Fair Board Approves Lease for Kentucky Kingdom

LOUISVILLE, KY (Jan. 24, 2013) – Approval of a new lease agreement today by the Kentucky State Fair Board moves the reopening of Kentucky Kingdom to as early as spring 2014. The investors, Kentucky Kingdom LLLP, now must secure the final private loans – worth $25 million - before the park can open.

Kentucky’s Auto Manufacturers Produce More Than One Million Vehicles in 2012, Best Output Since 2007

Commonwealth ranks fourth in nation for light vehicle production

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Kentucky’s thriving automotive industry enjoyed a banner year in 2012, with annual production reaching more than one million vehicles for the first time since 2007, before the national economic downturn.

Governor Beshear announces partnership with UK HealthCare to operate the new Eastern State Hospital

Agreement to improve patient care, blend physical and behavioral health treatments

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Governor Steve Beshear announced today that the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) and University of Kentucky (UK) HealthCare have signed a letter of intent under which UK will operate and manage the newly constructed Eastern State Hospital in Lexington.

Governor Calls on Kentuckians to Participate in Saturday’s National Day of Service

FRANKFORT, Ky. – As part of the national observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Governor Steve Beshear urged Kentuckians to find volunteer opportunities this weekend to honor Dr. King’s legacy.

Kentucky residents can get ‘Organ Donor’ designation on driver’s license

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 15, 2013) –  Kentuckians who opt to become organ donors soon can make their wishes known to others by way of a special symbol on their Kentucky driver’s license or identification card.


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