Category - July 2008

Paintsville

American Standard Brands has announced plans to close its plant in Paintsville, where it has been producing faucets, showerheads and drains since 1969.  At one...

Owensboro

Financial problems resulted in Owensboro’s largest hotel closing abruptly last month, leaving approximately 200 people without jobs and the city scrambling to...

Northern Kentucky

The Federal Trade Commission has ruled that it will allow the merger of St. Luke Hospitals and St. Elizabeth Medical Center, both of which serve the Northern...

Newport

Restaurateur Jeff Ruby has closed his Tropicana restaurant in Newport in the wake of a trademark infringement lawsuit filed by Tropicana Entertainment, a...

Louisville

Louisville-based Papa John’s International has become the first national pizza chain to offer a 100 percent whole-wheat crust to its menu offerings. According...

London

Kentucky USA Energy Inc., a London-based natural gas exploration and production company, has entered into drilling commitments with two drilling companies for...

Lexington

Ceradyne Inc. has acquired the patent and intellectual property for a ceramic bearing solution for “down hole” oil drilling with plans to manufacture the...

Harlan County

Penn Virginia Resource Partners (PVR) has acquired approximately 29 million tons of coal reserves in eastern Kentucky and western Virginia from a private...

Glasglow

Louisville-based Air Hydro Power Inc. has moved its Glasgow operations to the company’s newly expanded Bowling Green facility.  Company officials said the...

Franklin

The City of Franklin has received a $1 million grant from the federal government to install a fiber-optic loop around the city. Economic development officials...

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