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Federal Prison Site Selected for Letcher Co

The Federal Bureau of Prisons has released the final Environmental Impact Study for the proposed federal corrections facility in Letcher County.  The EIS contract was awarded in April to provide a detailed analysis of two potential sites  As a result, the study suggests that a 584-acre site in the Rosana community will be the best location for a new prision. 

"The site selection for the new proposed prison is exciting news for the people of Eastern Kentucky, as we get one step closer to another opportunity to create hundreds of much-needed jobs in Letcher County," said Rogers.  "The progress for this project is a testament to the local grassroots efforts of the Letcher County

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3 PZ Schools receieve Teaching Art Together Grants

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KENTUCKY   ARTS COUNCIL NEWS RELEASE Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet

    July     31, 2015
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10 Kentucky   schools receive Teaching Art Together Grants

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Ten   Kentucky schools will receive a Teaching Art Together grant from the Kentucky   Arts Council to conduct artist residencies with students during the coming   school year.
  The Teaching Art Together grant allows teachers across the Commonwealth to   collaborate with practicing, professional artists from the arts council’s Teaching Artists Directory   to design and implement one- to four-week residencies.
  Schools that will receive grants, listed with grant amounts and county, are: