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Historic Tax Credit program creates jobs and revenue, helps communities

This year, as Kentucky celebrates its 225th anniversary, staff from the Kentucky Historical Society are traveling the state to have a dialogue with communities about what makes the Bluegrass State special. These conversations have brought up everything from coal, horses, bourbon and basketball to bl

HARLANDAILY.COM - 2017-11-23 10:35:00

Braidy Industries providing optimism for the future

When Braidy Industries announced in April that it would build a $1.3 billion, state-of-the-art aluminum rolling mill offering some 550 well-paying jobs, few people in the Tri-State had ever heard of the company. My how quickly things have changed. Not only has Braidy become a household word in North

HARLANDAILY.COM - 2017-11-23 10:35:00

The one: Leaving the 99

I had been in the stand only 15 minutes when the doe appeared. When it crossed the path I came in on, she immediately smelled an unfamiliar odor and followed it with her eyes to my tree stand. Now, she was at full alert, trying to bring into focus the blob that was in the tree. She moved to my left

HARLANDAILY.COM - 2017-11-23 06:15:00

Santa comes to Middlesboro Mall

With the holiday season upon us, Santa managed to stray from his work at the North Pole just long enough to meet and chat with local children at the Middlesboro Mall on Saturday. Santa's first appearance at the mall was right after its opening back in 1983, and since then it has become an annual tra

HARLANDAILY.COM - 2017-11-23 11:33:00

Wynn sentenced to 6 years

An Evarts man was sentenced to a total of six years in prison in Harlan Circuit Court recently. David Wynn, 37, appeared for sentencing in front of Harlan County Circuit Judge Kent Hendrickson. Commonwealth's Attorney Parker Boggs and Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney Jonathon Lee handled matters fo


Scenic beauty on KY 160 under attack

One of Kentucky's most scenic drives - KY 160 from the foot of Black Mountain in Lynch to the Virginia line - is scenic no more. Thanks to the Kentucky Highway Department's indiscriminate cutting of some of the region's most beautiful trees, the majority of which appear to have been strong and healt


Trooper home following extended treatment

LONDON - A Kentucky State Trooper injured in a crash over two months ago is now recovering at home. Houston Ethan Lewis, who is a native of London but works from the Harlan KSP Post 13, was released from medical care on Thursday - a relief for him, his family, friends and co-workers. Lewis was heade


Despite denial, two women arrested on drug charges

Two women were arrested on drug charges last Thursday night after they finally decided to come to a stop, police said. Madisonville Patrolman Dylan Bledsoe said it was just after 9 p.m. when he paced a car doing 60 mph in a 45-mph zone on Highway 411. Bledsoe said he turned on his emergency equipmen

THE ADVOCATE AND DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-23 13:00:00

Two charged with murder for burned body found at park

Officers were called to the park on May 27 for a report of a person on fire near the tennis courts. At the scene they found Jones' body. An investigation found that Jones had been shot and then set on fire. Williams also faces weapons, drug and child endangerment charges after officers found guns an

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-11-24 00:11:00

Texas state trooper shot and killed; suspect being sought

FAIRFIELD, Texas (AP) - Authorities say a Texas state trooper has been killed and they're looking for a man in connection to the shooting. The Texas Department of Public Safety said on Twitter that the shooting occurred before 4 p.m. Thursday on Interstate 45 south of Fairfield, about 90 miles (145

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-11-24 07:43:54

Man hospitalized after crash in Hamlin

A man was taken to the hospital with serious injuries after a crash in Hamlin. Sheriff's deputies say the 22-year-old hit a utility pole off Brick Schoolhouse Road around 8:30 Thursday night. He was rushed to Strong Hospital. The impact brought down the utility pole, which knocked out electricity

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-11-24 15:14:00

Community meals were served around Rochester this Thanksgiving

Everyone can be great because everyone can serve. That was a sentiment offered from Minister Clifford Florence at the Central Church of Christ this Thanksgiving holiday. "Certainly we all have a hand in making the quality and quantity of life better for the poor and disenfranchised." For over 40 ye

WXXINEWS.ORG - 2017-11-23 20:09:08

Thanksgiving firsts: Rochesterians celebrate with fresh eyes

Digging into turkey and stuffing on Thanksgiving is an American pastime, and most families anticipate well-worn holiday routines that include seeing the cousins, football games and Aunt Betty's famous mashed potatoes. It's a time to look at life's blessings instead of life's troubles. But for some,

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-11-23 15:02:03

An answer to Rochester's brain drain

From his perch as leader of a growing software company in Rochester, Justin Copie, CEO of IT company Innovative Solutions, saw an obvious problem crippling the growth of Rochester's promising tech buds. "I had some friends at RIT who were both part of startups, and I had caught up with them, and th

ROCHESTER BUSINESS JOURNAL - 2017-11-23 12:25:54

Where the jobs are in Rochester

Leaders of the Rochester-based AIM Integrated Photonics initiative opened up their future headquarters and research hub to local dignitaries and the media for a first-look at their future home. Brian Sharp Deborah Stamps started her career as a home health aide, and later a licensed practical nurse

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-11-24 16:00:01

Deputies: Woman walking dog shot, killed in hunting accident

A hunter accidentally shot and killed a woman walking her dog in Chautauqua County, our affiliate WGRZ reports. Deputies tell them 43 year-old Rosemary Billquist was shot Wednesday evening in the Town of Sherman. According to investigators, Thomas Jadlowski fired the shots while hunting deer. They a

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-11-23 19:21:00

Penzone to discuss Queen Creek law enforcement services at Nov. 28 town hall

Maricopa County Sheriff's Office has provided law enforcement services to the town of Queen Creek since its incorporation in 1989. As the community has grown, so have the services provided by MCSO. Residents are invited to learn more about Queen Creek law enforcement services and MCSO at a town hall


City of AJ Holiday Program and Light Parade

The City of Apache Junction Parks and Recreation will be hosting its annual Holiday Program & Light Parade on Saturday, December 2nd. The event will take place at Flatiron Community Park. Come and join the community for a full afternoon of activities, vendors, food and live entertainment, leading in

AJNEWS.COM - 2017-11-22 20:31:01

History Happens Here: Chandler Heights Community Church

History oftentimes is forgotten as time passes. This series features old photographs taken in and around Queen Creek, held up in the exact place that they were originally taken in the style of Dear Photograph. This month's photo comes from the San Tan Historical Society. The first church in the comm


Casteel's 3A football postseason run inspired by principal fighting cancer

Queen Creek Casteel football players wear a shield on their helmets with the initials "SL" on them. It stands for Sandy Lundberg, the woman who opened the Chandler district school a couple of years ago, who challenged the football team to win a state championship in its second year as a varsity team