunday.Beginning Friday, the event welcomed any and all motorcyclists to come into the Harlan County area to ride and enjoy each other’s company.Food was provided as…