Protestors Want To Work

Protestors Want To Work Governor Andy Beshear managed to give his daily update on COVID-19 in Kentucky, despite loud protesting outside of the conference. The governor reported 88 new cases and seven new deaths, though the governor said those could be understated.That brings the totals to 2,291 and 122. Portions of the governor’s announcement…

Bridge Under Repair

Bridge Under Repair The City of Prestonsburg announced Wednesday afternoon that the bridge off of KY-114, which takes drivers from US-23 to West Prestonsburg near Archer Park, is closed until further notice becasue of concrete damage.The bridge is on KY-2555. Drivers can detour using University Drive from US-23 and US-460 or by using KY-302…

Crime Victims Rights Proposal

Crime Victims Rights Proposal A proposal to add a series of crime victims’ rights to Kentucky’s Constitution was advanced to the statewide ballot during a flurry of action by state lawmakers Tuesday.The proposal seeks to guarantee, among other things, that crime victims have the right to timely notification of court proceedings, the right to…

COVID-19 Scams Warning

COVID-19 Scams Warning Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron is warning people about new scams related to the coronavirus that are being aimed at Medicaid recipients.“During the COVID-19 pandemic, scammers may target Medicaid beneficiaries in order to illegally bill the Medicaid program for unnecessary services and equipment related to coronavirus testing and treatment,” Cameron said…

HOKC Donates One-Million Dollars

HOKC Donates One-Million Dollars The Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels (HOKC) announced Tuesday it is contributing $1 million to the Team Kentucky Fund, developed by Governor Andy Beshear to deliver financial aid to those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.In response to the $1M contribution, Governor Beshear thanked the Colonels for their donation, adding that…

Donating Plasma

Donating Plasma Recently there has been a call for people who have recovered from COVID-19 in Kentucky to donate their plasma to help other coronavirus patients.The Kentucky Blood Center has seen more than a hundred people reach out about donating. So far they have had 123 people submit their information to be considered for…

Kentucky Guard TO NBA Draft

Kentucky Guard TO NBA Draft Kentucky guard Immanuel Quickley will enter the NBA draft and sign with an agent, leaving school after a breakout season in which he was an honorable mention All-America selection by The Associated Press.Southeastern Conference coaches voted the 6-foot-3 sophomore Player of the Year after he wasn’t picked for any…

Breathitt County Holds Parade

Breathitt County Holds Parade Breathitt County held its first ever Resurrection Parade on Easter Sunday in Jackson. Over 80 vehicles participated with representatives from the city police, sheriff’s dept, state police and constable. Fire trucks from Jackson and Vancleve. People from many local churches in the county joined together for the Parade that was…

Line-Item Veto

Line-Item Veto Gov. Andy Beshear used his line-item veto authority Monday to strike limited parts of the massive state budget bills passed by Kentucky’s Republican-led legislature.The vetoes did not remove any specific appropriations, the governor’s office said in a statement. Instead, the new governor struck language that would “limit his flexibility” to respond to…

Flying Flags At Half-Staff

Flying Flags At Half-Staff Governor Andy Beshear has ordered flags to fly at half-staff for one week to honor the more than 100 Kentuckians who have died due to COVID-19.“I am ordering that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff beginning tomorrow morning and remaining that way until we get through…