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Falling numbers, mask mandate extended and new vaccine approval

Kentucky’s COVID-19 positivity rate continued to fall on Friday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced that he is extending the state’s mask mandate, and a new vaccine ... Read more

5 hours ago by Tom Latek.

Highway deaths rise in 2020 despite less travel

Despite travel restrictions and closures in Kentucky due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which led to less travel, the number of highway deaths rose in 2020. ... Read more

1 day ago by Tom Latek.

This Week at the State Capitol – A legislative update

The Kentucky General Assembly’s 2021 session reached one of the milestones Capitol observers eagerly await with this week’s arrival of the deadlines to introduce bills ... Read more

1 day ago by The Interior Journal.

Narcotics investigation leads to three arrests

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested three people following a lengthy narcotics investigation. On Feb. 19 at about 9 p.m. deputies executed a narcotics-related search warrant ... Read more

4 days ago by Abigail Whitehouse.

Public Record Feb. 22, 2021

Property Transfers Property transfers recently recorded in the office of Lincoln County Clerk George O. “Sonny” Spoonamore IV. • Mark R. and Gwendolyn D. Fitzpatrick ... Read more

5 days ago by Abigail Whitehouse.

Eastern Kentucky continues feeling impact of wicked winter storm; Thousands still without power

Nearly 20,000 Kentucky Power customers in Eastern Kentucky are still without electricity and it could be another week or longer before some of them have ... Read more

7 days ago by Kentucky Today.

Electric co-ops say major work still ahead for storm repair

With some power outages in Eastern Kentucky in their tenth day, electric cooperative crews on Friday continued to address major damage to the system, including ... Read more

1 week ago by The Interior Journal.

How to protect your heart when shoveling snow

This week’s cold weather, snow, and ice was a shock to many in communities throughout Kentucky. Extreme temperatures and the exertion that comes with cold-weather ... Read more

1 week ago by The Interior Journal.

Pandemic taking toll on mental health of youth, teens

As COVID infection rates begin to slowly decline, a recent study reveals the number of mental health-related medical visits for children is rising. A CDC ... Read more

1 week ago by Kentucky Today.

State to get a 29% boost in vaccine supply next week

By Melissa Patrick Kentucky Health News Kentucky’s coronavirus vaccine supply will increase by 29 percent next week, and the amount being sent through the federal ... Read more

1 week ago by The Interior Journal.

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