With $82 million investment, AppHarvest finally ready to build its 60-acre greenhouse

AppHarvest hopes to create 285 full-time jobs and grow tomatoes and cucumbers under the massive glass and steel greenhouse.

$34M investment in stave mill and cooperage startup in Metcalfe County expected to create 126 jobs

Startup manufacturer Pennington Stave and Cooperage Corp. plans to establish a mill in the Edmonton-Metcalfe County Industrial Park with a $34.4 million-plus investment expected to created up to 126 full-time jobs.

Home sales not hampered by near record-low inventory; pricing comparable to 2018

Even as available home inventory slides April 2019 saw 4,581 homes sold which is up half a percent over April 2018’s figure of 4,552.

Sherman Minton Renewal continues with shoulder coring, preparation work

The Sherman Minton Renewal is a $90+ million rehabilitation project that will significantly extend the service life of the 56-year-old bridge. The double-decked bridge carries six lanes of traffic over the Ohio River connecting Louisville, KY and New Albany, IN.

Louisville continues Cultural Pass and summer reading opportunities for youth, teenagers

Organizations outlined a number of programs designed to keep kids engaged and prevent summer learning loss, including the Louisville Free Public Library’s Summer Reading program and the 2019 Cultural Pass.

Amazon’s Bezos breaks ground on NKY airport hub

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos drove a front loader in Kentucky to break ground on a new $1.5 billion Prime Air hub at an airport near Cincinnati.

Eastern Kentucky University to open 4 aviation maintenance schools

Opportunities for aviation maintenance technician training in Kentucky will reach new heights next year thanks to a new Eastern Kentucky University program launched this month.

New Major Jobs Announcement Will Stimulate Eastern KY Economy

265 full-time jobs are coming to Eastern Kentucky as the town of Hazard welcomes Dajcor Aluminum Ltd., a Canadian manufacturer of aluminum products, into their community.

Bourbon City Cruisers Launch New Bourbon Tours in Louisville

City visitors with an interest in the famed brown elixir can now hop on an electric tuk tuk and cruise downtown Louisville, learning about bourbon and mixed drinks on tours that include spirit samples at urban distilleries.

UPS completes transformative facility, distribution expansion at Louisville hub

The expansion project, located at Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport, tripled the size of the UPS facility to over 1 million square feet and doubled the company’s sorting capacity to 85,000 packages per hour.