New Restaurant Brings Over A Hundred Jobs

New Restaurant Brings Over A Hundred Jobs A groundbreaking was held for a new restaurant coming to Laurel County.A new Texas Roadhouse is coming to London.Officials said they are excited about the location right off of Interstate 75.Crews expect construction to take 119 days and hope to open near the end of February.The restaurant…

Hundreds Of Jobs To McCreary County

Hundreds Of Jobs To McCreary County 350 new jobs are on their way to McCreary County during the next 10 years.Tuesday, Congressman Hal Rogers said the U.S. Army has selected Fibrotex USA, in partnership with Outdoor Ventures Corporation (OVC) to produce next-generation state-of-the-art camouflage netting for the military during the next 10 years in…

Thousands of Pounds Of Pumpkin Wins Grand Prize

Thousands of Pounds Of Pumpkin Wins Grand Prize “One special seed” and months of care by an Oregon commercial pilot produced a massive pumpkin that tipped the scales at a global weigh-in Monday in Northern California, the fourth time his gargantuan plants were awarded top honors.Steve Daletas of Pleasant Hill, Oregon, also credited lots…

Army To Make Recruiting Changes

Army To Make Recruiting Changes Army officials say it will take time to overcome the recruiting challenges that caused them to miss their enlistment goal this year. But they say changes that include adding recruiters and beefing up marketing will enable them to get the recruits they need in 2019.Gen. Mark Milley, Army chief…

Gas Prices Up In KY

Gas Prices Up In KY Normally gas prices drop this time of year, but you may have noticed this year it’s not the case.According to AAA, Kentucky had the second highest increase in gas price in the nation compared to last week.“The September switch-over to winter-blend gasoline should have ushered in cheaper gas prices…

KY Governor Honors Police Officers

KY Governor Honors Police Officers Kentucky’s governor is honoring two police officers who helped save a man’s life at the state Capitol.Gov. Matt Bevin presented Facilities Security Officers Roger Swiger and Casey Mahoney with the honorary commission of Kentucky Colonel on Friday.On Sept. 18, Kentucky NAACP President Raoul Cunningham collapsed during a meeting of…

Last Day To Register To Vote In KY

Last Day To Register To Vote In KY Kentuckians have one more day to register to vote in November’s General Election. Today, Tuesday, October, 9th marks the final day anyone not registered to vote can do so.”The majority of voters need to vote,” said James Lewis Leslie County’s Clerk.Lewis has been at his post…

Martin County Water Customers Still Getting Repairs

Martin County Water Customers Still Getting Repairs More patience is needed. During the weekend, Martin County Water District Customers found themselves without water. “We repaired water lines that were broken and when the water was turned back on another leak had to be found and fixed, said John Hensley, Martin County Utility Board Member.…

Cordia School Closes

Cordia School Closes Earlier this year, the Knott County Board of Education voted to close Cordia School. After months of hashing out the problem in the courtroom, Cordia opened for the 2018-2019 school year. However, problems for the school are far from over.Cordia School officials said they are unable to stock their community food…

KY Colleges Focus On STEM Progress For Students

KY Colleges Focus On STEM Progress For Students Kentucky colleges are teaming up to boost the performance of Appalachian students in science, technology, engineering and math.The alliance aims to support STEM education for underrepresented students. The effort is backed by a National Science Foundation grant. Education officials say the grant will support learning initiatives,…