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Monica Hobson Gets an Inside Look at a Judge's Responsibilities

Guests in Family Court Judge Julie Paxton's courtrooms in Floyd, Magoffin and Knott counties this summer likely noticed a young girl closely following the judge's every move, often studiously jotting down notes during the proceedings and usually occupying the seat directly beside Paxton.

The girl in the high-profile vantage point traditionally reserved for a law student looked every bit... (more)

WIA Youth Program Helps Clay Co. Teen Choose Her Career

On a firecracker-hot July afternoon, Ashley Suzzette Deaton crouches down to lift little Kane Price into a sandbox on the playground outside the Daniel Boone Childcare Center in Manchester.

Neither seems affected by the sweltering temperatures. With a gentle smile and playful air, Ashley guides Kane as he digs and pours out cup after cup of white sand, burbling baby talk and grinning.... (more)

JobSight Staff Learn Ways to Address Disability Issues

JobSight Staff Learn Ways to Address Disability Issues

[November 2002]

More than 100 staff members from JobSight partner agencies learned the most up-to-date techniques of accommodating individuals with disabilities by attending a trio of intensive workshops hosted recently by the Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program, Inc. (EKCEP).

The workshops—... (more)

Tammi Gorman Helps Employers Train Job Seekers — and Earns a Statewide Award

Tammi Gorman Helps Employers Train Job Seekers — and Earns a Statewide Award

[November 2002]

Tammi Gorman doesn't think a thing about working past quitting time. In fact, she really doesn't know what it's like to shut off the lights at 4:30 in the afternoon each day to head home.

As the sun sets over the mountains beside the ... (more)