New Rail Recommendations For Pike County

New Rail Recommendations For Pike County The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) issued new recommendations after a derailment earlier this year in Pike County.In February, a fiery crash caused part of the train to fall into the Russell Fork River.The NTSB recommends all trains have a minimum of five buffer cars between any locomotive…

Beshear Outlines School Guidance

Beshear Outlines School Guidance Earlier this week, Gov. Andy Beshear released new guidance for schools during the pandemic, and starting January 4th, the Healthy at School guidelines will be mandatory.Earlier in the year the governor also released a color-coded chart system for schools to follow, and according to Beshear that color system will not…

The Grinch In Morehead

The Grinch In Morehead Morehead’s mayor says the Grinch has struck again after more Christmas decorations have gone missing.The decorations were up at City Park. Mayor Laura White-Brown says this is the second time decorations and lights were taken. Now, the mayor and her five-year-old daughter had a message for this Grinch.The mayor asked…

COVID Vaccines Arrive In Eastern KY

COVID Vaccines Arrive In Eastern KY The COVID vaccinations have begun in Eastern Kentucky.Following the Tuesday morning delivery of the first 975 doses of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine to Pikeville Medical Center, the hospital began vaccinating frontline medical workers within hours. Five employees were vaccinated in a public ceremony to demonstrate the safety of the…

GE Appliances Expanding In Kentucky

GE Appliances Expanding In Kentucky GE Appliances is starting a new dishwasher line in Kentucky and increasing production for other products, investing $80 million and adding more than 280 jobs, the company announced Monday.The redesigned extra-large capacity dishwasher will be produced at the company’s Appliance Park in Louisville. The announcement follows plans made public…

Kentucky’s Electors Cast Ballots

Kentucky’s Electors Cast Ballots Kentucky’s eight presidential electors cast their votes for President Donald Trump on Monday afternoon, formalizing his overwhelming victory in the Bluegrass state.The hourlong ceremony was held in the Kentucky Capitol’s Senate chambers instead of the Kentucky Supreme Court to accommodate social distancing guidelines amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of those…

Pulaski County Sees COVID-19 Uptick

Pulaski County Sees COVID-19 Uptick Concerning and alarming are the two words that can be used to describe the rate of COVID-19 transmission within Pulaski County.“We’re not seeing a huge amount in difference in numbers after Thanksgiving, it’s just remained high,” Lake Cumberland District Environmental Health Director Stuart Spillman said.As of Sunday, the county…

Vaccine Arrives In KY

Vaccine Arrives In KY The first doses of the new COVID-19 vaccine arrived at hospitals in Kentucky on Monday and health care workers in Louisville were the first to receive injections.A shipment of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, which requires two doses, arrived at University of Louisville Hospital about 9:40 a.m. in a UPS delivery truck.Gov.…

Restrictions At Leslie County District Court

Restrictions At Leslie County District Court District Judge Allen B. Roberts posted on Facebook that due to COVID-19 restrictions, their offices will be restricting its case handling starting Tuesday, December 15th.The Leslie County District Court will only conduct arraignments, preliminary hearings and any other hearings for cases involving individuals who are currently incarcerated in…

Kentucky Company Expands

Kentucky Company Expands A Kentucky manufacturing plant is adding 40 jobs with a nearly $20 million expansion, officials said.EnviroFlight LLC opened its facility two years ago in Maysville, where it plans to expand the current 112,500-square-foot plant by more than 173,000 square feet, Gov. Andy Beshear’s office said. The company expects the project to…