Gov. Beshear gives Team Kentucky update
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KFVS) - Governor Andy Beshear updated Kentuckians on continued economic growth, the historic flooding in eastern Kentucky, the newly updated COVID-19 booster, the Rockport Bridge Rehabilitation Rail Project and more.
He also named the officers and troopers awarded at Kentucky State Police’s annual sworn awards ceremony as Team Kentucky All-Stars.
The governor highlighted four economic development projects that are expected to create nearly 400 full-time jobs and represent nearly $200 million in investment.
The developments include the Log Still Distillery in Nelson County, a Renfro Supply Co. expansion, Chemical & Industrial Engineering, Inc. expansion and new headquarters for Inxeption.
The governor said all drinking water systems are now operational; 22 systems were down immediately after the flooding. A boil water advisory for the entire Buckhorn system will likely remain in place through Monday, September 19.
He said more than 300 customers remain under a boil water advisory, down from 46,000.
He held his weekly Team Kentucky update on Thursday, September 15 at 10 a.m.
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