Clay County Road Projects

Clay County Road Projects During her time in Clay County Monday, Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman announced funding for road improvements.More than $120,000 will go towards resurfacing Sester Hollow Road and Curry Branch Road, with the aim of helping improve infrastructure in Clay County.Lt. Gov. Coleman said it is about improvement across the Commonwealth.Additionally, more…

Jobs Update

Jobs Update Governor Andy Beshear said that Kentucky broke records for investment and job creation in 2021.Last year, 264 private-sector projects committed to invest more than $11.2 billion and create more than 18,100 full-time jobs.Wages have increased as well.Kentucky’s average incentivized hourly wage for projects statewide in 2021 was $24 before benefits, a 9.4%…

Martin County Judge-Executive

Martin County Judge-Executive Martin County Judge-Executive Victor Slone died on Sunday at the age of 57.Slone announced on Facebook in early December that he would not run for re-election due to declining health.In the same post, Slone said he had been battling cancer for several years, and his condition had recently deteriorated.Governor Andy Beshear…

KY Redistricting

KY Redistricting With the first topic to be redistricting, Kentucky lawmakers will soon be heading back to Frankfort today marking the start of the new General Assembly.Drawing new legislative district boundaries, the budget and COVID related issues are expected to highlight the agenda for the next several months.Both chambers are expected to gavel in…

Economic Development

Economic Development Hoping to bring more than 25 jobs to the area, two economic development projects were announced in Clay County at the Eastern Kentucky University Manchester campus.They are in partnership with Adventhealth, Volunteers of America and Appharvest.The two projects are called Lettuce Grow and Downtown Manchester Development.Lettuce grow will bring two hydroponic farms…