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  • Legislative leaders interview candidates for LRC directorLEX18 Lexington KY NewsFRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Candidates for director of the Kentucky Legislative Research Commission have undergone interviews in Frankfort, but there's been no decision on a new leader. The Lexington Herald-Leader (http://bit.ly/1UsoXh4 ) says legislative ...Kentucky legislative leaders interview candidates for director of LRCLexington Herald LeaderNo LRC director yetThe Independentall 9 news articles »

  • WDRBKy House, Senate leaders pushing for legislative fix to same sex marriage standoffWDRBLOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – In a statement released Wednesday, Kerry Harvey, the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky said, “It's time for the clerk and county to follow the law.” Rowan Co. Clerk Kim Davis is headed back to court tomorrow ...Stivers asks judge to not punish Kim DavisThe Courier-JournalUS Attorney: Time for Davis to follow the lawThe Independentall 871 news articles »

  • Beshear makes appointments to Kentucky boards and commissions for terms ...User-generated content (press release) (registration)Beshear appointed the following as members of the Kentucky Recreational Trails Authority to serve for terms expiring Aug. 22, 2018: · Ohio County .... Jonathan P. Campbell, of Prestonsburg, is a librarian for the Floyd County Public Library. He ...

  • cn|2House Speaker Greg Stumbo proposes gaming bill with college caveat; continues ...cn|2Stumbo said that expanding the parkway from Prestonsburg, Kentucky to Beckley, West Virginia would make “a tremendous difference in that region.” The 140 mile extension project is estimated to cost approximately $8 to $10 billion and could be financed ...and more »

  • User-generated content (press release) (registration)Commentary: Date is set for next adult field trip to state CapitolUser-generated content (press release) (registration)President Robert Stivers II, R-Manchester, and Speaker of the House Greg Stumbo, D-Prestonsburg, will address us – their schedules permitting. After a picnic lunch on the Capitol grounds, we will proceed to the Kentucky History Center to learn about ...

  • WKYTPrestonsburg supplies free air evacuations to those living in city limitsWKYTPRESTONSBURG, Ky. (WYMT) Prestonsburg city council members are airlifting folks to cheaper healthcare. From now on, those living within the city, if they are insured, will receive free air evacuations in cases of emergency. Mayor Les Stapleton says ...

  • Lexington Herald Leader72 history professors sign letter urging removal of Jefferson Davis statue ...Lexington Herald LeaderHer preference would be a woman or a black person. House Speaker Greg Stumbo, D-Prestonsburg, said last month that he would file legislation early in the 2016 General Assembly, which begins in January, to move the Davis statue to the Kentucky History ...and more »

  • WKYTPikeville and Prestonsburg fans ready for football seasonWKYTPRESTONSBURG, Ky. (WYMT)- Fans packed the house at Prestonsburg Friday as the Blackcats took on the Panthers in the first game of the season. Painted faces, blow horns, and lots of cheerleaders lined up in hopes of their team bringing home a win.

  • WKYTEconomic development group opens office in PrestonsburgWKYTPRESTONSBURG, Ky. (WYMT) - An economic development group called One East Kentucky is working to bring jobs to the region. The group's goal is to market nine counties in Eastern Kentucky in hopes of bringing in businesses and creating jobs. Officials ...

  • Hazard HeraldOne East Kentucky office opens on BSCTC Prestonsburg CampusHazard HeraldChuck Sexton, CEO of One East Kentucky, left; Dr. Devin Stephenson, president of Big Sandy Community and Technical College, center; and Jacob Colley, president/CEO of the Southeast Kentucky Chamber of Commerce are shown outside of the offices of ...and more »

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