Driver’s License Change

Driver’s License Change With a new era in driver licensing in Kentucky according to Governor Beshear, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) officials announced 10 more Kentucky counties are making the transition to KYTC Regional Offices.Officials said they are phasing out the traditional systems of licensing and permits offered at the Office of Circuit Court Clerk.So…

Hospitalizations Dropping

Hospitalizations Dropping Coronavirus-related hospitalizations in Kentucky have dropped in recent days, leaving state officials hopeful the new month will be much better than September, when the delta variant ravaged the state.Statewide hospitalizations and patients in intensive care units due to COVID-19 decreased in the past seven days based on a “rolling average,” Gov. Andy…

Fall Forest Fire Season

Fall Forest Fire Season According to the Kentucky Division of Forestry, today, October 1 is the first day of the fall forest fire season in Kentucky.As the days become more dry, it’s important to prepare in the instance of a nearby fire. Fire officials say it’s important to make sure you are aware of…

KYTC Regional Offices

KYTC Regional Offices With the circuit court stopping drivers licenses’ services on October 25th the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) officials announced 10 more Kentucky counties are making the transition to KYTC Regional Offices.Officials said they are phasing out the traditional systems of licensing and permits offered at the Office of Circuit Court Clerk.So far,…

Appalachian Leadership Institute

Appalachian Leadership Institute The next nine month course has begun as officials with the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) recently announced the third class of the Appalachian Leadership Institute.Dr. John Jones, Medical Director at Primary Care Centers of Eastern Kentucky, was selected as one of the 40 fellows participating in the class. He is one…

Sitel Group Hiring

Sitel Group Hiring The Sitel Group acquired the Hazard SYKES location in August and the company is looking to hire hundreds of people some even remotely.Staff with the Sitel Group said the company is increasing the starting wage to $15.00 an hour, with the opportunity to make up to $17.00 an hour.“So, we have…

National Corvette Museum

National Corvette Museum The National Corvette Museum Foundation’s acquirement of the structure at 395 Corvette Drive, formerly known as the Country Hearth Inn, allows the National Corvette Museum to create a more beautiful campus. There are no immediate plans to develop the property.Officials say before demolition of the existing structure, the Bowling Green Fire…

Coach Matney Funeral

Coach Matney Funeral Callaham Funeral Home has announced funeral arrangements for coach Jim Matney.Visitation will be Sunday, October 3 from 6-9 p.m. at Johnson Central Gymnasium.The funeral will be Monday, October 4 at 1 p.m. on the Johnson Central Football Field if weather permits. There will also be a two-hour visitation period before the…

KY Fallen Firefighters

KY Fallen Firefighters Governor Andy Beshear honored some “selfless heroes” at the Kentucky Fallen Firefighters Memorial on Wednesday.The Governor remembered 14 firefighters from across the state by adding their names to the memorial.“As we add these names and reflect on this day, we must always remember these names represent real people, real Kentuckians, who…

Ford Company Jobs

Ford Company Jobs Governor Andy Beshear, along with officials from the Ford Motor Company and SK Innovation have announced a nearly $6 billion economic development project set to create 5,000 jobs in the state during the next several years.Ford and SK Innovation will build two electric battery plants in the BlueOvalSK Battery Park area…