Preparing For In-Person Learning

Preparing For In-Person Learning As schools across Kentucky prepare for in-person learning to begin Monday, Kentucky’s new education commissioner says parents and students need to expect disruptions because of rises in COVID-19 cases.He says parents and students should expect changes to the normal school day. Students are also going to have to wear masks…

Louisville Shooting Statements

Louisville Shooting Statements Both President Donald Trump and Governor Andy Beshear have released statements on social media about the officer-involved shooting in downtown Louisville Wednesday night.“Praying for the two police officers that were shot tonight in Louisville, Kentucky,” President Trump said on Twitter. “The Federal Government stands behind you and is ready to help.…

New Department Of Insurance Program

New Department Of Insurance Program Kentuckians who disagree with decisions made by their health insurance carrier about the necessity of services, treatments or medication can seek to have an outside expert review that decision, and possibly have it overturned, through a program at the Department of Insurance. Source: MG News Return…

Kentucky Non-Profit Director Pleads Guilty

Kentucky Non-Profit Director Pleads Guilty The former director of a western Kentucky nonprofit has pleaded guilty to stealing nearly $25,000 from the organization that police said went to pay social media scammers.David Boggs, 51, admitted in McCracken County District Court on Monday that he took the money from Paducah’s annual Barbecue on the River…

Tire Collection Event

Tire Collection Event The Pike County Solid Waste Department, in conjunction with the Kentucky Division of Waste Management, will be conducting a waste tire collection event Oct. 1 and 2 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Oct. 3 from 8 a.m. to noon.The collection drop off location will be at the solid…

Testing Athletes

Testing Athletes After several players and coaches have tested positive for COVID-19 in multiple school districts, some high school sports have called a time out.“We ought to be very carefully watching what’s going on in our high school sports,” Governor Andy Beshear said in his COVID-19 press conference.Now, the governor is encouraging more testing…

Enormous Donation To Eastern Kentucky University

Enormous Donation To Eastern Kentucky University A Louisville couple have donated $1 million to the Eastern Kentucky University School of Business to support its Center for Professional Sales.The center now bears the name of Louis and Maribeth Berman. Their gift will be used for space and equipment, increased faculty support, scholarships and more student…

University Of Pikeville Quarantine

University Of Pikeville Quarantine The University of Pikeville continued its 72-hour quarantine Monday, keeping students in their residential spaces in order to clean the campus as the active COVID-19 cases climb into the double digits.With at least 15 active cases confirmed, the university went into level four of its COVID-19 plan and is working…

KY Applies For Unemployment Aid

KY Applies For Unemployment Aid Kentucky has applied for another round of supplemental unemployment payments for tens of thousands of people who lost work during the COVID-19 outbreak, Gov. Andy Beshear said Monday.The Democratic governor said his administration is seeking federal approval to distribute the extra $400 in weekly jobless benefits for an additional…

Preparing For The Election

Preparing For The Election With a little more than a month left until the November 3rd primary election, voters are encouraged to vote whether it be absentee or in person, but what about arrangements for poll locations and workers?Each county must submit a plan for in-person voting that will be approved by the State…