AppHarvest Optimistic

AppHarvest Optimistic Officials with AppHarvest remain optimistic about expansion and return on investment despite a falling stock price, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.In August, AppHarvest, based in Morehead, reported a net second-quarter loss of $32 million. That loss is attributed to the price of tomatoes hitting a ten-year low and a dip in the…

Legislative Redistricting

Legislative Redistricting Republican lawmakers hope to wrap up work “relatively soon” on a plan to redraw congressional and legislative boundaries in Kentucky, House Speaker David Osborne said Wednesday.Their supermajority status in the General Assembly puts Republicans in full control of the once-a-decade redistricting process. But their lopsided majorities also could create complications, due to…

Foster Kids Suitcases

Foster Kids Suitcases Statistics show there are more than 400-thousand kids in the foster care system and now Bashford Manor Baptist Church and Calvary Christian Center have paired up with a national organization called Focus on the Family to give children who may have to move from home to home until they are 18…

KY AG Offices

KY AG Offices Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron has opened a field office in northern Kentucky as part of an effort to expand access to the services offered by his staff.The new field office is in the Kenton County Government Center in Covington. It’s another step toward expanding the footprint of the attorney general’s…

Louisville Hospital

Louisville Hospital Roughly 15 years after the United States Department of Veteran Affairs announced plans to build a new hospital in Louisville, the project took its first step toward being built.The 34-acre plot of land on Brownsboro Road, just off of Interstate 264, will soon transform into a 910,115 square foot medical center.Overall, the…

Park Waiving Fees

Park Waiving Fees The Daniel Boone National Forest is waiving fees at its recreation sites in honor of Veterans Day today.The fee waiver today applies to all forest-operated recreation sites, the agency said in a statement.“Our public lands are one of the many treasures we have access to as American citizens,” Daniel Boone National…

Ending Drug Epidemic

Ending Drug Epidemic Pikeville Police officers are getting really serious about putting an end to the drug epidemic in their area.After an extensive investigation, officers with the Pikeville PD spent Wednesday morning rounding up suspected drug traffickers. There were three teams of officers spread out around the city and county to bring in people…

Pulaski County Road Construction

Pulaski County Road Construction Get prepared for more orange cones. Construction is already underway to redo the traffic patterns at the KY-18 and 461 intersection in Pulaski County.Deadly crashes at 461 and Kentucky 80, also known as the Hal Rogers Parkway east of Somerset, led to planning several years ago that culminated in the…

KY Jobs

KY Jobs Governor Andy Beshear says a digital customer service company will add 300 jobs as part of a $500,000 investment to expand its operations in Kentucky.The Governor says Helpware will add the jobs at its existing location in Montgomery County and at a new office in Mercer County.Helpware serves high-growth health tech, e-commerce,…

KY Birth Mortality

KY Birth Mortality Some very disturbing news. A national health report focused on women and children ranked Kentucky near or at the bottom in several categories, including smoking and alcohol use.The data suggested that 19.9% of women in Indiana reported that they smoke, compared to 28.8% in Kentucky. In Indiana, 11.7% reported smoking during…