Area News

Zantac Recalled Because Of Possible Cancer Risk

Zantac, the popular heartburn medication, is being recalled because of a possible cancer risk. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is requesting manufacturers immediately withdraw all ranitidine drugs–commonly known by the brand name Zantac–due to possible contamination by a suspected carcinogen, N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA). The FDA has determined that NDMA levels in some ranitidine products increase…

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Northpoint Inmate Tests Negative For Coronavirus

Coronavirus Update For Wednesday, April 1 Robert Moore Herald Staff [email protected] An inmate at Northpoint Training Center in Boyle County has tested negative for the coronavirus, Gov. Andy Beshear has announced. The inmate was tested on Friday and placed in quarantine, according to a report by the Lexington Herald-Leader. The inmate’s dormmates were also quarantined.…

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Tourist Commission Closes Diamond Point, Approves Tax Resolution

Legality Of Some Actions Taken During Recent Board Meeting Questioned Robert Moore Herald Staff [email protected] Diamond Point Welcome Center is closed and an employee with the Harrodsburg-Mercer County Tourist Commission has been laid-off because of coronavirus concerns. However, there are questions about the legality of steps recently taken by members of the Tourist Commission board…

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