The Relay for Life Event Leadership Teams for Ballard and Carlisle Counties combined their efforts this year in planning and conducting a highly successful event, raising more than $56,000 for the American Cancer Society to utilize in their war on cancer.
Ford Motor Co. said that it's investing $900 million in Louisville's Kentucky Truck Plant to build the revamped Expedition and Lincoln Navigator SUV, a move that is expected to safeguard 1,000 hourly jobs. The automaker coupled the announcement with the news that it plans to switch most assembly of its Focus passenger car from Hermosillo, Mexico, to China starting in 2019.
As we celebrate our 225th year as the 15th state in the union, the Kentucky Historical Society is sending people to communities from Pikeville to Hickman to ask a simple question: What makes Kentucky Kentucky? This "listening tour" is based on a premise that seems especially true in Kentucky: The better you understand the past, the better prepared you are to face the challenges of the present and future.