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Fiscal Court approves grant request

May 26, 2021

Over $200,000 in a Community Block Grant will be applied for, with funds set aside to help individuals with water bill payments, County Judge-executive Mitchell Page told Fiscal Court members during their meeting on Thursday, May 20.


Good company: Helio Castroneves wins Indy 500 for 4th time

May 31, 2021

By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Written off as too old to race full-time, too old for a fourth Indianapolis 500 win, Helio Castroneves at long last joined that exclusive club in a popular victory for the old guys. Then Spiderman scaled the Indianapolis Motor Speedway fence for his trademark victory…


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Senior centers get OK to reopen June 11

June 1, 2021

By TOM LATEK, Kentucky Today FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Gov. Andy Beshear announced Tuesday that Senior Centers, which had been closed for more than a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will be able to reopen on June 11, and that an expanded audit has uncovered 260 more deaths. “That will be among the many…

BEA announces IMS’s expansion in Glasgow

May 26, 2021

Special to the Barren County Progress   Barren County Economic Authority (BCEA) has proudly announced that Innovative Manufacturing Services, Inc. (IMS) has partnered once again with Carryline, to increase local inventories and assist IMS with its North American expansion efforts. Carryline is a Swedish-based manufacturer of conveyor equipment. Since 2003, IMS has been providing high-quality…

Kentucky has started pandemic unemployment compensation

April 23, 2021

  By TOM LATEK, Kentucky Today FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – The Kentucky Office of Unemployment Insurance announced they have started paying extended Pandemic Unemployment Assistance, Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation and Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation. In March 2020, President Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security, or CARES Act, providing new and expanded unemployment…

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