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Governor: Kentucky still seeing troubling increase in coronavirus cases

Governor Andy Beshear says we are still seeing troubling increases in positive coronavirus cases in the state.

Kentucky sets new record for number of COVID-19 cases in a week

Kentucky's new record for coronavirus cases in one week comes on the six-month anniversary of the first positive test in the state in Harrison County.

Laurel County students return to class, parents disagree on if it’s safe

Laurel County Schools re-opened to in-person classes Thursday and offered parents a choice to let their children learn online.

Kentucky sets record for new COVID-19 cases in one week

Governor Beshear says there were 4,503 new COVID-19 cases in the last week, which he says shows the virus is still spreading aggressively in the state.

Governor, AG lay out arguments in case over COVID rules

Gov. Andy Beshear and Attorney General Daniel Cameron have filed opposing brief ahead of an upcoming legal showdown focused on the governor’s COVID-19 emergency orders.

Beshear announces fourth highest number of positive COVID-19 cases

Beshear says there are 825 new cases, bringing the total number of cases to 47,577.

Laurel County to begin in-person classes Sept. 3

The decision goes against the governor's recommendation on when to begin in-person instruction.

Lexington Catholic returns to virtual learning Monday due to positive COVID-19 tests

Lexington Catholic began the year with in-person classes August 19.

Governor: Exponential growth of COVID-19 in the state has stopped

A total of 390 news cases and three deaths from the coronavirus were reported on Sunday.

Madison County pushes back start of school; will begin virtually

The Madison County Board of Education reluctantly on Thursday night voted to push the start of school to September 2, and begin the school year with online learning only.  

Criticism of KEMI Board’s vote to remove executive salaries from website

The KEMI board of directors awarded "incentive payouts" to several top executives, according to a report in the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Scott County changes school start dates

Scott County Public Schools moved its start date for virtual and in-person instruction.

KY secretary of state’s November voting plan doesn’t include universal mail-in voting

The governor wants universal mail-in voting in November, the secretary of state does not, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Gov. Beshear weighs in on mail-in voting

Beshear pushes more voting methods.

Ky School for the Deaf, Pulaski, Laurel County schools push back start dates

More school districts are pushing back the start date for school following a request from Governor Andy Beshear.

Lexington pastor still playing it safe, only hosting online services

Richard Gaines, pastor of Consolidated Baptist Church, says his members haven't been inside the church since March.

Ernst & Young helping with unemployment claims: Contract set to expire

Governor Andy Beshear announced that he brought in Ernst & Young (EY) to help with unemployment on June 30th, he said he expected the global accounting firm would get Kentucky close to caught up with claims.

979 cases marks highest single day increase in Kentucky

Although Governor Beshear typically doesn't release case numbers on Sunday, a report of 979 cases changed that.

Beshear announces 2nd highest number of new coronavirus cases

Beshear says there were 583 new positives, the second highest number of new daily cases.

Poll workers desperately needed in Kentucky

Poll workers are desperately needed for Kentucky's November election, according to Secretary of State Michael Adams. 

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City leaders hear from community about violence surge

Lexington city officials held a safety forum Wednesday to talk with the community about increased violence downtown.

Upcoming events for Fayette County students

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - The Fayette County School district released events for students to attend before school starts. See below: Stuff the Bus! 8 a.m. to...

UPDATE: Campton water plant stabilizing, residents advised to keep conserving

No water or low pressure is anticipated to affect residents across the county.