Preparing For Pumpkins

Preparing For Pumpkins Now that it’s oficially fall an eye is being kept on pumpkin patches which are greatly impacted by our weather beginning in the spring and even into the fall.According to Evans Orchard owner Kevan Evans, while pumpkins like rainfall to start in the spring, come summer and fall drier weather is…

Emergency Disaster Team In Hazard

Emergency Disaster Team In Hazard An emergency disaster team that just arrived in Hazard will be helpingout for the next two weeks as Governor Andy Beshear announced the arrival of a National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) team in Hazard.The Governor also requested an extension of the five FEMA strike teams that are assisting with…

See You At The Pole

See You At The Pole It was quite the event with dtudents and staff gathering Wednesday morning for the annual see you at the pole prayer event.See You at the Pole is an event where students and staff from schools nationwide gather to pray for each other and the upcoming school year. The event…

KY COVID positivity rate drops under 12%

KY COVID positivity rate drops under 12% Kentucky’s coronavirus positivity rate has dropped to just under 12%. Governor Andy Beshear says the state saw nearly 3,400 new cases Tuesday. Of those, 873 cases were in persons 18 and younger. Nearly 2,300 Kentuckians remain hospitalized. Of those, 664 are in the ICU. Of those in…

KY Kindergarten

KY Kindergarten Kentucky lawmakers voted this year to pump considerably more state money into full-day kindergarten, but the extra spending was limited to just one school year. Now a Republican legislator wants to turn that one-time support into a permanent commitment.Rep. James Tipton said he has prefiled a measure for next year that would…

Pike County Death Investigation

Pike County Death Investigation An investigation is contiinuing by Kentucky State Police (KSP) conducting a death investigation following an unidentified body being reported in the Phelps area of Pike County.KSP responded to a call just after 9:00 Monday morning reporting a possible dead body.Troopers found an unidentified body by an abandoned surface mining access…

KY Unemployment Insurance

KY Unemployment Insurance With the cost being 40 million dollars, the Kentucky Office of Unemployment Insurance officials hope changes and upgrades will soon come to the state’s unemployment system, which has been plagued with problems.The state began looking at unemployment system upgrade options in August, according to Kentucky Labor Cabinet Secretary Jamie Link, and…

Vaccine Mandate Eviction

Vaccine Mandate Eviction With businesses, hospitals, and several other institutions mandating employees and visitors be vaccinated against COVID, some may wonder whether landlords have the authority to do the same for tenants.“As far as private landlords, you can choose who you want to rent to and who you don’t want to rent to, as…