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GRDHD Reports 14 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

GRDHD Reports 14 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

Bill Stephens

April 8th, 2020

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On Wednesday April 8, 2020 the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 14 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases – 8 in Daviess County, 1 in Henderson County, 1 in McLean County, 1 in Ohio County, and 3 in Webster County. The total number of cases […]

ELECTION 2020-KENTUCKY SENATE

ELECTION 2020-KENTUCKY SENATE

Bill Stephens

April 8th, 2020

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Democrat Amy McGrath raised substantially more campaign cash than Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in the first three months of 2020. McConnell’s campaign on Tuesday reported raising nearly $7.5 million in the quarter. A few hours later, McGrath upped the ante. […]

Gov. Beshear Highlights Need for Continued Fight against COVID-19

Gov. Beshear Highlights Need for Continued Fight against COVID-19

Bill Stephens

April 8th, 2020

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State reports largest daily jump with 147 new cases; Actions taken to protect vulnerable stressedVisit the Governor’s Facebook page to watch today’s news conference FRANKFORT, Ky.(April 7, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear Tuesday put a spotlight on the need for the continued fight against the […]

Paul recovered from coronavirus; volunteering at hospital

Paul recovered from coronavirus; volunteering at hospital

Bill Stephens

April 8th, 2020

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul says he has recovered from the coronavirus. The Republican lawmaker said Tuesday that he has started volunteering at a hospital in his hometown in Bowling Green. Paul tested positive for the virus in March. He became the […]

CARDINALS ACADEMIC PROGRAM OFFERS AT HOME ACTIVITIES

CARDINALS ACADEMIC PROGRAM OFFERS AT HOME ACTIVITIES

Bill Stephens

April 7th, 2020

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CAP offers selected resources for students with an incentive for a free museum visit ST. LOUIS, Mo., April 7, 2020 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that selected activities from their award-winning Cardinals Academic Program (CAP) will be offered online at cardinals.com/cap for students […]

GRDHD Reports 6 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

GRDHD Reports 6 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

Bill Stephens

April 7th, 2020

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On Tuesday April 7, 2020 the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 6 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases – 5 in Daviess County and 1 in Henderson County. The total number of cases reported in the district is now 101. “In the days and weeks […]

McConnell reports his best fundraising quarter ever

McConnell reports his best fundraising quarter ever

Bill Stephens

April 7th, 2020

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has raised nearly $7.5 million in the first three months of 2020. His campaign said Tuesday it’s the best fundraising performance for the Kentucky Republican since he entered the Senate in the mid-1980s. McConnell flexed his […]

Community college system postpones search for new leader

Community college system postpones search for new leader

Bill Stephens

April 7th, 2020

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Officials with the Kentucky Community and Technical College System have postponed the search for a new president due the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.  A statement from the school system’s Board of Regents says they hope to post the job again in August […]

Gov. Beshear Issues Urgent Call for PPE Donations in COVID-19 Fight

Gov. Beshear Issues Urgent Call for PPE Donations in COVID-19 Fight

Bill Stephens

April 7th, 2020

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Fourteen more Kentuckians deceased related to COVID-19Visit the Governor’s Facebook page to watch today’s news conference FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 6, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Monday made a call to action for any person, organization or business that can donate more personal protective equipment […]

Gov. Beshear Implores All Kentuckians to Follow Guidance, Stay Home in COVID-19 Fight

Gov. Beshear Implores All Kentuckians to Follow Guidance, Stay Home in COVID-19 Fight

Bill Stephens

April 6th, 2020

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Governor said he would take further action to crack down if necessaryVisit the Governor’s Facebook page to watch today’s news conference FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 5, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Sunday said there will be a need to crack down on those who continue […]

New coronavirus limits bring new religious freedom tension

New coronavirus limits bring new religious freedom tension

Bill Stephens

April 5th, 2020

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NEW YORK (AP) — Despite state and local limits on public gatherings, some faith leaders have persisted in holding in-person services — a matter of religious freedom, they say, as the nation approached its fourth Sunday battling the coronavirus pandemic. Law enforcement officials in Florida, […]

Some Kentucky churches plan to gather, despite virus orders

Some Kentucky churches plan to gather, despite virus orders

Bill Stephens

April 5th, 2020

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Some Kentucky churches are still planning to hold in-person church services this weekend, despite statewide orders that ban mass gatherings. Louisville preacher Jack Roberts tells The Courier-Journal that he would go to jail and court rather than pay a fine for […]

US urges masks as dramatic steps to combat virus roll out

US urges masks as dramatic steps to combat virus roll out

Bill Stephens

April 4th, 2020

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NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump administration is urging Americans to cover their faces in public to reduce the spread of the coronavirus and is limiting exports of medical supplies. Also Friday, New York’s governor vowed to seize unused ventilators from private hospitals and companies. […]

Kentucky Department of Agriculture And Kentucky Farm Bureau Provide COVID-19 Resource For Producers

Kentucky Department of Agriculture And Kentucky Farm Bureau Provide COVID-19 Resource For Producers

Bill Stephens

April 4th, 2020

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 3, 2020) — The Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) and the Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation have teamed up to develop a one-page COVID-19 pandemic resource for Kentucky producers, Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles announced today. “If you are online these days, you […]

Wal-Mart Announces Changes to Shopping Process to Encourage Social Distancing

Bill Stephens

April 4th, 2020

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An Open Letter to customers By Dacona Smith, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Walmart U.S. In this taxing and uncertain time, our associates have gone above and beyond to help Americans get the food, medicine and supplies they need. We care deeply about […]