Theatre Auditions

Theatre Auditions Here’s something fun for your kids. The Appalachian Arts Alliance in Hazard is holding auditions on Monday, March 14 at 3:30 p.m. at the Forum for the production of Alice In Wonderland.A Facebook post said a parent must be present with their child.A week long residency, in collaboration with the Arts Alliance…

KY Addiction Recovery Care

KY Addiction Recovery Care In addition to creating over 250 jobs, treatment for people suffering from substance abuse issues is another step closer in eastern Kentucky.Addiction Recovery Care (ARC) has announced that its purchase agreement with Bon Secours Mercy Health for part of the former Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital (OLBH) complex in Russell…

Covington Road Work

Covington Road Work A project intended to help drivers in Covington travel north on the interstate is slated to begin this month, officials said.Construction of a Texas Turnaround that will help move traffic north on Interstate 71/75 will begin on March 16 if weather permits, a statement from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said. The…

Eastern KY Road Projects

Eastern KY Road Projects Congressman Hal Rogers has announced that he secured almost $10 million for various projects in Eastern and Southern Kentucky.The money, which was part of the a House bill called “Omnibus,” is through earmarks for community projects.The release from Rogers’ office said the funds will help prevent future flooding, enhance economic…

Pro-Life Legislation

Pro-Life Legislation Republican lawmakers on Thursday advanced a proposed abortion ban after 15 weeks of pregnancy, part of the latest push to advance pro-life issues in Kentucky.The measure is modeled after a Mississippi law under review by the U.S. Supreme Court in a case that could dramatically limit abortion rights in the United States.…

Hazard Affordable Housing

Hazard Affordable Housing Some additional help arrived in Hazard as the Housing Development Alliance’s (HDA) affordable housing subdivision reached a new goal.Rebekah Vermillion with HDA said students from Boston College volunteered their spring break to assist the HDA professional contractors in Gurney’s Bend.”It’s an extracurricular activity called Appalachian Volunteers and they send groups out…