WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden is pushing Congress to approve billions of dollars in emergency COVID-19 assistance before he takes office, saying in a meeting Friday with the top Democrats in the House and Senate that such a package should be approved during the lame-duck …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - As cases of the coronavirus continues to rise, and with nearly every one of Kentucky’s 120 counties now in the “red zone,” the Kentucky Supreme Court issued new mandates on Friday governing local court operations.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - Attorney General Daniel Cameron joined a Kentucky Christian school’s federal lawsuit against Gov. Andy Beshear that says the governor’s ban on in-person classes at religious schools unconstitutional.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (KT) – The six racetrack-owned gaming venues in Kentucky are operating full steam ahead, not being a part of the wide-ranging mandates handed down this week by Gov. Andy Beshear, and it isn’t sitting well with Kentucky Baptist leaders and pastors.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (KT) – Reaction to Gov. Andy Beshear’s request to halt indoor services for houses of worship over the next three to four weeks ranged from disappointment to compassion from a variety of Kentucky Baptist pastors.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Gov. Andy Beshear is asking all religious leaders across the state to immediately suspend in-person services at their houses of worship for the next three to four weeks.
LONDON - The Laurel County Health Department reported a total of 2,090 COVID-19 cases on Wednesday. The disease is beginning to spread more rapidly in the community, according to the Laurel County Health Department.
LEXINGTON - In Wednesday's Kentucky High School Athletic Association Board of Control meeting, they voted to move the high school basketball season start date back to Monday, Jan. 4. The high school basketball season was originally scheduled to start on Monday, Nov. 23. But due to the COVID-…
Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear announced multiple new restrictions on Wednesday including the closing of in-person classes for public and private schools and the closing of indoor dining at restaurants and bars.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - More restrictions could be announced Wednesday as Kentucky saw the second highest number of new cases of COVID-19 for a Monday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced during a virtual Capitol press briefing.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) -- Gov. Andy Beshear on Sunday asked all Kentuckians to recommit to following safety guidelines as the state again set a record for cases of COVID-19 reported in one week, as well as the highest number of new cases ever reported on a Sunday.
Kentucky continued to set records for coronavirus cases and covid-19 hospitalizations Saturday, prompting Gov. Andy Beshear to warn that he will have to "take additional steps" if the daily numbers don't drop.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - The Kentucky Supreme Court’s unanimous ruling on Thursday, reversing a lower court opinion that would have restricted Gov. Andy Beshear’s emergency powers during the coronavirus pandemic, has led to a reaction from both sides who argued the case before the high court.
FRANKFORT — Gov. Andy Beshear warned every Kentuckian that they must take the pandemic more seriously in order to protect themselves, their families and their community. Kentuckians are in significantly greater danger of contracting COVID-19 now than they were in March or April; on Wednesday…
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s Supreme Court on Thursday affirmed the governor’s authority to issue coronavirus-related orders putting restrictions on businesses and individuals to try to the contain spread of COVID-19.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - While Kentucky saw less than 1,200 new cases of the coronavirus on Sunday, it was still enough the set a new weekly record by nearly 500, according to Gov. Andy Beshear.
CORBIN — Hospitalist Christopher Troxell, DO, has been taking care of COVID-19 patients at Baptist Health Corbin since March. While he understands people are growing fatigued during this pandemic, he encourages the public to continue wearing masks and social distancing to stop the spread of …
LEXINGTON, Ky. (KT) – Two-thousand volunteers are being sought across Kentucky to participate in a phase 3 clinical study of a vaccine to combat COVID-19.
TRI-COUNTY -- For the second day in a row, Laurel County was one of the counties with the most new positive COVID-19 cases in the state.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) -- Kentucky saw the most new cases of the coronavirus over the past seven days than for any week since the pandemic began.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - Another high number of new cases of the coronavirus were reported to state public health officials on Friday, along with 15 more deaths.
TRI-COUNTY -- The number of COVID-19 cases throughout the Tri-County continues to climb and while many are looking for answers as to where these new cases are coming from, local health department officials say that pinpointing a cause for the recent rise in cases is difficult as the most rec…
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - Kentucky set a new record for highest number of new COVID-19 cases in a week and for a Sunday, said Gov. Andy Beshear.
FRANKFORT, Ky. – Gov. Andy Beshear announced more than $780,000 in federal funding has been awarded to Kentucky public safety agencies and offices to help protect Kentuckians, including seniors, against scams and fraud and to respond to price gouging during the fight against the novel corona…
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - Gov. Andy Beshear on Friday said Kentuckians must wear masks to prevent further spread of the coronavirus as cases continue to rise across Kentucky and rest of the nation.
The Laurel County PVA and Clerk's Offices were closed on Monday until at least Nov. 2 as the employees had been exposed to COVID-19.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) -- The number of new cases of the coronavirus in Kentucky fell on Sunday, and state public health officials have submitted a draft plan on how they plan to distribute a vaccine, when one becomes available.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) -- For the fourth day in a row, over 1,000 new cases of the coronavirus were reported to state public health officials on Saturday, along with 12 more deaths.
TRI-COUNTY — The Whitley County Health Department reported four COVID-19 related deaths in its Monday report as the Tri-County continues to see an uptick in COVID-19.
(FRANKFORT, KY) – With most of Kentucky schools returning to some form of in-person instruction by the end of this month, Coverings for Kids is making one last push before closing out the program on Oct. 30.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) -- On a Sunday that Gov. Andy Beshear announced that he and his family would quarantine after possible exposure to someone testing positive with the coronavirus, there were 852 new cases reported to state public health officials, pushing the pandemic total over 80,000, an…
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - Gov. Andy Beshear announced Sunday he and his family have gone into quarantine at the Governor’s Mansion after a member of his security detail tested positive for the coronavirus.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (KT) - The University of Kentucky, which made COVID-19 testing mandatory for all students on campus before the start of the fall semester, is now requiring the flu vaccine too.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - Gov. Andy Beshear says Kentucky will have to do better as this will be another record-breaking week for cases of the coronavirus. Friday was another day with more than 1,000 new cases.
TRI-COUNTY — While Laurel County Schools have been open for in-person classes since the beginning of September and Knox County opened in-person classes last week, Whitley County schools have yet to make their way into the classroom as Whitley County has remained in the red for current incide…
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - Kentucky set records for the past two weeks in the number of new cases of the coronavirus and the start of this week looks to be a continuation of the trend, prompting a call to step up enforcement of wearing a mask when out in public, and warning of a difficult fall an…
The federal government has revised its coronavirus staff testing rules for nursing homes in an effort to help rural providers maintain compliance.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) -- It’s been a record-breaking week for new cases of the coronavirus in Kentucky, Gov. Andy Beshear said on Sunday.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - Halloween should be for the kids not adults, and should be done differently this year, is the message from Gov. Andy Beshear and State Public Health Commissioner Dr. Steven Stack.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is experiencing “mild symptoms" of COVID-19 after revealing early Friday that he and first lady Melania Trump have tested positive for the coronavirus, a stunning announcement that plunged the country deeper into uncertainty just a month before the pr…
GRAY — KCEOC Community Action Partnership announced it has received a $25,000 grant from the PNC Foundation to help the KCEOC Knox County Senior Citizen Center remain open and support meal delivery to senior citizens who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - The number of new cases of the coronavirus, deaths and the state’s positivity rate all rose on Tuesday, Gov. Andy Beshear said during a Capitol press briefing.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) -- Kentucky didn’t see over 1,000 new cases of the coronavirus on Sunday, but there were still over 400 reported, along with three more deaths.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) -- Kentucky reported a near record number of new cases of the coronavirus on Saturday, topping 1,000 for only the second time.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - Both the number of new cases of the coronavirus and Kentucky’s positivity rate dropped on Thursday, but the number of deaths rose into double digits.Gov. Andy Beshear said 628 new cases were reported to state health officials, down nearly 150 from Wednesday’s 776. Chil…
This Week's Circulars
Joe Griffith, age 54 of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, passed away on Thursday, November 12th, 2020. The funeral service will be held in the chapel of Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet on Sunday, November 15th, 2020 at noon. Interment will follow the service in Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens with Marv…
Rosa Broughton Carter, 86, of Corbin, died Sunday, November 15, 2020. She was the wife of the late Theo "Red" Carter. Funeral 2 p.m. Saturday. Burial at Barbourville Cemetery. Visitation 11 a.m. until the funeral hour Saturday.
Theodore "Ted" Spurlock, age 93, of Corbin passed away on Friday, November 6, 2020 at the Christian Health Center in Corbin. He was born in Harlan County to the late George and Senora Wilson Spurlock. Ted was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He loved woodworking, photography, and ga…
- Corbin athletic community will miss biggest fan, supporter; Buddy 'Mr. Redhound' Martin dies
- 19 people indicted by Knox County grand jury
- Parents voice frustrations about continuing virtual classes
- BREAKING NEWS: Gov. Beshear announces new COVID-19 restrictions for Kentucky
- Corbin wins 8th Grade Division 2 Middle School State Championship
- Gov. Beshear: Another frightening, record day for new COVID-19 cases
- As many mitigate restriction damages, gaming venues roll on
- BACK TO OLD SCHOOL: Corbin rushes for five touchdowns during 38-14 win over Lincoln County
- High School basketball season start date may be moved back to Jan. 4
- Two connected to sexual offenses against minor appear in court