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T. Marzetti Co. announces $93 million investment in Hart Co.; expansion to create 140 jobs in Horse Cave

Gov. Andy Beshear will join local officials and executives from T. Marzetti Co. today to celebrate the company’s substantial job creation in Central Kentucky. The company, which manufactures salad dressings, sauces and other food products for the retail and foodservice markets, plans to expand its Hart County plant with a $92.8 million investment creating up to 140 full-time jobs. “I want to thank...

Nine designated Certified Local Government communities earn historic preservation grants

Twelve projects in nine designated Certified Local Government (CLG) communities have been awarded matching grants for FY 2019-20, for activities ranging from exploring the role of public art in historic districts to creating an outdoor educational exhibit highlighting commercial properties and the people and businesses associated with their history. Grants totaling $76,811 went to Bardstown, Bellevue,...

Hart County-based Sister Schubert’s announces $50 million expansion to manufacturing operation

Sister Schubert’s Homemade Rolls Inc., a major producer of frozen dinner rolls, has announced a $50 million phase I expansion of its manufacturing operation in Hart County expected to create 72 full-time jobs. “We are very pleased to expand our operations in Hart County,” said Steve Blackburn, director of operations at the Sister Schubert facility in Horse Cave. “The workforce and community...