Aluminum Company Jobs

Aluminum Company Jobs Lotte Aluminium Materials USA plans an aluminum foil manufacturing operation to serve the electric vehicle battery industry in Kentucky and is expected to create 122 full-time jobs.The company is investing $238.7 million in the plant in Hardin County, Gov. Andy Beshear’s office announced last week.Lotte Chemical announced a joint venture with…

KY River Animal Shelter

KY River Animal Shelter Meanwhile, groups like the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) have set up at the Kentucky River Regional Animal Shelter in Hazard to help shelter staff with donations, help take care of animals and help to ensure the pet owners of the area are taken care of as well.”As soon…

Appalachian KY Families

Appalachian KY Families There’s a desperate need for over three thousand families that have filled out an application created by the Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky that would give them money to support flood relief efforts.Now, the foundation is looking for more donations to continue supporting Eastern Kentucky.The Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky will be giving…

Federal Help For Eastern KY

Federal Help For Eastern KY With the death toll from the Eastern KY flooding at 37 lives lost Governor Beshear has announced that under the federal declaration of emergency order, the federal government will cover 100% of the costs for certain emergency services for Eastern Kentucky counties and cities for up to 30 days.…

Salvation Army Assists Flooded Areas

Salvation Army Assists Flooded Areas The Salvation Army has served several of the communities impacted by flooding recently, distributing ten thousand meals in the process.The organization held its last distribution, for the region, in the Lothair community of Perry County on Sunday.The Salvation Army handed out hygiene kits, cleaning supplies, food, water and even…

Eastern KY SBA

Eastern KY SBA Eastern Kentuckians are spread out, so the SBA is making sure its disaster and business recovery centers are accessible. A round table discussion was recently held to address similar concerns from those impacted. SBA officials says they’ll provide below market interest rates to home and business owners during a disaster. Those…

Eastern KY Churches

Eastern KY Churches Churches in Eastern Kentucky are getting used to gathering in unusual spots after the flooding damaged a lot of worship structures.For Cornerstone Church in Whitesburg, they adapted by setting up under a Cajun Navy tent outside of their damaged building. Their pastor, Frank Holbrook, wanted to act as swift as possible.Summit…

Flooding Unemployment Assistance

Flooding Unemployment Assistance Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear says people affected by severe storms and flooding in seven counties may apply for disaster unemployment assistance.The counties are Breathitt, Clay, Floyd, Knott, Letcher, Perry and Pike, and more counties are expected to be added. It is not necessary to apply in person.Sites are planned for each…

Adams Running Again

Adams Running Again Kentucky’s current Secretary of State, Michael Adams, officially announced his campaign for re-election today.“Based on my performance in this Office, at the most difficult time in its history, I would like to seek a promotion to higher office; but at this critical time, I am needed at my current post,” Adams…

EKU Provides Flood Relief

EKU Provides Flood Relief Eastern Kentucky University hosted a donation drive Thursday at the EKU’s Arts Center. Campus leaders say it’s not about EKU but about Madison County stepping up to help those going through a difficult time.The university collected nonperishable food items, cleaning supplies, and personal hygiene products.Aramark also donated four pallets of…