Time To Pull The Weeds

Time To Pull The Weeds Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews are getting a jump on nuisance weeds that grow along the state’s highways.The treatments beginning this month will aid in controlling the spread of undesirable plants along state highway rights of way.The cabinet says the weeds, left uncontrolled, can grow so large they could interfere…

Camp UNITE Is Hiring

Camp UNITE Is Hiring The 13th annual Camp UNITE will be conducted July 23-26, 2019, at the University of the Cumberlands. So that you don’t miss out on the fun – as a camper, a youth team leader, or as a volunteer you’ll want to complete and return your application today. Camp UNITE is…

Appalachian Wildlife Center Being Built

Appalachian Wildlife Center Being Built Construction of the 80,000 square-foot visitor’s center building at the Appalachian Wildlife Center in Bell County has begun.The site was purchased almost three years ago, and the building is expected to take 18 to 20 months to complete.The center will contain two museums, a theatre and a 300 seat…

Funding For Coal Miners

Funding For Coal Miners The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded a $1.75 million grant to the Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program (EKCEP). The funding is intended to help people who lost their jobs due to the decline in the coal industry.“Coal miners in the Commonwealth – in Eastern Kentucky in particular – have…