Elsie, KY Business

First private landowners sign lease with KMRRA

Thursday, Sep. 15, at the Johnson County Courthouse in Paintsville, private landowners met with local officials and members of the Johnson County Trailtown Committee to sign a lease agreement. The lease agreement marks the first transaction of private landowners in the Kentucky Mountain Regional Recreation Authority’s member counties to do...
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Join the UK Cooperative Extension Service for the Extension Ag Field Day this Saturday, September 17, from 1 to 6 p.m. at the A&J Farm (Ricky and Avavan Deaton’s farm, located at 6203 Bear Branch Rd., Salyersville, KY 41465). Education programs including Beef Herd Health by the West Liberty Vet Clinic, a safety demonstration by Licking Valley RECC, and a water quality and fencing program by the NRCS will be held. The event will have fun for the entire family, with live entertainment by KY Truegrass, free food from Jack’s BBQ and activities for kids.

FFA Chapter Harvests Hope With Ag Tech

Justin Smith was preparing to enter the classroom for the first time as a full-time agricultural instructor and FFA advisor when he received word of a partnership emerging between the Floyd County School of Innovation in Kentucky and AppHarvest, a sustainable food company specializing in high-tech indoor farms. “The school...

Legal fight continues against mining company in eastern Ky.

BREATHITT COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - Search and rescue crews are continuing their searches for two missing Breathitt County women-- Vanessa Baker, 60, and 29-year-old Nancy Cundiff. Crews will be out Thursday and Friday, conducting searches along the North Fork of the Kentucky River. Baker and Cundiff were last seen on...

Scheduled Power Outage Saturday in Paintsville

The following announcement comes from the City of Paintsville:. There will be a scheduled power outage Saturday, September 17, 2022, from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. The power outage will affect 2nd Street from Court Street to Church Street. This outage has been scheduled by Kentucky Power. We are...

Scheduled Power Outage Saturday in Paintsville

The following announcement comes from the City of Paintsville:. Kentucky Power has scheduled a power outage for Saturday, September 10 from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. on the following streets: 2nd Street from Court Street to Church Street and from 2nd and Court to Main Street. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause but this will only make things safer for our citizens.

Cliffside Dwelling in Campton, Kentucky

If you’re looking for an adventurous getaway this cliffside dwelling should definitely make it into your consideration list! The unique two-part cabin known as Cliff Dweller is bolted to a cliff line and surrounded by stunning rock formations in Red River Gorge, Kentucky. The only way to access the...

How Kentuckians want to hold coal companies accountable for deadly flooding

Nearly 60 Kentucky residents have filed a lawsuit against neighboring coal companies, alleging negligent practices that contributed to recent historic flooding. The lawsuit, filed in Breathitt County Circuit Court last week, seeks damages for personal property such as homes and vehicles ruined by the early August flooding that killed 39 people and left hundreds of Kentuckians without a place to live. Many residents of Lost Creek, an unincorporated town in eastern Kentucky, are now without their homes and living in tents. They are also seeking compensation for emotional damages from Blackhawk Mining and Pine Branch Mining.

Curtis Green promoted to Senior Vice President-Chief Information Officer at Atomic Credit Union

JACKSON – Atomic Credit Union is pleased to announce that Curtis Green has been promoted to Senior Vice President-Chief Information Officer. Curtis began his career with Atomic over 18 years ago, in 2004, and began as a Teller. Over the years, he has worked in lending, collections, assisting the IT Department, and now the Senior Vice President-Chief Information Officer.