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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 […]

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

July 7th, 2017

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Employees completed over 1,250,639 production hours without a lost-time incident HENDERSON, Ky. (July 6, 2017) – Labor Cabinet Deputy Secretary Mike Nemes visited Big Rivers Electric Corporation Headquarters in Henderson today to present a Governor’s Safety and Health Award for working 1,250,639 production hours without […]

Ellis Park 2-year-olds showcased at Belmont Park

Ellis Park 2-year-olds showcased at Belmont Park

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

June 7th, 2017

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Lookin At Lee, Senior Investment carry banner into Triple Crown finale; Astoria-bound Waki Patriot highlights locals’ improving stock HENDERSON, Ky. (Wednesday, June 7, 2017) — Pea Patch to Big Apple: Ellis Park’s burgeoning 2-year-old program will be on display this week in New York. Kentucky […]

Morganfeld and Sturgis Chambers of Commerce merge to form Union County Chamber

Morganfeld and Sturgis Chambers of Commerce merge to form Union County Chamber

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

June 6th, 2017

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Two chambers merge to form Union County Chamber of Commerce MORGANFIELD, Ky. — After years of consideration and months of meetings, the Morganfield and Sturgis chambers of commerce have merged to create the new Union County Chamber of Commerce. “We want to have a unified […]

Solar Eclipse Business Training Seminar Free to Area Businesses

Solar Eclipse Business Training Seminar Free to Area Businesses

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 30th, 2017

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n Hopkinsville Solar Eclipse coordinators partner with Christian County Chamber of Commerce to promote preparedness Hopkinsville, KY – The City of Hopkinsville in partnership with the Christian County Chamber of Commerce will hold a business training seminar on Wednesday, May 31st from 8:00-10:00 a.m. at […]

Local industries Pay for Students to Earn While They Learn

Local industries Pay for Students to Earn While They Learn

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 30th, 2017

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(Henderson, KY) – There’s a new program in the region focused on providing education in the high-skill/high wage field of advanced manufacturing. Regional industry is on-board the Kyndle FAME Advanced Manufacturing Technology program, which educates technically-skilled technicians while also providing paid on-the-job training. The Kyndle […]

Economic Development Secretary Addresses Kyndle Annual Celebration

Economic Development Secretary Addresses Kyndle Annual Celebration

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 12th, 2017

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Kentucky’s new Economic Development Cabinet Secretary was one of the featured speakers at Thursday night’s Kyndle Annual Celebration. Click on this link to hear his remarks.