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KentuckyWired fiber optic network increases internet speed 500 percent for State Police in Dry Ridge

State Police in Dry Ridge can respond to 911 calls more quickly and share information with other law enforcement agencies faster and more efficiently, thanks to a big increase in internet speed provided by the KentuckyWired high-speed fiber-optic network. Kentucky State Police Post #6 in Dry Ridge became the first State Police post to transition to the KentuckyWired network on Feb. 26, increasing their...

Jamie Link named Executive Director of Kentucky Communications Network Authority

Jamie Link has been named Executive Director of the Kentucky Communications Network Authority – the state agency overseeing the KentuckyWired project. During a special meeting on Wednesday, Link was voted in and hired by the KCNA Board. He replaces Interim Director Deck Decker. Jamie Link Link brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the agency. Previously he has served as the Finance Director...

Horse Park’s iconic white fences – 30 miles
of them – to be painted black to cut costs

Painting the Kentucky Horse Park’s fences black will save nearly $50,000 a year in maintenance costs. (Photo from KyHorsePark.com)   Staff Report   If you needed more proof that change is all there is, even when it comes to Kentucky’s traditional white horse farm fencing, then here it is: the Kentucky Horse Park will be painting those white fences black.   Thirty miles of...

Horse Park’s iconic white fences – 30 miles of them – to be painted black to cut costs

Painting the Kentucky Horse Park’s fences black will save nearly $50,000 a year in maintenance costs. (Photo from KyHorsePark.com)   Staff Report   If you needed more proof that change is all there is, even when it comes to Kentucky’s traditional white horse farm fencing, then here it is: the Kentucky Horse Park will be painting those white fences black.   Thirty miles of...

Commission selects Beshear aide Jamie Link as executive director of Kentucky Horse Park

The Kentucky Horse Park Commission has announced selection of Jamie Link as the new executive director of the Kentucky Horse Park.   Link is currently the deputy chief of staff for Gov. Steve Beshear. A start date will be set later.   “The Kentucky Horse Park Commission is very excited about Jamie Link being our next executive director to guide the park forward into the future,” said...