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15th Annual Best Places to Work in Kentucky Award Winners Announced

15th Annual Best Places to Work in Kentucky Award Winners Announced

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

January 23rd, 2019

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 23, 2019) – The Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management (KYSHRM) and Lifestyle Health Plans are pleased to announce the 100 companies (in alphabetical order) that made the 15th Annual Best Places to Work in Kentucky list. […]

Evansville Teachers FCU opens branch in Bowling Green, Kentucky

Evansville Teachers FCU opens branch in Bowling Green, Kentucky

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

December 31st, 2018

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Evansville Teachers Federal Credit Union continued its growth trajectory with the opening of a full-service office in Bowling Green, Kentucky, on Friday, December 28. ETFCU chief executive officer and president Bill Schirmer, along with the credit union’s board of directors, noted that with 2,000 members […]

Company eyes far SW Indiana county for wind farm project

Company eyes far SW Indiana county for wind farm project

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

December 17th, 2018

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MOUNT VERNON, Ind. (AP) — A Texas company is eyeing southwestern Indiana for a proposed 200-megawatt wind farm. E.ON Climate & Renewables North America wants to erect up to 81 wind turbines in Posey County in the state’s far southwestern corner. Construction of the wind […]

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 […]