Nate Sandiford, a radiologic technologist in the cardiac catheterization lab at Baptist Health Richmond, sat on a bench in the hospital's healing garden in the bright sunlight Thursday morning.

Six days after he went missing while swimming with friends near Coffey's Cove Marina on Herrington Lake in Boyle County, officials have been able to locate Emanuel "Manny" Prewitt.

In the days following the death of George Floyd, there has been an overwhelming and unified reaction from coaches at Eastern Kentucky University and also many from Madison County's high schools.

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Following a continuous week of there being no new cases of the coronavirus in Madison County, the local health department is reporting one new case as of Tuesday afternoon. 

CORBIN -- Whether you are a serious runner, looking to do something meaningful on your Saturday night or just in the mood for fun and fellowship, then your one-stop Saturday night is the Corbin High School track as the annual Candace's Courage Race is taking place.

The Madison County Fiscal Court could likely generate at least $100,000, and probably more, in annual revenue by franchising garbage service for county residents.

Magistrates voted to increase the county coroner's salary by more than $10,000 during Tuesday's fiscal court meeting.

Madison County's contract with Southern Health Partners Inc. for healthcare services at the jail will be renewed at least through the end of June, with reduced on-site staffing hours.

A new support group in Madison County is offering parents who have children with autism and other special needs a place where they can connect with other families in similar situations.

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Under normal circumstances, as the summer season approaches, families and kids would be loading up on sunblock and grabbing their beach towels to head to Paradise Cove or the Berea Swimming Pool for some fun in the sun. 

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Following a continuous week of there being no new cases of the coronavirus in Madison County, the local health department is reporting one new case as of Tuesday afternoon. 

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On Monday afternoon, Governor Andy Beshear recommended that students not return to in-class instruction this school year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Interim President David McFaddin announced the plan to refund 33% of housing costs and 33% of dining plan costs in an email sent to students on March 9.

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In recent weeks, schools across Madison County have been conducting teacher parades, where staff and facility drive around in a festive procession and visit their students in their neighborhoods — from a safe distance.

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Following a day in which the state saw their largest spike in deaths from the novel coronavirus, Madison County announced its first death Friday afternoon through a news release.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Surging layoffs led Kentucky residents to file for unemployment benefits in staggering numbers last week as the coronavirus crisis continued to wreak havoc on the economy.

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After two days of increases in the county's coronavirus count, the Madison County Health Department reported no new known cases as of 2 p.m. Thursday. The county's total confirmed cases of the virus remained at 12.

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With high schools, colleges and professional sports stopping or postponing play because of COVID-19, it has brought a screeching halt to sporting events.


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