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GRDHD Reports 31 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Including 2 New Cases in Union County

GRDHD Reports 31 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Including 2 New Cases in Union County

Bill Stephens

July 20th, 2020

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On Monday, July 20, 2020, the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 31 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases – 12 in Daviess County, 9 in Henderson County, 1 in McLean County, 4 in Ohio County, 2 in Union County, and 3 in Webster County. The […]

Gov. Beshear: State Reports Highest One-Day Total of New COVID-19 cases

Gov. Beshear: State Reports Highest One-Day Total of New COVID-19 cases

Bill Stephens

July 20th, 2020

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 19, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Sunday announced the largest single-day total of new COVID-19 cases in the commonwealth and warned that Kentuckians could face dire days ahead without renewed efforts by everyone to rein in the virus’ spread. “We have got to […]

GRDHD Reports 28 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

GRDHD Reports 28 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

Bill Stephens

July 17th, 2020

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On Friday, July 17, 2020 the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 28 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases – 11 in Daviess County, 2 in Hancock County, 2 in Henderson County, 12 in Ohio County, and 1 in Union County. The total number of reported […]

Education and Workforce Development Cabinet releases June 2020 unemployment report

Education and Workforce Development Cabinet releases June 2020 unemployment report

Bill Stephens

July 16th, 2020

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EDITOR’S NOTE: Links to the employment chart, the unemployment rate chart and a COVID-19 statement are below. Employment Chart Unemployment Chart COVID-19 Statement FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 16, 2020) – Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary June 2020 unemployment rate was 4.3 percent, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics […]

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Bill Stephens

July 16th, 2020

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 15, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Wednesday updated Kentuckians on the state’s ongoing efforts to fight the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) as cases continue to rise in the commonwealth. “I think about this journey that we’ve been on, going back to […]

McConnell: GOP virus proposal for schools, others out soon

McConnell: GOP virus proposal for schools, others out soon

Bill Stephens

July 15th, 2020

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he’ll begin to roll out details of the new COVID-19 relief package to senators as soon as next week. McConnell suggests the measure will include new funding for school reopenings, some unemployment benefits and money for […]

GRDHD Reports 15 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

GRDHD Reports 15 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

Bill Stephens

July 15th, 2020

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On Wednesday, July 15, 2020 the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 15 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases – 12 in Daviess County, 2 in McLean County, and 1 in Ohio County. The total number of reported COVID-19 cases in the district is 1,163. Eighteen […]

KSP Recovers Stolen Vehicle after Pursuit

KSP Recovers Stolen Vehicle after Pursuit

Bill Stephens

July 14th, 2020

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Clay, Ky. (Webster County)– Trooper John Eilert, of Kentucky State Police Post 2 in Madisonville, observed a black 2012 Chevrolet Malibu traveling southbound on KY109, just south of Clay, around 10:43 PM on July 13, 2020. The vehicle matched the description of a vehicle that was […]

GRDHD Reports 29 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases and 1 Death

GRDHD Reports 29 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases and 1 Death

Bill Stephens

July 14th, 2020

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On Tuesday, July 14, 2020 the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 29 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases – 12 in Daviess County, 1 in Hancock County, 2 in Henderson County, 1 in McLean County, 9 in Ohio County 1 in Union County, and 3 […]

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Bill Stephens

July 12th, 2020

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​​​​​​​FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 11, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Saturday updated Kentuckians on the state’s continued efforts to fight the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). “We have another day of really high numbers of COVID-19 cases,” said Gov. Beshear. “This is another day where it shows that […]

KSP Adopts Virtual Training During Pandemic

KSP Adopts Virtual Training During Pandemic

Bill Stephens

July 12th, 2020

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Troopers Receive Traffic Safety Training Online Frankfort, KY. (July 10, 2020) – Kentucky’s Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutors (TSRPs) are pivoting with the times to offer virtual training for law enforcement and prosecutors. Due to COVID-19, the TSRPs transitioned to a virtual format where ‘TSRP Tip of […]

RUNHAPPY Summer Meet at Ellis ParkELLIS PARK APPLAUDS GOV. BESHEAR’S ACTIONS; INSTITUTES INCREASED TRACK, RACING PROTOCOLS

RUNHAPPY Summer Meet at Ellis ParkELLIS PARK APPLAUDS GOV. BESHEAR’S ACTIONS; INSTITUTES INCREASED TRACK, RACING PROTOCOLS

Bill Stephens

July 12th, 2020

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HENDERSON, KY (Friday, July 10, 2020) — Effective immediately, Ellis Park Racing & Gaming has increased track and racing protocols in compliance with Governor Andy Beshear’s statement requiring facial coverings to be worn at all times in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Ellis Park has been requiring masks […]

GRDHD Reports 16 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

GRDHD Reports 16 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

Bill Stephens

July 12th, 2020

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On Saturday, July 11, 2020 the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 16 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases – 2 in Daviess County, 8 in Henderson County, 5 in Ohio County and 1 in Webster County. The total number of reported COVID-19 cases in the […]

Gov. Beshear: Face Coverings Protect Our Families, Economy

Gov. Beshear: Face Coverings Protect Our Families, Economy

Bill Stephens

July 11th, 2020

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​​​​​​​Visit the Governor’s Facebook page to watch today’s news conference FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 10, 2020) – On Friday, Gov. Andy Beshear re-emphasized the importance of wearing face coverings in many situations to protect Kentucky lives and our economy and to preserve the commonwealth’s hard-won but fragile progress in the […]

Gov. Beshear: Increasing Cases Requires Kentuckians to Wear Face Coverings

Gov. Beshear: Increasing Cases Requires Kentuckians to Wear Face Coverings

Bill Stephens

July 10th, 2020

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New action taken to fight against increasing COVID-19 cases Visit the Governor’s Facebook page to watch today’s news conference FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 9, 2020) – Highlighting his commitment to protecting all Kentuckians, Gov. Andy Beshear today announced Kentuckians must wear face coverings in many situations if the state is […]