Lexington Mayor Sets Priorities for Federal Assistance

BY SPECTRUM NEWS STAFF | KENTUCKY LEXINGTON, Ky. ⁠— Mayor Linda Gorton (R), following Gov. Andy Beshear’s announcement that Kentucky cities will receive federal coronavirus relief funds for virus-related expenses, announced her priorities for how she will recommend those funds be spent. What You Need To Know Lexington Mayor announces her priorities for federal COVID-19 relief…

Spiking pneumonia deaths suggest COVID-19 is killing far more Kentuckians than we know

Jonathan Bullington, Louisville Courier Journal LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Officially, Jim Haswell died of pneumonia. The 73-year-old grandfather was susceptible to the potentially fatal lung infection after undergoing radiation treatments for throat cancer years earlier. But his doctors took steps to lower his risk, and he could usually tell when he was starting to feel ill. One Sunday…

Supply chain for meat becomes ‘burden’ for some Louisville restaurants as places reopen

by Lindsey McClave, Special to Courier Journal There are always common themes in my weekly interviews with the independent restaurants in Louisville and this week’s interview with three Jeffersontown staples was no exception. A thread of thankfulness was present during my conversations with the individuals behind Carali’s Rotisserie Chicken, FDKY BBQ, and Mussel & Burger Bar, as was…

ACLU Concerned about Contact Tracing

BY ASHLEIGH MILLS KENTUCKY KENTUCKY — As restrictions ease and businesses begin to reopen, Kentucky has launched contact tracing as a method of detecting who could have been exposed to the coronavirus and where they were exposed. What You Need To Know Contact tracing to be used in Kentucky ACLU speaking out about the process and fairness ACLU…

Court Is Back in Session

BY SPECTRUM NEWS STAFF | KENTUCKY FRANKFORT, Ky. — The Supreme Court of Kentucky will resume in-person court services beginning June 1, following the formation of three task forces to ensure a safe reopening. “Our priority is to implement a limited, phased reopening that will allow greater access to the courts while keeping court personnel and…