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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 […]

Kyndle honors HCC’s Michelle Chappell as its 2017 Educator of the Year

Kyndle honors HCC’s Michelle Chappell as its 2017 Educator of the Year

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 4th, 2017

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HENDERSON, Ky. — A Henderson Community College professor who takes science, technology, engineering and math opportunities out to girls and under-served populations in the community was honored Friday morning as Kyndle’s 2017 Educator of the Year. Michelle Chappell, associate professor of Computer and Information Technologies, […]

Audubon Metals to Add 39 Jobs with Expansion in Henderson

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 28th, 2017

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New aluminum smelting furnace will boost production capacity FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 28, 2017) – Gov. Matt Bevin today announced aluminum producer Audubon Metals LLC will expand its Henderson plant with a more than $8.3 million investment that will create 39 full-time jobs. “Audubon Metals has […]

Kentucky Cloud Career Pathways collaboration to prepare students for technology-based careers

Kentucky Cloud Career Pathways collaboration to prepare students for technology-based careers

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 10th, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 10, 2017) – A new collaboration among state, education, non-profit, and private sector parties was announced by the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet today aimed at creating Kentucky Cloud Career Pathways, which are specific courses and educational opportunities designed to prepare […]

Seeking Security Net for Net Neutrality

Seeking Security Net for Net Neutrality

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 10th, 2017

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Greg Stotelmyer, Kentucky News Connection LEXINGTON, Ky. – After winning the battle for open Internet rules two years ago, net neutrality advocates are hoping a wave of public comments can help them keep the rules in place. Net Neutrality Day of Action this Wednesday is […]