Camp UNITE Is Hiring

Camp UNITE Is Hiring The 13th annual Camp UNITE will be conducted July 23-26, 2019, at the University of the Cumberlands. So that you don’t miss out on the fun – as a camper, a youth team leader, or as a volunteer you’ll want to complete and return your application today. Camp UNITE is…

Appalachian Wildlife Center Being Built

Appalachian Wildlife Center Being Built Construction of the 80,000 square-foot visitor’s center building at the Appalachian Wildlife Center in Bell County has begun.The site was purchased almost three years ago, and the building is expected to take 18 to 20 months to complete.The center will contain two museums, a theatre and a 300 seat…

Funding For Coal Miners

Funding For Coal Miners The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded a $1.75 million grant to the Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program (EKCEP). The funding is intended to help people who lost their jobs due to the decline in the coal industry.“Coal miners in the Commonwealth – in Eastern Kentucky in particular – have…

Foster Care Initiative In KY

Foster Care Initiative In KY An initiative aimed at recruiting more foster and adoptive parents in Kentucky plans two meetings in March for interested parties to get information.A statement from the office of Kentucky first lady Glenna Bevin says the program Uniting Kentucky will offer a session at Corinth Baptist Church in London on…

Rescue Crews Help Out In Leslie County

Rescue Crews Help Out In Leslie County In the Confluence and Dry Hill communities of Leslie County, many people remained trapped in their homes and surrounded by flood water on Friday. Volunteers and county officials went out and delivered supplies by boat to those in need.”This is the worst I’ve seen it,” said John…

Watch Out For Winter Road Hazards

Watch Out For Winter Road Hazards While slicks spots are still possible getting through this morning’s drive Kentucky State Police are giving out a few reminders. Police say do not call 911 for road and weather conditions, they need that line open for emergencies only. They also remind that you slow down when there…