Grant Funding Available

Grant Funding Available The Kentucky Division of Abandoned Mine Lands is looking for projects for federal grant money to create jobs and attract industry.The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet said in a news release that up to $25 million is available for pilot projects in Appalachian counties. The program is in its fourth year…

Pike County Road Construction

Pike County Road Construction If you drive through Coal Run in Pike County, be on the lookout for road construction.Sara George with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 12 told WYMT, U.S. 23 through Coal Run is probably the busiest stretch of highway east of Lexington.”We have two projects going on there,” said George.A Kentucky…

Remembering Fallen Officers

Remembering Fallen Officers Kentucky State Police posts around the state are remembering fallen officers who gave their lives in the line of duty, dating back decades.Several posts are holding memorial events next week during National Police Officers Memorial Week including Post 3 in Bowling Green will conduct wreath-laying ceremonies on May 14 for troopers…

Bringing New Jobs To KY

Bringing New Jobs To KY Eastern Kentucky University’s new program hopes to bring training and jobs to displaced Eastern Kentucky coal workers.Governor Bevin promoted the new Kentucky Appalachia AMT Training Project at Wendell H. Ford Regional Airport in Chavies.The Kentucky Appalachia Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) Training Project will help coal workers, as well as…