Russell second overall in Governor’s Cup

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Russell Middle School won second place overall Monday in the state Governor’s Cup competition, and its quick recall team took home the first-place trophy. In overall points, Russell lost narrowly to Johnson County, Russell...
Posted On March 14, 2017
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Citizens Bank Business After Hours today

ASHLAND, Ky. — Business After House, sponsored by Citizens Bank of Kentucky, Big Sandy Superstore and the Ashland Alliance, will be today from 5 to 7 p.m. at Citizens Bank of Kentucky, 855 Central Avenue, Ashland. The theme is March Madness,...
Posted On March 14, 2017
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Alliance President’s Report – March 10, 2017

Marching on … A famous author once wrote, “Only those with tenacity can march forward in March.”  While the purpose of my report each week is to inform you of the activity of the prior week and look ahead to the next one,  I thought...
Posted On March 10, 2017
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Kentucky Power unveils new logo

ASHLAND, Ky. – Kentucky Power, a utility subsidiary of American Electric Power, on Wednesday unveiled a new logo and tagline as part of its focus on providing innovative energy solutions for customers and communities. “Kentucky Power is...
Posted On March 10, 2017
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Extension program promotes students’ art

GREENUP, Ky. — The new artwork on Greenup optometrist Bradley Morris’ office wall is easily distinguishable from the framed poster-size prints of models wearing designer glasses. Its focal point is an eye, to be sure. The eye is green with...
Posted On March 10, 2017
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Olive Hill gets $243,000 grant from ARC

FRANKFORT, Ky. — The Appalachian Regional Commission approved a grant for $243,000 to the City of Olive Hill to repair and replace components of its aging water system and address health concerns in the city’s downtown area. The cast iron...
Posted On March 10, 2017
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ACTC hosts SkillsUSA competition

ASHLAND, Ky. — Ashland Community and Technical College hosted more than 130 high school students from five area career and technical centers for the annual SkillsUSA Kentucky competitions on March 3. Secondary contest students represented Boyd...
Posted On March 8, 2017
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Kentucky Power to aid coal industry

PIKEVILLE, Ky. – Kentucky Power is breaking down barriers to help struggling coal businesses get back to work and return jobs to eastern Kentucky. Kentucky Power President Matt Satterwhite on Thursday announced the Coal Plus program, which is...
Posted On March 7, 2017
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AppHarvest to locate in Pikeville, create jobs

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Agricultural startup AppHarvest plans to build a $50 million high-tech greenhouse, creating 140 full-time jobs in Pikeville at a former surface coal mine repurposed for new industry, Gov. Matt Bevin announced to...
Posted On March 6, 2017
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Alliance President’s Report – March 3, 2017

March Madness March is always transition season in Kentucky.  Just when you think you have an idea what is what, it changes.  It also makes you realize how much you take for granted.   Five years ago Wednesday we had tornadoes in the area. This...
Posted On March 3, 2017
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