County to lease Putney property

County to lease Putney property

The Harlan Fiscal Court heard an update from Economic Development Director Larry Calhoun during a meeting on Tuesday, including a discussion on the le...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


SKCTC honors Black History Month

SKCTC honors Black History Month

Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College held a special event on Feb. 9 on the Cumberland campus to honor Black History Month.Guest speaker,...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Mitch McConnell interrupted as Trump protests continue

COVINGTON (AP) — Two demonstrators interrupted Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s speech before a suit-and-tie crowd Thursday, under...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Beshear warns of Facebook scam

Beshear warns of Facebook scam

FRANKFORT — Attorney General Beshear is warning Kentuckians that a popular web search could result in them becoming a victim of a scam.Reports s...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


By Adam BeamAssociated Press

FRANKFORT (AP) — In Kentucky, where a DUI conviction can only be held against you for 10 years, some state lawmakers want to make sure the court...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Bill would make colleges compete for state funding

FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky’s public colleges and universities would have to compete against each other for shrinking state tax dollars unde...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Committee OKs bill making it easier for felons to get jobs

FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentuckians trying to overcome their criminal past could no longer be automatically denied occupational licenses under legislat...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


News in Brief

Bill would split local government pension funds from KRSFRANKFORT (AP) — Local government pension funds would break away from the Kentucky Retir...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Harlan Co. coal mines sold to Georgia company

LOUISVILLE (AP) — Coal producer Alpha Natural Resources has sold its mining assets in Harlan County, Kentucky, to a Georgia company that plans t...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Commission to consider options to fund Asian Carp eradication efforts

FRANKFORT — Kentucky needs more funding to combat the spread of invasive Asian carp in the state’s waterways.To help fund this need, membe...

February 23rd, 2017 |