Honoring Eastern KY Companies

Honoring Eastern KY Companies It was May 10 when Dajcor Aluminum officials announced they were opening a second manufacturing plant in the Coalfields Industrial Park in Eastern KY. Officials from the company say One East Kentucky began recruiting them long before that. Mike Kilby, who is the President and CEO of Dajcor Aluminum says…

Central Motor Wheel Of America Expands In KY

Central Motor Wheel Of America Expands In KY Governor Matt Bevin has announced the scope of Central Motor Wheel of America Inc.’s expansion project in Paris will more than double to $111.9 million and create 145 full-time jobs, 60 more than initially anticipated.CMWA leaders plan to expand onto an additional 40 acres as they…

Fourth Of July Trash Pick-Up Schedule

Fourth Of July Trash Pick-Up Schedule For most cities throughout KY there is a Fourth of July trash collection schedule. No collections will be made on Thursday, July 4. Residents and businesses that normally receive curbside pick-up on Thursdays will be serviced on Wednesday, July 3 – the day before the holiday. Remember to…

Youth Non-Profit Gives To Families In Need

Youth Non-Profit Gives To Families In Need Local musician and activist Devine Carama and his organization “Believing in Forever” spent several days in Lexington KY collecting items for families in need. The local Kentucky youth nonprofit served dozens of west end families in Lexington with their “Community on the Corners” event. Carama was in…

School Computers Helping To Fight Cancer

School Computers Helping To Fight Cancer The Johnson County Schools District purchased 156 new Mac computers this week, which will give its students access to high-tech STEAM classrooms.But, when the students aren’t learning with the computers, the University of Louisville James Graham Brown Cancer Center will be using them for its research.The new computers…

More Health Services In Pikeville

More Health Services In Pikeville Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) has purchased some property to bring in an urgent care facility. The location used to be a car lot. Crews have spent weeks tearing the older building down while a modular unit will be brought in from South Williamson.The move happened after conversations between Board…

Perry County Protects From Secondhand Smoke

Perry County Protects From Secondhand Smoke Perry County officials moved to protect people from secondhand smoke.The Fiscal Court recently passed a smoke-free ordinance.Health officials said the ordinance means no smoking, including e-cigarettes, within 15 feet of any public door or window, or inside any public workplace.The ordinance is effective immediately.The City of Hazard did…

Gun Law Change Going Into Effect In KY Thursday

Gun Law Change Going Into Effect In KY Thursday Kentuckians able to lawfully possess a firearm will soon be able to conceal their weapons without a license or safety training beginning Thursday. The law, which applies to people at least 21 years old, doesn’t change where and when people can possess concealed weapons.As it…

Police Arrest Convicted Felon

Police Arrest Convicted Felon Police arrested a convicted felon accused of trying to kill two police officers in northern Kentucky after a five-hour standoff.Authorities zeroed in on Jacob Julick at a home in Westwood, a suburb of Cincinnati. Officials say Julick – who already was accused of firing a weapon at an officer during…

Habitat For Humanity Donation From Local Entertainer

Habitat For Humanity Donation From Local Entertainer Johnson County native Chris Stapleton and his wife Morgane donated $10,000 to Lexington Habitat for Humanity. Media outlets report the award-winning country music star made the donation through his charitable fund, Outlaw State of Kind.Lexington Habitat CEO Rachel Childress says this donation was completely unexpected. “We were…