Plans include replacing the current grandstand with a $150 million racing and gambling facility. “Our team is poised to restore Turfway to its former glory,” said Churchill Downs president Kevin Flanery.
Each of Kentucky’s 10 Local Workforce Areas (LWA) is expected to have at least 33 occupations grow by 20 percent or more in the next 10 years. This growth will account for more than 280,000 total job openings.
Two Kentucky animal adoption organizations have been shipped an extra supply of dog treats as part of a celebration by PetFirst Pet Insurance on their 107th anniversary. (In dog years. In human years, that’s 15.)
Ryan Quarles announced at the Shaping Our Appalachian Region Summit the new county additions, highlighting the bright future of regional agriculture.
Tami Maria O’Dell and husband Robert Huttick expanded their Kentucky-based hemp business. In July, they planted 190,000 plants on 50 acres in Virginia.
Creative Mornings help people get connected and learn who the culture-makers are in their communities — ultimately driving them to feel more rooted. Lexington and Louisville chapters have well attended monthly meetings.