The Kentucky Education Association, which represents 42,000 educators in the state, issued a statement Aug. 7 asking for school districts to decide to begin the school year virtually, as opposed to in-person.
Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron and U.S. Attorney Rob Duncan issued a warning Aug. 5 of a potential scam related to Kentuckians receiving unsolicited packages of personal protective equipment (PPE) from foreign countries.
Kentucky First Lady Britainy Beshear and Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman have started an initiative that calls for Kentuckians to donate face masks to local school districts in order to help school staff, teachers and students against COVID-19 in the upcoming school year.
Today, July 30, officials with ARH announced that due to a steady increase in COVID-19 cases, and in an abundance of caution to prevent the continued spread of the virus and support the safest hospital environments for all patients, ARH staff will be limiting visitors, and the following revi…
On Saturday, July 26, individuals from near and far came out to Prestonsburg for the second Paddlefest of the season. According to Mayor Les Stapleton, 42 individuals were put in the water and able to enjoy the river and some sunshine. Stapleton said that social distancing was used during si…
Gov. Andy Beshear announced new steps being taken in an attempt to curb what he referred to as an escalation of COVID-19 cases and a rising positivity rate of the virus.
On Monday, July 20, during his daily update, Gov. Andy Beshear announced a limit on crowd sizes as well as a travel advisory due to the recent spike in COVID-19 cases here in the state, something of which Floyd health officials said can be the same for the county.
Gov. Andy Beshear announced several steps on July 20 that the state has taken to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 related to travel and social gatherings, the day after Kentucky’s highest single-day number of reported COVID-19 cases.
The Kentucky 2A Championships has announced that it will postpone its fall sports tournaments to 2021.
Prestonsburg boys’ and girls’ soccer teams are slated to host Martin County squads for home openers on August 18.
Anyone who was in an elected position on Jan. 1, 2020, could not have known what was coming.
The concept of justice, blind and impartial, was made a part of the foundation of the United States since its beginnings as a nation. Provided for in the U.S. Constitution and in the other foundational documents, justice is undoubtedly an ideal we, as a people, have attempted to use as a gui…
So far I’m not a big fan of 2020. I have a hip that is taking time to get used to, the only 19 I’m getting in the COVID-19 is 19 extra pounds. The country is burning and no one has answers and a new fire that burned down the food pantry depleted a already low inventory of food. Something’s g…