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  • Jackson County Regional Food Center to Receive Funding

    Appalachian Alternative Agriculture of Jackson County Approved for $21,000 FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board, chaired by Gov. Steve Beshear, recently approved $21,000 in Jackson County Agricultural Development Funds to use as operating capital and marketing expenses for the Jackson County Regional Food Center. This project came in

  • Governor Beshear, Congressman Hal Rogers Launch Statewide Broadband Initiative, Beginning in Eastern Kentucky

    Macquarie Capital chosen as private sector partner to design and develop statewide system FRANKFORT, Ky. – A new public-private partnership will develop a robust, reliable, fiber “backbone” infrastructure to bring high-speed Internet connectivity to every corner of the Commonwealth – with the critical first components scheduled to be operational in

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    SOAR Initiative Targets Action Plans for Region – New executive director announces 2015 program of work

    SOAR Initiative Targets Action Plans for Region New executive director announces 2015 program of work 2014 11 24 SOAR Manchester meeting MANCHESTER, Ky. (Nov. 24, 2014) – As the Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR) initiative approaches its second year, executive board members welcomed the new SOAR executive director and considered