Positive Movement For Blackjewel Miners

Positive Movement For Blackjewel Miners A federal judge has approved Contura Energy’s bid for three mines owned by the bankrupt Blackjewel coal company.A Blackjewel spokesman said U.S. District Judge Frank Volk in West Virginia approved the sale Tuesday. The deal still needs the federal government’s approval before it’s finalized.Buyers have put money toward paying…

KY Department Of Education Is Recruiting For Teachers

KY Department Of Education Is Recruiting For Teachers The Kentucky Department of Education has launched a new campaign and website to recruit and encourage potential teachers.The Education Department says there was a 36% decline in the completion of education preparation programs in Kentucky from 2008 to 2017.Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis unveiled the new website,…

VP Mike Pence In KY

VP Mike Pence In KY Vice President Mike Pence is coming to Kentucky. Again.Pence will be in Manchester today, where he’ll visit an Eastern Kentucky University satellite campus with Gov. Matt Bevin and Alex Azar, the secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, according to a statement from the White House.…

KY-Based Pizza Hut Shuttering Restaurants

KY-Based Pizza Hut Shuttering Restaurants Pizza Hut, owned by Louisville-based Yum! Brands, is expected to close hundreds of its locations, according to reports.One of America’s largest pizza chains, Pizza Hut plans to focus on carryout and delivery business according to officials. The chain operates nearly 7,500 restaurants in the United States, but that total…

KY War Veterans Being Inducted

KY War Veterans Being Inducted 25 veterans from across the state will be added to the Kentucky Veterans Hall of Fame, but first they were honored in Frankfort Tuesday. At the ceremony on the capitol front lawn a parachute team dropped down with the flags.The new inductees represent all branches of the military, and…

Legislating School Bus Safety

Legislating School Bus Safety As several schools across Kentucky start heading back to class, one lawmaker is pushing for legislation that he hopes will make a difference in school bus safety.State Rep. Robert Goforth (R-East Bernstadt) prefiled a bill last week that would require the installation of stop-arm cameras on all Kentucky school buses.”As…