Foreign Investor Ambassador Approves of Two Louisville Area Projects

An immigration expert is touting two Louisville-area projects throughout India giving foreign investors the opportunity to gain expedited green cards in exchange for investing in either project. Dr. Sudhir Shah has finished touring the old Colgate factory in Clarksville and the RobinBrooke Place senior living facility in Elizabethtown. Shah now plans on hosting several seminars […]

Wet-Dry Vote for Hardin County Cities Is Tuesday

by Lisa Autry, Kentucky Public Radio Voters in Hardin County’s three largest cities go to the polls Tuesday to decide whether to expand alcohol sales. Wet-dry votes are being held in Elizabethtown, Radcliff and Vine Grove. Hardin County Clerk Kenny Tabb says in the past, similar votes have drawn about 50 percent turnout, but these […]

Hardin County Group Says Expanded Liquor Sales Would Help Economic Development

The group Hardin County United is pushing to expand restaurant and package liquor sales in Elizabethtown, Radcliff and Vine Grove. Vine Grove is currently entirely dry, and consultant Luke Schmidt—who has worked on this issue before—says the other two cites allow limited liquor sales.

Fischer Calls For New Economic Plan In State Of The City

Fischer acknowledged the city’s shortcomings and said Louisville must rise above the second tier: The city has lost thousands of jobs in the last decade; educated residents have moved away; and current graduation rates are below expectations.

Rural Theater Evades Closure with Bold Move

The recession has squeezed arts groups nationwide and caused many to close. In March, the advocacy group Americans for the Arts reported that about 10,000 arts organizations — or about 10 percent of the total  — are at risk of folding. A Kentucky theater was part of that statistic —  but it didn’t go dark. […]

Incentives Might Attract Filmmakers

Filmmakers are making more films outside of Hollywood thanks to state tax incentives. More than 40 states are offering big film industry tax credits and Kentucky could be next. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer reports. Kentucky has had its share of movies set and filmed in the Bluegrass state from the 1980 film “Coal Miner’s Daughter” to […]