Lowest Number Of Cases

Lowest Number Of Cases Governor Andy Beshear reported the lowest number of daily cases in the past four weeks during the recent update.The governor announced 1,268 new cases. This is the lowest number of new cases in one day that we’ve seen in the past four weeks. At least 347,836 Kentuckians have contracted the…

KY Adds Construction Jobs

KY Adds Construction Jobs Despite the coronavirus pandemic, Kentucky added 2,900 construction jobs last year, a 2.9 percent increase that ranked in ninth nationally in construction employment gains.That was counter to most states, according to a new release by the Associated General (State Empl 202012_10month) Contractors of America which shows construction employment in December…

Fradulent Unemployment Claims

Fradulent Unemployment Claims The new federal stimulus bill passed by Congress late last month, which extended unemployment benefits for 11 more weeks, also came with a new verification process that has created even more problems for some unemployed Kentuckians.The new verification system was designed to prevent fraudulent claims, which Governor Andy Beshear’s general counsel…

KY Lock And Dam Project

KY Lock And Dam Project The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will dedicate $110 million to the Kentucky Lock and Dam project this year, U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell said. Congress authorized the improvement project in 1996 and when completed, the larger lock will essentially eliminate delays, which are among the longest in the country,…

Floyd County Students Stay In Virtual Classes

Floyd County Students Stay In Virtual Classes Students in Floyd County will not be returning to in-person classes anytime soon.Monday night, the board of education voted to stay with virtual instruction only until at least the next meeting on February 22nd.The board also voted to immediately suspend all elementary and middle school sporting events…

Charges Dropped In Threatening Case

Charges Dropped In Threatening Case A Louisville attorney who, police say, threatened Governor Beshear through comments made on social media has had charges dropped against him in court.The Jefferson District Court has dismissed the charge of terroristic threatening against James Gregory Troutman Friday according to court records.Troutman was arrested back in April after Kentucky…

KY Arrest Connected To Capitol Riot

KY Arrest Connected To Capitol Riot The FBI has made another arrest of a Kentucky resident related to the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.Jordan Revlett, 22, was arrested for entering the Capitol building after posting pictures and a 42-second video on Snapchat, according to court documents.Revlett is from Island, Ky., in McLean…

KY Woman Arrested On Animal Cruelty Charges

KY Woman Arrested On Animal Cruelty Charges A Kentucky woman is facing animal cruelty charges after 63 dogs were found living in unsanitary conditions, police said.Donna Byard was charged with second-degree cruelty to animals after an animal control officer responded to a tip in Alvaton on Thursday, the Warren County Sheriff’s Office said in…

Resolution Rejected

Resolution Rejected A Kentucky Republican Party committee on Saturday rejected a resolution urging Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell to fully support Donald Trump in the ex-president’s upcoming impeachment trial.The GOP State Central Committee met to consider the proposal after a grassroots group of Republican officials pushed the resolution, news outlets reported. Source:…

Big Blue Slam

Big Blue Slam The 13th annual Big Blue Slam kicks off Monday, January 25th. It’s a competition between the blood donors of Kentucky Blood Center and LifeSouth Blood Center in Gainesville, Florida.“Blood’s going out the door quicker than it’s coming in the door right now,” says VP of external relations at the Kentucky Blood…