Tom Latek, Author at Winchester Sun


Jobless numbers improve in Kentucky, and nationwide

There were some possible signs of an improving economy on Thursday. Kentucky’s jobless rate in March declined from the previous month as did the number ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Friday, April 16, 2021 12:51 pm


Kentucky Career Centers finding lots of customers

For the first time since 2017, regional Kentucky Career Centers in 13 cities, opened their doors on Thursday for in-person services, to help Kentuckians file ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Friday, April 16, 2021 12:47 pm


Beshear warns Ky. could be moving toward fourth wave of COVID-19

Gov. Andy Beshear said that looking at some of the trends, a fourth wave of COVID-19 in Kentucky is possible, similar to what is being ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Friday, April 16, 2021 7:14 am


Billboards supporting abortion will be going up for 2 months

A group that supports abortion will be taking their message public over the next two months. The Kentucky Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice is paying ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 4:03 pm


Kentucky pausing use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Gov. Andy Beshear announced Tuesday that Kentucky is pausing use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine as recommended by the CDC and FDA, due ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 3:27 pm


Beshear sets goal of 2.5 million vaccinated to lift capacity restrictions

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (KT) – Gov. Andy Beshear announced on Monday the benchmark at which most restrictions will be lifted at restaurants, bars, and event venues ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Monday, April 12, 2021 10:49 am


Beshear to discuss plan for lifting virus restrictions in Monday briefing

The number of new COVID-19 cases in Kentucky dropped substantially on Saturday, while the number of deaths and the state’s positivity rate both rose. There ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Saturday, April 10, 2021 6:54 pm


Kentucky temporarily shutting down unemployment insurance system to stop fraud

Gov. Andy Beshear announced on Thursday that significant steps are being taken to halt cyberattacks on the state’s unemployment insurance system, including shutting it down ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Friday, April 9, 2021 7:30 am


Beshear asking for major disaster declaration for flooding

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Gov. Andy Beshear submitted a request to President Joe Biden Wednesday asking that a major disaster declaration be issued for some ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Thursday, April 8, 2021 8:57 am


Election reform bill a stand for democracy, Beshear says

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Gov. Andy Beshear held a ceremony on Wednesday where he signed into law five bills passed during the recently concluded 2021 ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Thursday, April 8, 2021 8:37 am

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