Breathitt County Audit Results

Breathitt County Audit Results The AOC’s (Administrative Office of the Courts) Department of Auditing Services conducted a recent three-week audit of the Breathitt County Circuit Clerk’s office. The Kentucky-wide regulatory service gave James Elliott Turner’s office excellent marks.The audit report shows the Breathitt Circuit Clerk’s office received a “clean” and “unmodified” opinion. The audit…

Pikeville Medical Center Visitation

Pikeville Medical Center Visitation Pikeville Medical Center is adjusting its visitation policy due to a recent downward trend in covid-19 cases.PMC announced in a Facebook post that the facility is returning to phase two on Monday, meaning patients are limited to one visitor.Officials at PMC say they will continue to adjust the visitation policy…

Pike County Road Department Gets New Software

Pike County Road Department Gets New Software Training is underway for Pike County road department foremen on a new computer software system. During the Pike County Fiscal Court meeting recently Pike County Judge-Executive Ray S. Jones II explained what the new software will do.“This new system will allow us to track the cost of…

Exonerated KY Man Files Lawsuit

Exonerated KY Man Files Lawsuit A man exonerated in a 1980 crime has filed a lawsuit against Kentucky State Police investigators and local law enforcement, alleging he was framed in the incident.Norman Graham filed suit in U.S. District Court in Bowling Green, the Courier Journal reported. Graham, 74, alleged that police suppressed evidence that…

Local Businesses Get A Surprise

Local Businesses Get A Surprise A couple in Laurel County may have just relieved the fears of many local businesses in the area.Those with the London Laurel County Chamber of Commerce and Downtown London along with The Leadership Collective received a large donation to the Live Love Local Fund. Randall Weddle his wife Victoria…

CARES Act Funding In KY

CARES Act Funding In KY Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear says he is using $51.5 million in federal coronavirus funding to provide relief from unemployment costs for more than 1,500 employers.In a news release the Democrat says those impacted will be public schools, universities, government entities and nearly 1,000 nonprofits.Beshear’s Labor Cabinet says that during…

Vaccine Shipment In KY

Vaccine Shipment In KY A shipment of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine arrived in Louisville Sunday morning.The vaccine, which was approved for emergency authorization by the FDA on Friday, began shipping out across the United States over the weekend. Moderna’s vaccine is the second to be authorized for emergency use, following the approval of Pfizer’s vaccine…

Kentucky Educational Television Initiative

Kentucky Educational Television Initiative Kentucky Educational Television has partnered with the Kentucky Department of Education to launch a pilot project that aims to give stronger support to at home learners without internet access, officials said.KET plans to use datacasting technology to send learning materials through its existing broadcast network to small receiver boxes in…

Winter Holiday Guidance

Winter Holiday Guidance Commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Public Health Dr. Steven Stack highlighted the state’s winter holiday guidance during Governor Beshear’s news conference Thursday.Dr. Stack encourages Kentuckians to limit the size of gatherings to two households with no more than eight people and to properly wear a face covering, sanitizing hands, and…

Stolen Election

Stolen Election U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., said that “in many ways” this year’s general election was stolen by President-elect Joe Biden, according to multiple reports.During a congressional hearing on election irregularities Wednesday, Paul claimed, without evidence, that “the fraud happened.” The video of Paul’s testimony was posted Wednesday to MSNBC’s website, and other…