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COVID 19 cases now at 17

RELEASED MAY 29, 2020 The Monroe County Health Department is reporting one (1) new confirmed case of COVID-19 in a Monroe County resident, bringing the total to seventeen (17) confirmed cases. Six of Monroe County’s confirmed cases have recovered. Health officials are working closely with the Kentucky Department for Public Health (KDPH) to trace the recent history…

COVID19 Case total hits 15

The Monroe County Health Department is reporting one new confirmed case of COVID-19 in a Monroe County resident, bringing the total to fifteen confirmed cases. Six of Monroe County’s confirmed cases have recovered. Health officials are working closely with the Kentucky Department for Public Health (KDPH) to trace the recent history of the patient in an effort…

Seven new cases of COVID19 confirmed in Monroe County

The Monroe County Health Department is investigating seven additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Monroe County, bringing the total to fourteen confirmed cases. Six of Monroe County’s confirmed cases have recovered. Health officials are working closely with the Kentucky Department for Public Health (KDPH) to trace the recent history of the patient in an effort to identify and contact…

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Battle of the Bands held

The second annual “Battle of the Bands” was held on Tuesday, Feb. 11, during a home basketball game at Monroe County High School. The battle brings together alumni and current Monroe County Falcon Band members in a friendly competition. The band family played alongside each other with some spanning the generations on instruments and others…

Local pastor reflects on Black History Month and advancements made through the past 60 years

By Terry Simpson “This…wouldn’t have been possible back in my granddaddy’s day,” explained Pastor Frank Tooley while waving his hand back and forth across the space between him and I as we sat talking on his couch in the very house where his grandfather , Marvin Tooley, spent his life. He, a black man, and…

“…Making her own way…”

MCHS students celebrate career and technical education programs By: Terry Simpson Some may say that “shop classes” and the trade world are “a man’s world,” but Monroe County High School senior Christine Webb has set out to prove that statement wrong. For her, construction and carpentry skills just came natural — and this girl, well…

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COVID 19 cases now at 17

RELEASED MAY 29, 2020 The Monroe County Health Department is reporting one (1) new confirmed case of COVID-19 in a Monroe County resident, bringing the total to seventeen (17) confirmed cases. Six of Monroe County’s confirmed cases have recovered. Health officials are working closely with the Kentucky Department for Public Health (KDPH) to trace the recent history…

COVID19 Case total hits 15

The Monroe County Health Department is reporting one new confirmed case of COVID-19 in a Monroe County resident, bringing the total to fifteen confirmed cases. Six of Monroe County’s confirmed cases have recovered. Health officials are working closely with the Kentucky Department for Public Health (KDPH) to trace the recent history of the patient in an effort…

Seven new cases of COVID19 confirmed in Monroe County

The Monroe County Health Department is investigating seven additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Monroe County, bringing the total to fourteen confirmed cases. Six of Monroe County’s confirmed cases have recovered. Health officials are working closely with the Kentucky Department for Public Health (KDPH) to trace the recent history of the patient in an effort to identify and contact…

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