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$5.3 Billion, Kentucky’s 2nd-Best Year…EVER

Gov. Bevin: Kentucky Scores $5.3 Billion in Planned Business Investment for Second-Best Year Ever Manufacturers, service and tech companies in 2018 announced plans to create 14,500 full-time jobs FRANKFORT, Ky. (Dec. 28, 2018) – Companies pledged nearly $5.3 billion in expansions and new facility locations throughout Kentucky this year, making 2018 the second-highest in state…

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2018 Farm bill passed

Kentucky’s electric cooperatives applaud passage of 2018 Farm Bill  Co-ops thank legislators advocating for Kentucky’s rural communities Louisville, Ky. (December 20, 2018) – Kentucky’s electric cooperatives applaud today’s signing of the 2018 Farm Bill by President Donald Trump which will advance the interests of rural America. Kentucky’s 26 electric cooperatives serve 1.5 million Kentuckians in 117…

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Aluminum Plant to Grow by $42 Million

Newly Opened Kobelco Aluminum Plant in Bowling Green to Grow by $42 Million Auto supplier’s 90-employee expansion in Warren County will add melting furnace, extrusion and fabrication capacity FRANKFORT, Ky. (Dec. 19, 2018) – Less than two years after opening its Bowling Green plant, automotive parts manufacturer Kobelco Aluminum Products & Extrusions Inc. will expand with a…

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Gov. Bevin’s Issues Statement

Gov. Bevin Issues Statement Regarding Conclusion of Special Legislative Session to Address Kentucky’s Pension Crisis   Gov. Matt Bevin tonight issued the following statement regarding the conclusion of the special legislative session to address Kentucky’s pension crisis: “Tonight is a sad night in the Commonwealth. What is clear is that Kentucky, at this time, does…

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Hemp Company Near Mayfield

  Winchester-Based Hemp Company GenCanna to Establish New Facility near Mayfield Operation would create 80 jobs in west Kentucky as industry gains momentum FRANKFORT, Ky. (Dec. 14, 2018) – Kentucky continues its role as a national leader in the burgeoning hemp industry as Gov. Matt Bevin today announced GenCanna Global USA Inc., a hemp genetics and…

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Dr. Rand Paul

Dear Friend, On Tuesday evening, Kelley and I joined Americans from all across the nation in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda to pay our respects to former President George H.W. Bush.  The 41st president lived a remarkable life, and our thoughts and prayers go out to his family during this time. (Dr. Paul Pays Respect to…

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Jobe Asked Governor Bevin the Tough Questions

By Scotty Dennis For the second year in a row, Governor Bevin has invited members of our newspaper company for a personal interview in his State Capital office in Frankfort. Publisher Jeff Jobe and his team took Governor Bevin up on his invitation to interview last week. With no script, like the year before, the…

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C.F. Martin Family Given Honoree Award

The C.F. Martin family as they accept the Jack C. Ragsdale National Shorthorn Show Honoree award given at the North American International Livestock Exposition in Louisville KY. Left to Right: Joe Bales, American Shorthorn Board(ASA) member, Tom Turner, ASA  Board member, Carol Martin, Franklin Martin, Martha Martin, C.F.Martin,Jason Martin, Brooke Martin, Austin Martin, Kacie Martin, Kayla…

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Still Time to Pack a Shoebox

  By Cindy Scott Operation Christmas Child is a project that Franklin Graham, son of Billy Graham, has been associated with many years.  Beginning in 2001, Hart County became associated with this tremendous effort.  Can you imagine your child not only being satisfied but beyond excited to receive one small shoebox on Christmas morning?  One…

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Paying the Price with this Kroger Charge

  WASHINGTON – Gregory A. Bush, 51, was indicted today by a federal grand jury on hate crime and firearm charges arising out of the racially motivated murder of two African-American patrons at a Kroger grocery store, and the attempted murder of a third, on Oct. 24 in Jeffersontown, Kentucky. The indictment was announced by…

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