National Disability Employment Awareness Month Local Event

National Disability Employment Awareness Month Local Event October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. This year’s theme is entitled, “America’s Workforce: Empowering All.” In support of this event, the Berea Human Rights Commission is sponsoring a community forum on employment of people with disabilities tonight at 6:30 p.m. in the basement of Berea City…

Kentucky State Police Recognized

Kentucky State Police Recognized They put their lives on the line every day they go to work. Recently Kentucky State Police recognized the hard work and promotion of dozens of officers.There were 77 promotions from sergeant all the way up to two officers who were given the highest rank of lieutenant colonel. There were…

Mail-In Absentee Voter Request Deadline Today

Mail-In Absentee Voter Request Deadline Today Kentucky’s top elections official says voters have one last day to request mail-in absentee ballots for next month’s election. Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes says the last day is today. Grimes says voters may request absentee ballot applications from their county clerk in person or by telephone,…

Hazard/Perry County Senior Center Takes Award

Hazard/Perry County Senior Center Takes Award The Hazard / Perry County Senior Citizen Center won Senior Center of the Year.This is a region-wide award for senior centers with 50 members or more.The center submitted a paper to the Kentucky River Area Development District (KRADD) in October of 2017. KRADD submitted the paper to the…

New Security System At Eastern KY School

New Security System At Eastern KY School For one Eastern Kentucky school, new security cameras are helping keep students safe. At Williamsburg Independent Schools, visitors push a buzzer before being let in the door.Both outside and inside the building, cameras keep watch.”We try our best to take care of our kids,” said Troy Sharp,…

Watching A Floyd County Election

Watching A Floyd County Election A week away from election day we are seeing candidates pick up the pace on the campaign trail.The judge-executive race in Floyd County is one many are keeping an eye on since current Judge-Executive Ben Hale lost in the May primary by only a 31 vote margin to Jimmy…