COVID-19 At KY State Prison

COVID-19 At KY State Prison The number of confirmed coronavirus cases at a Kentucky state prison are expected to increase, Gov. Andy Beshear said Sunday.Beshear said at his daily news briefing that test results are expected Monday from the Green River Correctional Complex in Muhlenberg County.“They’re going to be pretty tough numbers to see,”…

KY Travel Ban Ruled Unconstitutional

KY Travel Ban Ruled Unconstitutional A federal judge has ruled that Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear’s restriction on travel amid the coronavirus pandemic is unconstitutional.But U.S. District Judge William O. Bertelsman sided with the governor on his ban of mass gatherings in a ruling issued Monday. A trio of plaintiffs who attended a church service…

KY Cabinet Member Selected

KY Cabinet Member Selected Eric Friedlander, who has led Kentucky’s Cabinet for Health and Family Services during the coronavirus pandemic, has accepted the job on a permanent basis, Gov. Andy Beshear said.Friedlander was hired as acting secretary of the vast state agency at the start of Beshear’s term last December. He was offered the…

Rejoice 2020 Begins Tonight

Rejoice 2020 Begins Tonight Rejoice 2020 is a FREE – Southern Gospel LIVE Experience – presented by Mountain Gospel.Sharing Hope in Hard Times.With Mark Bishop, the Primitive Quartet, 11th Hour, and more! Also special appearances from even more of your favorite groups.Each evening of May 5-8 we are bringing you encouragement and uplift directly…

Ritz Announces Recall

Ritz Announces Recall Ritz announced the limited recall of family size packages of its cheese cracker sandwiches due to mislabeling.“This recall is being conducted because the outer packaging indicates that the product is Cheese variety, while the individually-wrapped product contained in the package is Peanut Butter variety,” a company statement said. Source:…

Tracing History Of The Coronavirus

Tracing History Of The Coronavirus A history museum in central Kentucky is asking for submissions to document how the coronavirus has affected lives.The Lexington History Museum says that the Lexington Pandemic History Project seeks to build a historical record. Residents are encouraged to send stories and photos by email to mail to the museum.…

Re-Opening The State’s Courts

Re-Opening The State’s Courts Kentucky’s chief justice has formed three task forces to plan how the state’s courts will resume in-person services.It’s the latest sign of plans for gradual reopenings as the state deals with the coronavirus outbreak.Chief Justice John D. Minton Jr. says a Supreme Court justice will head each task force, one…

Drive-In Church Allowed

Drive-In Church Allowed Meanwhile, Governor Andy Beshear has been ordered to allow a Louisville church’s drive-in services.The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the U.S. Court of Appeals on Saturday issued an order that prohibits Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear from banning a Louisville church’s drive-in worship services.Maryville Baptist Church pastor Jack Roberts filed a lawsuit accusing Beshear…