Want To Be A Conservation Officer?

Want To Be A Conservation Officer? Kentucky’s Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is seeking to fill dozens of conservation officer positions.State officials say in a release that positions are available in 37 counties. The notice went out in December, but the deadline to send in an application for many of the jobs is…

Gas Prices Not As Pricey In KY

Gas Prices Not As Pricey In KY Gas prices in the region are currently very low.According to AAA, they are the lowest prices in nearly three years.Kentucky is one of 13 states where the statewide average price for a gallon is less than $2.00.The statewide average in Kentucky is $1.99. That is less than…

Beware Of Bears!

Beware Of Bears! Officials with the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office are warning residents to be on the lookout for bears. In a Facebook post they said one or two bears may be harassing residents near the Dwale community. They believe the animals have been getting into trash and tearing out the underpinning of mobile…

Debt Relief For College Students

Debt Relief For College Students West Virginia has joined dozens of other states to help relieve nearly $494 million in student loan debt for people who attended Career Education Corp. (CEC) schools.West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey made the announcement Thursday. The legal agreement will help 179,529 students across the country.“This settlement will provide…

Double-Digit Unemployment Disappears In KY

Double-Digit Unemployment Disappears In KY New state unemployment data shows none of Kentucky’s 120 counties are reporting 10 percent.Magoffin County has the highest unemployment rate in the state, but its rate has dropped to 9.9 percent.This is the first time since October 2000 Kentucky has had single-digit percentage unemployment for all its counties.One hundred…

Water Repairs For Ashland Water Customers

Water Repairs For Ashland Water Customers Several Ashland Water Department customers will be affected by a planned outage starting this afternoon to make repairs, the agency reports. It says it will begin around 3:30 p.m. Friday and continue until nearly 3:30 a.m. Saturday.After the outage, there will be a boil water advisory. The outage…

Starving Puppies

Starving Puppies A litter of puppies is recovering after a neighbor stepped up phoning in a tip to police. Animal rescuer Karen Salvaterra got the call Wednesday night. She is the founder of Pleasant Springs Farm Animal Rescue and a board member of the Lawrence County Humane Society.They responded to a home near Martha…