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Local manufacturer DarCole Products, Inc. moving into growth mode

Local manufacturer DarCole Products, Inc. moving into growth mode

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 24th, 2017

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SEBREE, Kentucky – A Henderson-based producer of specialty concrete additives used to improve concrete will be moving into the Sebree Spec Building to provide it the space it needs to double its workforce and expand into new product lines over the next few years. DarCole […]

PSC Ends State Low-Income Subsidy for Wireless Phones

PSC Ends State Low-Income Subsidy for Wireless Phones

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 13th, 2017

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Landline subsidy remains; state Lifeline support fee will decrease FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 10, 2017) – The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) is revamping the state program that provides assistance to low-income telephone customers and refocusing it on meeting the needs of the mostly elderly and […]

Henderson County Receives $970,000 Community Development Block Grant

Henderson County Receives $970,000 Community Development Block Grant

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 27th, 2017

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Funding for Equipment Purchase to Expand Hansens Aluminum Facilities FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 27, 2017) – The Kentucky Department for Local Government (DLG) approved funding for a $970,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) for the purchase and lease of equipment to Hansens Aluminum for the development […]

Officials still hopeful for planned Indiana fertilizer plant

Officials still hopeful for planned Indiana fertilizer plant

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 17th, 2017

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(Information from: Evansville Courier & Press, http://www.courierpress.com) MOUNT VERNON, Ind. (AP) — Local officials in southwestern Indiana say they remain confident a proposed fertilizer plant costing more than $2 billion will be built even though more than four years have passed since it was announced. […]

Kentucky Shatters Export Record at $29.24 Billion in 2016

Kentucky Shatters Export Record at $29.24 Billion in 2016

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 15th, 2017

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Aerospace, motor vehicles and pharmaceuticals remain state’s top exports FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 15, 2017) – Kentucky’s exports broke an all-time record in 2016 with $29.24 billion in goods and services shipped abroad from the Commonwealth, a 5.8-percent increase from 2015, Gov. Matt Bevin recently announced. […]

Kyndle names new existing industry and workforce development manager

Kyndle names new existing industry and workforce development manager

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 13th, 2017

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HENDERSON, Ky. — A Kentucky native with industrial workforce and training experience has been hired to join the staff of Kyndle. Whitney Risley will serve in the newly created position of manager of existing industry and workforce development. In that role, she will seek to […]

Local Eatery Announces Relocation Is Nearing Completion

Local Eatery Announces Relocation Is Nearing Completion

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

January 25th, 2017

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Firedome Pizza and Wings which previously was located at the Ramada Inn on US Highway 41 North is currently closed but is projected to reopen in the near future in the former Ace Hardware building a short distance away in the Old Orchard Shopping Center. […]

Toyota to add 400 jobs, sink $600M into Indiana SUV factory

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

January 25th, 2017

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DETROIT (AP) — Toyota says it will add 400 jobs and invest $600 million at a Southern Indiana SUV factory. The announcement Tuesday comes just after President Donald Trump met with CEOs of the Detroit automakers to demand that new factories be built in the […]

Upcoming changes to Kenergy’s outage map

Upcoming changes to Kenergy’s outage map

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

December 28th, 2016

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Kenergy has announced an important outage communications change we expect to take effect on Friday, Jan. 6th. The cooperative expects to upload a new outage map that day. According to Kenergy Spokewoman Rene Beasley Jones says the outage map looks slightly different, but will operate […]

The holiday shopping season is losing some of its power

The holiday shopping season is losing some of its power

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

December 27th, 2016

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ANNE D’INNOCENZIO, AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The holiday shopping season is losing some of its power in the year’s sales. November and December now account for less than 21 percent of annual retail sales at physical stores, down from a peak of […]