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February 14, 2016

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Cyber security training

Justin Hensley will show you proven techniques and strategies to protect your business against cyber attacks.

Tickets on sale for Houseboat Vacation package

You could win a “Houseboat Vacation” on Lake Cumberland and support Rogers Scholars at the same time.

Now accepting online applications for 2016 Rogers Explorers

Applications for the 2016 Rogers Explorers summer youth leadership programs have been posted and are now available online. Rogers Explorers is open to eighth-grade middle school students in Southern and Eastern Kentucky interested in building their math, science, and technology skills. During the summer, students spend three days and two nights on the campus of […]

ARC funds ReDiscover Louisa projects

When Harold Slone was elected mayor of Louisa, one of the first items on his to-do list was to try to get the riverfront development project off the ground. The city of Louisa is rich in history. The Levisa Fork River and the Tug Fork River join at Louisa to form the Big Sandy River. […]

First Lady Beshear receives award

Kentucky First Lady Jane Beshear has been recognized for her role in helping to launch the first-ever Feed the Mind literacy event in Pulaski County and for advancing literacy efforts in the region and throughout the state. Mrs. Beshear was presented a plaque by organizers of Feed the Mind Pulaski County at this year’s event […]

Forward in the Fifth hosts College & Career Summit

Dr. Bill Symonds, director of the Global Pathways Institute and Professor of Practice at Arizona State University, will be the keynote speaker at Forward in the Fifth’s College and Career Readiness Summit on Friday, Sept. 11, from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at The Center For Rural Development. Symonds is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Oxford University […]

Seats still open for Soft Skills Pineville workshop

Greg Coker has made a career of teaching senior level executives the fundamentals of communication, teamwork, problem-solving, customer service, and conflict resolution.

30 students graduate from Rogers Scholars

Rogers Scholars graduate Lexie Emmert of Monroe County is the recipient of the Doug Reece Memorial Award and will receive a $250 college scholarship to any in-state college or university. Lexie, 16, a student at Monroe County High School, was presented the award at the graduation program for the second and final graduating class of […]

ELI winning team earns EKU scholarship offer

Four graduates of The Center for Rural Development’s Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute (ELI) have earned college scholarship offers from Eastern Kentucky University for an innovative new market product that will help keep cell phones germ free. High school students Breece Hayes II, Shawna Holbrook, William “Mason” Miller, and Hunter Davis, members of the winning team The […]

Free workforce training for displaced coal miners

For years, coal mining has been a way of life in Eastern Kentucky. Now, massive layoffs and coal mine closures have left thousands of miners out of work and looking for a job.

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