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The public transportation agency that serves Lyon, Caldwell and seven other western Kentucky counties has received more than a half-million dollars to help costs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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One area business has been critical in helping life in Caldwell County and the region get back to some semblance of normalcy amid a global pandemic.

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James Comer and Joe Cunningham have several things in common — initials, Kentucky roots, and current job as members of Congress — to name a few.

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Caldwell Medical Center in Princeton is continuing its mission of offering state-of-the-art health care at home.

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At one of the busiest times for farmers in Caldwell County, their lifeline for support and information moved to the internet and phone only amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The regional Kentucky driver licensing office in Madisonville reopened last week for limited services. It had been closed to limit the spread of COVID-19.

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The number of coronavirus cases in the five-county Pennyrile Health District jumped by seven last week, but no new cases were reported in Caldwell County.

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Face masks or coverings are part of a new normal in the COVID-19 era — at least for now — as Kentuckians wear them for work, grocery runs, shopping, hospital visits and other everyday activities.

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Kentucky’s court system will begin a slow return to normal Monday when hearings on criminal and civil cases resume. But there is likely to be a new normal in courthouses and justice centers across the state.

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Retail stores returned to business Wednesday and restaurants Friday, the beginning of Kentucky — and Princeton’s — attempt at getting back to something resembling normalcy in the era of COVID-19.

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Rick Reeder, the associational ministry strategist for the Caldwell-Lyon Association, isn’t letting the limitations of the COVID-19 pandemic discourage his ministry to 39 churches in western Kentucky.

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A recent national survey on how COVID-19 will alter future shopping behavior includes some good news for local businesses as they prepare to reopen in the wake of the global pandemic.

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An upcoming radio event is designed to boost small employers who have struggled through the bogs of COVID-19 as Kentucky reopens.

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KUTTAWA — In 1911 the world was still three years shy of the Great War and seven years away from the 1918 flu pandemic. The Titanic launched that year, the Nestor Film Company opened the first movie studio in the Hollywood area, and Ruth Evelyn Harrington (then Porter) was born.

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Public transportation in Caldwell County and across the region is getting a boost through the federal COVID-19 relief package.

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Drive-thru testing for the novel coronavirus began Tuesday at the Caldwell Medical Center business office, 110 S. Cave St.

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BENTON — More than two years after he fired the shots that killed two Marshall County High School students and injured numerous others, Gabe Parker pleaded guilty in Marshall County Circuit Court.

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Caldwell Medical Center resumed non-urgent outpatient care Monday that included physical therapy, diagnostic radiology and laboratory services, responding to Gov. Andy Beshear’s move to gradually allow health care facilities to reopen.

While working at a jail may be a demanding job, it’s these transformations that make it well worth it for the men and women who put on a jailer uniform every day, and go to work.

One of the biggest challenges in flattening the curve of the coronavirus and COVID-19 is information on where it is spreading and who has it or has had it. Social media, and more specifically Facebook and its 2 billion users, may be able to help.