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Local Unemployment Rates

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 14:09:07 +0000
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky’s unemployment rate stayed at 4.8 percent in December. The state Office of Employment and Training said Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted unemployment did not change from November, but it is 0.9 percentage points lower than the 5.7 percent unemployment rate for December 2015. Nationally, the unemployment rate was 4.7 percent according to […]

New Year’s Resolutions

Fri, 30 Dec 2016 14:59:06 +0000
The start of a new year is the perfect time to turn a new page, which is probably why so many people create New Year’s Resolutions. A new year often feels like a fresh start, a great opportunity to eliminate bad habits and establish new routines that will help you grow emotionally, socially, physically or […]

Second Robbery Suspect Captured

Fri, 30 Dec 2016 14:58:25 +0000
Deputies with the Marion County Sheriff’s Office along with Kentucky State Police have arrested a second suspect in the armed robbery case that took place during the early morning hours of December 19th on North Loretto Road. Lydia M. Roller (23) of Lebanon was located in a vehicle on the afternoon of December 29th at […]

Accidental 911 Call Lands Danville Men in Jail

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 12:58:26 +0000
DANVILLE, Ky. (WLEX) – Two Kentucky men are behind bars after an accidental call to 911 revealed their robbery plans. Danville police say Robert Bourne and David Grigsby were overheard discussing the possibility of robbing Brothers BBQ and Brewing, the same restaurant where Police Chief Tony Gray was eating dinner at the time. Investigators were […]

Bevin Names New ED Director

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 12:57:49 +0000
Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has named Terry Gill Jr. as secretary of the state’s Cabinet for Economic Development, effective Jan. 1. Gill most recently served as president of the Cincinnati-based east division of OneTouchPoint, a Wisconsin-based marketing services organization. Terry Gill Jr. has been named secretary of the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development, effective Jan. […]

Kentucky Offering Special Bank Accounts

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 12:57:05 +0000
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky Treasurer Allison Ball says the state is offering special bank accounts to people with disabilities. The accounts allow people with disabilities to save and invest money without losing eligibility for federal programs like Medicaid and the Social Security Disability Insurance program. Money deposited in the accounts are exempt from federal […]

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