Tom Latek, Author at Jessamine Journal

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Kentuckians can renew licenses with mail-in program

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet launched a permanent service on Friday to expand options for Kentuckians to renew their state driver’s licenses and ID cards remotely ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Tuesday, October 5, 2021 4:12 pm

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Flags at half-staff Friday to honor victims lost to COVID

Gov. Andy Beshear has directed that the flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise until sunset on Friday in honor ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Friday, September 24, 2021 7:32 am

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State Capitol loop closing for security reasons

Much like Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House was closed to vehicular traffic over 25 years ago in Washington, D.C., security considerations will ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 3:49 pm

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Bill proposes state paying total cost of full-day kindergarten

Legislation proposed for the 2022 regular session of the Kentucky General Assembly would make state funding for the entire cost of full-day kindergarten a permanent ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 3:44 pm

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COVID in Kentucky ‘bad as it has ever been in pandemic’

Gov. Andy Beshear on Monday repeated his request to Kentuckians to get vaccinated and wear a mask, as 2,426 new cases of COVID-19 were reported ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Tuesday, September 14, 2021 7:18 am

Jessamine County

Hospitals filling up with COVID-19 patients as virus surge continues 

FRANKFORT, Ky.  – A record number of Kentuckians are hospitalized as the delta variant continues to burn through the population, causing Governor Andy Beshear to ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Wednesday, August 25, 2021 6:10 pm

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Hospitals filling up with COVID-19 patients as virus surge continues 

FRANKFORT, Ky.  – A record number of Kentuckians are hospitalized as the delta variant continues to burn through the population, causing Governor Andy Beshear to ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Wednesday, August 25, 2021 6:00 pm

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COVID-19 cases in children at all-time high, hospitals nearing capacity, Governor warns

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Gov. Andy Beshear warned Tuesday that cases of COVID-19 in children are at an all-time high, hospitals are nearing capacity, and that ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Wednesday, August 18, 2021 8:21 pm

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Hospitals feeling crunch from COVID-19, urge vaccinations 

By TOM LATEK Kentucky Today FRANKFORT, Ky. – Gov. Andy Beshear said the Delta variant of COVID-19 continues to rise, including with younger people, and ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Wednesday, August 18, 2021 8:06 pm

Jessamine County

80% of Kentucky’s counties now in COVID ‘red zone’ 

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Friday saw another large number of new COVID-19 cases in Kentucky, thanks largely to the delta variant. At the current pace, the ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Thursday, August 12, 2021 6:13 pm

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