KY Amazon Facility Evacuates

KY Amazon Facility Evacuates Authorities say a package emitting a vapor led to the evacuation of an Amazon fulfillment center in Kentucky.News outlets report the Lexington Fire Department responded Friday morning to the scene and evacuated about 500 employees from the building. Fire Maj. Jordan Saas says six people reported symptoms that include burning…

KY State Treasurer Helps Coal Miners

KY State Treasurer Helps Coal Miners Kentucky State Treasurer Allison Ball announced Thursday in a news release that her office will begin expediting all unclaimed property claims for Harlan County to help those affected by the Blackjewel bankruptcy.“As an Eastern Kentuckian, I have seen the impact closing mines can have on entire communities,” Ball…

Protests Continue At KY Coal Mines

Protests Continue At KY Coal Mines Protesting Kentucky coal miners sweated through a fourth day on top of a railroad track as they continued blocking a coal train from leaving a Harlan County mine.Recently laid off, the miners are demanding weeks of back pay from their bankrupt employer as its assets were put up…

HUD Secretary Visiting KY

HUD Secretary Visiting KY Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson is coming to Louisville today as part of the Book Rich Environments program.The program, which partners the departments of Housing and Urban Development and Education with the National Book Foundation and other nonprofits, aims to eliminate “book deserts” in the United States by…

Needed Improvements Coming To KY 30

Needed Improvements Coming To KY 30 Gov. Matt Bevin and Kentucky Transportation Secretary (KYTC) GregThomas have announced plans to complete the final segment of KY 30 along the 37-mile corridor that stretches from KY 11 in Booneville to the Hal Rogers Parkway in London. Judge-executives and legislators representing the counties the route serves attended…