TUES-Area Schools Beginning Classes

TUES-Area Schools Beginning Classes School doors are opening this week all across Eastern and Southern Kentucky for back-to-school activities and classes. In Breathitt County school begins tomorrw and then in Jackson County classes will resume on thursday, August 8th. Source: MG News Return to News

Soldiers Returning Home Wednesday

Soldiers Returning Home Wednesday More than 140 soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division are returning to Kentucky this week after nine months in Kuwait.Fort Campbell says the soldiers from the 594th Transportation Company, 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade transported supplies and equipment throughout Kuwait in support of U.S. forces.The soldiers are…

Excess Coal Severance Tax Being Distributed

Excess Coal Severance Tax Being Distributed Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin says more than $15 million in excess coal severance tax revenue will be allocated to cities and counties that qualify through a revenue-sharing program.The governor said Monday that 49 counties and 122 municipalities will share the money.State law directs that if coal severance revenue…

Churches Help Miners

Churches Help Miners Harvest Worship Center in Harlan accepted donations for Blackjewel miners from other churches, including some from other states.”We’ve raised about $11,000. God’s really blessed us,” said Harvest Worship Center’s Pastor Roland Lee.The event started at 7 p.m. on Monday at Harvest Worship Center’s Family Life Center. Each minor who brought a…