Northern Kentucky

UPS Lays Off 433 in Hebron

by Gabe Bullard on January 25, 2012

by Tana Weingartner, WVXU Cincinnati 

UPS is laying off 433 employees at its Supply Chain Solutions facility in Hebron, Kentucky. Spokeswoman Susan Rosenberg says the changes were needed because online clothing retailer Zulily no longer needs the facility’s services.

“Unfortunately we are losing a customer there. They will be pulling their inventory management in house,” she says.

Rosenberg says about 150 employees will remain at the Hebron operation and the company plans to build business back up.

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Bellevue Bed Bug Ordinance May Not Be Enough

by Gabe Bullard January 26, 2011

The ordinance would require any bedding that’s placed outside for trash collection to be wrapped in plastic so bed bugs can’t escape. Research entomologist Jeff White with the New Jersey-based Bed Bug Central says that’s a good first step, but more precautions should be taken.

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Researchers Hunting For Emerald Ash Borer

by Gabe Bullard September 1, 2008

Researchers from the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture are keeping a close eye on Northern Kentucky; they’re looking for the Emerald Ash Borer.

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