Beshear Fights For Medicaid Expansion

Beshear Fights For Medicaid Expansion Democrat Andy Beshear offered a vigorous defense of Kentucky’s Medicaid expansion, warning Monday that health care policy is at stake when voters choose between him and Republican Gov. Matt Bevin.After touring an addiction treatment center, Beshear said increasing Medicaid rolls made rehabilitation programs available to more people in a…

KY Corrections Officer Suspended

KY Corrections Officer Suspended A Kentucky corrections officer previously suspended for excessive use of force and several other violations was fired earlier this year over accusations of repeated insubordination on the job. An argument with another guard preceded Daniel Nussbaum’s firing from the Kenton County Detention Center in May, according to records recently obtained…

New Water Storage Tank Coming To West Liberty

New Water Storage Tank Coming To West Liberty The Department of Local Government announced a $1.2 million grant for a new water storage tank and the replacement of aging water lines in West Liberty.This project is funded by the Appalachian Regional Commission.This project will address an unreliable supply of water in the McClain Way…

Rabies Vaccine Baits Successful

Rabies Vaccine Baits Successful The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Tennessee and Kentucky Departments of Public Health partnered to protect people and pets from any threats of rabies by dropping oral rabies vaccine baits (ORV).The oral rabies vaccine baits were dispersed from October 3rd-20th through parts of Eastern Kentucky after a…

Wheelwright Department Of Corrections Hiring

Wheelwright Department Of Corrections Hiring The Department of Corrections is hiring after Friday’s announcement that the prison in Wheelwright is reopening. Numerous job fairs will be open throughout the area this week and next week.The Department of Corrections is hiring nearly 200 people for several different full-time positions.Tammy Louwright is in charge of recruitment…

EKU Manchester Campus Has Teleworks USA Open House

EKU Manchester Campus Has Teleworks USA Open House Dozens of community leaders and guests gathered at the Eastern Kentucky University (EKU) Manchester Campus recently for a Teleworks USA open house celebration to commemorate the opening of the new Teleworks USA Digital Career Center.An initiative of Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program (EKCEP), Inc., Teleworks USA…