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Homecare Products to Expand EZ-ACCESS Operation in Morganfield

Homecare Products to Expand EZ-ACCESS Operation in Morganfield

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

December 7th, 2017

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Homecare Products to Expand EZ-ACCESS Operation in Morganfield Ramp producer will create 10 full-time jobs   Homecare Products Inc., a producer of portable and modular ramps that operates under the name EZ-ACCESS, will invest $650,000 and create 10 full-time jobs with the expansion of its […]

Kentucky farm income rebounds from 2016 levels

Kentucky farm income rebounds from 2016 levels

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

December 1st, 2017

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Agricultural economists say farm income in Kentucky has rebounded from 2016 levels, but remains well below record figures earlier in the decade. The University of Kentucky ag economists on Thursday predicted 2017 farm cash receipts to reach $5.6 billion, which would […]

Murray State University president to speak in Henderson

Murray State University president to speak in Henderson

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 6th, 2017

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HENDERSON, Ky. — Murray State University President Dr. Bob Davies will be the keynote speaker at the Kyndle 2017 Celebration of Education Breakfast. The event will begin at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, at the Henderson County Schools’ Professional Development Center at the Thelma B. […]

Kyndle presents four Industry of the Year awards

Kyndle presents four Industry of the Year awards

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

October 30th, 2017

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HENDERSON, Ky. — Kyndle on Monday honored four outstanding companies in Henderson, McLean, Union and Webster counties with Industry of the Year honors at a luncheon. Named the 2017 Kyndle Industry of the Year in the respective counties were: Henderson County: Hydro Aluminum. McLean County: […]

Latest Marketbasket Survey Indicates Food Prices have Remained Steady Since the Beginning of the Year

Latest Marketbasket Survey Indicates Food Prices have Remained Steady Since the Beginning of the Year

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

October 13th, 2017

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) latest Marketbasket Survey indicates food prices have remained steady since the beginning of the year. This is in contrast to what was seen throughout 2016. Quarterly measures indicated decreases in the 40 basic food items which make up […]

It is “Socktober” at Kenergy

It is “Socktober” at Kenergy

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

October 6th, 2017

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During the entire month of October, we are asking our members and employees to bring in new pairs of socks for the needy. As it gets colder, there is a great demand for children-size socks to fit infants through high school-aged children. Warm socks are […]

Indiana regulators OK Vectren’s grid upgrade, rate increases

Indiana regulators OK Vectren’s grid upgrade, rate increases

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

September 21st, 2017

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Indiana utility regulators have approved Vectren Corp.’s seven-year plan to upgrade its electrical grid and pass those costs onto its customers through rate increases. The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission approved the Evansville-based utility’s plan Wednesday. The grid upgrade will include replacing […]

Auto Supplier Metalsa to Add 113 Jobs with $36.5 Million Expansion in Owensboro

Auto Supplier Metalsa to Add 113 Jobs with $36.5 Million Expansion in Owensboro

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

September 20th, 2017

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Daviess County facility to manufacture new line of stamped, welded structural components FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 20, 2017) – Automotive frame manufacturer Metalsa Structural Products Inc. will add 113 jobs at its Owensboro facility with a $36.5 million expansion to produce a new line of stamped […]

Senior Day Out at Towne Square Mall set for September 21st

Senior Day Out at Towne Square Mall set for September 21st

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

September 15th, 2017

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Fraud! Fashion! & Preparedness! – Oh My! Hundreds of area senior citizens are expected to fill Owensboro’s Towne Square Mall on Thursday, September 21, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., for the 18th annual “Senior Day Out”. The annual event addresses current scams targeting seniors, […]

Company constructing new coal mine in western Kentucky

Company constructing new coal mine in western Kentucky

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 18th, 2017

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CALHOUN, Ky. (AP) — Construction is underway on a new underground coal mine in western Kentucky that would employ about 280 miners. Paringa Resources says it is planning to begin mining coal at the McLean County site next year. The mine would sell coal that’s […]