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Governor Beshear announces local school district will make future decisions on how students attend classes

Gov. Andy Beshear announced Monday that local school districts would be making decisions on how students attend classes without additional recommendations from his office. However, under an emergency regulation filed Monday, parents and guardians must inform schools when their...

Corbin City Manager appointed to state committee

Gov. Andy Beshear recently appointed several local residents to various Kentucky boards and commissions, including Corbin City Manager Marlon Sams. Beshear appointed Sams to the State Advisory Committee for the Land and Water Conservation Fund. Sams shall replace Ronnie...
Posted On 31 Aug 2020
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Corbin Board of Education follow’s governor’s recommendation to push in-person attendance back to Sept. 28

The Corbin Board of Education officially pushed the start of in-person classes back to Sept. 28 Thursday night. At a special called board meeting, the board voted unanimously to follow the recommendations by Gov. Andy Beshear to not have students return to school in-person until...

Gov. Beshear recommends schools not reopen to in-person classes until September 28

Gov. Andy Beshear announced Monday that he is recommending students not return to in-person classes until Septe.28. “Yes, our kids are falling behind,” Beshear said emphasizing that the health and safety of them and faculty and staff is the paramount concern. Beshear noted that...

Gov. Beshear extends COVID–19 mask mandate for 30 days

Gov. Andy Beshear announced Thursday that he was extending the COVID–19 mask mandate for an additional 30 days. “It’s working!” Beshear said of the mask mandate. “Since we made it mandatory, more people are wearing them.” Beshear added that more people wearing masks has resulted...

Governor Beshear announces 583 new COVID–19 cases on Saturday

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear announced 583 new COVID–19 cases in Kentucky Saturday, bringing the state’s total to 22,184. Beshear noted that 583 is the second highest one-day total for the state since the first case was reported on March 6. Beshear added that among the new...

Gov. Andy Beshear signs executive order mandating masks be worn in public

Gov. Andy Beshear announced Thursday that he has signed an executive order mandating that masks be worn in public. During a press conference held Thursday afternoon, Beshear said the order will go into effect at 5 p.m. Friday. All customers at retail establishments, grocery...

Three new COVID–19 cases confirmed in Laurel County Friday

Laurel County Health Department reported three new COVID–19 cases on Friday, bringing the active total to 11. “All three of today’s cases are recovering at home,” officials stated in the announcement posted on the health department’s Facebook page. To date, Laurel County has...

Beshear urges people to take advantage of free COVID-19 testing in Corbin

For the third press briefing in a row Monday, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear again mentioned Corbin during his daily 5 p.m. COVID-19 press briefing. Beshear is encouraging southeastern Kentucky residents to take advantage of free COVID-19 testing that Kroger will be doing with...
Posted On 11 May 2020

Governor again encourages Corbin residents on Saturday to take advantage of free May 12-14 COVID-19 testing

For the second day in a row Saturday, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear again mentioned Corbin during his daily 5 p.m. COVID-19 press briefing. Beshear is encouraging southeastern Kentucky residents to take advantage of free COVID-19 testing that Kroger will be doing with drive-thru...
Posted On 09 May 2020