Ky. joins Career Readiness Task Force

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky today was one of 17 states to commit to develop and execute a detailed plan to implement recommendations made in Opportunities and Options: Making Career Preparation Work for Students, a report by the Council of Chief...

Comer touts jobs in industrial hemp

LEXINGTON, Ky. — In the near future industrial hemp will cover tens of thousands of acres in Kentucky and generate thousands of in-state jobs, Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer said today at the Hemp Industries Association Conference...

Mattress Solutions to create 52 jobs

LEXINGTON, Ky. – A University of Kentucky alumna is bringing her business to the Commonwealth. Lieutenant Governor Crit Luallen and Lexington Mayor Jim Gray today announced UK graduate and Innovative Mattress Solutions CEO Kimberly Brown Knopf...

PARx Solutions to expand in Louisville

FRANKFORT, Ky. – PARx Solutions Inc., which helps connect patients with prescriptions, will add jobs and square footage just two years after opening its Kentucky location, Gov. Steve Beshear and Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer have announced. The...

Chili Fest & Cook-Off Saturday in Ashland

ASHLAND, Ky. — The Great Bowls of Fire Chili Fest & Cook-Off will be Saturday next to the Paramount Arts Center. Activities begin at 11 a.m. for the American Cancer Society benefit. The event is a state qualifying for the International ICS...

Mall preps for Magical Season of Giving

ASHLAND — As the holiday season quickly approaches, the Ashland Town Center is once again gearing up to give back to the community. From Nov. 16 through Dec. 6, 40 nonprofit organizations will have the chance to compete for $18,000 in cash...

ACTC to demolish old complex

SUMMIT, Ky. — Ashland Community and Technical College within weeks will demolish the building complex on Roberts Drive that once housed the Ashland Area Vocational School. The vocational school was the precursor to Ashland Technical College,...

Registration for Creative Industry Summit

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Registration is open for the Kentucky Arts Council’s second annual Creative Industry Summit from Nov. 12-13 at the Owensboro Convention Center. The event, designed to benefit individuals and communities interested in growing and...

Ky. videos to highlight accomplishments

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Over the next several weeks, Gov. Steve Beshear will highlight Kentucky’s successful partnerships and the many accomplishments of his administration with a series of in-depth “About Kentucky” videos. In the first video, released...

KentuckyWired aims for high-speed internet

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Gov. Steve Beshear, a Democrat, and Rep. Hal Rogers, a Republican who represents the 5th district, which includes some of the poorest counties in the nation, have been working together on their endeavor, Shaping Our Appalachian...