Automotive supplier Taeyang to invest $15.6 million, establish 76 jobs in Simpson Co. manufacturing plant

Taeyang Metal Industrial Co. Ltd., manufacturer of fasteners and cold-rolled steel products for the automotive industry, will invest nearly $15.6 million and create 76 full-time jobs to establish a manufacturing plant in Franklin. The facility will be the company’s first in the United States. “Taeyang is a well-respected, global company in the automotive industry and we are grateful that its executives...

Kentucky Afield Outdoors: A funny border crossing marks great fishing for bass, bluegill

This is the West Fork of Drakes Creek downstream of the Sadler Ford Road bridge access. This gorgeous stream flows through Simpson and Warren counties in southern Kentucky and provides excellent fishing for smallmouth bass. (Photo from F&W)   By Lee McClellan Special to KyForward   Study of the Kentucky border in Simpson County reveals a funny-looking half triangle just south of Franklin.   A...