KY Dump Clean-Up Efforts Receives Funding

KY Dump Clean-Up Efforts Receives Funding Kentucky officials say more than $1.1 million in grant funding will be used to clean up 77 illegal dumps in 20 counties statewide. Officials say the following counties received grants: Breathitt, Bullitt, Butler, Calloway, Cumberland, Green, Hardin, Harlan, Hart, Louisville-Jefferson County Metro Government, LaRue, Lawrence, Lyon, Marion, Marshall,…

Perry County Parks Getting An Upgrade

Perry County Parks Getting An Upgrade Parks in Perry County are soon to get a much-needed upgrade.County Judge-Executive Scott Alexander and Sheriff Joe Engle are teaming up to bring quality cameras to the parks.”Once those things become a reality, once they’re installed those things aren’t going to happen. because no one is going to…

Middlesboro KY Hiring Event

Middlesboro KY Hiring Event Southeastern Kentucky Rehabilitation Industries (SEKRI) is working on putting a new factory in Middlesboro. On Tuesday, they held a job fair at Middlesboro City Hall, hoping to fill up to 100 new job positions they hope to have over the next year, starting this spring. Many crowded around filling applications…

Icy Roads In Eastern KY

Icy Roads In Eastern KY Tuesday morning icy roads were treacherous for many drivers in Eastern Kentucky. The constant rain and snowfall over the past week combined with below freezing temperatures created black ice on many roadways.”We had a lot of rain. When it builds up and starts running across the road always watch…

Featuring Famous KY Historical Figures

Featuring Famous KY Historical Figures Famous Kentucky historical figures are being portrayed at Fort Boonesborough State Park during the month of February to benefit the park. The central Kentucky park is hosting Fireside Chats with one character each Saturday evening. The first on Feb. 2 is explorer and pioneer Daniel Boone as portrayed by…

Teaching Money Management

Teaching Money Management Kentucky State Treasurer Allison Ball announced a new bill to give teachers the tools to teach financial literacy. If the bill passes, House Bill 1-39 will translate into books, materials and training for teachers so they can educate students on money management.The goal is to teach Kentucky teens how to balance…

Roadwork With Closures In Leslie County

Roadwork With Closures In Leslie County Kentucky Transportation Cabinet officials say a Leslie County road will close briefly for repairs.Starting Wednesday at 8 a.m. a portion of KY 2058 will close between Spruce Pine Creek Road and Lonesome Mountain Lane.The roadwork is expected to be completed by Thursday.Crews will work to repair slide damage…