KY Air Travel Increasing

KY Air Travel Increasing The number of travelers in and out of the Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport continues to increase and airport officials are expecting a record number of travelers this summer.The travel industry was hit hard in 2020, but Louisville Region Airport Authority Director of Marketing and Air Service Development Anthony Gilmer…

KY COVID-19 Restrictions End

KY COVID-19 Restrictions End Most of Kentucky’s COVID-19 restrictions have now ended.That includes capacity requirements for restaurants and other businesses, and the statewide mask mandate.Masks, however, are still required on public transportation and at schools, long-term care facilities and other locations that serve the “most vulnerable,” according to Gov. Andy Beshear.Kentucky senior centers also…

KY Road Project

KY Road Project Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) officials said drivers in Morgan County may need to find an alternate route on Tuesday, June 15th.They say KY-946 will be closed at mile point 3.5, just east of Hall Road, between US 460 and KY 1010, while crews work to replace a drainage pipe.Officials said roadwork…

New Church Bell

New Church Bell Earlier this year, Caney Baptist Church’s historic bell was stolen.Pastor Lawrence Baldridge says the original bell was not found, but a new bell is in its place after Chief Deputy Robby Slone of the Knott County Sheriff’s Office donated a bell.”It was an overwhelming feeling that I can’t explain, and I…

FEMA Help Centers

FEMA Help Centers With a June 23rd deadline looming today and Saturday, FEMA is once again holding their mobile help centers in Estill, Magoffin and Martin counties, where people are looking to get answers from the devastating floods months ago.So far on day one of the mobile support center in Estill County, it’s been…

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…