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Regional

  • Gallatin industry earns Governor’s Award

    GHENT, Ky. – Secretary Larry L. Roberts of the Kentucky Labor Cabinet presented employees and officials of Nucor Steel Gallatin with the Governor’s Safety and Health Award last week. The honor recognizes the facility’s 465 employees for working 1,067,652 hours without a lost-time accident or illness.

  • Kentucky Chamber reports on state’s 2014 economic performance

    Staff Report
    The Kentucky Chamber of Commerce has released a report on the state’s economic conditions, with detailed county-by-county employment data and summaries of the nine economic regions of the state. The study, conducted by Dr. Paul Coomes, the Chamber’s senior economic advisor, looks at the latest data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics on job and payroll growth since the bottom of the 2008-09 national recession. Download the full report at kychamber.com/2014economicdata.

  • Hanover receives recognition

    Staff Report
    For the fourth consecutive year, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance has included Hanover College on its list of the country’s best values in private education. The New York-based publication’s annual list ranks 100 liberal arts college and 100 private universities.
    Citing Hanover for its high first-to-second-year retention rate, Kiplinger’s also noted the College’s low average student debt at graduation, good student-to-faculty ratio, excellent on-campus resources and overall great value.

  • Hope Clinic receives grant

    LAGRANGE, Ky. – Hope Health Clinic announced last week that it has received a $10,000 CVS Health Community Grant. The Community Grants Program was created by CVS Health, as part of its commitment to help people achieve their best health by providing financial assistance to programs that are focused on smoking cessation and prevention. The support from CVS Health will help Hope Health Clinic to offer smoking cessation classes over a period of two years. Patients will be connected with a wellness coach to help assure continued success with smoking cessation.

  • Holiday music fills the air
  • Kentucky Horse Park open Friday through Sunday in holiday weeks

    LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Kentucky Horse Park will be closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day (Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 24-25), and again New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day (Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 31–Jan. 1).  The park is normally closed on Mondays and Tuesdays during the winter season, so the park will also be closed as scheduled on the Mondays and Tuesdays in those holiday weeks (Dec. 22-23 and 29-30).  

  • Expansion of Baptist Health La Grange Infusion Center complete

    La Grange, KY (November 11, 2014) – After launching chemotherapy services in early 2014, Baptist Health La Grange recently completed an expansion of space occupied by the physicians and staff of the CBC Group: Consulting in Blood Disorders and Cancer, a part of Baptist Medical Associates.
    The Center, located on the second floor of the Physician Office Building at Baptist Health La Grange, was renovated with patient comfort and staff convenience in mind.

  • Louisville church voted out of KBC

    BOWLING GREEN – A Louisville church has been voted out of the Kentucky Baptist Convention after deciding to perform same-sex marriages and to ordain individuals who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender.
    Messengers from Southern Baptist churches across Kentucky voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to sever ties with Crescent Hill Baptist Church.
    Greg Faulls, vice chairman of the KBC’s Committee on Credentials, made the motion to “disfellowship” the church, saying he did so “with great sadness and brokenness of heart.”

  • Campaign for regional JCTC campus hits halfway mark $250,000 Dow Corning commitment lifts effort

    CARROLLTON, KY – A bold community effort to raise $4 million toward a state-of-the-art regional college campus has topped the halfway mark, according to a release from Lisa Brosky, Vice President of College Advancement and Executive Director, Jefferson Community and Technical College Foundation Inc.

  • Couch elected to DC’s NADO Bd of Directors

    Washington, DC - Jack Couch, Executive Director of the Kentuckiana Planning and Development Agency (KIPDA) in Louisville, Ky., was elected to the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) 2014-2015 Board of Directors on August 26, 2014 at NADO’s annual business meeting.