FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – The Kentucky Retail Federation is urging Kentuckians to get their Christmas shopping done early this year, due to supply chain issues, staffing shortages and rising prices that have been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
According to a recent study at Penn State, more than half the people diagnosed with Covid-19 will suffer from "long Covid," which can include one or more of a long list of lingering health issues.
WILLIAMSBURG – Gov. Andy Beshear joined community leaders to celebrate the official groundbreaking of Cumberland Mint, the historical horse racing track extension being built in Williamsburg off Exit 11.
Kentucky's students are experiencing more anxiety, depression and ideas of suicide in the pandemic, and schools need more resources to help them, mental-health experts told state legislators Oct. 5.
CORBIN — Corbin native and America's first blind football player Travis Freeman shared his story of overcoming challenges and spreading the message of hope to attendees of the 2021 SOAR Summit at the Corbin Arena on Wednesday afternoon.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (KT) – The University of Louisville has opened a 10,000-square-foot space dedicated to research, education and collaboration in automation and robotics on the University of Louisville campus, known as the Louisville Automation and Robotics Research Institute, or LARRI.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (KT) – The American Association of Retired Persons, or AARP, has launched a new tool to help veterans, military families and their caregivers explore healthcare options available through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs or the Department of Defense.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (KT) — Chris Rodriguez knows he had very little time to celebrate Kentucky’s 42-21 thumping of LSU last Saturday night.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (KT) — A familiar face was a visitor at Kentucky’s open basketball practice for media members and a holdover of NBA scouts who attended Pro Day on Monday.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – For the first time during the month of October, the daily number of new cases of COVID-19 in Kentucky was significantly below 1,000 on Monday as the number of deaths continues to decline.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – The summer spike in COVID-19 cases due to the delta variant continues to lose steam in Kentucky as the number of new cases, positivity rate, red zone counties and hospitalizations all declined through the end of the workweek.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The comeback of Kentucky’s state-run health insurance exchange will be completed Nov. 1, when consumers can start using it to apply for health coverage for the coming year.
FRANKFORT, Ky. - With wildfires raging in the western United States, Kentuckians are reminded that as the state entered its fall forest fire hazard season on October 1, their actions can make a big difference in the number and severity of fires in the commonwealth.
WILLIAMSBURG — The Plaster Graduate School of Business at University of the Cumberlands has added a new online Project Management Certificate program to its academic offerings.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear recommended Monday that Kentucky use $400 million in federal pandemic relief assistance to provide bonuses next year for beleaguered health-care staff and other frontline workers who provided essential services during the COVID-19 outbreak.
The Kentucky Primary Care Association is launching a new digital advertising campaign to encourage high school student-athletes to get a coronavirus vaccination so high school sports events can go on as scheduled.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky is planning an outreach campaign in coming months to continue encouraging more people to get vaccinated against COVID-19, Gov. Andy Beshear said.
Covid-19 has made allergy season confusing for people with runny noses and nasal congestion. Telling the difference between Covid-19 and a common cold can be hard, but according to Dr. Jessica Grayson of the University of Alabama-Birmingham, "knowing when to get tested and when to see a phys…
October is National Audiology Awareness Month, and the state Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing is urging the public to be aware of the importance of good hearing health and checkups.
Every October, the Bluegrass State breaks into reds, oranges and yellows as Mother Nature prepares for winter. With the many forests Kentucky has to offer, the state is one of the best places in the nation to observe the transition of summer into autumn.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (KT) -- A Louisville football season that got off to a wobbly start against Ole Miss and Eastern Kentucky that had fans hyperventilating over fears of another poor campaign has suddenly turned positive.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (KT) —Kentucky football coach Mark Stoops is making no excuses regarding his team’s 11 turnovers through the first three games.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Secretary of State Michael Adams has announced that 11,835 voters were removed from Kentucky’s voter rolls in August.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Ford Motor Company, already a large employer in Kentucky, will be hiring even more in the future, as the company announced Monday evening it is building two facilities in Hardin County to manufacture electric vehicle batteries, creating 5,000 new jobs.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Gov. Andy Beshear said on Monday that he saw some encouragement in the latest COVID-19 numbers in Kentucky, while emphasizing he still wants to wait to ensure there is a trend.“We are not only plateauing, but we may be seeing a decrease,” he said during a Capitol press …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (KT) – The federal Drug Enforcement Administration, including its Louisville office, issued a rare Public Safety Alert on Monday, warning Americans of an alarming increase in the lethality and availability of fake prescription pills containing fentanyl and methamphetamine.
The Delta variant of the coronavirus "is cutting a devastating swath through Appalachian Kentucky," the Louisville Courier Journal reports.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Legislation proposed for the 2022 regular session of the Kentucky General Assembly would make state funding for the entire cost of full-day kindergarten a permanent part of the budget.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Last week saw the third-highest number of new cases of COVID-19 in Kentucky since the start of the pandemic, Gov. Andy Beshear said during a press briefing at the State Capitol on Monday.
Kentucky's health insurers have started a sweepstakes in which Medicaid beneficiaries can win vacation packages for getting vaccinated for Covid-19.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentuckians should get the flu vaccine to help lessen the strain on hospitals in the coming months, the state's health commissioner said.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Kentucky saw its fourth-highest daily total of new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, and 49 more Kentuckians have lost their lives to the virus, pushing the total number of deaths in the state to more than 8,100.
A team at the University of Kentucky has published a research-based comic book to fight use of electronic cigarettes by young adults.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Lawmakers passed a bill banning a statewide mask mandate in schools in favor of leaving the decisions to local districts during the special session that was completed Thursday, but it did not address mandatory vaccination.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (KT) — The Kentucky men’s basketball team will open the Southeastern Conference portion of the schedule at hone against Missouri on Dec. 29.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Sitting atop the SEC East for one week is enough motivation for Missouri and Kentucky to get up for their meeting this weekend.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky lawmakers, many not wearing masks, voted Thursday to scrap a statewide mask mandate in public schools and shifted masking decisions to local school boards, acting in a special session as the state's worst COVID-19 surge threatens to overwhelm hospitals.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Just 90 adult intensive care beds are available in Kentucky as strained hospitals confront the surging delta variant of the virus, Gov. Andy Beshear reported Thursday.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Legislation that would ban statewide mask mandates in Kentucky schools, while allowing local school boards the power to implement them, cleared the General Assembly during day three of the special session.
FRANKFORT, Ky. – On Thursday during his weekly Team Kentucky update, Gov. Andy Beshear said more teams from the Kentucky National Guard will arrive over the next week at strained Kentucky hospitals. Assisting with nonclinical functions within the hospitals to allow hospital staff to focus on…
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky lawmakers advanced legislation Wednesday that would tap into budget reserves to offer incentives potentially worth hundreds of millions of dollars in hopes of landing mega-sized economic development projects.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky broke its record for COVID cases last week, Governor Andy Beshear said Tuesday. The Bluegrass state recorded 30,680 cases from Aug. 30 to Sept. 5, and 13,005 new cases of COVID-19 coronavirus cases over the past four days alone.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Hoping that the fifth time is the charm, a Kentucky lawmaker announced Thursday he will propose legislation for the 2022 General Assembly that would gradually raise the state’s minimum wage to $15 per hour by July 2026.
As the Kentucky General Assembly prepares to use its new powers in a special session to deal with the pandemic, its joint health committee meeting held a special meeting Thursday, at which hospitals and nursing homes sought help to deal with staffing shortage and a patient surge that is over…
As Kentucky lawmakers gear up for a special session to take over management of the pandemic, under a court ruling that upheld laws to limit the governor's emergency powers, two of their priorities are how to keep students in the classroom and how keep young children in day-care centers safe.
Requiring masks above a certain level of coronavirus infection shouldn't be difficult "because it's just basic science," Gov. Andy Beshear told a national television audience Sunday morning, alluding to the biggest point of debate in the special legislative session that he has called to begi…
Kentucky saw its fourth highest number of new coronavirus cases Friday and again set new records for Covid-19 hospitalizations, intensive-care-unit and ventilator use, prompting Gov. Andy Beshear to call this "one of the most dangerous times we've had in this pandemic."
This Week's Circulars
Donald Evans, age 76, of Rockholds, Kentucky passed away on Tuesday October 19, 2021 at Baptist Health in Corbin. He was born in Rockholds son to the late Earl Henderson Evans and Elsie Lucille Byrge Evans. Donald was a US Army veteran. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by…
- CHANGE OF PLANS: Huddleston confirms Lynn Camp will cancel remainder of the season; W'burg will host McCreary Central Friday
- Grand jury says off-duty police officer's use of force was lawful, justified in fatal shooting of 19-year-old Corbin man
- BREAKING NEWS: Corbin school district to allow no masks when students, staff seated
- Cumberland Mint gaming hall celebrates groundbreaking
- DISTRICT’S TOP DAWGS: Corbin clinches district’s top seed in the playoffs with 42-0 blowout win over Wayne County
- Knox County Fiscal Court audit finds six areas of concern
- Matt Leach plans to run for Whitley County jailer in upcoming election
- Laurel Sheriff's Office arrests 'Most Wanted' Wednesday
- SEEKING PERFECTION: Corbin hoping to finish regular season play unbeaten for the first time since 2008
- Rick 'Smurff' Egedi remembered as 'Father of Tourism', promoter of Southeastern Ky.
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