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Knox, Bell counties report additional COVID-19 cases

Additional COVID-19 cases have been recently reported in Knox and Bell counties. About 9 p.m. Friday, the Knox County Health Department reported that four additional Knox County residents had tested positive for COVID-19. This raises Knox County’s total number of cases to...
Posted On 05 Jul 2020

Central Baptist Church Manger and Matthew Ministries re-opening

Churches have had an especially difficult time navigating their way through the COVID-19 pandemic, with fears of transmitting the disease keeping many ministries from being able to interact with the very people that they exist to help.

Local May unemployment rates improving, but still high

May unemployment numbers in Kentucky were a mix of bad news and good news regarding the state’s economic recovery amid the COVID-19 pandemic. First the bad news, unemployment rates rose in all 120 Kentucky counties between May 2019 and May 2020, according to the Kentucky Center...
Posted On 05 Jul 2020

OpEd: Gov. Andy Beshear’s unemployment scandal is a national embarrassment

(OpEd By Kentucky State Senators Rick Girdler, Paul Hornback, Damon Thayer and Max Wise) As a direct result of Gov. Andy Beshear’s shutdown orders, nearly half of Kentucky’s workforce has filed for unemployment insurance since March. As we reach the end of June, tens of thousands...
Posted On 05 Jul 2020
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