State Senate To Vote On Pension Bill

State Senate To Vote On Pension Bill The full KY Senate, convened in a special session, is expected to vote today on House Bill 1.The legislation hopes to address rising pension costs, and offer something of an escape clause, for regional universities and certain other agencies known as “quasi-governmental” bodies. Some critics, however, have…

Job Fair Coming For Miners

Job Fair Coming For Miners In Fiscal Court on Tuesday, Judge-Executive Dan Mosley announced a company is coming to Harlan on August 1st on for a job fair, hoping to employ Blackjewel miners.Miners say they would be open to what the company bringing the job opportunities to the miners, has to offer.Mosley says those…

Camp UNITE Kicks Off 13th Year

Camp UNITE Kicks Off 13th Year Camp UNITE kicked off their 13th year of camp on Tuesday in Whitley County.The camp is part of Operation UNITE which serves 32 counties in Eastern and Southern Kentucky. It helps fight and prevent substance abuse.The campers who attend are in 6th, 7th and 8th grades.They participate in…

Affording Insulin

Affording Insulin Officials say the climbing cost of insulin is leading some people across the border into Canada, looking for a cheaper price.Meanwhile, one Kentucky group is now pushing for lower prices inside our borders. The members of the local chapter of “Insulin For All” met Monday night in Lexington to discuss the measures…

Possible Jobs For Miners

Possible Jobs For Miners Tuesday the Perry County Fiscal Court laid the groundwork for the possibility to bring hundreds of jobs to the region.If the company comes to the area, it could create 400 to 600 jobs.”It’s another exciting day. We don’t have them yet, but we’re at the table talking with them,” said…