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    Goforth Coordinates Emergency Meeting

    MCKEE- After hearing repeated concerns from constituents about the many large sinkholes that exist near U.S. 421 North in Jackson County, State Rep. Robert Goforth decided to take action, and he coordinated a meeting held at the Jackson County Emergency Management Headquarters on Monday that brought together principals from various federal, state, and local agencies to begin addressing the situation. The meeting included individuals from the Federal Highway Administration, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Kentucky Department of Natural Resources (Divisions of Water and Mine Reclamation and Enforcement), and the Jackson County Fiscal Court (local Emergency Management and Fire and Rescue). State Sen. Albert Robinson was also present. "This is a very alarming situation for a lot of people who live near these sinkholes and for everyone who travels U.S. 421," Goforth said.

    Its Time for the 44th Annual Muncy Park Singing

    By Sue Caldwell, Reporter
    Its that time of year that everyone in our county looks forward to! Its finally time for the annual Muncy Park Singing. Founder Jim Muncy said he is very excited to let everyone know that on Thursday, June 28, starting at 7 pm, he will kick off the 44th Annual Muncy Park Singing. Muncy said, We will have three big nights, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, with your all-time favorite gospel singers. This year could be our best year ever but, of course, I say that every year and it just keeps getting better. He continued, We are in our last planning days and have our concessions ready to serve you those delicious hamburgers, hot dogs with all the trimmings, nachos and cheese, an assortment of soft drinks, water and coffee, as well as my beloved Carol's famous funnel cakes (which are always a big hit with the crowd).