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Kentucky fires cheerleading staff after hazing investigation

Kentucky fires cheerleading staff after hazing investigation

Bill Stephens

May 18th, 2020

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky has fired its cheerleading coaches after an internal investigation determined they failed to oversee off-campus events that included hazing, alcohol use and public nudity by the championship squad. Head coach Jomo Thompson and assistants Ben Head, Spencer Clan and Kelsey […]

Gov. Beshear Announces Limited Service Reopening of Frankfort Regional Driver Licensing Office

Gov. Beshear Announces Limited Service Reopening of Frankfort Regional Driver Licensing Office

Bill Stephens

May 18th, 2020

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KYTC launches new online appointment scheduler to promote ‘Healthy at Work’ guidelines FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 18, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear today announced the regional driver licensing office at the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) building in Frankfort has reopened for limited services. It is part of […]

GRDHD Reports 7 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

GRDHD Reports 7 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

Bill Stephens

May 18th, 2020

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On Monday May 18, 2020 the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 7 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases – 1 in Daviess County and 6 in Ohio County. The total number of reported COVID-19 cases in the district is 584. Nineteen people in the district […]

Commissioner Quarles, Attorney General Cameron Author Joint Letter Asking Department Of Justice To Investigate Alleged Price Fixing In Cattle Industry

Commissioner Quarles, Attorney General Cameron Author Joint Letter Asking Department Of Justice To Investigate Alleged Price Fixing In Cattle Industry

Bill Stephens

May 15th, 2020

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FRANKFORT (May 15, 2020) – Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles and Attorney General Daniel Cameron sent a joint letter today to U.S. Attorney General William Barr asking the Department of Justice (DOJ) to investigate possible anticompetitive practices in the beef packing sector.The letter notes that, […]

GRDHD Reports 19 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

GRDHD Reports 19 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

Bill Stephens

May 15th, 2020

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On Friday May 15, 2020 the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 19 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases – 4 in Daviess County, 4 in Henderson County, 10 in Ohio County, and 1 in Webster County. The total number of reported COVID-19 cases in the […]

METHODIST HEALTH UNION COUNTY WELCOMES NEW CEO

METHODIST HEALTH UNION COUNTY WELCOMES NEW CEO

Bill Stephens

May 15th, 2020

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MORGANFIELD – Claudia Eisenmann will become the new CEO of Methodist Health Union County on May 25.Eisenmann brings more than 20 years of healthcare executive leadership experience to this critical access hospital in Morganfield. She is currently the President and CEO of Gibson General Hospital […]

Gov. Beshear Updates Kentuckians on the Fight to Defeat COVID-19

Gov. Beshear Updates Kentuckians on the Fight to Defeat COVID-19

Bill Stephens

May 15th, 2020

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​​​​​​​Visit the Governor’s Facebook page to watch today’s news conference FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 14, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Thursday reminded Kentuckians to keep up the fight against the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) in the commonwealth. “When people write the history about this point […]

Gov. Beshear Orders Flags Lowered to Half-Staff in Observance of Peace Officers Memorial Day

Gov. Beshear Orders Flags Lowered to Half-Staff in Observance of Peace Officers Memorial Day

Bill Stephens

May 14th, 2020

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 14, 2020) – In accordance with a proclamation from the White House, Gov. Andy Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Friday, May 15, in observance of Peace Officers Memorial Day. A joint resolution […]

Gov. Beshear: A Safe, Sustainable Reopening for Kentucky’s Economy

Gov. Beshear: A Safe, Sustainable Reopening for Kentucky’s Economy

Bill Stephens

May 14th, 2020

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Health commissioner issues guidance on syndrome affecting some children with COVID-19 ​​​​​​​Visit the Governor’s Facebook page to watch today’s news conference FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 13, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Wednesday said Kentucky is focused on conducting a safe and sustainable reopening of the […]

Gov. Beshear: ‘Just Because Summer Is Nearly Here Does Not Mean Virus Is Gone’

Gov. Beshear: ‘Just Because Summer Is Nearly Here Does Not Mean Virus Is Gone’

Bill Stephens

May 13th, 2020

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Governor asks Kentuckians to be resolute or risk erasing hard-fought gains ​​​​​​​Visit the Governor’s Facebook page to watch today’s news conference FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 12, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Tuesday said Kentuckians need to be resilient, resourceful and resolute in the fight against […]

CARDINALS CARE SPRING GRANT CYCLE TO AID 70 AREA NONPROFITS

CARDINALS CARE SPRING GRANT CYCLE TO AID 70 AREA NONPROFITS

Bill Stephens

May 12th, 2020

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Over $150,000 to be Donated Among Area Groups That Serve Youth ST. LOUIS, Mo., May 12, 2020 – The St. Louis Cardinals have announced that Cardinals Care will distribute over $150,000 in grant money to 70 area nonprofit groups that support local kids as part […]

GRDHD Reports 10 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

GRDHD Reports 10 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

Bill Stephens

May 12th, 2020

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On Tuesday May 12, 2020 the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 10 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases – 2 in Daviess County, 4 in Henderson County and 4 in Ohio County. The totalnumber of reported COVID-19 cases in the district is 531. Twenty-three people […]

Gov. Beshear Urges Kentuckians to Get Tested for COVID-19

Gov. Beshear Urges Kentuckians to Get Tested for COVID-19

Bill Stephens

May 11th, 2020

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Western Kentucky Regional drive-through sites offering free testing ​​​​​​​Visit the Governor’s Facebook page to watch today’s news conference FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 11, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear is urging Kentuckians to take advantage of free coronavirus (COVID-19) testing in Hopkinsville, Owensboro, Bowling Green, and Murray. […]

AAA: Kentucky Gas Prices Spike as Regional States Begins to Re-Open

AAA: Kentucky Gas Prices Spike as Regional States Begins to Re-Open

Bill Stephens

May 11th, 2020

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Gas prices in West Central Kentucky are 21 cents higher this week at $1.642, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report. The Great Lakes and Central States region is seeing the highest volatility in the country at the pump with eight states in the […]

GRDHD Reports 1 Death and 6 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

GRDHD Reports 1 Death and 6 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

Bill Stephens

May 11th, 2020

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On Monday May 11, 2020 the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 6 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases – 3 in Daviess County and 3 in Ohio County. The COVID-19 related death was a Henderson County resident. The total number of reported COVID-19 cases in […]