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Kentucky coal company files for bankruptcy

Kentucky coal company files for bankruptcy

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 16th, 2019

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A coal company with mines in Kentucky and West Virginia has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Blackhawk mining says in a release that the restructuring will allow it to eliminate more than 60 percent of its debt. The company has 10 […]

Kentucky’s Opioid Crisis Focus of New Kentucky Chamber Workforce Initiative – Report  Details Toll on Families, Communities, Employers

Kentucky’s Opioid Crisis Focus of New Kentucky Chamber Workforce Initiative – Report Details Toll on Families, Communities, Employers

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

June 24th, 2019

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LEXINGTON, Ky.—Kentucky’s business community has become acutely aware in recent years that the state’s opioid epidemic is more than a public health issue. It is also a serious workforce issue – one that employers must address to meet their challenges of finding and retaining workers. […]

Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet releases May 2019 unemployment report

Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet releases May 2019 unemployment report

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

June 20th, 2019

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 20, 2019) — Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary May 2019 unemployment rate was 4 percent, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency within the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. The unemployment rate for May 2019 was unchanged from April 2019. […]

Ellis Park Unveils 2019 Race Meet

Ellis Park Unveils 2019 Race Meet

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

June 20th, 2019

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‘There’s a great buzz going around. You can hear it from the horsemen. You can feel it,’ says racing secretary Dan Bork HENDERSON, Ky. — Ellis Park entered a new era with Tuesday’s approval of a Laguna Development Corporation subsidiary to purchase the racetrack, followed […]

ETFCU’s Schirmer named top credit union CEO in America

ETFCU’s Schirmer named top credit union CEO in America

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

June 19th, 2019

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EVANSVILLE, IN — There are 5,572 credit unions in the United States. From the very largest of those, the credit union leader selected as the best in the nation is head of Evansville Teachers Federal Credit Union. A board of experts empaneled by the National […]

Kyndle Forms Task Force to Review Its Future Structure

Kyndle Forms Task Force to Review Its Future Structure

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

June 18th, 2019

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The KYNDLE Policy Board has formed a special task force to review the organizational components of KYNDLE. The goal of the task force is to help determine the optimal structure for the organization to provide the best return on investment for its stakeholders and members. […]

Ellis Park being sold to Laguna Development Corp.’s Ellis Entertainment

Ellis Park being sold to Laguna Development Corp.’s Ellis Entertainment

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

June 18th, 2019

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (June 18, 2019) – Ellis Entertainment, LLC (Ellis), a subsidiary of Laguna Development Corporation (LDC) based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, confirmed today it has purchased Ellis Park Racetrack in Henderson, Kentucky for $11 million. Current owners, Saratoga Casino and Hospitality Group, Saratoga Springs, New […]

County to Start Collecting Its Own Occupational Tax

County to Start Collecting Its Own Occupational Tax

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

June 18th, 2019

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HENDERSON, KY, June 17, 2019– Starting July 1, Henderson County Fiscal Court will begin collecting its own occupational tax, which is made up of both payroll and net profits components. Since the county tax was implemented on Jan. 1, 2016, the City of Henderson has […]

county to start collecting its own occupational tax

county to start collecting its own occupational tax

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

June 17th, 2019

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HENDERSON, KY, June 17, 2019– Starting July 1, Henderson County Fiscal Court will begin collecting its own occupational tax, which is made up of both payroll and net profits components. Since the county tax was implemented on Jan. 1, 2016, the City of Henderson has […]

2019 Farm to Table Dinner

2019 Farm to Table Dinner

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

June 11th, 2019

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