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…

Preventing Repeat Prisoner Lock-Ups

Preventing Repeat Prisoner Lock-Ups Researchers with Safe Streets and Second Chances (S3C) say after eight months of tracking Kentucky prisoners and those in some other states they know what it takes to keep people from ending up back behind bars.Principal researcher Carrie Pettus-Davis says S3C focuses on researching factors like healthy thinking patterns, effective…

Special Election Results Are In

Special Election Results Are In A special election in eastern Kentucky has named a new Senator to the Kentucky General Assembly. It’s being reported Republican candidate Phillip Wheeler defeated Darrell Pugh in the race to fill the 31st District Senate seat. Wheeler reportedly received 6,188 votes to Pugh’s 5,647. The 31st District encompasses Pike,…

Time To Pull The Weeds

Time To Pull The Weeds Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews are getting a jump on nuisance weeds that grow along the state’s highways.The treatments beginning this month will aid in controlling the spread of undesirable plants along state highway rights of way.The cabinet says the weeds, left uncontrolled, can grow so large they could interfere…

Camp UNITE Is Hiring

Camp UNITE Is Hiring The 13th annual Camp UNITE will be conducted July 23-26, 2019, at the University of the Cumberlands. So that you don’t miss out on the fun – as a camper, a youth team leader, or as a volunteer you’ll want to complete and return your application today. Camp UNITE is…

Appalachian Wildlife Center Being Built

Appalachian Wildlife Center Being Built Construction of the 80,000 square-foot visitor’s center building at the Appalachian Wildlife Center in Bell County has begun.The site was purchased almost three years ago, and the building is expected to take 18 to 20 months to complete.The center will contain two museums, a theatre and a 300 seat…

Funding For Coal Miners

Funding For Coal Miners The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded a $1.75 million grant to the Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program (EKCEP). The funding is intended to help people who lost their jobs due to the decline in the coal industry.“Coal miners in the Commonwealth – in Eastern Kentucky in particular – have…

Foster Care Initiative In KY

Foster Care Initiative In KY An initiative aimed at recruiting more foster and adoptive parents in Kentucky plans two meetings in March for interested parties to get information.A statement from the office of Kentucky first lady Glenna Bevin says the program Uniting Kentucky will offer a session at Corinth Baptist Church in London on…