Appalachian Regional Commission Grants Helps Campton

Appalachian Regional Commission Grants Helps Campton Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) joined Campton city officials to announce the awarding of a $635,367 Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) grant to replace the city’s failing water storage tank.This grant will alleviate the water quality concerns caused by rust and structural deficiencies for customers in Wolfe County by replacing…

Governor Bevin In Breathitt County

Governor Bevin In Breathitt County Governor Bevin was in Breathitt County holding a community forum Tuesday morning at Lee’s College. County officials and local businessmen attended the forum. These forums afford citizens an opportunity to share any concerns or ask any questions they may have. One of the questions had to do with open…

Lottery Winners

Lottery Winners Three months ago, an announcement was made that the City of Hazard was being awarded $900,000 in grant money to bring natural gas to the Coal Fields Industrial Park in Perry County.A groundbreaking ceremony held Tuesday afternoon signified the hope that county and state officials have for the impact the gas line…

KY Highlands Celebrating 50 Years

KY Highlands Celebrating 50 Years Kentucky Highlands is celebrating its 50th anniversary.KHIC was formed during the War on Poverty in 1968 to stimulate job creation and economic investment.Officials said it has helped create or maintain more than 25,000 jobs in Southeastern Kentucky.It is now one of the largest small business development investors in rural…

KY In-Person Absentee Voting Begins

KY In-Person Absentee Voting Begins In-person absentee voting has begun in Kentucky for the Nov. 6 elections.Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes says eligible voters can cast an absentee ballot in person at their local county clerk’s office. To be eligible, a voter must be either out of the county on Election Day,…