Archive: Jeannie Oliver

Jeannie Oliver is a writer and PR practitioner with a long string of awards behind her name. With a degree in journalism from the University of Oklahoma, Jeannie has worked as a high school journalism teacher, an editor for the Appaloosa Journal, and a media spokesperson for the Oklahoma Education Association during a statewide teachers strike. She has created work for corporations and non-profits as diverse as Seagate, INTEGRIS Mental Health, Ballet Oklahoma and Dale Rogers Training Center. With a bungalow in the historic Mesta Park area of Oklahoma City, Jeannie divides her time between writing and rehabbing an old house. When she’s not mowing or painting or seeing to plumbing repairs, she can be seen in the neighborhood walking her well-known spotted rat terrier Dotty. She has three grown children–two daughters in Brentwood, Tennessee, and a son in Oklahoma City—and one adolescent granddaughter.

Auto supplier TWB Company opens Glasgow facility.

GLASGOW, Ky. – TWB Company LLC, plans to open a new facility in Glasgow, creating 12 jobs and investing nearly $7.7 million. The Kentucky TWB facility will laser weld different types of high-strength steel to create material used for heavy-duty truck ra ...

Fresh Thyme stores fresh to Louisville and Newport.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Fresh Thyme Farmer’s Market is coming to Kentucky with locations slated to open early next year in Louisville and Newport. Backed by Meijer, Fresh Thyme is a fast-growing organic niche grocery with around 30 locations in Missouri, Il ...

Florida Tile paves the way for Lawrenceburg expansion.

LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. – Florida Tile Inc., a manufacturer of porcelain tile, will expand its Lawrenceburg operation, investing $25.2 million and adding 61 jobs. The project will allow Florida Tile to add manufacturing lines and equipment at its existing man ...

Grupo Antolin adds facility, 200 jobs in Louisville.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Grupo Antolin, one of the largest global manufacturers of automobile interior components, will locate a new facility in Louisville, creating 200 jobs through and investing more than $13.7 million. Grupo Antolin, which employs nearly 35 ...

Cooler Commander wins Paducah pitch contest.

PADUCAH, Ky. – Jason Carnes came up with an idea for his product, the Cooler Commander, out of frustration. Out riding ATVs with his buddies one winter day, he wasted 10 minutes securing his cooler with straps for the second time that day. He started lo ...

Kentucky places 3rd in Site Selection rankings.

FRANKFORT, Ky. – A succession of expanding businesses, new facility openings and thousands of new jobs helped Kentucky place third nationally in the 2015 Business Climate Ranking by Site Selection magazine. Kentucky leapt from eighth place last year – ...

Bowling Green Metalforming will add 450 jobs.

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Bowling Green Metalforming plans to invest more than $261 million and create 450 jobs over the next four years. Bowling Green Metalforming produces vehicle body and chassis assemblies for original equipment manufacturers including G ...

Swedish Match invests in Owensboro R&D center.

OWENSBORO, Ky. — Swedish Match will invest more than $3 million in its Owensboro facility to expand its research and development department. With its 10,000-square-foot expansion, Stockholm-based Swedish Match, a manufacturer of tobacco products, will ...

Bowling Green welcomes steel company Bilstein, 110 jobs.

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — Bilstein Cold Rolled Steel celebrated the groundbreaking the company’s new plant in Bowling Green recently. A part of Germany-based Bilstein Group, the company is investing $130 million to build a 250,000-square-foot manufacturing ...

Kobe Aluminum expanding in Bowling Green.

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Kobe Aluminum Automotive Products LLC (KAAP), a supplier for the automotive industry, will invest $57 million to expand its Bowling Green facility. The expansion will support 112 new jobs, according to a news release from the Kentucky C ...

UPS will invest $310M, triple Centennial Hub, hire 300.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS) has announced plans to triple the size of Centennial Hub, the company’s ground package-sorting facility in Louisville. The Atlanta-based package shipper expects to invest an estimated $309.7 million ...

VonLehman locates new HQ in Fort Wright.

FORT WRIGHT, Ky. – VonLehman & Company Inc. is opening a new headquarters office in Fort Wright, investing $3 million and adding 20 jobs. With offices in Cincinnati, Indianapolis and Fort Mitchell, VonLehman is a certified public accounting and advi ...

KOWA opens first North American plant in Corbin.

CORBIN, Ky. – KOWA Kentucky Inc. recently cut the ribbon on its manufacturing facility in Corbin. KOWA is creating 30 jobs with its $10 million investment in the project. KOWA’s parent company, KOWA KOGYOSHO CO., LTD. in Nagoya, Japan, opted to estab ...

EOS USA opens call center in Somerset, adds 150 jobs.

SOMERSET, Ky. – EOS USA celebrated the opening of the company’s new flagship customer call center in Somerset where it is leasing a 20,000-square-foot facility in the Valley Oak Technology Complex. The company is investing nearly $4 million in the pr ...

Toyota unveils first Kentucky-built Lexus.

GEORGETOWN, Ky. – There was celebration in Georgetown as Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky (TMMK) unveiled the first American-made Lexus recently. The luxury-model Lexus ES 350 is the top-selling Lexus sedan worldwide. Toyota will produce about 50,000 ...

Little Greek opens first Kentucky location.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Little Greek Fresh Grill, a rapidly growing restaurant franchise, recently opened in Louisville in Shelbyville Road Plaza, near the intersection of Bowling Boulevard and Shelbyville Road. Little Greek bills itself as a “fast-casual ...

Need a nurse? KentuckyOne needs 300 nurses.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — KentuckyOne Health Inc. has about 300 new jobs for registered nurses across its system. System wide, KentuckyOne currently employs about 3,500 nurses. According to a news article in Louisville Business First, the Kentucky-based health ...

Kentucky jobless rate hits 14-year low at 5 percent.

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky’s jobless rate fell to 5 percent in September, its lowest point in 14 years. That was down from a seasonably adjusted unemployment rate of 5.2 percent in August. The state jobless rate in September 2015 was 0.8 percent below ...