The Daily Independent

BY RONNIE ELLIS
The Daily Independent, Ashland – CNHI NEWS SERVICE

WURTLAND When Craig Bouchard stepped to the microphone on a sunny day here Wednesday to announce his Braidy Industries will build a $1.3 billion aluminum mill factory in nearby South Shore, he said he felt right at home.

He told of an idyllic childhood in Kansas City, riding his bike — with clothes pins holding baseball cards where they’d be struck by the spokes of the wheel and create a roar — each morning to join friends to play ball or swim…