Lottery Winners

Lottery Winners Three months ago, an announcement was made that the City of Hazard was being awarded $900,000 in grant money to bring natural gas to the Coal Fields Industrial Park in Perry County.A groundbreaking ceremony held Tuesday afternoon signified the hope that county and state officials have for the impact the gas line…

KY Highlands Celebrating 50 Years

KY Highlands Celebrating 50 Years Kentucky Highlands is celebrating its 50th anniversary.KHIC was formed during the War on Poverty in 1968 to stimulate job creation and economic investment.Officials said it has helped create or maintain more than 25,000 jobs in Southeastern Kentucky.It is now one of the largest small business development investors in rural…

KY In-Person Absentee Voting Begins

KY In-Person Absentee Voting Begins In-person absentee voting has begun in Kentucky for the Nov. 6 elections.Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes says eligible voters can cast an absentee ballot in person at their local county clerk’s office. To be eligible, a voter must be either out of the county on Election Day,…

Mexican Co. Brings Jobs To KY

Mexican Co. Brings Jobs To KY A Mexican company plans to bring hundreds of jobs to a southern Kentucky county.RSTMEX is re-branding as RSTUSA and is establishing its company in Somset. “I mean, we’re probably within 300 miles of 50 million people in all this area so that was a big important part of…