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Kentucky Toyota Plant Earns High Marks for Fewest Defects

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The Scott County Toyota plant has earned another high mark in the production category.  This recognition comes from a familiar automotive review group.

The Georgetown Toyota automotive plant tied with the Kyushu Japan Lexus facility for producing models with the fewest defects worldwide.  The honor comes from J.D. Power, the global marketing information services firm. 

Kentucky Toyota workers began production last fall on the Lexus line.  The Scott County complex is the first in the United States to build Lexus.  It represents an investment of $360 million and 750 new jobs.  To prepare for the Lexus launch, central Kentucky workers trained for months before ever touching an actual car.?

o my staff and faculty. The tears. It’s really been sad, because they are such loyal and dedicated people.” 

St. Catharine College was established in 1931 by the Dominican Sisters. The school property is being placed in receivership and will be sold to pay off creditors. 

Stu Johnson is a reporter/producer at WEKU in Lexington, Kentucky.
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