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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 […]

DOWNTOWN HENDERSON PARNERSHIP INVITES YOU TO DINNER ON THE RIVER WITH HENDERSON BREWING CO.

DOWNTOWN HENDERSON PARNERSHIP INVITES YOU TO DINNER ON THE RIVER WITH HENDERSON BREWING CO.

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

September 14th, 2018

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Looking for the perfect outdoor venue for a dinner party? Look no further than right here in Downtown Henderson on Saturday, September 22rd when the Downtown Henderson Partnership presents Dinner on the River with Henderson Brewing Co. in beautiful Audubon Mill Park. “We are so […]

Fiberglass Manufacturer SKAPS to Add 20 Jobs in Henderson

Fiberglass Manufacturer SKAPS to Add 20 Jobs in Henderson

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 30th, 2018

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$5 million project will help expand company’s North and South American market SKAPS Industries, a producer of rolled fiberglass products, will invest $5 million and create 20 full-time jobs at its Henderson operation, Kyndle announced today. The project includes upgrading the facility at 5549 State […]

PSC OKs Big Rivers Exit As Henderson Power Plant Operator

PSC OKs Big Rivers Exit As Henderson Power Plant Operator

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 29th, 2018

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Station Two deemed uneconomical; transition period set through May 2019 FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 29, 2018) – The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) has relieved Big Rivers Electric Corp. (BREC) of any continuing obligation to operate an electric power plant for the city of Henderson. In […]

State releases county unemployment data for July 2018

State releases county unemployment data for July 2018

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 23rd, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 23, 2018) – Unemployment rates fell in 110 Kentucky counties between July 2017 and July 2018 and rose in 10 counties, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. Woodford County recorded […]

Kentucky aluminum smelter returning to full production

Kentucky aluminum smelter returning to full production

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 22nd, 2018

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HAWESVILLE, Ky. (AP) — An aluminum producer has begun the return to full production at its smelter in Kentucky, which is planned to open up hundreds of new jobs. Century Aluminum said in a news release the ceremony Wednesday at Hawesville marks the return to […]

ELLIS PARK ACCREDITED BY NTRA SAFETY & INTEGRITY ALLIANCE,  MAKING KENTUCKY FULLY ACCREDITED AT ALL THOROUGHBRED TRACKS

ELLIS PARK ACCREDITED BY NTRA SAFETY & INTEGRITY ALLIANCE, MAKING KENTUCKY FULLY ACCREDITED AT ALL THOROUGHBRED TRACKS

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 16th, 2018

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (Thursday, August 16, 2018) – The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced today that Ellis Park has received its initial accreditation from the NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance, bringing the number of active accreditations to 24 racetracks in the U.S. and Canada, including […]

Wickliffe Paper Mill to Reopen,  Employ 500 in West Kentucky

Wickliffe Paper Mill to Reopen, Employ 500 in West Kentucky

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 16th, 2018

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Global Win to buy Verso facility in Ballard County for first US operation FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 16, 2018) – Gov. Matt Bevin today announced Global Win Wickliffe LLC, a Chinese-owned paper products manufacturer, will reopen the former Verso Corp. mill in west Kentucky’s Ballard County […]

Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet releases July 2018 unemployment report

Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet releases July 2018 unemployment report

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 16th, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 16, 2018) – Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary July 2018 unemployment rate was 4.3 percent, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. The unemployment rate for July 2018 was up from the […]

AT&T Awards Grant to Imagination Library of Henderson, Kentucky

AT&T Awards Grant to Imagination Library of Henderson, Kentucky

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 2nd, 2018

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AT&T awarded Imagination Library of Henderson Kentucky with a $10,000 grant. The ceremony took placeon Wednesday, August 1 at the AT&T Entertainment Experience Store located at 2201 US-41 in Henderson. “AT&T is proud to support the Kyndle Education Foundation and their effort to support youth […]