Joblessness Rates Up in KY

Murray, KY – The Kentucky Office of Employment and Training has found unemployment rates are up in all 120 Kentucky counties since last year. McCracken and Calloway Counties reported the lowest March joblessness rates in the region, with just over 8 percent each. Trigg County has one of the highest unemployment rates in the state, at 15 point 3 percent. The state unemployment rate rose slightly from last month to 10 point 3 percent.