The Owsley County School Board met in regular session on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 6:00 pm.  The meeting was called to order by Joyce Campbell who is the Board Chairperson. A motion was made and carried to review/approve the agenda as presented.  Another motion was made and carried to revie…

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On Monday, March 11, 2019 the Owsley County Fiscal Court met in regular session at 6 pm.  The minutes of the February meeting were suspended til next month with a motion that was made and carried.  A motion was made and carried to approve the minutes of the January meeting that had been susp…

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 saw a new face at the City Commissioner's meeting and a familiar face missing.  Tammy Shouse started the meeting by advising that Mayor Charles Long had taken a fall and is recovering in the Veteran's Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky.  He is expected to be released f…

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Representing Jackson Energy at the Frankfort Youth Tour were, front row, L-R: Anna McWhorter, Peyton Swanner, Lindsey Combs and Emily Reed. Back row, L-R: Lydia Whitworth, Jane Michael-Anne Hall, Nathaniel Drew Bullock and Matthew Thomas

FRANKFORT – While issues of the day command much of the focus during sessions of the Kentucky General Assembly, lawmakers also find opportunities to plan ahead for issues expected to arise in the coming years.

Jackson Energy's Tim Dyche completed the Management Essentials program through the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association. Jackson Energy CEO Carol Wright presented Tim with his course certificate.

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2019 Kentucky Bleeding Disorders Advocacy Day at our Capitol in Frankfort was attended by two local Clay County advocates, April Smith and Billie Baker.  These ladies joined others from the Kentucky Hemophilia Foundation (KHF) and the Tri-State Bleeding Disorder Foundation to meet with legis…

The Kentucky Farm Bureau Beef Expo recorded total sales of $896,402 in its 33rd running at the Kentucky Exposition Center. With one less breed and 30.25 fewer lots than last year, Beef Expo sales averaged $2,150 per lot for 417 lots.

Steve May has accepted the position of Executive Director of Chad’s Hope Adult and Teen Challenge of Kentucky. Steve has served for almost five years at Chad’s Hope and previously held the position of Assistant Director. Steve has formal training and experience in both pastoral care and soci…