Layoffs At Whitley County Company

Layoffs At Whitley County Company More than 400 positions will be laid off at a Whitley County company.PAE Visa Support Services in Williamsburg filed a WARN notice Wednesday, stating that 425 positions will be laid off.This is expected to happen on February 28, 2020.PAE will no longer be the employer on the VSS contract,…

Pay Increase At the University Of Kentucky

Pay Increase At the University Of Kentucky The University of Kentucky has announced a $2 increase in the starting wages for regular employees.University President Eli Capilouto says the increase from $10.40 to $12.50 an hour is “the right thing to do.” The increase would begin on July 1.It’s one of several improvements in benefits…

Leslie County Family Loses Everything In Fire

Leslie County Family Loses Everything In Fire A family of five is grateful they have each other after a fire ripped through their home in Leslie County, burning the trailer down in just a matter of minutes.The Middleton family lost almost everything they owned in the fire. Thursday afternoon, Amanda Middleton sifted through the…

Looking At Recycling Expenses

Looking At Recycling Expenses A Kentucky county may lose its curbside recycling service as its main provider struggles under increasing processing costs.Warren County is trying to determine how to move forward if Southern Recycling stops service before its contract is scheduled to end this summer, Judge-Executive Mike Buchanon told the Bowling Green Daily News…

A Book About A Famous Person

A Book About A Famous Person The Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park in Kentucky is offering a new book club, and the first book selection will be about the former president’s wife.The first Parks and Pages Book Club discussion will be held Jan. 24 on the book “Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Keckly: The…

Looking For The Horse Shooter

Looking For The Horse Shooter Once the story hit the news about the horses found shot to death in Floyd County, more than 30 people have called in to pledge money to increase the reward for information about the shooting. The reward, which was originally $500, is now estimated to be more than $5,000.As…

Applying For New Federal ID

Applying For New Federal ID Residents of an additional Kentucky county will be able to apply for a special driver’s license that will be needed next fall to board domestic airline flights.Shelby County residents who have an existing driver’s license, permit or personal identification may go to Transportation Cabinet headquarters in Frankfort to apply…

Kentucky Republican Leaders Decry Impeachment Vote

Kentucky Republican Leaders Decry Impeachment Vote Kentucky Congressman Hal Rogers, Senator Rand Paul and the Republican party released statements after the U.S. House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump.Rogers denounced House Democrats for proceeding with articles of impeachment without citation of a crime.”Speaker Pelosi has spent the last three years building to…

Selecting An Upcoming Judicial Seat

Selecting An Upcoming Judicial Seat Three attorneys have been nominated to fill an upcoming judicial opening in Kentucky.The Judicial Nominating Commission, led by Kentucky Chief Justice John D. Minton Jr., announced the nominees Monday for the upcoming Jefferson County Family Court opening. The judge selected will fill the seat that Family Court Judge Deborah…

Horses Fatally Shot In Eastern KY

Horses Fatally Shot In Eastern KY At least 15 horses have been fatally shot at a strip mine site in eastern Kentucky, authorities said.The horses were found on a site along U.S. 23 near the Floyd-Pike County line according to news reports. A $500 reward is being offered for information on the shootings.Tonya Conn…