Learn About Your World

Learn About Your World The Winchester-Clark County Chamber of Commerce is now accepting applications for the 2020 Leadership Winchester program. Participants will spend one day a month from September 2020 to May 2021 meeting local leaders and getting to know the community. During each session, which lasts from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., participants…

Covid Tracking Improves In KY

Covid Tracking Improves In KY As we are learning, the new school year is starting off under unusual circumstances amid COVID-19. As districts navigate the virus and getting students back in class, they are also working to be as transparent as possible when it comes to cases among students and staff. To help, Gov.,…

Blondell Moves On

Blondell Moves On A long-time Commonwealth Attorney from the mountains announces her retirement. Karen Greene Blondell says she will step down after 27 years as the attorney for Bell County. Blondell practiced privately in Middlesboro for 10 years until she was elected as Commonwealth’s Attorney in November of 1993. She was named Outstanding Attorney…

Another Way To Help During Pandemic

Another Way To Help During Pandemic After working for a bigger grocery delivery company, Daniela Fox decided to open her own business after the coronavirus hit. So, she started Foxes Shopping and Delivery service, where she shops and delivers peoples groceries to their doorsteps. Based out of Laurel County, she says she personally sees…

Business In Booneville

Business In Booneville The Booneville City Council met in regular session by conference call…social distancing. Mayor, Nelson Bobrovsky called the meeting to order. A motion was made and carried to approve the minutes from the July 8 meeting. Lisa Botner, Tourism Director, gave her monthly update. She stated that they are working on getting…

Clark County Taxes Stay The Same

Clark County Taxes Stay The Same Clark County property owners will get a break on their school taxes this year, but the schools will have less money to pay expenses than was budgeted. Following a public hearing on the tax rate, during which school officials heard from no one, the Board of Education, after…

Need Access

Need Access The Clark County Farm Bureau will open its parking lot for free WiFi access from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily for students who need to internet access to complete school work. To use the WiFi, park in the lot at 115 S. Highland St. and connect to KFBFreeWiFi. Source:…

Like Machining?

Like Machining? The new Appalachian Manufacturing Initiative at Hazard Community and Technical College will be offering classes later this fall for those wanting to earn a certificate as a Machine tool operator. AMI was awarded a grant in the amount of $99,254 by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, through a Rural Business Development Grant.…

Cornerstone Church Is Gone

Cornerstone Church Is Gone What was once a place of worship and activities is now a pile of rubble, as the Cornerstone Assembly of God at the corner of Meyers Baker Road and West Fifth Street in London was demolished. The church was once slated to be removed so the roadway could be widened…