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Kentucky by Heart: Versailles resident’s watchful eye helps avert major disaster, helps him truly know faith

By Steve Flairty KyForward columnist Ted Hill must have felt like his own version of The Man Who Knew Too Much. The former Boeing and later Sylvania Osram employee found himself anxiety-ridden while sitting as a passenger at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) awaiting his Delta Flight 1661 to San Diego over sixteen years ago. He sat at a window overlooking the wing on his...

UPS completes $310m hub expansion in Louisville; project triples sortation and distribution space

Gov. Matt Bevin recently congratulated UPS on completing a multi-year expansion at its Centennial Ground hub in Louisville, saying the project further grows the state’s role as a national leader in global distribution and logistics. Gov. Matt Bevin “The Commonwealth of Kentucky congratulates UPS on completing their transformative $310 million Centennial Ground hub expansion at Louisville International...

Commentary: Leaders of state’s three largest airports say infrastructure should be top priority in 2019

By Dan Mann, Candace McGraw, and Eric Frankl As leaders of Kentucky’s three largest commercial service airports, we understand that infrastructure investment is critical to our state’s continued economic success. Eric Frankl Our airports are critical infrastructure assets to Kentucky, supporting more than 100,000 jobs and creating a $13 billion impact for the Commonwealth and the Louisville, Lexington,...

New daily nonstop service from Louisville and Los Angeles will boost business travel service options

An American Airlines daily nonstop flight between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) will boost business travel options for multiple regions of Kentucky while helping attract both West Coast and international corporate investment, Gov. Matt Bevin said during an announcement today. “To recruit business and grow jobs, we must make it easy to get to and...

As many as 300 new jobs expected as UPS expands its ground shipping operation in Louisville

United Parcel Service will increase its presence in Louisville with as many as 300 new full- and part-time jobs through a nearly $310 million investment in its ground shipping operation, Gov. Steve Beshear and Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer announced today. The more than 580,000-square-foot expansion of the UPS Centennial Ground Hub facility in Louisville comes in response to increased e-commerce and...