Lifting Mask Mandate

Lifting Mask Mandate The Kentucky Community and Technical College System has lifted its mask mandate effective today on all campuses.Hazard Community and Technical College President and CEO Dr. Jennifer Lindon told news outlets they are following Governor Andy Beshear’s and other state offices’ guidelines.Lindon said masks are welcome and encouraged but are no longer…

Magoffin County Audit

Magoffin County Audit An eastern Kentucky judge-executive is hoping a bill filed in the Kentucky House will restructure the auditing system in the commonwealth.Magoffin County Judge-Executive Matt Wireman tells us the county is facing nearly $1 million in bills from audits dating back to 2013.Judge Wireman said he’s concerned about timeliness of these bills,…

Cleaner Water Program

Cleaner Water Program Lieutenant Governor Jacqueline Coleman planned two stops in Eastern Kentucky on Tuesday, to announce funding for infrastructure projects in seven Eastern Kentucky counties.The Lieutenant Governor first stopped in Perry County to announce funding for water and sewer projects in Knott, Leslie and Perry counties as part of the Better Kentucky Plan’s…

College Athletes

College Athletes Lawmakers have advanced a measure to regulate name, image and likeness compensation for college athletes in Kentucky.The proposal is one vote away from clearing the legislature. The bill won approval from the House Education Committee Tuesday.The measure heads to the full House next. If it passes there without changes, it would go…

Tech Job Growth

Tech Job Growth A report from TechNet suggests Kentucky will see 12 percent job growth in the tech sector over the next decade.TechNet President and CEO, Linda Moore, said the growth could be exciting for Kentucky.“Over the next few years, though, we definitely need to focus on increasing the skill level of Kentucky residents,”…