Vaccine Incentive

Vaccine Incentive Medicaid members 21 years and older are eligible for the Kentucky Association of Health Plans (KAHP) sweepstakes to Disney World if you receive your first COVID-19 vaccine shot before September 30th.The giveaway includes a package for four people including airfare, a three-night hotel stay, and a three-day park pass.KAHP has offered several…

Lowering Flags Friday

Lowering Flags Friday Governor Andy Beshear ordered that all state office buildings fly flags at half-staff on Friday.The Governor said the order was made to honor the Kentuckians lost to COVID-19. This comes on the same day as a funeral and an interment for two educators who died of the virus.The Governor ordered flags…

School Bus Stop Tragedy

School Bus Stop Tragedy A drive-by shooting at a school bus stop Wednesday morning in Louisville left a 16-year-old student dead and another hospitalized, police said.A third child was injured by unknown means as the youths waited at the bus stop just west of downtown Louisville, authorities said.The investigation and search for the driver…

Preparing For Pumpkins

Preparing For Pumpkins Now that it’s oficially fall an eye is being kept on pumpkin patches which are greatly impacted by our weather beginning in the spring and even into the fall.According to Evans Orchard owner Kevan Evans, while pumpkins like rainfall to start in the spring, come summer and fall drier weather is…

Emergency Disaster Team In Hazard

Emergency Disaster Team In Hazard An emergency disaster team that just arrived in Hazard will be helpingout for the next two weeks as Governor Andy Beshear announced the arrival of a National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) team in Hazard.The Governor also requested an extension of the five FEMA strike teams that are assisting with…

See You At The Pole

See You At The Pole It was quite the event with dtudents and staff gathering Wednesday morning for the annual see you at the pole prayer event.See You at the Pole is an event where students and staff from schools nationwide gather to pray for each other and the upcoming school year. The event…

KY COVID positivity rate drops under 12%

KY COVID positivity rate drops under 12% Kentucky’s coronavirus positivity rate has dropped to just under 12%. Governor Andy Beshear says the state saw nearly 3,400 new cases Tuesday. Of those, 873 cases were in persons 18 and younger. Nearly 2,300 Kentuckians remain hospitalized. Of those, 664 are in the ICU. Of those in…

KY Kindergarten

KY Kindergarten Kentucky lawmakers voted this year to pump considerably more state money into full-day kindergarten, but the extra spending was limited to just one school year. Now a Republican legislator wants to turn that one-time support into a permanent commitment.Rep. James Tipton said he has prefiled a measure for next year that would…