KY State Parks Remain Open

KY State Parks Remain Open Kentucky State Parks remain open but have implemented precautionary measures due to the coronavirus.Precautionary measures include canceling or postponing scheduled park events through April 30. Historic homes and museums remain open per winter and spring schedules and food services are limited to carry out, a statement from the Kentucky…

Harlan Church Catches Fire

Harlan Church Catches Fire Harlan Fire Department responded to a fire at the Believers Tabernacle Church in the Fairview area of Harlan Sunday night.Officials with the department tell us they received a call about the church being on fire shortly after 9 p.m. Sunday night. They also said that when crews arrived they could…

KY Senator Rand Paul Tests Positive

KY Senator Rand Paul Tests Positive In addition, according to a post on Rand Paul’s Facebook page, the U.S. senator has tested positive for COVID-19.The post said Paul is asymptomatic and was tested just as a precautionary measure after traveling and attending several events.Paul said he was not aware of any direct contact with…

KY Department Of Agriculture Goes On-Line

KY Department Of Agriculture Goes On-Line The Kentucky Department of Agriculture has developed online education opportunities for students learning at home due to the coronavirus, the agency said.The Department is extending a poster and essay contest through March 30 to allow more students to compete. The theme this year is “Kentucky Farmers: Ready, Set,…

Primary Care Drive-Thru Service

Primary Care Drive-Thru Service In Hazard Health care providers are trying to keep everyone as healthy as possible, one car at a time. Primary Care has set up a drive thru clinic. The average visit to the drive-thru clinic is 10 to 12 minutes for services ranging from prescription refills to TB testing and…

Approving An Economic Stimulus Package

Approving An Economic Stimulus Package Members of President Donald Trump’s economic team will convene on Capitol Hill to launch negotiations with Senate Republicans and Democrats racing to draft a $1 trillion-plus economic rescue package amid the coronavirus outbreak. Meanwhile, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has unveiled a sweeping economic rescue plan to pump $1,200…