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Test drive a Kentucky fishing license the first weekend in June

May 23, 2023

Free fishing weekend is June 3-4 FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 22, 2023) — Gather the family and go fishing the first weekend in June for free in Kentucky. Fishing is good, clean outdoor fun that everyone can enjoy with a minimal investment in gear and time. Hundreds of public sites with robust populations of fish statewide…

Russell County added to Federal Disaster Declaration for public assistance

May 22, 2023

FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 19, 2023) – Twelve counties that sustained damage from severe storms in early March have been added to the Federal Disaster Declaration for public assistance, Gov. Andy Beshear announced today. The 12 additional counties are Boyle, Clinton, Fayette, Henderson, Jefferson, McCreary, Mercer, Pulaski, Russell, Shelby, Wayne and Woodford. In April, Gov. Beshear…

Adopt-a-Highway Cleanup Day-May 18

May 18, 2023

Let’s get together and do our part to CLEAN UP Russell County today! From Lakeway Drive to the intersection of Hwys. 80 & 127. Safety vests and garbage bags can be picked up at the Chamber office. Once trash is collected, leave the bag on the side of the road and the state department will…

Mill Springs Battlefield National Monument to Partner with Mill Springs National Cemetery for Annual Memorial Day Ceremony

May 17, 2023

(NANCY, KY) – On Monday, May 29, 2023, Mill Springs Battlefield National Monument (NM), in partnership with Mill Springs National Cemetery, will be holding annual Memorial Day Services. All Veterans, active-duty service members, their families, and the public are invited to attend. Events start at 9:00 am with the Mill Springs Battlefield NM remembrance ceremony…

From foster care to military family medicine residency

May 11, 2023

By Edison Pleasants   LOUISVILLE, Ky. – John Bowling’s childhood was a struggle. At age nine, he was placed in a children’s home due to difficulties his mother experienced from cerebral palsy. He lived there until his junior year of high school when he relocated with foster parents, staying with them through high school graduation.…

5 Common Tick Myths Debunked: How to Stay Protected from Ticks

May 10, 2023

Unfortunately, ticks are out in full force. Tick expert, Dr. Thomas Mather and Equip-4-Ticks Resource Center have debunked the top tick myths to help keep folks protected. “Be sure to check your facts before stepping outside the next time so that you’re always doing the most effective thing to protect yourself from tick bites.” – Dr. Thomas…

Kentucky Fish and Wildlife files lawsuit in deer disease case

May 9, 2023

Hunter brought infected carcass into state FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 8, 2023) — The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is seeking civil damages in a recently filed lawsuit against a Louisville hunter who illegally brought into Kentucky the head of a deer that was harvested in Wisconsin and later tested positive for chronic wasting…

Job Opportunities courtesy of RC Chamber of Commerce

May 3, 2023

Lake Cumberland Community Action Agency is hiring for a Disabilities Content Area Manager for the Central Office in Jamestown, KY. Duties will include, but are not limited to, ensuring  that all content areas relating to disabilities are monitored to ensure that all Head Start Performance Standards are met or exceeded; review Child Plus reports to…

Russell County’s Circuit Court Clerk’s Office supports KNN’s Kentucky Gives Day

May 2, 2023

Patient Assistance Fund helps Kentucky families through financial hardship after organ transplant May 2, 2023 – For over 10 years, the Kentucky Nonprofit Network (KNN) has rallied support for nonprofits all over the state by launching an annual day of giving called Kentucky Gives Day.  This year, the online giving campaign day is Tuesday, May…

Lake Cumberland in the running for ‘Best Water Tourism Spot’

May 1, 2023

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (May 1, 2023) – Following a record number of nominations, Kentuckians now have the chance to vote for their hometown favorites to be recognized as the Best in Kentucky. Voting opens today, May 1, for the 14th-annual Best in Kentucky Awards, presented by Kentucky Electric Cooperatives and its flagship publication, Kentucky Living, and…

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