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Kentucky gets $20 million grant for energy study
Democrats and Republicans gathered Wednesday to celebrate a $20 million federal grant designed to move Kentucky to new forms of energy, a tricky subject in a state dominated by the coal industry.
8 hrs ago
Insurance Journal West
Kentucky Workers' Comp Loss Costs to Decrease Overall for 9th Straight Year
In Kentucky, workers' compensation loss costs used by insurers in figuring rates to charge employers will show an overall decrease for the ninth straight year.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Moore resigns from Cold Spring council
Moore resigns from Cold Spring council City Council members have to appoint a new member to replace Rob Moore by Sept.
CU's Carver School faculty member appointed to state board
CU's Carver School faculty member appointed to state board From Campbellsville University LOUISVILLE, KY - Campbellsville University's Carver School of Social Work and Counseling faculty member, Dr. Karen Westbrooks, has been appointed to the Kentucky Board of Licensure for Marriage and Family Therapists.
Floyd County Times
Southeast Kentucky Chamber hosts annual awards banquet
Over 500 business personnel gathered at the Eastern Kentucky Exposition Center as the Southeast Kentucky Chamber of Commerce celebrated its 57th Annual Awards Banquet on Thursday, August 21. The event featured performances by 2 Grand Entertainment's The Dueling Pianos.
Middlesboro Daily News
SOAR questions linger
Does surface mining harm the health of people in the east Kentucky coal field? And why haven't more elected officials participated in this summer's meetings to gather ideas to diversify and improve the economy of Appalachian Kentucky? Those were the two biggest questions raised Friday as 18 leaders of the Shaping Our Appalachian Region initiative ... (more)
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Floyd County Times
Insurance Commissioner Sharon Clark...
This is the second in a series, Women Leading Kentucky Health, of stories about four high-ranking female state officials who have guided the state's embrace of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Grayson News Gazette
Riggs to push crowdfunding bill, boosting job growth, investment in KY
With the goal of making it easier for Kentuckians to invest in new or growing businesses across the state, State Representative Steve Riggs said, on Monday, Aug. 25, that he will file legislation that would bring crowdfunding to the commonwealth.
Kentucky ranked 4th best state in U.S. for entrepreneurship
After being near the bottom a year ago, Kentucky's entrepreneurial climate is now one of the best in the nation.
Noah's Ark theme park faces new opposition
Answers in Genesis is planning to build a Biblical theme park called Ark Encounter in Williamstown, Ky.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Harlan Daily Enterprise
Drury chosen as a 2014 EIEA finalist
Daily EnterpriseGreg Drury, owner and operator of The Portal, stands near their wood-fired oven.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Group opposes tax incentives for Noah's Ark park
A national organization for the separation of church and state is urging Gov. Steve Beshear to deny state tax incentives for the Noah's Ark theme park in northern Kentucky.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Russellville receives $100K from 'Safe Routes to School' program for sidewalks
The City of Russellville recently received $100,000 for renovating sidewalks as part of the "Safe Routes to School" program enabling children to safely walk or ride their bikes to school.
Groundbreaking ceremony Thursday for new distillery in Shelby Co.
A London-based company is breaking ground on a new distillery in Shelby County Tuesday.
51st Kentucky Country Ham Breakfast mixes politics, tradition and charity
Pork and politics are what's being served up at the 51st annual Kentucky Country Ham Breakfast and auction.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Public sees McConnell and Grimes spar
Public gets rare glimpse of McConnell and Grimes spar McConnell and Grimes make rare joint appearance Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/VGb86C LOUISVILLE--A room full of Kentucky farmers on Wednesday caught a rare glimpse of the two candidates together in what will likely be the most expensive Senate race in history.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Floyd County Times
Hamilton to be recognized at EIEA Awards Luncheon
Twelve entrepreneurs in Southern and Eastern Kentucky will share their business success stories as finalists in the 2014 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards program at a regional awards recognition luncheon on Monday, Sept.
Marshall County Tribune-Courier
Mt. Moriah: An old country church
Elder Beshear preached at Mt. Moriah Primitive Baptist Church for 28 years and was the grandfather of current Kentucky Governor Beshear.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Moment of truth for Hal Rogers, SOAR: No ignoring health effects of strip mining
No mention of surface coal mining's effect on human health appeared in U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers' electronic update on the recent SOAR Health Impact Series.
Ribbon cutting set for new Shelby Co. distillery
SHELBYVILLE, Ky. The new Diageo distillery in Shelby County has been officially given the green light.