Fruit Of The Loom Cutting Jobs

Fruit Of The Loom Cutting Jobs Fruit of the Loom says it is cutting about 100 jobs, mostly at its headquarters in Kentucky.News outlets report the Bowling Green-based company said it is transferring information technology services to Wipro Ltd., an India-based company that specializes in IT, consulting and business process services.The company said in…

Weekend Visit From An Asteroid Is Coming

Weekend Visit From An Asteroid Is Coming An asteroid nearly a mile wide and traveling 48,000 MPH is set to pass by Earth this weekend.And it’s not coming alone. This asteroid has its own moon.Astronomers named it 1999 KW4. Even though it’s been classified as a “potentially hazardous asteroid” by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory’s…

Honoring EMS Personnel

Honoring EMS Personnel People gathered in Frankfort Wednesday to honor those who gave their lives trying to save others.A bell rang out for every name said out loud, the names of the EMS Personnel throughout Kentucky who never made it home.“We have 31 individuals in the Commonwealth of Kentucky who died in the line…

Man Drowns In Leslie County

Man Drowns In Leslie County A man is dead in Leslie County after he drowned in a river near his home off Coon Creek road.Neighbors said the man was older and would frequently feed his animals in the early morning hours. They also said a family member found the man early Wednesday morning.“Just a…

KY Voter Turnout Better Than Expected

KY Voter Turnout Better Than Expected The Secretary of State’s Office says voter turnout for Kentucky’s primary election was higher than projected.A statement from the office says unofficial results show that nearly 20% of registered voters cast ballots in Tuesday’s primary to choose nominees in the governor’s race and other statewide offices. Voter turnout…

PAW Patrol Live! Coming To KY

PAW Patrol Live! Coming To KY PAW Patrol Live! is coming to Lexington this fall.The live show will be at Rupp Arena Saturday, October 5 and Sunday, October 6.Tickets go on sale Friday, May 31 at 10 a.m.PAW Patrol Live! will also be in Pikeville June 1-2. Tickets are still available. Source:…

KY Toyota Plant Catches Fire

KY Toyota Plant Catches Fire A fire broke out early Wednesday morning at the Georgetown Toyota plant.It happened just before 2:30 a.m.Details are limited at this time, but fire officials say no one was hurt.They described the fire as small.No word on a cause, or any damage. Source: MG News Return to…

Bevin and Beshear Win Primary

Bevin and Beshear Win Primary Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has cleared his first hurdle toward a second term, defeating three challengers to win the Republican nomination.Bevin beat three Republican challengers in Tuesday’s primary election. They were state Rep. Robert Goforth, William Woods and Ike Lawrence.Goforth carried much of Eastern and Southern Kentucky but, in…

Increased Park Fees Proposed

Increased Park Fees Proposed The Daniel Boone National Forest is interested in receiving comments on a proposal to increase recreation fees at 25 sites and to implement new fees at nine sites.The proposal would enable the agency to improve facilities and services at these sites and create prices consistent with comparable facilities on public…

AppHarvest Coming To Eastern KY

AppHarvest Coming To Eastern KY AppHarvest has announced it has closed an $82 million deal with Equilibrium Capital to build the company’s 60-acre greenhouse in Morehead, Kentucky.In addition, ValueAct Spring Fund has led the company’s Series A, with existing investor Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund also participating.Construction will begin immediately on the…