Blackjewel Miners To Receive Paychecks

Blackjewel Miners To Receive Paychecks More than three months after their paychecks were taken out of their accounts, former Blackjewel coal miners are set to get their back pay.As lawyers continued to meet in a courtroom over the bankruptcy hearings, two mines owned by the company in Wyoming were sold to Alabama-based FM Coal.As…

Hospital Files For Bankruptcy Protection

Hospital Files For Bankruptcy Protection Nearby, a West Virginia hospital has filed for bankruptcy protection.Williamson Memorial Hospital made the Chapter 11 filing Monday in federal bankruptcy court.Williamson-based Mingo Health Partners LLC bought the 76-bed hospital from Franklin, Tennessee-based Community Healthcare Systems in 2018.The filing lists at least 50 creditors, including $651,000 owed to CHS…

KY Bridge Replacement

KY Bridge Replacement Contractors are set to begin work on a bridge replacement project in Kentucky.The state Transportation Cabinet says the project on Kentucky 1944 in northwest Bath County is expected to begin Monday over White Oak Creek just east of Cow Creek Road. The bridge and road will be closed for up to…

National Drug Take Back Day Is Saturday

National Drug Take Back Day Is Saturday Kentucky State Police officials are encouraging people to participate in National Drug Take Back Day as a way to potentially combat drug misuse.The program allows people to remove potentially dangerous medicines from homes and dispose of them safely. Officials say 16 collection sites statewide will be available…

Helping A Horse

Helping A Horse The Kentucky Humane Society is working hard to rehabilitate a horse that was abandoned by her owner and left to starve.According to the Humane Society, when Willow first came to the shelter she was very thin.Willow has since been responding well to the feeding programs, and they hope that she will…

KY Elephant Named

KY Elephant Named A 2 ½-month-old elephant calf born at a Kentucky zoo is now known as Fitz, the namesake of a woman who was a fan of the pachyderms.The Louisville Zoo said the winner of its fundraising vote was Kristin Hays of Prospect for the name she submitted after her great-grandmother, who loved…