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Kentucky shows fewer counties in ‘red zone’ last week, according to White House COVID-19 report

Kentucky got a better report from the White House Coronavirus Task Force this week, with 52 counties in danger zones for the reporting week of Aug. 15-21. The previous week, 63 of the state’s 120 counties were on those lists. (Click for larger image) Sixteen counties were in the task force’s “red zone” for places where new cases of the virus numbered more than 1 per 1,000 residents...

Cameron announces six randomly selected Kentucky counties to undergo post-primary election audits

Attorney General Daniel Cameron on Monday announced six randomly selected Kentucky counties to undergo post-primary election audits. His Department of Criminal Investigations (DCI) will conduct independent inquiries to uncover any irregularities in the June 2020 primary election. “Due to circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, Kentuckians cast an unprecedented number of absentee ballots...

2020 Census Quilt — representing Ky’s 120 counties — to be showcased at libraries throughout state

The Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives (KDLA) has announced a collaboration with the Kentucky Extension Homemakers Association (KEHA) and the U.S. Census Bureau to showcase the 2020 U.S. Census Quilt. In partnership with the U.S. Census Bureau, KEHA created a unique quilt featuring a square from each of Kentucky’s 120 counties. The quilt will travel across the Commonwealth to highlight...

Glasgow attorney Greg Berry receives 2019 Governor’s Ambassador Leadership Award

The Department of Public Advocacy has announced that Greg Berry, Directing Attorney of the Glasgow Trial Office, was among 15 state government employees who were honored at the 2019 Governor’s Ambassador Awards on May 30. The Leadership Award recognizes an individual who exhibits exceptional leadership evidenced by a high degree of character and competence in pursuit of department or division missions...