Gov. Andy Beshear - 5 p.m. press conference April 4
A nationwide shortage of two drugs touted as possible treatments for the coronavirus is being driven in part by doctors inappropriately prescribing the medicines for family, friends and themselves, according to pharmacists and state regulators.
FRANKFORT - Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear announced 90 new cases of COVID-19 across the state during his press conference Friday evening.
The Laurel County Health Department was notified Friday morning of a fourth positive case of COVID-19 in a Laurel County resident.
FRANKFORT - During his daily press conference Thursday, Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear announced 100 new cases of COVID-19 in Kentucky.
FRANKFORT - During his daily press conference, Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear announced 93 new cases, and two new deaths attributed to COVID-19 Wednesday.
FRANKFORT, Ky. – Expressing condolences, Gov. Andy Beshear announced Tuesday that seven more Kentuckians died after becoming ill from the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and urged Kentuckians to continue to take precautions and sacrifice to stop the spread.
The Laurel County Health Department has been notified of a second Laurel Countian who has tested positive for COVID-19.
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).
The cancellation of regular classroom instruction posed a concern that many school children would not have adequate food during this unplanned hiatus.
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.
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…
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…
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – GRAMMY®-winning country music legend Joe Diffie passed away Sunday, March 29, from complications of coronavirus (COVID-19). He was 61.
FRANKFORT, Ky. – Gov. Andy Beshear announced Saturday that 92 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) were confirmed in Kentucky, marking the largest one-day increase in the commonwealth amid the global pandemic.
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 House of Representatives Friday passed a $2 trillion aid package designed to throw a lifeline to American individuals, businesses and the health-care industry as the nation fights the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
FRANKFORT, Ky. – Gov. Andy Beshear on Thursday announced 50 new cases bringing the count up to 248 positive cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Kentucky. It was the largest increase in a single day in the state since the pandemic began.
Gov. Andy Beshear reported the fifth coronavirus-related death in Kentucky as the state increased to 198 confirmed COVID-19 cases on Wednesday. That is 35 new cases which was a decrease from the 39 new cases reported on Tuesday.
Gov. Andy Beshear said effective at 8 p.m. Thursday all non-life sustaining businesses must close to in-person traffic.
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.
CORBIN – Effective Tuesday, March 24, Baptist Health is suspending visitation at all of its hospitals, and allowing only essential caregivers to accompany patients for medical appointments or tests. There will be limited exceptions.
Gov. Andy Beshear reported the fourth coronavirus-related death, an 82-year-old woman who had underlying health conditions, during his Monday press conference.
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.
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…
FRANKFORT, Ky. - Attorney General Daniel Cameron last week announced new resources for consumers to report suspected price gouging to his office during the COVID-19 pandemic. Consumers can now complete an electronic price gouging complaint form by visiting ag.ky.gov/pricegouging.
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…
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) -- There are at least 87 positive coronavirus cases in Kentucky, and the state has recorded its third death, said Gov. Andy Beshear on Saturday.
FRANKFORT — Gov. Andy Beshear requested school superintendents keep schools closed for in-person classes until at least April 20 and delayed the state’s income tax filing deadline until July 15 on Friday as he continues to take actions to try to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
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.
Local utility companies are following state and federal recommendations to keep their customers and staff as safe as possible while they continue to provide necessary services to the community.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the Trump administration has decided to push the income tax filing date to July 15 from April 15.
This Week's Circulars
- UPDATED: Second COVID-19 case reported in Laurel County
- BREAKING NEWS: Third positive COVID-19 case reported in Laurel County
- Fourth positive COVID-19 case reported in Laurel County
- Man arrested after threatening to kill people
- Two Pulaski County constables indicted for conspiring to violate civil rights; One also indicted for attempted murder of FBI agent
- City of London closes parks due to COVID-19 concerns
- Laurel County Clerk's office closed; Voting registration, license renewals offered online
- Local WWII veteran turns 100
- UPDATED: Gov. Beshear reports 7 coronavirus-related deaths, 114 new cases Tuesday
- How Senture is working to protect staff