News Archive

McCracken County Sports Complex
March 9, 2021
- McCracken County Sports Tourism Athletic Complex - Coming Soon! McCracken County in 2020 received a donation from Harrahs Inc. and VICCI Inc. of over 60 acres of land that formerly housed the Bluegrass Downs horse track complex. The land will be developed into an athletic complex consisting of softball, baseball and soccer. ...

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Scholarship Opportunities
January 29, 2021
- Jackson Purchase Energy - Get Cash for Class! Times are tough and many folks need a little help. Jackson Purchase Energy Cooperative believes in the power of education. To help our Consumer-Members with college costs, we offer scholarship opportunities.  Each year, JPEC offers ten $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors whose...

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GPED Reports Good Year - Paducah Sun Article
December 8, 2020
- There was a nice article in today's Paducah Sun as a follow-up to Bruce Wilcox speaking at last week's Paducah Chamber Power in Partnership breakfast.  It gave a brief recap of our activities this year. To read the full article, here's the link: ...

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Local Economic Development Update
December 4, 2020
- Bruce Wilcox, GPED President and CEO gave a local economic development update at the Paducah Chamber of Commerce’s December Power in Partnership Breakfast.  Jeff Taylor, Commissioner, Department for Business Development with the Kentucky Economic Development Cabinet was the featured speaker.  Commissioner Taylor outlined some of the...

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Signet Federal Credit Union Announces New Headquarters
December 3, 2020
- We are very excited to announce one of our investors, Signet Federal Credit Union, is building a new headquarters in the Pecan Drive community.  The new office will be located across from West Kentucky Community and Technical College on Pecan Drive and Colonial Court.  The new two story 15,000...

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Barkley Regional Airport Has Groundbreaking for New Terminal
November 6, 2020
- Barkley Regional Airport representatives and local and state officials held a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of the construction of the new airport terminal complex. Airport Board Chairman George Bray says this new terminal project will create a beautiful front door for our community and a bridge to new...

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GPED Launches Retooled Website
October 13, 2020
- Greater Paducah Economic Development recently unveiled a revamped website designed to better market the community’s assets and ultimately create job growth.  “We’ve known for a long time that we needed to improve our web presence as part of our overall strategy,” said Bruce...

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Kalleo Technologies Expansion
June 16, 2020
- Greater Paducah Economic Development is pleased to announce the expansion of Kalleo Technologies in Paducah, KY.  Kalleo Technologies is a locally owned and operated information technology company offering network management solutions, cloud-based services, and 24/7/365 outsourced network monitoring and help desk support to corporations.  Kalleo was founded in 2004 by...

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NRE Expanding Operations in Paducah
June 4, 2020
- Greater Paducah Economic Development is pleased to announce NRE is expanding operations in Paducah, Kentucky. NRE has recently acquired the former Paducah & Louisville Railroad facility for the new home of their Power Assembly Division with the intent to fuel a manufacturing rebirth in Paducah. With the reopening of their...

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Plastic Services and Products to Acquire Former Genova Assets
May 11, 2020
- Greater Paducah Economic Development is pleased to announce Plastic Services and Products, LLC will re-establish production in the former Genova Products building in Paducah, Kentucky.   “We have been diligently working alongside Plastic Services and Products since December while they acquired the Genova assets. We are thrilled for what...

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