Mexican Co. Brings Jobs To KY

Mexican Co. Brings Jobs To KY A Mexican company plans to bring hundreds of jobs to a southern Kentucky county.RSTMEX is re-branding as RSTUSA and is establishing its company in Somset. “I mean, we’re probably within 300 miles of 50 million people in all this area so that was a big important part of…

Regional Poll Points Slightly Downward For Trump

Regional Poll Points Slightly Downward For Trump A WSAZ-Gray Television poll released Monday shows a slight drop in approval ratings among West Virginia’s likely voters for President Donald Trump.The poll shows that 58 percent of respondents approved of the job the President is doing. That’s down four points from his 62 percent approval rating…

KY Education Association Holds Candidate Forum

KY Education Association Holds Candidate Forum Monday evening about 50 people gathered at the Hazard Forum to have an open discussion with candidates the Kentucky Education Association endorsed for in the upcoming elections.”Last year’s events have shown how much teachers and classified employees have a voice in this state,” said Regina Brown, a KEA…

KY State Parks Partnerships Help With Maintenance Projects

KY State Parks Partnerships Help With Maintenance Projects Kentucky State Parks are suffering from $240 million in deferred maintenance, but a partnership with local communities is helping to turn things around.Kentucky Today reports Parks Commissioner Donnie Holland told state lawmakers about the improvements at a committee meeting saying the partnerships began in 2010. They…

Meade Tractor Opens In Eastern KY

Meade Tractor Opens In Eastern KY Owners of Meade Tractor celebrated the store’s grand opening with a ribbon cutting on Friday.The store sits along Highway 15.The business will help everyone from the average man to farmers and those working in construction.Chuck Meade, president of Meade Tractor, says customers can make one stop to purchase…

Filling Up Food Pantries For Others

Filling Up Food Pantries For Others Local food pantries ask people to consider giving back when cleaning out their personal pantries at home.Many dinner tables are covered with food around the holidays but not all.That is when the Letcher County Food Pantry steps in.Their director, Vicki Holbrook, says depending on the size of a…

Fit And Grit For Drug Dependant Babies

Fit And Grit For Drug Dependant Babies The 3rd annual Fit and Grit 5K kicked off Saturday with around 50 participants.Shaping Our Appalachian Region, also known as SOAR, partnered with the Big Sandy Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Coalition, also known as NAS.Members of the coalition aim to help the smallest members of the community in…

Remembering Knox County Coach

Remembering Knox County Coach Lynn Camp’s football team is undefeated this year. They played Friday night against Williamsburg for the district title without their beloved assistant coach.Brian Justice was a teacher at the Knox County High School Learning Academy.Justice was killed in a crash Monday morning on US-25 in Barbourville.Justice was hired on as…