Jobs For Eastern Kentuckians

Jobs For Eastern Kentuckians During TEDx Corbin on Saturday, came an announcement that Toyota would partner with developers for a 700-acre solar panel farm in Pike County. The TEDx event featured Eastern Kentuckians talking about development in the area and issues the area faces. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the solar panels will go on…

Pence Stumps for Bevin in Campaign Stop

Pence Stumps for Bevin in Campaign Stop Vice President Mike Pence campaigned Friday for Republican Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, making one of the Trump administration’s first forays into a trio of 2019 Southern governor’s races. Bevin’s approval numbers have dropped since he took office in 2015. Pence noted Friday that “under (Bevin’s) leadership, per-pupil…

High Tech Manufacturer Is Hiring In KY

High Tech Manufacturer Is Hiring In KY Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin says a high-tech manufacturer plans to open a new facility in Boone County and create 100 jobs.A statement from Bevin’s office on Thursday says Cincinnati-based Meyer Tool Inc. plans to acquire and renovate an 83,000-square-foot property near Erlanger and expand its footprint in…

Job Fairs Coming To Eastern KY Cities

Job Fairs Coming To Eastern KY Cities About fifty people came out for a job fair hosted by the Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program in Perry County.EKCEP had employers come in and take applications for about 50 jobs.Some of those employers being general dynamics and the Sykes Call Center in Perry County.Workers at EKCEP…

Eastern KY Schools Team Up For Higher Education

Eastern KY Schools Team Up For Higher Education Officials from the University of Pikeville (UPIKE) and Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC) have agreed to offer students pursuing medical careers a new educational pathway. “When two higher education institutions, each unique in their own respects, collaborate, synergy is born,” said BSCTC President/Ceo Sherry…

Needing Help With Foster Kids

Needing Help With Foster Kids With close to 10,000 children in foster care, The first lady of Kentucky is calling on local families and communities to help. For Glenna Bevin, it is not just about calling on new families to adopt and foster. It’s also about calling on everyone in the community to get…

KY Fish And Wildlife Annual Meeting Friday

KY Fish And Wildlife Annual Meeting Friday The Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission plans to discuss proposed hunting and fishing regulation changes at its spring meeting this week.A statement from the commission says members will meet Friday in Frankfort and discuss proposals that include creating new hunting zones for black bears, removing some restrictions…

Vaping Warning For Parents

Vaping Warning For Parents A warning for parents a Southern Kentucky police chief says moms and dads need to be on the lookout for what could be a dangerous e-cigarette that, while legal in other states, could be dangerous for kids.Police in Whitley County said the vapes have marijuana in them but are smoked…