Kentucky Fair & Exposition Center http://wfpl.org en Kentucky Kingdom to Host Job Fair http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-kingdom-host-job-fair <p>A job fair for Kentucky Kingdom is aimed at attracting more than 1,000 employees to the park for its May reopen.</p><p class="c0"><span>Set up as a "meet and greet," the job fair will present potential candidates with the opportunity to interact with managers and directors from every department within the park.</span></p> Thu, 02 Jan 2014 20:32:14 +0000 Jacob Ryan 8101 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky Kingdom to Host Job Fair Kentucky Kingdom: A Timeline http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-kingdom-timeline <p><strong>1987: </strong>&nbsp;Kentucky Kingdom opens with out-of-state investors. The amusement park closed after a single season.</p><p><strong>1990:</strong> Businessman Ed Hart reopens the amusement park. The size of Kentucky Kingdom is doubled, and new rides such as Thunder Run are added.</p><p><strong>1997: </strong>Premier Parks purchases Kentucky Kingdom.</p><p><strong>1998: </strong>The new ownership renames the amusement park Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom.</p><p><strong>2009: </strong>Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom's parent company closes the park amid bankruptcy proceedings.</p> Mon, 22 Oct 2012 17:02:18 +0000 Joseph Lord 2100 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky Kingdom: A Timeline