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Thursday Jul 24 | Middlesboro Daily News

Jobless rates down in 117 counties in June3:40 pm | 0

Unemployment rates fell in 117 Kentucky counties between June 2013 and June 2014, while three county rates went up, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.


Related Topix: Kentucky, Simpson County, KY, Jackson County, KY, Magoffin County, KY, Letcher County, KY

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Columbia Magazine

Anna Lee Burris, Hustonville, KY

Anna Lee Burris, Hustonville, KY She was the administrator of Green River Rest Home for 42 years before retiring in 2004.


Related Topix: Hustonville, KY, Casey County, KY

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Harlan Daily Enterprise

Oplingers celebrate 50th anniversary

The Rev. Ron and Mrs. Mitzi Eads Oplinger will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary July 15. Now residing in Partridge, the couple is originally from Pathfork.


Related Topix: Partridge, KY, Pathfork, KY, Harlan County, KY, Medicine, Nursing

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Daily Mail

Six of the the most difficult counties to live in are in Kentucky, study finds

The state's Jackson, Leslie, Lee, Breathitt, and Magoffin counties were also included on the list of the ten most difficult counties to live in The New York Times' Upshot section examined six factors, including college education, household income, joblessness, disability rates, life expectancy and obesity.


Related Topix: Kentucky, Clay County, KY, Jackson County, KY, Lee County, KY, Breathitt County, KY

Thu Jun 26, 2014

WDRB-TV Louisville

REPORT: Jobless rate down in 103 counties in May

Unemployment rates fell in 103 Kentucky counties between May 2013 and May 2014, while 11 county rates went up and six counties stayed the same.


Related Topix: Kentucky, Jackson County, KY, Magoffin County, KY, Letcher County, KY, McCreary County, KY