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FRANKFORT, Ky. – Gov. Andy Beshear on Monday issued an order to limit Kentuckians’ out-of-state travel and offered a 10-step plan to fight the spread of the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

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The cancellation of regular classroom instruction posed a concern that many school children would not have adequate food during this unplanned hiatus.

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On the advice of the Laurel County Health Department, all City of London playgrounds and basketball courts are closed, effective Monday until further notice. Walking trails will remain open at this time.

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During the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses considered essential are finding ways to continue operations while limiting the spread of illness. One such company is Senture, one of the largest employers in Laurel County with approximately 2,200 employees. Senture provides services such as inbound…

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While some establishments are encouraged to close their doors during the COVID-19 outbreak, first responders continue to work tirelessly. Law enforcement, fire departments and EMS are finding ways to continue providing service while limiting the risk of exposure to both its employees and the…

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Gov. Andy Beshear reported 302 positive COVID-19 cases, which is 54 new cases in Kentucky since Thursday. During his Friday press conference, he also reported two additional deaths related to the coronavirus in Kentucky taking the total up to seven. Then after his briefing, he reported a thi…

The emergence of the novel coronavirus has resulted in drastic steps across the country to contain the reported virus from spreading, and Kentucky is one of those ranking high on the list for their policies.

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LAUREL COUNTY — The Laurel County Health Department is reporting its first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Laurel County. A 53-year-old Laurel County man has tested positive through a commercial lab for COVID-19 and has been hospitalized.

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Gov. Andy Beshear reported the fourth coronavirus-related death, an 82-year-old woman who had underlying health conditions, during his Monday press conference.

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Life has changed drastically for most Kentuckians over the past week, but local restaurants are doing their share to ensure that their customers are receiving the best service possible.

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Like just about every other business or organization in the country and world in general, banks across Kentucky are coming to terms with the strenuous effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Safety protocols are being enacted for the wellbeing of customers and employees. And contrary to some commo…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. – Gov. Andy Beshear said Sunday that all nonessential retailers are being ordered to close within about 24 hours and that he is mandating all elective medical procedures end. The latest actions by the Governor are intended to help protect Kentuckians and halt the spread of the…

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The North Laurel and South Laurel Little League programs will be delaying their seasons until at least May 11 after a recommendation made by Little League International Board of Directors.

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Anna Lisa (Hampton) Benge, 52, London, passed away Saturday, March 21, 2020. She was daughter of Lonnie and Barbara Hampton; and sister of Lonnie Hampton Jr. Preceded in death by spouse, David Benge. All services will be private.