paducah mcracken county riverport


Five western Kentucky riverports in need of maintenance have been awarded a total of $500,000 in grants from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.

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The U.S. Department of Commerce Foreign-Trade Zone Board has approved the Paducah-McCracken County Riverport Authority to establish a foreign-trade zone. The riverport authority has been working for approval since 2011.

WKCTC's Inland Logistics and Marine Institute is funded by a portion of a $23.8 million dollar grant through the US Labor Department Trade Adjustments and Assistance Community College and Career Training Program, to start and grow their program and improve online content in an effort to provide training for high-skilled, high-wage positions. On Sounds Good, Kate Lochte speaks with the program's director Troy Courtney about the program and the open house on August 10.

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The Paducah/McCracken County Riverport is getting about $150 thousand in state grants this year to perform facility repairs.