Lost Contract Means Lost Jobs

Lost Contract Means Lost Jobs Perry County Judge Executive Scott Alexander says SYKES lost a contract which prompted a layoff.The company employs people from many counties, so the impact will be felt through a larger area.”We’ve become one region and so it effects the whole region and it sets us back,” said Alexander.Alexander says…

50-Mile Yard Sale Coming This Weekend To KY

50-Mile Yard Sale Coming This Weekend To KY As residents of Breathitt, Estill and Lee counties prepare for the annual 50-Mile Yard Sale along KY 52 on Friday and Saturday, July 5-6, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is urging motorists to use caution during the event.“These corridor-long yard sale events are gaining in popularity across…

Kentucky State Fair Tickets On Sale

Kentucky State Fair Tickets On Sale The Kentucky State Fair does not start until August 15, but tickets can already be bought at a discount.Advance tickets for the fair are on sale until August 14.Buying tickets early can mean saving money.Admission to the fair is $10 at the gate, but only $7 if paid…

Coal Mining Layoffs In KY

Coal Mining Layoffs In KY Revelation Energy LLC. and its affiliate Blackjewel LLC. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.The Herald-Leader reports Revelation Energy is one of the nation’s largest coal producers, with mines in Kentucky, Virginia, West Virginia and Wyoming.Cumberland Mayor Charles Raleigh told the newspaper that at least two coal miners reported the mines…