Guthrie meets with community members in Glasgow

by WILL PERKINS wperkins@glasgowdailytimes.com – GLASGOW – U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie made himself available to community members on Wednesday at the T.J. Health Pavilion Community Center. What began as one-on-one discussion became a group question-and-answer session after a few community members requested such a format and Guthrie agreed to the change. Guthrie then stood in…

Pennyrile Area Development District Gets $1.7M for ‘Fort Campbell Strong’

The U.S. Department of Defense Office of Economic Adjustment has awarded The Pennyrile Area Development District nearly $1.7 million for economic development efforts around Fort Campbell. The money will pay for advanced manufacturing training equipment and programs at nearby higher education institutions and the formation of a nonprofit group supporting the military community. PEADD Associate…

Booth Energy closures to impact 217 workers in Eastern Kentucky

(WYMT) – Booth Energy closures will impact 217 employees next month. A notice was filed with the Kentucky Career Center Wednesday. The closure is effective September 30 and impacts workers in Martin, Johnson and Floyd counties. The notice listed the following job titles/classifications would be affected: Matrix Mine #1, Eagle Mine #25, Pinnacle Preparation Plant, Mine Supply Sales,…