City Of Hazard Residents Have Water Again

City Of Hazard Residents Have Water Again Officials with the City of Hazard say water has been resorted to Perry County communities affected by recent water outages.Many people in the Leatherwood community have been without water for several days because of water main breaks and leaks that cause a water emergency last Friday.City officials…

“Rails To Trails” In Prestonsburg

“Rails To Trails” In Prestonsburg A four-year project in Prestonsburg is finally in the works. The city has purchased rail property from CSX and will be taking some rails out and replacing them with trails. The tourism department is calling the project “From Rails to Trails.” The trails will be for hiking, biking, horseback…

New Recycling Center In Perry County

New Recycling Center In Perry County A new recycling drop-off center has opened in the Perry County Garage. In addition to plastic and cardboard, the facility accepts large, bulky items that garbage trucks won’t pick up. You can drop off acceptable items at the county garage Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 3:30…

Pulling The Plug On A Battery Company

Pulling The Plug On A Battery Company A battery manufacturer says it is suspending plans to build a $372 million facility and hire 875 workers in the heart of Appalachia.The Lexington Herald-Leader reports Enerblu CEO John Thomas said the company made the decision after a primary potential investor withdrew support for the project last…

KY Has Mounting Debt

KY Has Mounting Debt Kentucky is more than $54 billion in debt, with estimated unfunded retirement benefits accounting for more than 80 percent of that figure.Republican Auditor Mike Harmon issued a report on Tuesday detailing the various sources of Kentucky’s debt. Pension liabilities were the largest, accounting for $43.3 billion. That’s the total number…

Has Your Driver’s License Expired?

Has Your Driver’s License Expired? Clay County city officials say the number of expired driver’s licenses in their county has increased in the past year.The government stopped sending notices in the mail reminding people to get their license renewed to cut down on cost but since then more and more people are forgetting to…

Funny Money In Hazard

Funny Money In Hazard Officials with the Hazard Police Department say multiple businesses have reported getting counterfeit money.The department posed to Facebook asking all businesses to check $50 and $100 bills that come through the doors.Anyone with information about the money is asked to contact the department at 606-436-2222. Source: MG News …

Soil Problems Halt Jobs Promise

Soil Problems Halt Jobs Promise A major jobs promise is sitting on shaky ground because of soil issues making the promised 900 jobs with an average annual salary of more than $80,000 in doubt. Enerblu unveiled its new logo with great promise on Dec. 15, 2017, an even big enough to bring both Kentucky’s…