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Trail Town team shifting focus to local use
STEARNS — After months of assessing the county’s amenities for those who use the Sheltowee Trace, local tourism officials are now shifting focus to encourage more residents to get outdoors.
New SKRECC Directors announced
SOMERSET — With nearly 25 percent of the South Kentucky RECC membership participating in the voting process, members have chosen four new directors to represent them in Districts 1, 2, 5, & 6.
Tourism Spending Rose in McCreary County last year
WHITLEY CITY — In keeping with a statewide trend, the annual survey of tourism spending in Kentucky shows an increase in McCreary County in 2012. All nine of the state’s tourism regions registered gains for 2012 compared with 2011.
Wayne County submits proposal to house local inmates
WHITLEY CITY — As McCreary County officials work on a budget for the upcoming fiscal year, the closing of the local jail has remained foremost among spending concerns.
Individuals arrested in McCreary County since the January 4 closure have been transported to
Academy at heart of school board budget battle
STEARNS — Thursday night’s meeting of the McCreary County Board of Education started with laughter but ended with tears as board members split on a proposal to cut $1 million from the 2013-14
‘Bad Hair Bandit’ makes plea deal
LONDON (AP) — The “Bad Hair Bandit” armed robbery suspect made a plea agreement during a re-arraignment hearing in U.S. District Court in London Thursday.
Highland Telephone Cooperative begins fiber cutover
STEARNS — Highland Telephone Cooperative Inc. has begun to switch members over to its new state-of-the-art, high-speed network, according to an announcement released yesterday.
McCreary native to head PRIDE
SOMERSET — The Board of Directors of Eastern Kentucky PRIDE, Inc., has named Tammie Wilson as its interim President/Chief Executive Officer until May, when the board will meet to make her
Schools facing $1 million shortfall
STEARNS — The McCreary County Board of Education met in special session Thursday before a full house to discuss ways to cover a $1 million budget shortfall projected for the upcoming 2013-14 school year.
Social Security Fraud cases resolved
LONDON — Two local couples federally charged with Social Security fraud last August recently saw resolution to their cases.
Francis A. Terry, 65, was sentenced April 10 to five years probation
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