Gov. Andy Beshear issued an emergency order Thursday requiring Kentuckians to wear face coverings in public to prevent a growing spread of the coronavirus.
Kentucky reported 371 new cases of the coronavirus Tuesday, the most ever found on one day, and that pushed the seven-day rolling average to a new high.
CORBIN — The Knox County Health Department and Christian Care Communities are reporting Tuesday afternoon that five Christian Health Center residents have died following an outbreak of COVID-19 in the nursing home.
CORBIN — Gail Frederick School of Dance And Gymnastics reported on Monday morning that one of its employees tested positive for COVID-19.
WHITLEY COUNTY — Twelve Whitley County Detention Center inmates are being quarantined out of an abundance of caution after a former contract staff person tested positive for COVID-19.
TRI-COUNTY — Over the weekend, new cases of COVID-19 were reported throughout the Tri-County, with Laurel County seeing the highest numbers.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - All 120 Kentucky counties have now seen positive cases of the coronavirus as the first case was reported by Robertson County to state public health officials on Monday.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) -- The Kentucky Labor Cabinet released more details on Saturday about the three locations where Kentuckians who have had issues resolving their unemployment claims during the coronavirus pandemic can go and how to set appointments.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) -- A big drop in both new cases and deaths due to the coronavirus were reported in Kentucky on Sunday.There have now been at least 15,232 coronavirus cases in Kentucky, 67 of which were newly reported Sunday, the 114th day since the first positive case in the state. Publi…
Forgive the American people if they're in a fog about face masks. President Donald Trump and the federal government have done a number on them.
CORBIN — With the release of the 24-page document, “Safety Expectations and Best Practices Guidelines for Kentucky Schools (K-12),” announced by Gov. Andy Beshear on Wednesday, local school districts are beginning to narrow down practices for the upcoming school year.
CORBIN — The Kentucky Department of Public Health is coordinating with the Knox and Laurel County Health Departments to support an outbreak of COVID-19 infection at the Christian Health Center in Corbin.
CORBIN — The Kentucky Department of Public Health is coordinating with the Knox and Laurel County Health Departments to support an outbreak of COVID-19 infection at the Christian Health Center in Corbin. Results of the June 2 campus-wide testing for staff and residents were negative for the …
FRANKFORT, Ky. - A drop in new cases and deaths due to the coronavirus, and unveiling the plan for reopening Kentucky's public schools, were among the highlights of a briefing by Gov. Andy Beshear on Wednesday.
BARBOURVILLE — Knox County Health Department reported four new COVID-19 cases in the county on Wednesday night, including one individual who is an employee at Little Caesars in Barbourville.
FRANKFORT, Ky. - A low number of new cases of the coronavirus was reported on Monday and, for the first time in a number of days, no new deaths.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) -- Gov. Andy Beshear said there were 117 new cases of the coronavirus reported to state public health officials on Sunday, along with two more deaths.
TRI-COUNTY -- The Tri-County continues to see COVID-19 cases increase as restrictions have lessened and testing has increased in the area.
The Oklahoma Supreme Court is expected to hear a case today arguing the president's Tulsa campaign rally scheduled for Saturday should be required to follow COVID-19 prevention measures.
TRI-COUNTY — “The numbers are increasing statewide,” said Whitley County Health Department Director Marcy Rein about those testing positive for COVID-19. “They are increasing in many states. This isn’t unique to any particular community.”
FRANKFORT, Ky. – Gov. Andy Beshear and administration officials spoke about the importance of wearing masks and aiding contact tracing efforts in preventing spikes of the virus in the commonwealth during his Monday briefing. Officials also reminded Kentuckians that Monday was the deadline to…
TRI-COUNTY — After weeks of no new COVID-19 cases in the Tri-County, this week has brought on multiple new cases in the area.
WHITLEY COUNTY -- For the second day in a row, Whitley County Health Department reported a new COVID-19 case in the county. This brings the county's total to 13.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - A sharp drop in the number of new cases of the coronavirus, as well as deaths, was reported by Gov. Andy Beshear during a Monday press briefing. He also pledged to improve healthcare coverage for African-Americans in Kentucky.
Gov. Andy Beshear announced 319 new cases of the coronavirus on Saturday, one of the highest numbers the state has seen in weeks.
FRANKFORT (KT) -- A large spike in new cases of the coronavirus and the state's youngest victim to die from it were among the topics discussed by Gov. Andy Beshear during his daily press briefing on Wednesday.
FRANKFORT — According to a press release from the Governor’s office Monday evening, Kentucky has seen 345 new cases of COVID-19 over the past two days.
TRI-COUNTY — After over a week of no new COVID-19 cases in the Tri-County, two residents of Knox County were reported to have tested positive for COVID-19 over the weekend. The two cases brought the total for Knox County to 10 cases.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) -- The coronavirus and its effect on Kentucky will be the focus of at least six legislative committees when lawmakers gather for interim meetings this week.
FRANKFORT, Ky. - Gov. Andy Beshear issued a scam alert recently warning Kentuckians of utility-related scams popping up in the midst of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
TRI-COUNTY -- Several regional organizations have partnered to help the agriculture industry in eastern Kentucky in the midst of COVID-19.
FRANKFORT -- Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman encouraged Knox County residents to apply for the Team Kentucky Fund during the governor's 5 p.m. press conference.
This Week's Circulars
J.L. Jones, 91, passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2020. Born August 18, 1928, he was the son of the late Jarvis and Bertha Jones. In addition to his father and mother, he was preceded in death by his wife, Kathern in 2013; sister, Mary; brother, Don; and sister, Shirley. A God-fearing, good man…
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- BREAKING NEWS: 5 Christian Health Center residents die following COVID-19 outbreak
- Knox, Laurel in top 10 hotspots for COVID-19 in Ky.
- Executive order to require Kentuckians to wear masks in public beginning Friday at 5 p.m.
- Employee at Gail Frederick School of Dance and Gymnastics tests positive for COVID-19
- Woodbine man gets 25 years for child sex charges
- Man stabs self at Knox County Courthouse
- LETTER TO EDITOR: Death of seniors from COVID-19 not okay
- Lexington man charged with murder of body found in Levi Jackson
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