Researchers from the University of Kentucky said they are asking for everyone’s help in learning how to prevent spreading the COVID-19 virus. The community, said UK representatives, is invited to complete a survey as part of the COVID-19 Prevention Project from Wellness, Health and You (WHY)…

The United Mine Workers of America International Union announced June 16 that it has taken legal action intended to force the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration to issue an Emergency Temporary Standard to protect miners from COVID-19.

Two University of Pikeville–Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM) graduates have been working on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic during their residencies. Soon after COVID-19 cases began spiking in the U.S., Rachel Willimann, D.O., a third-year pediatric resident working a…

Kentucky Blood Center announced on June 7 there is a critical need for blood donors as the nationwide blood shortage which has been plaguing many areas of our country for weeks has impacted the commonwealth. KBC, which supplies blood to more than 70 Kentucky hospitals, has an urgent need for…

The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services Department for Community Based Services and the Kentucky Department of Education are partnering to provide food assistance to families who have lost access to free or reduced-price school meals during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) emergency.

Paintsville High School students, faculty and families celebrated the Class of 2020 with a nontraditional graduation ceremony on Friday, May 15. The drive-in style ceremony was held on the football field, followed by a parade through downtown Paintsville. Many members of the community lined …

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The Paintsville Tourism Commission met at The Country Music Highway Museum in Paintsville on May 18, practicing social distancing guidelines and livestreaming the meeting on social media, in order to discuss several agenda items, including the impacts the response to the COVID-19 pandemic ha…

PRESTONSBURG — The Big Sandy Community and Technical College Board of Directors approved its upcoming budget and discussed impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic last week.

The state of Kentucky is in the process of reopening from statewide closure orders, with more public-facing businesses and agencies being allowed to reopen under specific health guidelines.

Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles has announced Feeding Kentucky has purchased 10,080 pounds of Kentucky Proud pork sausage from the iconic Purnell’s “Old Folks” headquartered in Simpsonville. The purchase is funded by a historic donation from Kentucky Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Co…

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Representatives from Paul B Hall Medical Center in Paintsville traveled around the city on Monday, May 11 to donate banners to local emergency management and law enforcement agencies and thank them for their efforts during the COVID-19 crisis. According to a statement released on their Faceb…

Paintsville Mayor Bill Mike Runyon said this week that the unfortunate closure of the Paintsville Pool due to the COVID-19 pandemic may present an opportunity for the city to improve the facility.

On May 7, the U.S. Secretary of Commerce's office announced that the department’s Economic Development Administration is accepting applications from eligible grantees for Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) supplemental funds (EDA CARES Act Recovery Assistance).

Public housing authorities serving residents in Floyd, Pike, Johnson and Perry counties collectively received more than $500,000 through the federal CARES Act.

Community Action Agencies Across Kentucky, including those serving Eastern Kentucky, announce that the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) has been extended again.

Gov. Andy Beshear unveiled a tentative reopening schedule for many businesses who will be allowed to resume their operations in May, though warning that it will not be “business as usual.”

Johnson County Judge-Executive Mark McKenzie, Paintsville Mayor Bill Mike Runyon and the Johnson County Health Department’s Public Health Director, Julie Bush announced April 30 a third positive case of COVID-19 in Johnson County.

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  • Feels Like: 77°
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  • Wind: 0 mph
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Tonight

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Chance of Rain: 10%

Sunrise: 06:13 AM

Sunset: 08:57:14 PM

Humidity: 90%

Wind: N @ 0mph

UV Index: 0 Low

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Chance of Rain: 10%

Sunrise: 06:13:29 AM

Sunset: 08:57:06 PM

Humidity: 65%

Wind: NE @ 3mph

UV Index: 10 Very High

Thursday Night

A mostly clear sky. Low 66F. Winds light and variable.

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Chance of Rain: 10%

Sunrise: 06:13:59 AM

Sunset: 08:56:57 PM

Humidity: 62%

Wind: NNE @ 2mph

UV Index: 10 Very High

Friday Night

Mostly clear. Low 69F. Winds light and variable.

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Partly cloudy. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the low 70s.

Chance of Rain: 10%

Sunrise: 06:14:30 AM

Sunset: 08:56:45 PM

Humidity: 61%

Wind: NNE @ 3mph

UV Index: 10 Very High

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Chance of Rain: 20%

Sunrise: 06:15:03 AM

Sunset: 08:56:32 PM

Humidity: 63%

Wind: ENE @ 2mph

UV Index: 10 Very High

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A few clouds from time to time. Low 71F. Winds light and variable.

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A few clouds. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the low 70s.

Chance of Rain: 20%

Sunrise: 06:15:36 AM

Sunset: 08:56:17 PM

Humidity: 66%

Wind: SSE @ 2mph

UV Index: 10 Very High

Monday Night

A few clouds from time to time. Low 72F. Winds light and variable.

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Chance of Rain: 20%

Sunrise: 06:16:11 AM

Sunset: 08:56 PM

Humidity: 67%

Wind: S @ 2mph

UV Index: 10 Very High

Tuesday Night

Partly cloudy with isolated thunderstorms possible. Low 73F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 30%.