Martin County Stuff The Car Event

Martin County Stuff The Car Event In a stuff the car event, The Christian Appalachian Project and Lexington’s Crossroad Church provided supplies for the “drive-thru” and volunteered to “ stuff” cars. And other organizations from all around Kentucky helped volunteer for and provide supplies for a toy distribution in Martin County on Monday.Martin County…

New Education Laws

New Education Laws Quite a few new pro-education laws are now in effect iin Kentucky. Governor Beshear joined state lawmakers, educators and advocates to sign the six bills.The bills address post-secondary pathways for high school students in alternative schools and teacher shortages. They will support early literacy education, due process for university students, and…

Hospital Workers Shortage

Hospital Workers Shortage With the need for hospital workers one Southern Kentucky doctor says we are in the middle of a COVID outbreak, but cases are mild.“We are seeing much more than 2 months ago, where we got to just to one, or two or three cases a day,” said Dr. David Worthy, Chief…

Department Of Juvenile Justice

Department Of Juvenile Justice The Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice is recruiting applicants for more than 160 job openings at 24 facilities across the state, officials said.As part of the recruitment efforts, a job fair is being held July 20 at Jefferson Regional Juvenile Detention Center in Louisville, the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet…

Suddenlink Lawsuit

Suddenlink Lawsuit The City of Pikeville is claiming in a recently filed lawsuit that the parent company of its cable TV franchisee – Suddenlink – engaged in cost-cutting measures which unfairly reduced the quality of service to communities like Pikeville.According to the lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Pikeville, the problems emerged when,…

Pro-Life Lawsuit

Pro-Life Lawsuit The deadline for lawyers to file arguments on Kentucky’s abortion ban has passed.A judge set the deadline for the ACLU and Attorney General Daniel Cameron’s office for noon Monday.The ACLU wants the judge to continue blocking Kentucky’s trigger law, which kicked in when the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade and ended…

People’s Insurance

People’s Insurance With the anticipation of more new customers, a new People’s Insurance location opened in Inez on Monday.The community and members of the establishment celebrated the new opening with a ribbon cutting at one of the newest locations.The Inez location was one of three ribbon cuttings that happened Monday afternoon.Casey Leguire, Senior Vice…