Governor Asks For Emergency Assistance

Governor Asks For Emergency Assistance Governor Matt Bevin sent a letter to President Donald Trump last week, asking for a Presidential Disaster Declaration for 58 Kentucky counties.These counties were impacted by severe weather in February and March. Strong winds and heavy rain caused flooding, landslides and mudslides.Bevin’s office said the weather caused more than…

Looking For Cemetery Vandals

Looking For Cemetery Vandals People who live in a small community in Letcher County were angered to see a cemetery in town vandalized.Dozens of grave markers were knocked over and now police are trying to find out who is responsible for the damage at the Thornton Cemetery.A group of volunteers spent hours yesterday trying…

Re-Branded Ambulance Service

Re-Branded Ambulance Service American Medical Response (AMR) recently announced Trans-Star Ambulance Services has been rebranded as Lifeguard Ambulance Service. All ambulances are in the process of being re-branded over the next few weeks. AMR has started providing services in the areas formerly serviced by Trans-Star.The change began a few days ago. This will expand…

Job Opportunities In Eastern KY

Job Opportunities In Eastern KY Coal miners and health care workers in Eastern Kentucky may be able to find jobs today and Wednesday.P&P Construction is hiring coal miners to work in Eastern Kentucky, West Virginia and Tennessee. Letcher Manor, a nursing and rehabilitation facility, is also hiring for multiple positions.The job fair is Tuesday…

Kohl’s Is Coming To London

Kohl’s Is Coming To London Kohl’s is coming to London.The department chain will set up shop in the old Kmart building, according to London-Laurel Industrial Development Authority Executive Director Paula Thompson.“I began working to get Kohl’s to come to London in 2009,” Thompson said. “Our community needs a department-type store for affordable family clothing…