More Jobs For Eastern KY

More Jobs For Eastern KY Officials made a recent announcement that Dajcor Aluminum will be coming to Perry County, bringing in about 250 jobs. “We are revitalizing our region through this announcement,” says Industry Liaison for EKCEP Trish Adams. Adams says this company will do a lot more than just bring jobs to the…

Federal Judge Strikes Down Kentucky Abortion Law

Federal Judge Strikes Down Kentucky Abortion Law A federal judge on Friday struck down a Kentucky abortion law that would halt a common second-trimester procedure to end pregnancies. U.S. District Judge Joseph H. McKinley Jr. ruled that the 2018 law would create a “substantial obstacle” to a woman’s right to an abortion, violating constitutionally…

Local Walk For ALS This Weekend

Local Walk For ALS This Weekend Kentucky’s ALS Association chapter will hold its annual one-mile Walk to Defeat ALS on Saturday at Louisville Slugger Field.Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. and the Walk follows at 10 a.m. around the Slugger Field’s concourse, sidewalks surrounding the ballpark and then back to the concourse.The nonprofit association’s web…

Landfill Troubles

Landfill Troubles At the Pike County Fiscal Court meeting this week, a representative from Geosyntec broke things down for the court, saying the landfill will run out of room by the year 2020.The company laid out options for the county’s potential landfill expansion.They say the expansion would be more feasible than the county taking…

Money For Mental Health In KY Schools

Money For Mental Health In KY Schools Three Kentucky school districts are sharing a $9 million federal grant aimed at increasing awareness of mental health issues.The grant will provide resources for public school districts in Bullitt, Henderson and Warren County for the implementation of mental health policies and processes. Kentucky is one of only…

New Propane Facility Producing Jobs In KY

New Propane Facility Producing Jobs In KY Kentucky officials say a company plans to put a propane tank manufacturing facility in a south-central Kentucky town. The project is expected to create 175 full-time jobs in the next several years.Gov. Matt Bevin’s office said Wednesday that the $10-million-plus project by Manchester Tank & Equipment Co.…

Floyd County Holds Mock Disaster Preparation Day

Floyd County Holds Mock Disaster Preparation Day Floyd County Emergency Management held a mock disaster training Wednesday, giving emergency response crew members a chance to get a hands-on simulation of a potential tornado, based on the tornado that tore through Salyersville in 2012.”We all got together to discusses what went right, what went wrong,…