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Thousands of Eric Conn client share checks mailed out by Prestonsburg attorney


PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (MTN) — The majority of citizens who were affected by the Eric C. Conn disability claim debacle could see their long-awaited client share checks in the mail as early as this week. According to a Facebook post by Prestonsburg atto...

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Don’t Stop Believing: Virtual Tools Keep Us Serving Community During COVID Crisis


By Sarah Curry, Development and Communications Coordinator The needs of our community don’t stop because of COVID-19. In fact, if you saw the op-ed penned by Kentucky legal aid directors, including AppalReD Legal Aid’s Robert Johns, the need for c...

Supreme Court rules workers can't be fired for being gay or transgender


Published Mon, Jun 15 202010:06 AM EDTUpdated 7 min ago Tucker Higgins@in/tucker-higgins-5b162295/@tuckerhiggins Key Points The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that workers cannot be fired for being gay or transgender in a major win for mem...

Tyler Childers gets his name on Country Music Highway sign


Also buys a statue of disgraced lawyer PAINTSVILE, Ky. — Last Thursday was a red letter day for Tyler Childers. The country music star announced on Facebook and Instragram that he had marked two things off his bucket list, he got his name on a ...

Commentary: Kentucky’s civil legal aid programs brace for unprecedented need for legal help


As we begin the process of reopening the economy and emerging from the initial wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, the economic, health, and social/emotional hardships facing our communities will become clearer. COVID-19 will leave countless Kentuckian...

Rosenberg reappointed to state public advocacy commission


By Mary Meadows Staff Writer May 27, 2020 Gov. Andy Beshear recently reappointed Prestonsburg attorney John Rosenberg to the Kentucky Public Advocacy Commission. He is the longest-serving member of the group, having served since 1994. He...

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