Helen Keller’s Writing Desk On Display

Helen Keller’s Writing Desk On Display A writing desk belonging to Helen Keller is on display in Kentucky at the American Printing House for the Blind Museum. Keller worked at the foundation for 44 years. Keller, who was deaf and blind, was an author, lecturer and political activist. Museum director Mike Hudson said the…

KY Restaurants Sued For Oweing Workers OT Pay

KY Restaurants Sued For Oweing Workers OT Pay The federal Department of Labor is suing the owners of two Kentucky brunch restaurants it says failed to pay workers more than $130,000 in overtime. The Courier-Journal is reporting that the department says the Louisville North End Cafe restaurants owe 18 employees about $131,000 in unpaid…

Santa Day Is Nearly Here

Santa Day Is Nearly Here Santa Day is a yearly day of giving in Mt. Vernon and will be held on December 1 from 9:30 a.m. until noon.The event is hosted by Grateful Threadz Consignment, which tries to take some of the stress off of low-income families during the holidays.”There are a lot of…

Christmas Decorations Given In Johnson County

Christmas Decorations Given In Johnson County Saturday, more than 1,000 bags of Christmas decorations were given out to those in Johnson County. Paintsville City Tourism partnered with a local businessman to decorate the streets and homes in Johnson County. Bruce Ritz donated the bags full of Christmas decorations like bows, Christmas cards, and gift…

Cyber-Monday Deals

Cyber-Monday Deals Black Friday has its perks, but some shoppers hope to avoid the hustle and bustle. Like big name shops, local stores tailor to the needs of online shoppers. “We know that with the shopping season it’s been crazy,” said Thomas Kemper, with Kemper Furniture in Hazard.Workers say they offer deals online for…