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Monday, May 07, 2018
In an effort to better serve our students, Big Sandy Community & Technical College (BSCTC) has announced the continuation of our extended summer hours for the months of June and July.  All campus locations (Prestonsburg, Pikeville, Mayo and Hager Hill) will be open from 7:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. Monday through Wednesday and from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Thursdays.  All campuses will be closed on ...read more
Monday, May 07, 2018
    On May 1, 2018, the Southeast Kentucky Chamber of Commerce honored 74 high school seniors who completed the Chamber’s Work Ethic Award Program. This year’s reception, held at Hilton Garden Inn-Pikeville, was sponsored by US Bank. More than 130 were in attendance to see the award-winning students receive their medallions.     The Work Ethic Award Program is one in which any senior, with a 2.5 ...read more
Friday, May 04, 2018
Mark A. Gooch, President and CEO of Community Trust Bank, is pleased to announce that Brandi Kiser has been promoted to the position of Branch Manager, Assistant Vice President.  Ms. Kiser’s duties as Branch Manager include providing consumer, residential, and commercial lending options to new and existing client relationships, overseeing the daily operations of the branch office, calling on ...read more
Thursday, May 03, 2018
Sauté, dice, chop, roast and whip! These are all cooking techniques Kentucky youth can learn through the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service’s Super Star Chef camp June 12-14, 2018, 10am-2pm at the Pike County Extension Office, 148 Trivette Drive, Pikeville, KY. Lunch will be provided.During the camp, youth ages 9 to 18 can gain hands-on cooking experience and will be introduced ...read more
Thursday, May 03, 2018
Bellevue University, a private, accredited, non-profit university, celebrated their recent partnership with Big Sandy Community & Technical College (BSCTC) with a grand opening celebration. The partnership, the first in the state of Kentucky, will offer BSCTC students the opportunity to continue their education beyond an Associate’s degree.  As a result of the partnership, students will be able ...read more
Wednesday, May 02, 2018
Mark A. Gooch, President and CEO of Community Trust Bank, is pleased to announce that Ashley Conn has been promoted to the position of Residential Lending Manager, Senior Vice President.  Ms. Conn’s job responsibilities include being responsible for the overall leadership and growth of the residential lending department, overseeing the origination and processing of residential loans, ensuring ...read more
Wednesday, May 02, 2018
Mark A. Gooch, President and CEO of Community Trust Bank, is pleased to announce that Shawn Fuller has been promoted to the position of Branch Manager, Assistant Vice President.  Mr. Fuller’s duties as Branch Manager include providing consumer, residential, and commercial lending options to new and existing client relationships, overseeing the daily operations of the branch office, calling on ...read more
Tuesday, May 01, 2018
Oil isn’t the only thing being changed at auto service centers in central Appalachia. Lives are, too. Chaplains serve alongside work crews at Fast Change Lube & Oil centers in the mountains of Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. Matt Hinson, regional director of operations for Marketplace Chaplains USA, said it's common for customers to decide to become Christians while waiting on ...read more
Tuesday, May 01, 2018
On Thursday, August 9th, at 6:00pm the Southeast Kentucky Chamber will host their Annual Awards Night at the Eastern Kentucky Exposition Center.   Nominations for the annual awards are currently being accepted. Business and individuals can be nominated in the following categories: Business Person of the Year, Business of the Year, Outstanding Contribution by and Organization or Business, Service ...read more
Monday, April 23, 2018
Two business plan teams from the University of Pikeville were winners in the Idea State U business plan competition finals on April 21 at the University of Kentucky’s Gatton College of Business and Economics in Lexington. Idea State U is designed to identify and support the next generation of Kentucky innovators and entrepreneurs and is sponsored and organized by the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic ...read more
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
The 42nd Annual Hillbilly Days Festival was held from April 19th-21st. With the weather’s cooperation, no rain this year, the festival drew more than 100,000 people to downtown Pikeville. The festival strives to create a fun experience for attendees while raising money for the Shriners Hospital for Children in Lexington. Shriners Hospital provides medical services to children regardless of family ...read more