LOCAL NEWS

LOCAL NEWS--FRI. JULY 25


Unemployment rates fell in 117 Kentucky counties between June 2013 and June 2014, while three county rates went up, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.  

Boone County recorded the lowest jobless rate in the Commonwealth at 5.5 percent.

Jackson County recorded the state’s highest unemployment rate at 16.5 percent.

Adair County's jobless rate last month was 7.1%, down from 7.4% in May. In June 2013 the unemployment rate in Adair Co. was 8.7%

Other jobless rates in the Lake Cumberland District in June are:


Green Co.--6.7%

Taylor Co.--6.7%

Casey Co.--7.3%

Cumberland Co.--8.3%

Pulaski Co.--8.5%

Russell Co.--8.5%

Clinton Co.--9.0%

Wayne Co.--10.8%

McCreary Co.--11.9%