Whitesburg KY

Retired teachers help county

Retired teachers make an economic impact on Letcher County, says Joyce Whitaker, president of the Letcher County Retired Teachers Association. According to Whitaker, the annual income of retired teachers is $8,512,295 and their medical benefits are $1,117,870, totaling $9,630,165.

“Anytime you meet a retired teacher, thank that person for living in Letcher County and contributing to the economy of the county,” said Whitaker.

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