Soldiers Returning Home Wednesday

Soldiers Returning Home Wednesday More than 140 soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division are returning to Kentucky this week after nine months in Kuwait.Fort Campbell says the soldiers from the 594th Transportation Company, 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade transported supplies and equipment throughout Kuwait in support of U.S. forces.The soldiers are…

Excess Coal Severance Tax Being Distributed

Excess Coal Severance Tax Being Distributed Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin says more than $15 million in excess coal severance tax revenue will be allocated to cities and counties that qualify through a revenue-sharing program.The governor said Monday that 49 counties and 122 municipalities will share the money.State law directs that if coal severance revenue…

Churches Help Miners

Churches Help Miners Harvest Worship Center in Harlan accepted donations for Blackjewel miners from other churches, including some from other states.”We’ve raised about $11,000. God’s really blessed us,” said Harvest Worship Center’s Pastor Roland Lee.The event started at 7 p.m. on Monday at Harvest Worship Center’s Family Life Center. Each minor who brought a…

Major Announcements For Miners

Major Announcements For Miners Two major announcements regarding relief for unpaid Blackjewel miners took place at the Harlan County Courthouse and at the Letcher County Extension Office Monday morning.Ross Kegan, former Vice President of Operations of Black Mountain Resources, spoke in Harlan County on behalf of the Richard and Leslie Gilliam Foundation. He said…

New Web Address For KY Courts

New Web Address For KY Courts The Kentucky courts system has moved to a new web address.Users are now automatically redirected from the previous address of courts.ky.gov to kycourts.gov.The Administrative Office of the Courts said in a news release the change is part of a plan to make the website mobile responsive and easier…

KSP Seeking New Cadets

KSP Seeking New Cadets Kentucky State Police say applications are being accepted for the agency’s next academy cadet class.Police said in a statement that the historic class will be the 100th since the agency was created in 1948. The academy class is set to begin next May. Interested applicants can apply at the Kentucky…