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Kentucky’s annual unemployment rate at lowest level since 2000

Kentucky’s annual unemployment rate at lowest level since 2000

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 5th, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 5, 2018) – Kentucky’s annual unemployment rate dropped to 4.9 percent in 2017 from 5.1 percent in 2016, while nonfarm employment gained 11,300 jobs, according to the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and […]

DOWNTOWN HENDERSON PARTNERSHIP ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS FOR ANNUAL AWARDS

DOWNTOWN HENDERSON PARTNERSHIP ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS FOR ANNUAL AWARDS

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 15th, 2018

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HENDERSON, KY (Feb. 14, 2018) – The Downtown Henderson Partnership is now accepting nominations for its annual awards to be presented at the 24th Annual Awards Breakfast on March 22, 2018. Awards include Excellence in Preservation, Business of the Year, Downtowner of the Year, Volunteer […]

Court Sides with Bevin Administration on Right-to-Work

Court Sides with Bevin Administration on Right-to-Work

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

January 24th, 2018

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HB 1 has already resulted in unprecedented economic investment across the state FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 24, 2018) – The Franklin Circuit Court has dismissed a lawsuit brought by labor unions challenging the Commonwealth’s historic new right-to-work law. House Bill 1, passed by the 2017 General […]

Don’t be caught off guard with higher bills this winter!

Don’t be caught off guard with higher bills this winter!

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

January 16th, 2018

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Monitor and manage your energy usage during the winter months. Every year, Kenergy receives calls and emails from members with concerns about their electric bills. Many calls are during the winter months, and they come from members who feel their electric bills are incorrect because […]

Big Rivers Electric Corporation in Henderson Presented Governor’s Safety and Health Award

Big Rivers Electric Corporation in Henderson Presented Governor’s Safety and Health Award

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

December 19th, 2017

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Employees completed over 500,000 production hours without a lost-time incident Henderson, Ky. (December 19, 2017) – Labor Cabinet Secretary Derrick Ramsey visited Big Rivers Electric Corporation in Henderson today to present the headquarters office a Governor’s Safety and Health Award for the 500,000 production hours […]

Homecare Products to Expand EZ-ACCESS Operation in Morganfield

Homecare Products to Expand EZ-ACCESS Operation in Morganfield

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

December 7th, 2017

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Homecare Products to Expand EZ-ACCESS Operation in Morganfield Ramp producer will create 10 full-time jobs   Homecare Products Inc., a producer of portable and modular ramps that operates under the name EZ-ACCESS, will invest $650,000 and create 10 full-time jobs with the expansion of its […]

Kentucky farm income rebounds from 2016 levels

Kentucky farm income rebounds from 2016 levels

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

December 1st, 2017

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Agricultural economists say farm income in Kentucky has rebounded from 2016 levels, but remains well below record figures earlier in the decade. The University of Kentucky ag economists on Thursday predicted 2017 farm cash receipts to reach $5.6 billion, which would […]

Murray State University president to speak in Henderson

Murray State University president to speak in Henderson

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 6th, 2017

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HENDERSON, Ky. — Murray State University President Dr. Bob Davies will be the keynote speaker at the Kyndle 2017 Celebration of Education Breakfast. The event will begin at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, at the Henderson County Schools’ Professional Development Center at the Thelma B. […]

Kyndle presents four Industry of the Year awards

Kyndle presents four Industry of the Year awards

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

October 30th, 2017

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HENDERSON, Ky. — Kyndle on Monday honored four outstanding companies in Henderson, McLean, Union and Webster counties with Industry of the Year honors at a luncheon. Named the 2017 Kyndle Industry of the Year in the respective counties were: Henderson County: Hydro Aluminum. McLean County: […]

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 […]