Tom Latek, Author at The Advocate-Messenger


Vaccine clinic at Kroger Field shutting down

As part of the move from mass COVID-19 vaccination sites across Kentucky, the University of Kentucky Kroger Field COVID-19 vaccine clinic will be shutting down ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Saturday, May 8, 2021 8:00 am


State reports record-breaking gains in sales, vehicle taxes

Although April state revenue won’t officially be announced until Monday, Gov. Andy Beshear says preliminary data shows the month had record-breaking gains in sales and ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Saturday, May 8, 2021 7:45 am

COVID-19 vaccine

Kentucky now less than 780,000 injections away from vaccine goal

The number of new COVID-19 cases on Kentucky fell on Sunday, as did deaths, hospitalizations, and the state’s positivity rate. There were 325 new cases ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Friday, April 30, 2021 9:18 am


REAL ID deadline extended until 2023

Folks scrambling to find their birth certificate and other documentation needed to get a REAL ID before the October deadline, can take a deep breath; ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Wednesday, April 28, 2021 4:05 pm


Be aware: Road work zones heating up

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is joining other state transportation agencies and the Federal Highway Administration to promote National Work Zone Awareness Week, April 26-30. Flowering ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Tuesday, April 27, 2021 7:25 am


Outdoor mask mandate ends for events under 1,000

Gov. Andy Beshear announced he is relaxing some of the mask mandates that have been in effect since last July. During a Monday afternoon media ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Tuesday, April 27, 2021 7:02 am


Kentuckians 16 and older urged to get COVID-19 vaccination

Gov. Andy Beshear encouraged all Kentuckians 16 and older to sign up for a COVID-19 vaccination appointment, as the number of new cases saw a ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Saturday, April 24, 2021 7:00 am


$23 million planned for highway improvement near public schools; See complete list of projects here

Click here to see the complete list of planned projects Gov. Andy Beshear has announced plans to invest $23 million to improve highway safety near ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Saturday, April 24, 2021 7:00 am


Audit shows state workers took nearly $117K in jobless benefits

State Auditor Mike Harmon released Volume Two of the Statewide Single Audit of Kentucky for Fiscal Year 2020 on Wednesday, which detailed problems in the ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Thursday, April 22, 2021 3:28 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 7:13 am

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