Big turnout Tuesday at Creative Eye American Apparel career fair


Web Editor - Mason Stevenson

PADUCAH, Ky. - Job seekers came from all parts of western Kentucky at a chance for a job at a new clothing manufacturer in town.

Creative Eye American Apparel is hiring and company leaders say they met more than enough potential employees Tuesday.

The career fair was held at West Kentucky Community and Technical College where the company said all the seats were filled even before 8 a.m.

Local 6 met up with one applicant who said the opportunity came at a crucial time for her.

"I work. It wouldn't matter if I made $100 a week or $200 a week. It just...struggle, struggle, struggle, Leala Holms said.

Company officials say they'll spend a week going through applications and resumes and everyone at the job fair will hear back from the company in 7 to 10 days.