Pike County Applies For Economic Grant

Pike County Applies For Economic Grant During a recent meeting of the Pike County Fiscal Court, the court approved allowing Pike County Grants Administrator Sharon Hall to apply for an economic development grant to help fund phase one of the Wolfpit Industrial Site, something Pike County Judge-Executive Ray Jones said the county desperately needs.According…

Changes In State Politics

Changes In State Politics Republicans claimed a rural Kentucky House seat long held by Democratic stalwart Rocky Adkins as the political parties split a pair of special legislative elections on Tuesday.In a suburban northern Kentucky district, the Democratic candidate emerged victorious to retain the House seat for Democrats.The two special elections filled vacancies created…

Johnson County Launches Strategic Plan

Johnson County Launches Strategic Plan Johnson County launched a new community strategic plan aimed at targeting revitalization and stabilizing the economy.The county released a survey asking residents how the city could improve their quality of life and what’s most important to them.The survey generated 1,500 responses from residents and a long list of both…

Appointed To Presidential Commission

Appointed To Presidential Commission The U.S. Attorney in Louisville has been selected to join a working group that is part of a presidential commission on law enforcement.U.S. Attorney Russell Coleman, whose jurisdiction is the western half of Kentucky, will serve on the Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice Law Enforcement Recruitment…

Auditions For ‘Sound Of Music’

Auditions For ‘Sound Of Music’ Auditions were held on Tuesday for ‘The Sound of Music’ at The Forum in Hazard. This will be Hazard’s first musical in more than 20 years. For the Appalachian Arts Alliance, ‘The Sound of Music’ was an easy choice.”It is the all-time favorite. It is the quintessential musical that…