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EviroFlight announces plan for $20 million expansion at Maysville production facilty

Gov. Andy Beshear and leaders from EnviroFlight LLC announced last week the company’s plans to add 40 jobs in Maysville with a nearly $20 million expansion. EnviroFlight, which produces black soldier fly larvae for animal and plant nutrition, established its Kentucky production facility just two years ago. “As a key contributor to the commonwealth’s agritech industry, it’s...

Limestone Cycling Tour in Maysville set for Sept. 12, but with a slightly different look this year

This year’s Limestone Cycling Tour may look a little different, but it will not keep the nearly 500 anticipated cyclists from riding the beautiful roads in Mason County and the surrounding area on Sept. 12. This one-day cycling event will allow cyclists to choose one of four supported routes ranging in distance of 25–100 miles. The Limestone Cycling Tour in Maysville is set for Sept. 12. Organizers...

Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky names Maysville native Allison Adams to senior policy post

Longtime Maysville area public health official Allison Adams will join the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky as vice president for public policy on June 15. Adams has directed the Buffalo Trace District Health Department since 2008 and presided over the Kentucky Health Directors Association for the past four years. She began her public health career in 2000 as a health educator at the district department,...

Limestone Cycling Tour returns September 7; annual event to provide scholarships to Mason Co. students

The 11th Annual Limestone Cycling Tour (LCT) will be on September 7 in Maysville. Last year’s event brought nearly 450 cyclists from 12 states. Organizers of this year’s event are preparing for over 600 cyclists, already having received registrations from 18 states. Four supported routes will be offered again this year. Cyclists will leave from Limestone Landing on the 25, 40, 62 mile –...

Chinese Dance Presentation to visit Mason County as part of KAC’s traveling Makings if a Master exhibit

The Kentucky Arts Council’s traveling folk and traditional arts exhibit, Makings of a Master, will be in Mason County through Feb. 27. The exhibit is at Mason County Public Library, 218 E. Third St. in Maysville. Library hours are Monday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. The library is closed Sunday. Shuling Fister (Photo from Performing Artists Directory) “Makings...

New PPI manufacturing facility to locate in Maysville, creating more than 100 new jobs

An Iowa-based company plans to open a manufacturing facility in Mason County that is expected to create more than 100 jobs over the next 10 years. 
Precision Pulley and Idler, or PPI, a supplier of idlers, pulleys, bearings and other products to the major bulk and material handling component industries, will locate a $10.75 million manufacturing operation in Maysville it was announced Friday. 
“The...

Kentucky earns national engineering award for design of Versailles Road interchange project

Representatives for the American Council of Engineering Companies and Louisville-based Qk4, Inc. presented the prestigious ACEC Engineering Award of Excellence to Kentucky Transportation Cabinet leaders during a ceremony in Frankfort this week for a roadway project that significantly improves safety and traffic flow in Lexington near the Keeneland Race Course. The ACEC national award recognizes the...

Grimes encourages Kentucky cities and counties to endorse medical marijuana legislation

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is encouraging Kentucky cities and counties to endorse medical marijuana legislation which can help their citizens, many who are veterans fighting physical and mental illnesses, get care and relief they need. Alison Lundergan Grimes “It’s clear momentum is building for medical cannabis in Kentucky. I challenge our local officials in cities and...