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Unemployment rates drop in Whitley, Laurel and Bell counties

Unemployment rates decreased in Whitley, Laurel, and Bell counties between January  2021 and February 2021, increased in McCreary County during that same time period, and stayed the same in Knox County, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the...
Posted On 10 Apr 2021

Sheltowee Trace offers adventure fun for all ages

Belle from the Disney classic ‘Beauty and the Best’ was always looking for her “adventure in the great wide somewhere” before she met the Beast. Fortunately for local residents, they don’t have to meet a scary, mythical creature or travel far to find their own adventure at the...

Houchens Food Group donates $250 to Canadatown Fellowship Pantry

The Houchens Food Group donated $250 to the Canadatown Fellowship Pantry last week. The check was presented at the Save-a-Lot store in Jellico. Joyce Wilson, the director of the pantry, said they serve 60 families every month. The pantry regularly hosts food giveaways for anyone...

Save A Lot in Williamsburg makes donation

Teddy Anders, the store manager for Save A Lot in Williamsburg, recently presented a $500 check to Travis Jones, the pastor at Calvary Missionary Baptist Church. “Over the holidays for the month of November and December, we did a feed the needy holiday bag giveaway,” said Anders....

Toy Shop now open

The Toy Store on South Main Street in Corbin held a formal ribbon cutting Friday morning. Corbin Mayor Suzie Razmus and Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Director Bruce Carpenter joined store owner Tonya Ridener and business partner Angel Henderson as they cut the ribbon. The...

Unemployment rates drop locally in Whitley, Laurel, Knox, Bell counties

Unemployment rates decreased in Whitley, Knox, Laurel, Bell and McCreary counties between December 2020 and January 2021, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. Whitley County Whitley...
Posted On 27 Mar 2021

Forcht Broadcasting makes annual Best Places to Work in Kentucky list

Forcht Broadcasting, a Kentucky based radio group serving nine markets in three states, is excited to be named one of the Best Places to Work in Kentucky in 2021. The Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management, and ClearPath Mutual Insurance...
Posted On 25 Mar 2021
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Forcht Bank welcomes community leader to team

(Lexington, KY) – Forcht Bank is proud to welcome Lynn Hudgins as a new Treasury Management Officer. Hudgins joins the bank after holding various leadership positions in the Lexington community. Lynn will be joining an existing team with a focus on providing customer support and...
Posted On 25 Mar 2021
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Horizon Health awarded three-year CARF international accreditation

CARF International (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) recently awarded London, Kentucky based Horizon Health with its highest accreditation award. This three-year stamp of approval followed an intensive on-site review and evaluation during which time CARF...
Posted On 02 Mar 2021
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Baptist Health Wound Care offers help with winter wounds

With severe winter weather upon us, outdoor activities can result in wounds for an unfortunate few. Precipitation, such as snow, sleet and freezing rain, can make sidewalks and parking lots dangerous.  Falls are much more prevalent during these weather conditions and can result...
Posted On 01 Mar 2021
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