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North Laurel All Stars handed first loss in LLWS regional

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - In the final game of the winner’s bracket, the North Laurel All Stars took their first loss of the Great Lakes Region tournament. Team Kentucky faced Team Indiana Monday night, playing an inning and a half before the weather postponed the game. When play stopped, Indiana led 3-0.

Maximus workers go on strike

On Monday, call center workers at Maximus, the nation’s largest federal call center contractor, staged a strike at four of Maximus’ largest call centers located in Bogalusa, Hattiesburg, Miss., Chester, Va., and London, Ky. In Bogalusa, the picket took place from 8 a.m. until 10 a.m. outside the...
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Workers Strike at Medicare, ACA Call Centers

Federally contracted call center workers who provide customer service for Medicare and Affordable Care Act health plans went on strike on Monday over poor working conditions, including insufficient sick leave and limited bathroom breaks. Employees of Maximus, the nation's largest federal call center contractor, held a two-hour picket and a...

ARH Mountain Student Achiever: Makenzie Lynn Cox

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - Tuesday’s ARH Mountain Student Achiever was Makenzie Lynn Cox. Makenzie was a senior at Williamsburg City School and graduated with a 3.8 GPA. She was a member of the Beta Club, played varsity softball and served on the School’s Advisory Board for Biomedical Sciences.

Pilot debuts in-house Tex-Mex deli among other foodservice upgrades

As part of its New Horizons initiative, convenience-store and truckstop chain Pilot Company has launched its newest foodservice concept, Burrito Junction — a 24/7 Tex-Mex deli located at its travel center in Corbin, Kentucky. Pilot’s chef and food innovation team spent two years testing Burrito Junction’s menu, the company...

Laurel County Sheriff’s Office Resumes School Walk Through Program

Laurel County Sheriff John Root says his department is once again is working in cooperation with Laurel County and East Bernstadt schools to conduct their “School Safety and Security Walk-Through Program.” Sheriff Root says it provides an added level of security to the schools. These random, unscheduled safety checks are conducted routinely throughout the school year to help provide a safe learning environment. Sheriff Root asks parents to keep this in mind as you see patrol cars in the school parking lots and when your children tell you about seeing deputies walking the hallways of their school. The sheriff’s office will continue to provide this service regularly throughout the school year.

Golden Alert Cancelled For Missing Woman

A golden alert that was previously issued for a Knox County woman has been canceled after officials reported finding her safe. Elaine “Fro” Amburgey, of Flat Lick, who had previously been seen on August 5th, was found and returned safely on Monday evening.

Kentucky couple helps deliver hot meals to flood victims

PERRY COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - Governor Andy Beshear says it will take months, even years, to recover and rebuild from the historic flooding. As the people of Eastern Kentucky work to rebuild, people are coming from across the country to help. Tyson Foods, out of Arkansas, came to Buckhorn, Ky. Monday to prepare hot meals for those who otherwise likely wouldn’t get one for a while.
QSR magazine

Pilot Makes Progress on Remodeled Travel Centers

Pilot Company’s New Horizons initiative is well underway with six more travel centers recently completing full store remodels. To commemorate the newly overhauled travel centers, Pilot Company teamed up with Monster to host a celebration with the Monster Girls and several giveaways at the site of the very first Pilot travel center in Corbin, Kentucky that originally opened in 1981. This historic travel center now features a modernized exterior and interior with remodeled restrooms and is home to another first for the company - its new Tex-Mex deli concept called Burrito Junction.

Officials Ask For Assistance Locating Missing Woman

Knox County Sheriff’s Office Officials are currently asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing woman. 71-year-old Elaine Amburgey, of Flat Lick, also known as “Fro”, was last seen on August 5th at approximately 5:30 PM in a red Hyundai Elantra. She is described a...