KY’s Unemployment Director Fired

KY’s Unemployment Director Fired Kentucky’s unemployment director was quietly fired in May as the state dealt with a record number of jobless claims due to the coronavirus pandemic.Office of Unemployment Insurance Director Muncie McNamara was fired May 5 “without cause,” four months after being hired, WFPL’s Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting reported, citing his…

Leslie County Land Purchase

Leslie County Land Purchase Recently the Leslie County fiscal court purchased nearly 100 acres of land.The spot is situated on reclaimed mine land in the county off of old Kentucky 80.”I’m really excited about it and like I said, I don’t think you could find a better location for all we’re wanting to squeeze…

Hillbilly Christmas In July

Hillbilly Christmas In July The 15th annual Hillbilly Christmas in July ride kicked off on Sunday.“I think we’ve done good. This little group, the community, we couldn’t do it without them, without the support of our community. We couldn’t do this. Everybody is just great,” said Hillbilly Christmas in July Chairman, Jimmy Kinney.The ride…

Shortage Of Poll Workers

Shortage Of Poll Workers Kentucky Secretary of State Michael Adams says there is a shortage of poll workers, and he wants to change that before the November election.Each voting location by law must have four poll workers, evenly split between registered Democrats and Republicans, Adams’ office said in a news release. June’s primary election…

KY Lawmaker Released From Quarantine

KY Lawmaker Released From Quarantine A Kentucky lawmaker who heads a key education committee said on Sunday that he has been released from quarantine after testing positive for the coronavirus.In a Twitter post, Republican state Sen. Max Wise said he was notified by the Lake Cumberland District Health Department that he met the criteria…

Job Headshots For Free

Job Headshots For Free A Louisville photographer will be joining other photographers around the world to take free professional headshots of unemployed workers at the Oxmoor Center.The nationwide project is called 10,000 Headshots and it’s offering a free 10-minute photoshoot session for people who have lost their jobs during the pandemic.Just go to headshotbooker.com…

Fayette County School Reopening Plan

Fayette County School Reopening Plan Thursday the Fayette County School District will share its vision for the upcoming semester.“I am committed to getting us back to in-person instruction, but it has to be safe, responsible, and sensible,” says Fayette County board of education member Tyler Murphy. “Two months from now or three months from…