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Gov. Bevin awards Kentucky Work Ready Communities certification to Trigg County

FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 19, 2016) – Governor Matt Bevin announced on May 19, 2016 that Trigg County has been certified as a Kentucky Work Ready Community. “I am delighted to announce that Trigg County has achieved certification by the Kentucky Workforce Innovation Board (KWIB),” Governor Bevin said. “Everything we aspire to economically is contingent on our communities having a skilled...

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Survey, What Do YOU Think?

Cadizians. Trigg Countians. The Cadiz-Trigg County Planning Commission values your input. Would you like to see more [fill in the blank]? Would you feel like Cadiz might benefit from [fill in the blank]? HERE is your opportunity to spell it out. Take The Survey Now               Do you prefer to send in your responses?  Or anonymously drop it off at a...

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Derby Fabricating Ranks Top Places to Work in Kentucky

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Goodwin Funeral Home to Invest over $800,000 in Local Renovations

…As a community we are proud to have an established family owned business that genuinely cares and contributes to their hometown. We congratulate them on their many years of success!

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S&K Powder Coating Expanding Operation with New Cadiz Facility

CADIZ, Ky. – S&K Powder Coating Inc., is officially expanding its operation into western Kentucky, as the Bowling Green based powder coating and custom fabrication company will be opening its doors in Cadiz, KY in 2015. An official opening date has not been set, but all signs point to January or early February for a grand opening.   S&K will be operating out of a 7,500...

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Kentucky’s Growth Story Continues to be Positive!

In 2013, Kentucky announced 281 new location and expansion projects, which are projected to create more than 14,000 jobs and $3.3 billion new investment. According to the most recent data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Kentucky ranked first among all states in the percentage growth of new businesses.  It’s the second straight quarter Kentucky has led the nation in that...

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Southwestern KY EDC Joins with Cadiz-Trigg County

South Western KY EDC Joins with Cadiz-Trigg County Hopkinsville, KY – The South Western Kentucky Economic Development Council and the Cadiz/Trigg County Economic Development Commission formally announced their unification at a press conference Friday morning at the SWK EDCs offices in Hopkinsville. The merger will take place immediately. The expanded organization will now promote economic...

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Kentucky’s Business Climate Ranks 9th in Nation by Site Selection Magazine

Kentucky’s Business Climate Ranks 9th in Nation by Site Selection Magazine National economic development publication highlights Kentucky’s competitiveness, project activity and tax structure in annual survey  FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 6, 2013) – Site Selection magazine has recognized Kentucky’s business climate among the top 10 in the nation in its 2013 Top State Business Climate ranking....

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TVA Ranks Among Top Utilities for Economic Development for 8th Straight Year!

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Valley Authority has been named for the eighth consecutive year as one of Site Selection magazine’s top 10 North American utilities for achievement in economic development. The publication recognizes TVA’s work in fiscal year 2012 with local power companies and regional, state and community partners in helping to attract or retain more than...

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Wabash National Selected As Top 50 Manufacturer

Wabash National Corporation, parent company of Transcraft, in Cadiz, has announced it was named one of the “50 Best U.S. Manufacturers” in the JuIy 2013 issue of IndustryWeek magazine. Company officials state they are honored to be in the company of other leading manufacturers, including Apple, Cummins Incorporated, Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, Qualcomm. To select the top 50...

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Gov. Beshear Announces Kentucky Ranks Third in the Nation for Mid-Year Automotive Production

Gov. Beshear Announces Kentucky Ranks Third in the Nation for Mid-Year Automotive Production Kentucky’s light vehicle production on pace to shatter last year’s total and mark third year in a row of growth FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 5, 2013) – Consider this:  if every car and truck produced in the Commonwealth this year represented a person, those newly-produced vehicles would rival the...

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Govenor Beshear Awards Work Ready Community In-Progress to Trigg County

Gov. Beshear awards Work Ready Community certification to Trigg County   FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 16, 2013) – Governor Steve Beshear announced today that Trigg County has been certified as a Kentucky Work Ready Community in Progress. The Kentucky Work Ready Communities certification program from the Kentucky Workforce Investment Board (KWIB) and the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development...

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Kentucky Ranked 10th in Nation for Industry Activity

FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 5, 2013) – Site Selection magazine’s annual Governor’s Cup rankings have placed Kentucky 10th in the nation for new and expanded industry activity in 2012. In 2012, Kentucky announced 354 location or expansion projects, resulting in 14,075 projected new full-time jobs and a capital investment estimated at nearly $2.7 billion. Kentucky has finished among the top 15...

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Kentucky Machine & Engineering recognized at Hopkinsville Chamber Small Business Awards Breakfast

Our local industry Kentucky Machine & Engineering was recognized at the Hopkinsville Chamber Small Business Awards Breakfast held at the Bruce Convention Center on February 12, 2013.  KME received the Small Business Industry Award.  The award was sponsored and presented by South Western Kentucky Economic Development organization.  KME is a family business owned by President, Chappel...

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Trigg County High School – Project Lead The Way (PLTW) – Highest Test Scores in State – 4th Year in a Row!

Once again, for the fourth year in a row, Trigg County has outperformed all other PLTW schools on the IED, POE and DE End of Course assessments!!! Congratulations to Lori Ricks and the students in her one-teacher program in a tiny school located in a rural, high-unemployment area of the Commonwealth!

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Kentucky Ranks Second -Highest in Job Growth in U.S.

FRANKFORT Ky. (Oct. 23, 2012) – Governor Steve Beshear today announced Kentucky ranked second in the nation for job growth over the past year, according to the U. S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Division of Current Employment Statistics. Kentucky job growth  more than double the state average of 12 regional competitors. The Regional and State Employment and Unemployment Summary, released...

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Governor Beshear Announces Transcraft to Expand in Cadiz, Kentucky- Add 80 Jobs

Gov. Beshear Announces Transcraft to Expand in Cadiz, Add 80 Jobs Platform trailer manufacturer to make nearly $3 million investment   FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 24, 2012) – Governor Steve Beshear today announced Transcraft Corp., a platform trailer manufacturer, will add 80 jobs, build a new 12,000-square-foot painting facility and purchase new equipment as part of a nearly $3 million investment...

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Please join the Cadiz EDC for an Economic Development Announcement!

Please join us for an Economic Development Announcement! Tuesday, April 24, 2012 3:00 p.m. Interstate 24 Business Park 489 International Drive Cadiz, Kentucky 42211 Please join the Cadiz EDC as we celebrate an economic develoment announcement creating an investment in Cadiz, Kentucky.  All are wellcome to attend!  Reception will follow...

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Lori Ricks – Cadiz EDC Board Member/ Selected as Kentucky Teacher Leader of the Month!

Lori Ricks has been selected as the Kentucky Teacher Leader of the Month! Lori Ricks, engineering teacher at Trigg County High School, said she works hard on her own leadership skills because she knows that inspiring her students to develop and communicate their visions and show their leadership capabilities are key components in making them successful engineers one day. “These capabilities...

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Trigg County TSA Engineering and Information Technology Students take 1st & 2nd Place in Contest at Murray State University

On Saturday, February 18, 2012, the Trigg County TSA Engineering and Information Technology students lead by Mrs. Ricks and Mrs. Carver  competed  with 17 regional schools at Murray State University.  Trigg TSA students results are as follows.  Mrs. Ricks and Mrs. Carver are very proud for all our students.  They did a wonderful job! Kayak Design And build: 1st place – Samantha harper,...

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Cadiz EDC Director, Sharon Butts Graduates from TVA’s Rural Leadership Institute

(TVA) -Tennessee Valley Authority, completed its first annual TVA Economic Development Rural Leadership Institute Class 2011 – 2012 program this past week in Nashville, TN.  Sharon Butts, Executive Director for the Cadiz EDC was selected by application process within the TVA seven state valley to participate in the leadership program.  The TVA leadership program is designed to help economic...

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Cadiz-Trigg County EDC Elects 2012 Officers

The Cadiz-Trigg County EDC elected 2012 officers this morning at the regular scheduled board meeting. The new officers for 2012 are: Don Leibee, Chairman, Todd King, Vice-Chairman & Lori Ricks, Secretary/Treasurer   Don Leibee: President and Chief Executive Officer, Cadiz Bancorp, Inc. and Bank of Cadiz & Trust Co. Don Leibee  has been active in economic  development in  Cadiz and...

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Annual Regional Industry Appreciation Luncheon December 6th: Trigg,Christian & Todd Counties

Please join us for the Annual Regional IndustryAppreciation Luncheon  featuring Christian, Todd and Trigg Counties to be held on Tuesday, December 6 at the James E. Bruce Convention Center. Our special guest speaker will be  President and CEO of the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, Ralph Schulz,  who has more than 30 years’ experience in non-profit management, marketing and...

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Trigg County High School (PLTW) – Project Lead The Way – #1 – 3 Years in a Row!

Congratulations, once again, for the THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR, to TRIGG COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL in Cadiz, KY!!! Trigg County students outperformed all Kentucky PLTW students on two of the three the Foundation Courses (IED, POE, DE). Mrs. Lori Ricks is the single PLTW teacher at Trigg County HS and her PLTW students continue to outperform the state. Congratulations to Mrs. Ricks and her...

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