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People in the News: Patterson named KCTC system director; Newman to lead Dominion Senior Living

Daniel Patterson has been named system director of virtual student services for the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS). Daniel Patterson He most recently served as a system financial aid program coordinator. Prior to that, he was interim financial aid director at Somerset Community College and was outbound operations supervisor for Presidium, Inc., now Blackboard Student Services,...

People in the News: Field & Main names Meyer president; KDA adds pair to marketing staff

Field & Main Bank has announced changes to its executive leadership team, which go into effect in June. Joe Meyer, partner at BKD, a national CPA and business advisory firm, will join Field & Main Bank in Henderson to serve as president of the bank. Dale Sights, current president, will continue to play a critical role in the organization and will move up to the position of president of the...

Ron Daley: Growing the Eastern Kentucky economy requires pragmatic approaches

Appalachian Kentucky’s need to have a comprehensive strategic plan for regional economic enhancement based on a common vision is challenging due to the county-line government boundaries, quasi-government planning organizations and higher education service regions. State policies have not provided the adequate incentives or direction to encourage necessary regional approaches to improving the economy....