Domestic Air Passengers May Be Tested

Domestic Air Passengers May Be Tested Just one week after President Biden mandated the wearing of masks in all US airports, the CDC is considering its own mandate, one that would require all domestic passengers to pass a COVID-19 test before traveling inside the US.For travelers at Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport, it is…

Judge Nominees In Kentucky

Judge Nominees In Kentucky Three lawyers have been nominated for a vacant circuit court judgeship in Kentucky, the state Supreme Court announced.The Judicial Nominating Commission’s nominees are Paul Eugene Craft of Russell, Brian Christopher McCloud of Worthington and Matthew Jackson Warnock of Ashland. Chief Justice John D. Minton Jr. meets with the commission to…

Western KY University Names And Symbols

Western KY University Names And Symbols A group is seeking community input on how names and symbols are used at Western Kentucky University.The Task Force on Naming and Symbols has a website that provides information about its purpose and includes a form for comments, the university said in a statement.University President Timothy Caboni appointed…

KSP Accepting Applications

KSP Accepting Applications The Kentucky State Police are accepting applications for their next academy class and changing protocols in an effort to offer troopers a post assignment closer to home.New troopers will have the opportunity to pick three posts they would prefer to be assigned to. And when they graduate from the academy, they…

KSP Do’s And Don’ts

KSP Do’s And Don’ts Kentucky State Police (KSP) officials posted on Facebook about what dispatchers can and cannot do during snowy conditions.What dispatchers cannot do:Officials said dispatchers cannot tell callers what road conditions are as they are working inside of a building and cannot see the interstate.No, dispatchers cannot tell callers if a grocery…

Floyd County Sheriff’s Office Needs Help

Floyd County Sheriff’s Office Needs Help Floyd County Sheriff’s Office officials need help in finding a man who is responsible for causing property damage on Saturday.Officials said the man drove his car into a carport causing it to collapse. It happened around 1:20 p.m., near the 3000 Block on RT 2030 in the Frog…

Registering For A Vaccine

Registering For A Vaccine You can now pre-register for covid vaccine if you are 60 or older!. If you are 60 years of age or older and a resident living in Pikeville Medical Center’s service areas, preferably of Pike, Floyd, Knott, Lawrence, Letcher, Magoffin, Martin, or Johnson counties, you are now eligible to pre-register…

University Of Cumberland Gives Back

University Of Cumberland Gives Back One school in Eastern Kentucky is giving back to it’s student body…literally.The University of the Cumberland recently received nearly $6 million in COVID-19 relief funding and has decided to direct all of it to funding it’s undergraduate students.Full-time, degree-seeking undergraduates will receive direct payments of $1,500, with Pell eligible…

COVID-19 Variant In The Commonwealth

COVID-19 Variant In The Commonwealth As the world’s battle with COVID-19 rages on, another variant has made its way into America.According to the Associated Press, a new variant of the coronavirus emerged Thursday. The mutated version of the virus, first identified in South Africa, was found in two cases in South Carolina. Public health…

Small Business Grants In Whitesburg

Small Business Grants In Whitesburg Appalshop in Whitesburg is partnering with the Letcher County Tourism Commission and CANE Kitchen to provide grants to small businesses in Whitesburg.They selected nine businesses based on their efforts to keep the community safe during the pandemic.The grants can be up to $2,000. Businesses selected include Heritage Kitchen, and…