HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A new production and distribution facility in Kentucky will bring an investment of over $16 million and 203 full-time jobs to Hopkinsville, Gov. Andy Beshear said.
Elevate Windows and Doors LLC will use an existing 100,000-square-foot (9,290-square-meter) building for the operation, according to a news release from the governor's office Thursday.
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky judge was suspended with pay on Friday following testimony that he pressured a lawyer practicing in his court to support his reelection campaign.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Ascend Elements Inc. will invest $310 million in a new Kentucky plant, creating 250 full-time jobs in Christian County.
Ascend produces advanced, sustainable battery materials from recycled lithium-ion batteries.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A medical marijuana advisory team formed by Gov. Andy Beshear will hold a town hall on the issue in northern Kentucky.
The Medical Cannabis Advisory Committee is traveling around the state to gather views on the issue and provide feedback to the governor’s office.
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A bourbon producer in western Kentucky has announced a nearly $2 million expansion that will create 15 full-time jobs.
The investment at the Casey Jones Distillery in Christian County will enable the company to add a 1,000-gallon distillation, fermentation and mash cooking system to expand production capacity of bourbon and other spirits, Gov.
CARLYLE, Ill. (AP) — A Kentucky man who pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the December shooting death of an Illinois sheriff's deputy was sentenced Friday to life in prison without parole.
Ray Tate, who was originally charged with 36 counts, including first-degree murder, aggravated vehicle hijacking and felony possession of a firearm, pleaded guilty to the one count of first-degree murder last month in the slaying of Wayne County Sheriff's Deputy Sean Riley.
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A building materials supplier and manufacturer is expanding its operation in western Kentucky and adding 100 jobs, officials said.
Legacy Metals LLC plans a $1.2 million project in Hopkinsville that will include a new facility with two manufacturing lines to develop and trim roofing and siding panels, a statement from Gov.
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A regional driver testing branch has opened in Kentucky for residents of three counties in the western part of the state.
The branch in Hopkinsville started offering driver testing services on Monday for residents of Christian, Todd and Trigg counties who want a state driver's permit or driver's license, according to Gov.
CARLYLE, Ill. (AP) — A Kentucky man jailed in connection with the fatal shooting of an Illinois deputy and a subsequent carjacking in neighboring Missouri last year failed in an escape attempt, authorities said.
ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) — A jury has convicted a Lexington man of killing two people in Hardin County.
Jurors handed down the verdict Wednesday in Hardin Circuit Court for Taynondree Reed, 29, in the 2020 deaths of Shawn Fox, 32, and Michael Buckner Thomas, 37, of Hopkinsville, The News-Enterprise reported.
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear declared a state of emergency on Saturday as powerful storms ripped through the state causing flash floods, power outages and property damage, including from a possible tornado in Hopkinsville.
CARLYLE, Ill. (AP) — Police have arrested a Kentucky man in connection with the fatal shooting of an eastern Illinois deputy early Wednesday and a carjacking in neighboring Missouri a couple of hours later.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man whose sentence was commuted by former Gov. Matt Bevin is scheduled to plead guilty in federal court, where he is charged with producing child pornography, according to court records.
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky boy has been fatally shot in an apparent hunting accident, a coroner said...
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A 2-year-old western Kentucky boy who was wandering around with a dog a couple of blocks from home has died after they both were hit by a train.
Police spokesman Paul Ray in Hopkinsville said Trayton Joiner was pronounced dead Monday morning shortly after arriving at a local hospital.