Job Fairs Coming To Eastern KY Cities

Job Fairs Coming To Eastern KY Cities About fifty people came out for a job fair hosted by the Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program in Perry County.EKCEP had employers come in and take applications for about 50 jobs.Some of those employers being general dynamics and the Sykes Call Center in Perry County.Workers at EKCEP…

Eastern KY Schools Team Up For Higher Education

Eastern KY Schools Team Up For Higher Education Officials from the University of Pikeville (UPIKE) and Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC) have agreed to offer students pursuing medical careers a new educational pathway. “When two higher education institutions, each unique in their own respects, collaborate, synergy is born,” said BSCTC President/Ceo Sherry…

Needing Help With Foster Kids

Needing Help With Foster Kids With close to 10,000 children in foster care, The first lady of Kentucky is calling on local families and communities to help. For Glenna Bevin, it is not just about calling on new families to adopt and foster. It’s also about calling on everyone in the community to get…

KY Fish And Wildlife Annual Meeting Friday

KY Fish And Wildlife Annual Meeting Friday The Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission plans to discuss proposed hunting and fishing regulation changes at its spring meeting this week.A statement from the commission says members will meet Friday in Frankfort and discuss proposals that include creating new hunting zones for black bears, removing some restrictions…

Vaping Warning For Parents

Vaping Warning For Parents A warning for parents a Southern Kentucky police chief says moms and dads need to be on the lookout for what could be a dangerous e-cigarette that, while legal in other states, could be dangerous for kids.Police in Whitley County said the vapes have marijuana in them but are smoked…

Sinkhole At KY Zoo

Sinkhole At KY Zoo A Kentucky zoo has closed while engineers study a newly discovered sinkhole almost as large as a football field. Louisville Zoo spokeswoman Kyle Shepherd told news outlets the sinkhole was found Wednesday in an undeveloped area away from any zoo animals. She said no people or animals were reported injured…

Additional Tornado Sirens Being Sought

Additional Tornado Sirens Being Sought The deadly tornadoes in Alabama are serving as a grim reminder of how critical it is for emergency management officials in the area to try to be as prepared as possible. On Wednesday, the state of Kentucky held its annual tornado drill.Boyd County Emergency Management Director of Information Technology…

Jobs Available In Lexington

Jobs Available In Lexington CLARK Material Handling is planning to expand its Lexington operations with a $4.6 million investment.The forklift manufacturer announced Tuesday during a ceremony it will create 40 jobs as a result of the expansion. The jobs coming to Lexington were originally based in Asia.This is the third expansion in four years…

Mild Earthquake Rattles KY

Mild Earthquake Rattles KY A bit of a shake-up according to the U.S. Geological Survey says a 3.4 magnitude earthquake has struck near the Kentucky-Tennessee border. The earthquake happened at 3:53 p.m. Tuesday near Chestnut Grove, Tennessee, and the epicenter was approximately 21 miles south of Middlesboro. Source: MG News Return to…