Beshear updates covid-19’s impact on Kentucky

Beshear updates covid-19’s impact on Kentucky

By Al Cross Kentucky Health News Kentucky Health News is an independent news service of the Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues, based in the School of Journalism and Media at the University of Kentucky, with support from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky. Projections of covid-19’s impact on Kentucky continue to bounce around,…Continue Reading

Beshear announces deal that would almost double testing in Ky.

Beshear announces deal that would almost double testing in Ky.

By Al Cross Kentucky Health News Kentucky Health News is an independent news service of the Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues, based in the School of Journalism and Media at the University of Kentucky, with support from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky. Kentucky is doing better than most states at limiting spread…Continue Reading

United Way of SOKY launches crises fund

United Way of SOKY launches crises fund

United Way of Southern Kentucky announced today that it has established a COVID-19 Community Response and Crisis Recovery Fund to support those affected by COVID-19 throughout the 10-county region. This fund will help the most vulnerable populations receive critical financial and social service support during this global crisis. Through partnership with local nonprofits, the goal of this fund is to relieve hardship for vulnerable…Continue Reading

Local Coronavirus Updates

CDC ADVICE For the latest info on the COVID-19 outbreak in Kentucky, go to kycovid19.ky.gov. CLOSINGS and CANCELLATIONS Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear moves the Kentucky Primary from May 19 to June 23. All in-person Kentucky government services cease operations as of 5 p.m. on March 17. For more information, click here. All local Social Security…Continue Reading

Several area schools to close Monday

Several area schools to close Monday

Several area schools announced they will close for at least two weeks beginning Monday. Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear recommended the closings Thursday afternoon in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. These closings follow the rapid postponement of the girls’ and boys’ basketball state tournaments Thursday morning. Also, the NCAA announced the cancellation of the men’s and…Continue Reading

Former Titan, Kevin Mawae,  joins 2019 Hall of Fame class

Former Titan, Kevin Mawae, joins 2019 Hall of Fame class

Former Tennessee Titans center Kevin Mawae was notified that he will be in the 2019 Pro Football Hall of Fame class. The results of the hall of fame voting was revealed Saturday in Atlanta, a day before Super Bowl LIII, which was won by the New England Patriots, 13-3, over the Los Angeles Rams. Mawae…Continue Reading

More Schools Close for Wednesday

More Schools Close for Wednesday

Barren County Schools has announced it will be closed for the remainder of the week. “Due to sub-zero wind chill readings between Minus-5 and Minus-10 on Wednesday along with declining attendance rates the decision has been made that we will be closed the remainder of this week,” the school district stated in a press release.…Continue Reading