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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky may not have enough monoclonal antibody courses to meet the rising demand in the state, Gov. Andy Beshear says. The federal government is rationing the treatments in response to a national shortage, which may limit Kentucky's ability to give the medicine to …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky has paid more than $65 million in rent and utility relief to residents during the pandemic, including more than $51 million since March, Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear said Thursday. Roughly $152 million is still available. If a tenant is facing eviction, …
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — A new report recommends an Interstate 65 interchange at Kentucky 242 in southern Warren County, officials said. The recommendation Thursday was the result of an interchange feasibility study that considered three options, according to a statement from the …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's governor on Thursday berated school leaders who refuse to extend mask requirements, accusing them of endangering children at a time the coronavirus is raging throughout the state. While more than 80% of Kentucky school districts have decided to continue …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A judge heard arguments Thursday over the constitutionality of allowing public tax credits to support private school tuition as a school-choice dispute reached a Kentucky courtroom. Opponents said the provisions represent a form of aid to private education — …
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky welcome center has temporarily closed for sanitation and staffing shortages due to COVID-19, officials said. The welcome center along Interstate 65 on the Kentucky-Tennessee line closed Tuesday and is expected to remain closed until next week, a …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — More than three-fourths of Kentucky's school districts have extended mask requirements as one school system mourned the coronavirus-related death of a teacher Wednesday and the state reported its fourth-highest daily total of COVID-19 cases. The state's virus-related …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man whose sentence was commuted by former Gov. Matt Bevin is scheduled to plead guilty in federal court, where he is charged with producing child pornography, according to court records. Dayton R. Jones, 27, of Hopkinsville, pleaded guilty in state court …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — More than half of Kentucky's school districts have opted to continue requiring masks since the legislature shifted the coronavirus-related policy decision to local school boards. So far, at least 90 of the state's 171 public school districts had signaled by Tuesday …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky National Guard is expanding its role in assisting hospitals during a surge of COVID-19 cases that has stressed the state's health care infrastructure. The guard is activating 310 additional members in logistical roles to 21 hospitals across the state, …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — School-age children are contracting COVID-19 at a higher rate than any other age group in Kentucky, Gov. Andy Beshear said Monday while exhorting newly empowered school districts to maintain mask requirements in schools. The statewide vaccination rate among …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — More than 8,000 Kentuckians have died from COVID-19, Gov. Andy Beshear announced Friday, calling the new record “another grim milestone.” “These are a lot of grieving families, and it looks like the coming weeks are going to be really hard,” Beshear said in …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky lawmakers grabbed the quarterback role to direct the response to COVID-19, but when it came time to lead, the GOP-led legislature “punted” the decision on mask-wearing in schools to local boards, Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear said Friday. A day after a …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Points from races in the series that earn berths in the Kentucky Derby won’t be awarded to any horse trained by an individual who is suspended from entering the Kentucky Derby in 2022. The rule announced Friday by Churchill Downs also applies to any trainer …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Churchill Downs plans a ceremony next week to to dedicate statues honoring two men who played an important roles at the racetrack. The sculpture by artist Raymond Graf depicts John Asher sitting on a horse shoe bench and talking with Col. Matt Winn, a statement from …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky lawmakers voted Thursday to strengthen the state's negotiating hand in trying to land huge economic development projects by tapping into budget reserves to offer lucrative incentives. The $410 million economic development package, requested by Gov. Andy …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky lawmakers, many not wearing masks, voted Thursday to scrap a statewide mask mandate in public schools and shifted masking decisions to local school boards, acting in a special session as the state's worst COVID-19 surge threatens to overwhelm hospitals. The …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Just 90 adult intensive care beds are available in Kentucky as strained hospitals confront the surging delta variant of the virus, Gov. Andy Beshear reported Thursday. He called that a record of the pandemic. Only 188 beds were available Tuesday. “Our …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Special elections will be held on Nov. 2 to fill three vacancies in the General Assembly. Two vacancies occurred because of the deaths of Rep. John “Bam” Carney of the 51st District and Sen. Tom Buford of the 22nd District. Carney represented Adair and Taylor …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — While Kentucky's health care system is not yet at the point where some hospitals would have to consider rationing care, the state is “quickly approaching that point,” Gov. Andy Beshear said Wednesday. The fact that Kentucky continues to report high numbers of …

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