New Promotions At Southeast

New Promotions At Southeast The Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College hires Kevin Lambert as Chief Academic Officer. Lambert started out as an adjunct in 2000, working his way up to become the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs…before taking over for Joel Michaels as the Chief Academic Officer. Officials add Peggy Conklin is the…

McConnell Pens Horse Bill

McConnell Pens Horse Bill Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell announces today at a press conference in Lexington, his plans to introduce legislation on Capitol Hill…to help set national standards to promote fairness, increase safety, and help preserve Thoroughbred racing. The McConnell bill, the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act, will be introduced in September following…

Traffic Enforcement Stepped Up

Traffic Enforcement Stepped Up The KSP Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division announces the start of a three-week statewide enforcement blitz, targeting aggressive driving behaviors. The Ticketing Aggressive Cars and Trucks Campaign targets drivers, both passenger car and commercial vehicle, who do things, like improper lanes changes, following too closely, not leaving enough space to pass…

Hospital Gets Roadmap Funds

Hospital Gets Roadmap Funds The Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation receives $945,740 in grant funding from the Catholic Health Initiatives’ Mission and Ministry Fund. The money will support the organization in the continuation of the Total Health Roadmap Initiative, which integrates screenings for basic human needs into primary care settings, through 2023. In 2019, three…

McFadden To Lead EKU

McFadden To Lead EKU Eastern Kentucky University has chosen an area native as its new president. Dr. David McFaddin worked for Bell South for several years. He returned to the university in late 2012 to take on the role of EKU’S Vice President for Engagement, Stewardship, and Government Relations. In 2017, Dr. McFaddin won…

Governor Target Of Suitv

Governor Target Of Suitv The board that oversees the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources has filed suit against the governor’s office, in an effort to keep the agency’s commissioner. The suit asks a judge to rule that the Commission has sole authority to appoint its commissioner and set the salary. It also…

New Post Commander In Pikeville

New Post Commander In Pikeville Pikeville’s Kentucky State Police Post 9 announced their new Post Commander. Captain, Randy Surber has been with KSP for 17 years. He has previous experience working with the Pikeville Post as well as in Elizabethtown, Ashland, Hazard and Harlan. Before being promoted to Captain in 2018, Surber worked as…

A Break On Taxes

A Break On Taxes Clark County property owners will get a break on their school taxes this year, but the schools will have less money to pay expenses than was budgeted. Following a public hearing on the tax rate, during which school officials heard from no one, the Board of Education, after a long…

Learn About Your World

Learn About Your World The Winchester-Clark County Chamber of Commerce is now accepting applications for the 2020 Leadership Winchester program. Participants will spend one day a month from September 2020 to May 2021 meeting local leaders and getting to know the community. During each session, which lasts from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., participants…

Advent Turns To Scripture During Covid Battle

Advent Turns To Scripture During Covid Battle Covid-19 has put its toll on just about everyone…with that, Advent Health in Manchester held a month of prayer, with workers, patients and the community…all in an effort to bring something into the atmosphere that would help associates handle the difficult situation with an even keel. This…