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PSC Approves End to Most Big Rivers DSM Programs

PSC Approves End to Most Big Rivers DSM Programs

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

December 12th, 2018

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gov PSC Approves End to Most Big Rivers DSM Programs Move affects generation-transmission utility and distribution cooperatives FRANKFORT, Ky. (Dec. 12, 2018) – The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) has authorized the discontinuation of nearly all demand-side management (DSM) programs conducted by Big Rivers Electric […]

Paxton Media Group buys Kentucky New Era, 4 other papers

Paxton Media Group buys Kentucky New Era, 4 other papers

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

December 3rd, 2018

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PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — Paducah-based Paxton Media Group has bought the Kentucky New Era and four other newspapers. Taylor Hayes is the publisher-editor of the Kentucky New Era. He said in a news release it was important to his family to keep the Hopkinsville paper […]

Equine, poultry gains lead Kentucky agriculture in 2018

Equine, poultry gains lead Kentucky agriculture in 2018

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 29th, 2018

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Boosted by continued gains in its equine and poultry industries, Kentucky’s farm cash receipts stayed relatively stable this year as higher yields for most crops helped offset lower prices hitting some sectors, agricultural economists said Thursday. The projected cash receipts — […]

H.E.A.T. (Henderson Entrepreneurial and Technology) Lab to Open A Co-work Space for Individual Entrepreneurs

H.E.A.T. (Henderson Entrepreneurial and Technology) Lab to Open A Co-work Space for Individual Entrepreneurs

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 27th, 2018

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The HEAT (Henderson Entrepreneurial and Technology) Lab is a co-work space that allows individual entrepreneurs the opportunity to work independently or collaboratively in affordable, shared office space that includes office equipment, internet connectivity and other amenities found in a typical office. The HEAT Lab is […]

In era of online retail, Black Friday still lures a crowd

In era of online retail, Black Friday still lures a crowd

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 23rd, 2018

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By JOSEPH PISANI AND ANNE D’INNOCENZIO, AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) — It would have been easy to turn on their computers at home over plates of leftover turkey and take advantage of the Black Friday deals most retailers now offer online. But across […]

Fed report shows farm income on the decline

Fed report shows farm income on the decline

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 19th, 2018

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — A report by the St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank says farm income is continuing to decline within its district. The Fed says the third-quarter report released this week was the 19th straight survey in which most bankers indicated that farm income […]

Kentucky has Fewer Coal Jobs Than When Trump Took Officce

Kentucky has Fewer Coal Jobs Than When Trump Took Officce

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 12th, 2018

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Despite promises to reinvigorate the coal industry, Kentucky has fewer coal jobs today than when President Donald Trump took office two years ago. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports coal employment averaged 6,550 in Kentucky in the first quarter of 2017 when Trump […]

Natural Gas to Cost Less Than a Year Ago

Natural Gas to Cost Less Than a Year Ago

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 1st, 2018

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Energy efficiency improvements can help reduce bills, PSC says FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 1, 2018) – Kentucky residents who heat their homes with natural gas will see somewhat lower prices at the start of the 2018-2019 heating season than they did a year ago, the Kentucky […]

State releases county unemployment data for September 2018

State releases county unemployment data for September 2018

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

October 25th, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Oct. 25, 2018) – Unemployment rates fell in 90 Kentucky counties between September 2017 and September 2018, rose in 23, and stayed the same in seven counties, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce […]

Kyndle to celebrate Manufacturing Month in October

Kyndle to celebrate Manufacturing Month in October

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

September 20th, 2018

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Kyndle will recognize October being Manufacturing Month by organizing a set of tours of local industries for technical students as well as recognizing industries at its 2018 Industry Appreciation Luncheon. Manufacturing Month and Manufacturing Day, which is October 5, addresses common misperceptions about manufacturing by […]