Local Steak ‘n Shake Is Hiring

Local Steak ‘n Shake Is Hiring Steak ‘n Shake is almost one month away from its grand opening in Hazard.On Monday the company held a job fair and held open interviews at the EKCEP center for people interested in working at the chain restaurant.Steak ‘n Shake is looking to bring more than 70 jobs…

Counting The Number Of Measles Cases

Counting The Number Of Measles Cases U.S. health officials say this year’s count of measles cases has surpassed 800, a growing tally that is already the nation’s highest in 25 years.A total of 839 cases were reported as of last week. That’s the most since 1994, when 963 were reported for the entire year.The…

New KSP Recruits

New KSP Recruits The Kentucky State Police Training Academy is welcoming 72 new recruits.A news release says the recruits are an encouraging sight to the law enforcement agency that has experienced several retirements recently.The training at the academy in Frankfort lasts 25 weeks and includes more than 1,000 hours of classroom and field study.…

Annual Trooper Ride Raises Money

Annual Trooper Ride Raises Money The Johnson County Jeep Club held their Third-Annual Nine-County ride to benefit Trooper Island and honor all fallen Kentucky State Police (KSP) Troopers over the weekend. The ride began near the Painstville Walmart and ended at the Mountain Home Place for a barbecue dinner. Organizers say Trooper Island can…

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…