FRANKFORT, Ky. — Since Gov. Andy Beshear and Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman announced in January that the $120 GED® test fee would be waived for Kentuckians, there has been an 81 percent jump in the number of people who are signed up to get a GED®. Gov. Beshear said there was a 38 percent increase in the number of Kentuckians who have earned a [...]
Gordmans opened a store in Maysville, Kentucky. Maysville’s newest retailer is located at 229 Walmart Way. Gordmans is a chain of Midwestern off-price department stores founded in Omaha, Nebraska. The retailer operates 141 locations in 22 states in the United States. The company expects to operate approximately 700 Gordmans stores by the end of 2020.
By Keith Kappes When John Abner lost his factory job after six years, the future looked bleak for him and his family. But then he discovered the Displaced Workers Program and earned an associate degree in culinary arts at Maysville Community and Technical College. The 33-year-old Bourbon County native says he never lost the dream he had nurtured since childhood of becoming a respected professional [...]
The Fleming County High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) held their inaugural meeting for their Advisory Committee in Flemingsburg on Feb. 5, 2020. In attendance was their sponsor, Charlene Hall, chapter officers, and several business/community leaders. The TENCO Workforce Development Board was represented by Board Chairman Lori Ulrich and Career Center Counselor Dena Green. This meeting was student-led with FBLA Chapter President [...]
CARTER CAVES STATE RESORT PARK — Kentucky Career Center - TENCO held an area-wide partner training at Carter Caves State Resort Park on Sept. 25. This annual event provides partner agencies the opportunity to receive up-to-date training in order to serve customers in the best way possible. Singer Buchanan, State EEO Coordinator with the Kentucky Personnel Cabinet Office of Diversity, Equality, and Training provided [...]
BROOKSVILLE, Ky. — The TENCO WIOA programs were well represented at the Bracken County High School College Fair on Nov. 19, 2019 in Brooksville. The event was implemented by GEAR UP Kentucky and BCHS staff to provide an opportunity for their high school students to visit with 21 college and university recruiters as well as financial aid providers to help them in preparing for [...]
MAYSVILLE, Ky — The Kentucky Career Center in Maysville was recognized for its 10 year anniversary as a member of the Maysville-Mason County Area Chamber of Commerce. The award was presented during the chamber’s recent Takin Care of Business 2019 celebration at the Maysville Event Center in downtown Maysville. The Buffalo Trace Area Development District also received recognition for reaching the 50 year milestone [...]
Lasting Impressions Salon and Spa celebrated their 20th anniversary recently at their newly renovated business in downtown Maysville, Kentucky. Owner Patti North held an open house which included a ribbon cutting sponsored by the Maysville-Mason County Chamber of Commerce. The event also included a tour of the business and a buffet for staff and visitors alike. North said customer service and a dedicated team [...]
MaGee’s Bakery first opened its doors in Maysville, Kentucky in 1941. For 32 years, people far and wide made MaGee’s a must stop in their travels in order to purchase transparent tarts. In 1973, Judy Dickson and her husband Ron purchased the bakery and continued the tradition for the next 46 years. In early September, Judy and Ron Dickson agreed to sell the bakery [...]
Doozy Designs celebrated its grand opening Wednesday October 30, 2019 in Maysville, Kentucky. Doozy Designs provides residential and commercial interior services specializing in floor planning, design and selecting quality products at affordable pricing. They are located at 1315 US 68 Maysville, KY 41056. For more information contact their office at 606-375-4548.