There’s a big economic development announcement being made at 3:30 p.m. today. County leaders are making quite a stir about it so at least they think it’s a very big deal. We’ll find out this afternoon, and I’ll put something up here.
UPDATE: From an e-mail I received from Nathan Mick:
We should have a huge crowd with people flying in from around the country for it.
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I talked to Leonard Smith yesterday for a profile that will run in today’s paper. He has quite a bit of experience with local governments in Tennessee, having worked for the Tennessee Valley Authority for 25 years. Here’s his photo:
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Just for fun, here are a couple photos I took on Monday, when Ben Chandler gave the Garrard County Sheriff’s office $145,000 for upgrading emergency responder tech.