Governor Beshear’s Mandates

Governor Beshear’s Mandates Kentucky’s top court is hearing arguments about Governor Andy Beshear’s COVID-19 related mandates and restrictions.It comes following the passage of several laws to reign in the governor’s emergency powers by the General Assembly, which led to Governor Beshear filing a lawsuit.The question is whether this is all a moot point or…

Waiving Park Fees For The Day

Waiving Park Fees For The Day The Daniel Boone National Forest in Kentucky is waiving fees on Saturday at all its recreation sites.The U.S. Forest Service says the day off from fees for visitors is to celebrate National Get Outdoors Day. Park officials say the day was established to offer an opportunity to explore…

Blood Donors Needed In Eastern KY

Blood Donors Needed In Eastern KY The Kentucky Blood Center is battling a critical blood shortage, and to help motivate donors, the nonprofit is giving away vehicles.KBC’s “Summer Double Feature” will give away two Toyota vehicles to help with their need for donations.Blood donors who register to donate blood at a KBC mobile blood…

Bear’s Den Nutrition Opens

Bear’s Den Nutrition Opens A new business officially opened June 4 in Pikeville. The Bear’s Den Nutrition serves nutritional drinks including shakes, teas and iced coffees and is located at 175 College Street across from the Pikeville City Park. For more information, call, (606) 253-3009. Source: MG News Return to News

Resource MFG Hiring

Resource MFG Hiring Resource MFG is hosting a series of job fairs across the state this week in cities like Richmond, Frankfort, Lexington, and Somerset.They’re hoping to fill hundreds of jobs, mostly in the manufacturing industry.They say businesses have ramped up pay and they’re offering bonuses just to bring people in.Resource MFG will have…

Big Sandy Community College Fully Reopening

Big Sandy Community College Fully Reopening Big Sandy Community and Technical College will lift all COVID-19 protocols beginning June 14, the school announced in a statement June 8. Campuses will operate with full in-person access. Changes are based on the Center for Disease Control (CDC). BSCTC will no longer require healthy check-in requirements.Healthy practices…

Wedding Business Is Booming

Wedding Business Is Booming With COVID-19 restrictions lifting and if you’re ready to shell out up tp 25-thousand dollars a lot of people are looking to get married, and the wedding industry says they’re gratefull for the business.Sarah Burton is a wedding concierge at Simply Love Studio on Richmond Road in Lexington. She helps…

VBS Returns To New Salem Baptist Church

VBS Returns To New Salem Baptist Church VBS is back at New Salem Baptist Church in Laurel County kicking off summer with the longstanding church tradition.Coordinator Missy Viers saysVacation Bible School programs have returned to the Commonwealth after more than a year’s absence.Kids from all over made the trip to New Salem after missing…

Electric Utility Scam

Electric Utility Scam Officials with the Licking River Valley Rural Electric Cooperative officials are warning of a scam alert to customers.In a Facebook post, officials shared that a customer called in saying that someone from the company was contacting her that her electricity was going to be disconnected due to a bill not being…

Lawrence County Attorney’s Office Fraud

Lawrence County Attorney’s Office Fraud A recently unsealed federal indictment reveals Michael T. Hogan and his wife, Joy were indicted on several federal fraud charges.Joy, who is also Michael’s Legal Secretary was charged with one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud. Michael faces that charge alongside a further nine counts of wire fraud…