Yearly Archives: 2015

Kentucky Business Portal Wins National Award

The Kentucky Business One Stop Portal received a prestigious national award on Sept. 25 in New Orleans in recognition of the portal’s outstanding applications and infrastructure, Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes announced

Carloftis Garden Event Planned Oct. 3 at My Old Kentucky Home

My Old Kentucky Home State Park in Bardstown will host a garden makeover by renowned landscape designer Jon Carloftis on Oct. 3 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Carloftis has partnered with the historic home and park in the redesign and reconstruction of this garden by selecting shrubs, perennials and annuals from the plant company Proven Winners.

Hopkins, Muhlenberg, Todd Counties Awarded DRA Funds

Governor Steve Beshear welcomed Delta Regional Authority Federal Co-Chairman Chris Masingill to Kentucky today to announce $3 million in strategic investments that will improve infrastructure, health care and economic development in western Kentucky

Delta Regional Authority, Partners Invest $3 million in Western Kentucky Communities

Governor Steve Beshear welcomed Delta Regional Authority (DRA) Federal Co-Chairman Chris Masingill to Kentucky today to announce $3 million in strategic investments that will improve infrastructure, health care and economic development in western Kentucky.

Tobacco Barn Candle Sold at My Old Kentucky Home State Park

My Old Kentucky Home State Park is offering a "Tobacco Barn Candle" that is becoming quite popular. The candle, made by Kentucky Green Studio in Paris, Kentucky, has the scent of tobacco curing in a barn and is sold at the park’s gift shop. Other candles related to the history of the park include: Doo-Dah!, Mint Julep, Bacon, Meadow in the Bloom, Muscadine Wine, Blackberry Wine, and Hard Times

Gov. Beshear Announces U.S. Deputy Secretary of Transportation to Visit Louisville

Governor Steve Beshear announced today that U.S. Deputy Secretary of Transportation Victor Mendez, a champion for the nation’s vital transportation infrastructure, will visit Louisville next week to speak to an automotive conference and to view progress on the downtown Ohio River bridge project

First Lady Jane Beshear Celebrates Grand Opening of Recovery Kentucky Center in Knott...

First Lady Jane Beshear today joined several local officials and community health supporters for the grand opening of the Hickory Hill Recovery Center in Knott County. The facility is the state’s newest Recovery Kentucky Center and will offer a supportive housing and recovery program for men suffering from chronic substance abuse and addiction

White Hall Park Lake in Madison County to remain closed to angling until spring...

The park, located north of Richmond, closed earlier this year to allow for work on a natural gas pipeline that runs underneath the property. While the park recently reopened to the public, the lake remains closed to fishing because it remains at one-third of its capacity.

Kentucky Heritage Council Strong Towns Conference Sept. 24-25

A two-day conference exploring strategies for community growth and development based on 21st-century challenges will take place Sept. 24-25 in downtown Louisville. The Kentucky Heritage Council (KHC) Strong Towns Conference is being presented in partnership with the Kentucky Main Street Program, Preservation Kentucky, Preservation Louisville and Friends of Kentucky Main Street, with support from KHC member Nana Lampton and Hardscuffle Inc.

Gov. Beshear Presents 2015 Spirit of Kentucky Award to McLean County Regional Water Commission

Governor Steve Beshear and Department for Local Government Commissioner Tony Wilder today presented the 2015 Spirit of Kentucky Award to the McLean County Regional Water Commission, a partnership consisting of city and county groups that joined together to centralize the region’s water system.

Prestonsburg-Area Seniors Invited to Free Fraud Prevention Event

Area seniors are invited to Senior Scam Jam, a free workshop in Prestonsburg to learn how to protect themselves from financial fraud and scams. The event is being held from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 20. Registered participants will be provided with lunch, take-home materials and a chance to win door prizes. Topics include cybercrime, mail fraud, reverse mortgages, identity theft, medicare fraud and investment fraud

Area Business Leaders Join Secretary Grimes’ Call to Action

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes today hosted a discussion among Northern Kentucky leaders, where she celebrated the region’s recent business growth and stressed the importance of continuing to make the area even more business-friendly, including building a new Brent Spence Bridge

Whitfield Announces Nearly 100K in Federal Grants for Three Local Fire Departments

U.S. Representative Ed Whitfield (KY-01) is pleased to announce grants for three area fire departments from the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency in cooperation with the U.S. Fire Administration

Attorney General Conway Announces Guilty Verdict and Life Sentence in Muhlenberg County Murder Trial

Attorney General Jack Conway today announced the guilty verdict for a Muhlenberg County woman charged with murder. Following its verdict last night, a Muhlenberg County Circuit Court jury recommended 62-year-old Brenda Hardin serve the maximum sentence of life in prison for the murder of her former husband, 64-year-old Ronnie Hardin

Survivors of Kentucky’s July Storms May Register by Phone or Internet for Disaster Assistance

Kentuckians whose home, apartment or business was affected by the July severe storms, tornadoes and flooding in Carter, Johnson, Rowan and Trimble counties must register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency to see if they are eligible for disaster assistance.


AmeriSave Mortgage Corporation Continues Growth with New Loan Origination Center in...

AmeriSave Mortgage Corporation, NMLS ID #1168, announces today it plans to establish an office in Louisville, Kentucky, and offer jobs to approximately 125 employees and support personnel formerly employed by Discover Home Loans, Inc., which is winding down its mortgage origination operations there


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