Free Guided Tours

Free Guided Tours Free guided trail tours are being offered at Lilley Cornett Woods Appalachian Ecological Research Station, officials said.Weekend tours at the Letcher County site are being offered in partnership with Eastern Kentucky University according to park officials. Spokesperson Jeremy Wolfe says people can arrive without an appointment and choose which trail they…

Coal Tax Credits

Coal Tax Credits A House panel has advanced a bill that would phase out two costly coal tax credits that a state investigation recently found generate economic losses for Virginia.The incentives, designed to encourage coal production and coal use and aid the struggling economy of Southwest Virginia, are decades old and among the state’s…

Lowest Number Of Cases

Lowest Number Of Cases Governor Andy Beshear reported the lowest number of daily cases in the past four weeks during the recent update.The governor announced 1,268 new cases. This is the lowest number of new cases in one day that we’ve seen in the past four weeks. At least 347,836 Kentuckians have contracted the…

KY Adds Construction Jobs

KY Adds Construction Jobs Despite the coronavirus pandemic, Kentucky added 2,900 construction jobs last year, a 2.9 percent increase that ranked in ninth nationally in construction employment gains.That was counter to most states, according to a new release by the Associated General (State Empl 202012_10month) Contractors of America which shows construction employment in December…