New Police Graduates

New Police Graduates Recruits from police agencies across Kentucky have graduated from basic training.The 33 graduates of Class 510 completed 20 weeks of training last week at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training facility in Richmond, the agency said in a statement. The program included 800 hours of instruction, including law offenses and…

Trump Extends Quarantine Through April 30th

Trump Extends Quarantine Through April 30th Bracing the nation for a death toll that could exceed 100,000 people, President Donald Trump on Sunday extended restrictive social distancing guidelines through April 30th, bowing to public-health experts who presented him with even more dire projections for the expanding coronavirus pandemic.The initial 15-day period of social distancing…

KY Lawmakers Pass Relief Bill

KY Lawmakers Pass Relief Bill Kentucky lawmakers passed a bill that they say could bring relief to everyone laid off, health care workers and small businesses.The general assembly passed what they are calling the COVID-19 Relief Bill.With so many people off work, and the governor’s numerous executive orders, Representative Bart Rowland said lawmakers knew…

New COVID-19 Cases In KY

New COVID-19 Cases In KY Governor Beshear has announced 45 new cases of COVID-19 in Kentucky, increasing the total number to 439. There were no new deaths reported in his recent briefing.He called on businesses and people to ‘do better’ to stop the spread of COVID-19.“We can’t allow any crowds in Kentucky right now,”…

KY Hospital System Furloughs Workers

KY Hospital System Furloughs Workers One of the largest hospital systems in northern Kentucky furloughed a quarter of its staff Thursday in order to financially sustain its clinical operations amid the spread of the new coronavirus, officials said.St. Claire HealthCare in Morehead announced it was furloughing 300 staff members who aren’t involved in the…

KY Lawmakers Pass Stimulus Bill

KY Lawmakers Pass Stimulus Bill Reconvening after a weeklong break, Kentucky lawmakers passed a measure Thursday offering relief to workers and employers suffering economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic.The relief bill comes amid a dramatically shrinking economy as businesses statewide close or scale back operations and tens of thousands more Kentucky residents file for…

Court Proceedings Suspended

Court Proceedings Suspended The Kentucky Supreme Court is extending its suspension of most in-person court proceedings by another two weeks.There will be exceptions for some emergency cases.The supreme court says judges can still hold necessary hearings through phone or video.The suspension is extended to last through April 24th. Source: MG News Return…