Hey Leadfoot…Heads Up

Hey Leadfoot…Heads Up Police are looking for aggressive drivers in Kentucky over the next three weeks. Kentucky State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division announced the launch of the Ticketing Aggressive Cars and Trucks Campaign. Officers will target drivers of passenger and commercial vehicles who drive dangerously. Source: MG News Return to…

New KY Tourism Campaign Launches b

New KY Tourism Campaign Launches b Kentucky officials are launching a new tourism campaign aimed at safe in-state travel. The “Stay Close, Go Far” marketing initiative reminds residents they don’t have to travel far to experience beauty, history and adventure. It encourages safe traveling during the coronavirus pandemic while emphasizing the importance of community…

Quarles To Work In National Ag Group b

Quarles To Work In National Ag Group b Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner, Ryan Quarles is elected president of a national association, representing the leaders of state agriculture departments across the country. Quarles was selected during the annual meeting of the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture. In his role, Quarles says he’ll focus on…

Federal Funding Comes In

Federal Funding Comes In The Southeast Kentucky Economic Development Corporation will receive a CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant from the Economic Development Administration. Officials say it will be used to assist support costs through Revolving Loan Funds for small businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The EDA was able to use the $1.5 billion…

Power Project Announced

Power Project Announced Representatives from Kentucky Power announce they are resuming plans for upgrades to the power grid, serving Floyd and Pike Counties. The Kewanee-Enterprise Park Transmission Project involves building around five miles of line and a new substation to address electrical needs in the area. The project was originally announced in 2018 as…

Blackjewel Could Pay

Blackjewel Could Pay Hundreds of former employees of the now-bankrupt coal company, Blackjewel could receive payments. The agreement could settle claims the company did not provide adequate notice that employees would be laid off before filing for bankruptcy more than one year ago. The settlement will not be final until approved by a judge.…

Funds For Area Projects

Funds For Area Projects Governor, Beshear, along with other state leaders and officials from four Eastern Kentucky counties announce grant funding for projects in their communities. The $2.9 million dollars comes from grants from the Appalachian Regional Commission. In Breathitt County, the fiscal court received $708,500 from the ARC for the South Fork Elk…

SH Schools Get A Covid Waiver

SH Schools Get A Covid Waiver The Science Hill Independent School District is asking parents to sign a waiver, saying the district cannot be held liable if their student contracts or is exposed to COVID-19. The district’s board voted in August to start in-person classes on September 9, well before Gov. Beshear’s recommended start…