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UK Deans List

The University of Kentucky has released its Dean’s List for the Fall 2017 semester. Those from Clay County are: (Freshman) Lauren Skylar Bray, Elementary Education; Tyler F. Ferrell, Engineering; Joseph Crawford White, History; (Junior) Dylan S. Garrison, Civil Engineering; John Gilbert, Marcum Biology; Aaron C. Smith, Pre-Electrical Engineering; Amanda Brooke Browning, Social Work (Senior) Megan Elizabeth Davisson, Engineering; Billy A. Hacker, Computer Engineering; Shelley Elizabeth Ledford, Sociology; Kelsie Leyton Madden, Public Health; Tyler T. McDaniel, Accounting; Lillian Taylor Shepherd, Animal Sciences and Praewthida Kamsirikunakorn, Architecture.


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Manchester entrepreneur meeting

Troy Price of the Brushy Fork Institute at Berea College is setting up a meeting of Manchester Business Owners and potential Business Owners at noon on Tuesday February 13 in the Clay County Public Library Community Room. This is the first of a series of meetings so that entrepreneurs learn from each other to make Manchester an even stronger business community. Please make plans to attend. If you have any questions call 859.985.3860.


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Rice Appointed to Tourism Authority

Governor Matt Bevin has made the following appointments to Kentucky Boards and Commissions: Vanda Rice and Kimberly Huston have been appointed to the Tourism Development Finance Authority. Vanda Rice, of Manchester, is a retired speech language pathologist. She will serve for a term expiring Jan. 31, 2022. Kimberly Huston, of Bardstown, is president of the Nelson County Economic Development Agency. She will serve for a term expiring Jan. 31, 2022. The Tourism Development Finance Authority consists of seven gubernatorial appointees. The Authority makes and conditions loans from the Tourism Development Loan Program.


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Impact of Parental Incarceration

A new Blueprint for Kentucky’s Children issue brief by Kentucky Youth Advocates, Minimizing the Impact of Parental Incarceration on Children, shows three out of every five inmates in state custody have children, impacting approximately 32,700 Kentucky kids. The brief highlights the prevalence of parental incarceration in Kentucky, the impact it has on children, and the criminal justice policy changes that could hold parents accountable for their actions in ways that allow them to still care for their children.


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Leadership Event features Bradshaw

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University of the Cumberlands (UC) is proud to present the 13th Annual Excellence in Leadership Series, featuring legendary athlete and television personality Terry Bradshaw. The Excellence in Leadership event takes place Tuesday, April 10, at 7:00 p.m. in the O. Wayne Rollins Center. The event is free and open to the public; however, tickets are required for admission. Tickets are available for community members on a first-come, first-served basis and can be reserved online starting March 1st at www.ucumberlands.edu/tickets.


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Turn vacant spaces into income

Property owners interested in sharing space with travelers will learn how to list their properties with Airbnb and start earning income through a two-part training. A partnership between Stay in Clay, Inc and the Mountain Association for Community Economic Development (MACED), the training includes two sessions over the course of two weeks, for a total of six hours. Opportunity exists in rural communities to grow the home sharing market. According to Airbnb statistics, only 18 percent of listings are in rural areas. There were 360 active rural hosts in Kentucky in 2017. Training sessions are 6:00-9:00, March 1 & 8, 2018 at The Makery. Registration is $25. Light refreshments will be provided. For more information, or to register, Contact– Vanda Rice, 606 598-7274 (h) 606 599-2389(c), vandarice@hotmail.com. The typical rural Airbnb host earns $3,300 annually. Property owners keep 97 percent of the listing price when they list with the online home-sharing site.


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