Surge In COVID-19 Cases

Surge In COVID-19 Cases Kentucky is going through yet another surge of COVID-19 cases, and rural parts of the state are no exception.On Wednesday, Rowan County hit a record high of 34 cases, according to the Gateway District Health…

Veterans’ Farming Opportunities

Veterans’ Farming Opportunities A federal grant is being used to help establish and improve farming opportunities for veterans, officials said.The $746,567 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will be administered by the Kentucky Department of Agriculture and several…

VFW Blanket Drive

VFW Blanket Drive The VFW post in Whitesburg is currently hosting a blanket drive that they will give to Veterans at the Eastern Kentucky Veterans Center in Hazard and other disabled Veterans in nursing homes. An organizer says “What…

Click It Or Ticket

Click It Or Ticket Police across Kentucky will be participating in a campaign to enforce the use of seat belts later this month officials said.The annual Click It or Ticket campaign will run Nov. 16-29, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s…

Humana Hiring Vets In Kentucky

Humana Hiring Vets In Kentucky Health insurer Humana Inc. says it plans to hire an additional 600 military veterans and 150 military spouses in Kentucky during the next four years. Gov. Andy Beshear says Humana’s announcement is an example…

Thanksgiving Guidelines For Kentucky

Thanksgiving Guidelines For Kentucky Gov. Beshear released guidance in his daily COVID-19 update Tuesday to make sure that Kentuckians celebrating Thanksgiving don’t leave their doors open to the virus. It includes avoiding gatherings with people who don’t live in…

Kentucky’s AG Joins Election Lawsuit

Kentucky’s AG Joins Election Lawsuit Kentucky’s Republican attorney general joined in a lawsuit Monday challenging mail-in ballots in Pennsylvania, saying what happens elsewhere in a presidential election matters to Kentuckians.Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear criticized Daniel Cameron’s involvement, saying that…

Education Scholarship Campaign

Education Scholarship Campaign A new statewide campaign is promoting a scholarship program that helps adults finish their associate degrees.The new campaign announced by Gov. Andy Beshear’s office is called “Never Underestimate You!” and promotes the Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship.The…

Daniel Boone National Forest Free Entrance

Daniel Boone National Forest Free Entrance The Daniel Boone National Forest is waiving fees at most recreation and camping sites at the Kentucky forest Wednesday in honor of Veterans Day.All recreation sites except concessionaire-operated Grove Drive-In Campground will be…