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Toyota Reborn: $1.33 Billion Investment in Georgetown Plant Will Keep It Cutting Edge

Toyota Reborn: $1.33 Billion Investment in Georgetown Plant Will Keep It Cutting Edge

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 10th, 2017

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Comprehensive project will prepare facility for new platform, streamline production processes, improve vehicle safety, quality and efficiency FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 10, 2017) – Already one of the world’s leading automotive plants by efficiency, productivity and technology, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky Inc., known as TMMK, will […]

Field & Main adds Hittner as Director of Customer Experience; names Drennan and Hope to new roles

Field & Main adds Hittner as Director of Customer Experience; names Drennan and Hope to new roles

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 6th, 2017

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Henderson, Ky. – Kyle Hittner joins Field & Main Bank as Director of Customer Experience. In this new role, Hittner supports the Field & Main brand by creating a unique and hospitable banking atmosphere that enhances the client experience. Hittner will be involved in training […]

Field & Main Insurance hosts Medicare Educational Program

Field & Main Insurance hosts Medicare Educational Program

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 31st, 2017

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HENDERSON, Ky. – Medicare enrollment can be overwhelming. Michael Williams, chartered healthcare consultant with Field & Main Insurance, is hosting two information sessions on Medicare enrollment for Henderson-area residents turning age 65 this year. The educational program is designed to help attendees better understand Medicare […]

Chase Fulcher honored as Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance 2016 District One Agency Manager of the Year

Chase Fulcher honored as Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance 2016 District One Agency Manager of the Year

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 31st, 2017

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Louisville, KY (March 23, 2017) – Chase Fulcher, CLU, ChFC, LUTCF, agency manager for Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance in Henderson County, has been named 2016 Agency Manager of the Year for District One. The award was presented during the company’s 62nd annual sales conference, held […]

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 […]