Gov. Andy Beshear’s executive order is officially in effect, which mandates the wearing of face masks in public. The mask mandate comes after the Governor remarked earlier this week that Kentucky’s increasing number of coronavirus cases was cause for concern.
The cause of death has been released for the two men who were found dead inside a home back in May. Henderson County Coroner Bruce Farmer tells 14 News that 51-year Carl T. Fuller and 35-year-old Jansen Smith died of drug overdoses.
According to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, crews are replacing the steel stiffener angles and the bottom cover plate on the bridge. Officials say these particular parts can bend when oversized vehicles hit the bridge.
With so many firework shows on display in Owensboro on Friday evening, some people were able to watch from their homes, but a few residents say they rather enjoy the tradition of watching from the downtown riverfront along the Ohio River.
Records show that 28-year-old Nickolas Stewart posted numerous videos where he threatened to burn down the Posey County Superior Courthouse, the Posey County Circuit Courthouse, the U.S. Post Office and the Posey County Jail.
Restaurant owner David Parker says team members have been required to wear masks, social distance, wash their hands frequently and clean touch points excessively throughout the day. He also says every team member has been tested since the closure and their results all came back negative.
The Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation announced Thursday that all of its commencement ceremonies for the 2020 graduates have officially been canceled due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.