The spring semester at Eastern Kentucky University starts Tuesday, January 19. University administrators are making sure students and staff get off to a good start with its first-ever drive-thru and walk-up COVID-19 testing.
Counties in the Lake Cumberland district are still administering vaccines to group 1A (healthcare workers and long-term care facilities). Some counties have been able to vaccinate people in 1B (70 and older). The health department says that's only so doses aren't wasted.
Erika Shields will soon be taking over from Louisville Metro Police Department Interim Chief Yvette Gentry, who agreed to take the job for a few months during tumultuous times and the search for a new chief.
“As tough as it’s been on us, imagine how tough it’s been on our parents and our grandparents that are trying to teach their kids at home,” said Superintendent Jeff Saylor. “We have a lot of students that, no matter how hard you work, we’ve not been able to meet their needs.