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Gov. reports another record day with 3,825 new virus cases as restrictions on restaurants, bars take effect

Gov. Andy Beshear once again reported the state’s highest ever number of new daily virus cases on Friday. He reported 3,825 new cases and 20 deaths. Fayette County had 297 cases. “This is exponential growth. It is shattering records over and over until we stop it. That’s why we are taking action – we have to,” said Gov. Beshear. “We’ve got more than 10,000 students quarantined right now...

COVID-19 update: Beshear reports 299 new cases, four deaths; challenges to his restrictions, more

Gov. Andy Beshear reported that Kentucky has 299 new COVID-19 cases and four deaths as of Friday afternoon. This brings the state’s totals to 16,376 cases and 585 deaths. “This Fourth of July weekend, it’s important to keep in mind how committed Kentuckians have been to combatting COVID-19, which spreads easily and quickly between people. Kentuckians’ selflessness was demonstrated over...

Lindsey Wilson College finds alternative ways to honor students for excellence, service

The 2019-20 academic year at Lindsey Wilson College came to a close last week. Because of restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic, all senior events and award ceremonies were canceled. However, LWC found alternative ways to recognize students for excellence and service. More than five dozen individuals were honored by the 117-year-old liberal arts college for academic achievement during the 2019-20...