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SOAR Summit Reception

July 23, 2018

Billie Jean Osborne’s Kentucky Opry to perform at 2018 SOAR Summit reception PIKEVILLE, Ky. – Billie Jean Osborne’s Kentucky Opry will perform at the 2018 SOAR Summit reception on Thursday, August 30 at the East Kentucky Expo Center. The Opry, a production of the Prestonsburg, Ky.-based Mountain Arts Center, has been one of Kentucky’s most…

Statewide News

July 9, 2018

Commonwealth of Kentucky Governor’s Office Kroger to add 250 Jobs at Distribution Facility in Boone County Nearly $18 million investment to support company’s digital and ecommerce services FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 9, 2018) – Only nine months after opening, a Kroger distribution center in Florence will add 250 full-time associates, majority full-time roles, as the company…

Kentucky Travel Industry Association

July 9, 2018

Kentucky’s Travel and Tourism Industry’s Voice Just Got Stronger Kentucky Hotel & Lodging Association Merges Into Kentucky Travel Industry Association FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 9, 2018) – The Kentucky Travel Industry Association (KTIA) announced that the Kentucky Hotel and Lodging Association (KH&LA) has merged into KTIA. This merger follows national trends of trade associations merging to…


July 3, 2018

Commonwealth of Kentucky Governor’s Office Afni to Reinvest in Bowling Green, Hire 86 Employees Call center growth in Warren County will support new retail client FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 3, 2018) – Customer engagement company Afni Inc. plans to create 86 full-time jobs as it invests nearly $316,000 in its Bowling Green call center to support…

Statewide News

July 3, 2018

Commonwealth of Kentucky Governor’s Office   Gov. Bevin Creates Economic Opportunity Commission New commission combines Governor’s Office of Minority Affairs and Governor’s Minority Employment, Business Affairs and Economic Development Council FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 3, 2018) – Gov. Matt Bevin today announced the creation of the Economic Opportunity Commission, which will be attached to the Kentucky…

Missing Person

July 3, 2018

  Kentucky State Police Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet Missing Person Columbia, Ky. (July 3, 2018) – Kentucky State Police are asking for the publics assistance in attempting to locate 39 -year-old Shane Wright, of Lebanon, KY. Shane is a 5’10” 286 pounds, white male with brown hair and blue eyes. He was last…

Statewide News

June 21, 2018

Commonwealth of Kentucky Governor’s Office Gov. Bevin, State Economic Development Officials to Recruit International Employers at SelectUSA Investment Summit in D.C. Kentucky delegation aided by state’s improved business climate in attracting new business and jobs FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 20, 2018) – Gov. Matt Bevin led a delegation of economic development leaders to the 2017 SelectUSA…

State News

June 12, 2018

Kentucky winter wheat forecast on par with state record   LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released its June Crop Production report today, based on the Agricultural Yield survey conducted at the beginning of month. The report includes information on Kentucky’s winter wheat forecast.  “Kentucky’s winter wheat yield…

Statewide Breaking News

June 7, 2018

Commonwealth of Kentucky Governor’s Office HDT Global Plans 113 Jobs, $14.5 Million in Upgrades in Florence Military products provider to improve its manufacturing facility in Northern Kentucky FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 7, 2018) – Gov. Matt Bevin today announced HDT Global, a provider of highly engineered products for extreme environments for the military, public and private…

State Wide Breaking News

May 29, 2018

Kentucky United We Stand, Divided We Fall Commonwealth of Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services Governor Bevin Announces Medicaid Waiver Implementation Partnership with Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 29, 2018) – Governor Matt Bevin, along with Cabinet for Health and Family Services Secretary Adam Meier, other administration officials and Foundation for…

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