Local COVID-19

Governor Andy Beshear

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear reacted Friday to the downtown Louisville demonstrations held in response to the death of Breonna Taylor at the hands of the Louisville Metro Police Department. 

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  The city of Murray has announced changes made to the annual Freedom Fest held on July 4. Due to the COVID-19 social gathering regulations, the Murray Convention and Visitors Bureau has decided to cancel the parade. 

Governor Andy Beshear

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear, at his daily COVID-19 press conference Thursday, said a data breach in April exposed the personal information of some unemployment insurance claimants. 

Federal Emergency Management Agency

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is providing personal protective equipment (PPE) to nursing homes throughout the country as part of the federal government’s ongoing response to the coronavirus pandemic. 


  A deputy secretary with the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet, the cabinet that handles unemployment insurance claims, says employees receiving unemployment benefits because of temporary layoffs related to the coronavirus pandemic will have to return to work when their employer says so as businesses reopen.

Governor Andy Beshear

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear and Secretary of State Michael Adams are encouraging Kentuckians to vote through non-conventional methods in the June 23 Primary Election.

Aaron Payne / Ohio Valley Resource

  A new study shows the Ohio Valley has some of the nation’s highest rates of food insecurity among older adults, and anti-hunger advocates say that situation could be made worse by the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.

Liam Niemeyer / Ohio Valley Resource

 Debby Dulworth has a lot of conversations with her cattle each day. She swings open a gate, driving the herd with repeated calls and the Hereford cattle respond in kind with groans and snorts.

Paducah Creative City via Facebook

The City of Paducah hopes to assist local restaurants in the Market Square area of downtown by allowing an expansion of outdoor seating capacity. The city has provided 25 picnic tables that will be placed along the public parking areas. 

Maksim Shebeko / 123rf stock photo

Kentucky’s restaurants are slated to reopen in a limited capacity on May 22. West Kentucky establishments are adjusting plans to accommodate Governor Andy Beshear’s “Healthy at Work” guidelines.