Biggest Bass Caught In KY

Biggest Bass Caught In KY An Evarts man has broken the state record for the largest largemouth bass, hooking into and landing a 14-pound, 9.5-ounce behemoth at Highsplint Lake in Harlan County.State officials say Mark Ward caught the monster bass April 19, Good Friday, while fishing with his wife and 9-month-old daughter. Ward said…

Eastern KY Leadership Conference

Eastern KY Leadership Conference Now in its 32nd year, the East Kentucky Leadership Conference is continuing its work of inspiring the next generation of leaders.One of the ways it is doing that is by honoring the men and women who are currently making this region a better place, all while making people proud to…

Satanic Temple Receives Tax Exempt Status

Satanic Temple Receives Tax Exempt Status You may want to know The Satanic Temple says it’s been designated a church by the Internal Revenue Service. The Salem, Massachusetts-based organization provided The Associated Press with a notice it recently received communicating its new tax-exempt status. The group says the designation will help in religious discrimination…

KY Unemployment Figures Are In

KY Unemployment Figures Are In Kentucky officials say unemployment rates fell in 94 of the state’s 120 counties between March 2018 and March 2019.The Kentucky Center for Statistics says jobless rates rose in 19 counties and stayed the same in seven counties.Officials say Woodford County had the state’s lowest unemployment rate at 3.3%. It…

KY Residents Get A Break On Park Rates

KY Residents Get A Break On Park Rates Kentucky State Parks officials are announcing that Kentuckians now will get “up to 10 percent off” lodging rates at all 17 resort parks.“Kentuckians love their state parks and this is a small way for us to show our appreciation for their support,” Parks Commissioner Donnie Holland…

Environmental Emergency In KY

Environmental Emergency In KY Kentucky officials have declared an environmental emergency to help with the cleanup of a creek where concrete waste was dumped.Division of Waste Management Director Jon Maybiar tells news outlets it’s believed 225,000 gallons of slurry went into Blue Lick Creek in Bullitt County.The waste was from a paving and repair…

Job Fair Coming To Eastern KY

Job Fair Coming To Eastern KY If you need a job prepare for this fall when the Pike County Library will host a job fair. Big Sandy Area Community Action Program, Kentucky Career Center, Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program (EKCEP) and American Job Center will be looking for employees.Career Advisor Kayla Jude says job…

Overdose Medicine Working

Overdose Medicine Working As previously reported, the FDA recently approved the first generic nasal medication to treat opioid overdoses.Pharmacists say naloxone hydrochloride is quickly becoming more accessible and easier to use.Appalachian Regional Healthcare (ARH) Pharmacist Jeri Lynn Milwee says it is true that, with brief training from staff, anyone can save the life of…