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West Central KY Gas Prices Lower This Week; Cheaper Oil Pushes Prices Down Nationwide

West Central KY Gas Prices Lower This Week; Cheaper Oil Pushes Prices Down Nationwide

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

June 4th, 2019

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The average price of gasoline across West Central Kentucky is three cents cheaper this week at $2.558 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report.  There is some volatility at the pump across the Great Lakes and Central states, with eight states seeing gas prices […]

Corvette plant adding 400 workers ahead of new model rollout

Corvette plant adding 400 workers ahead of new model rollout

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 26th, 2019

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — General Motors says it is adding a second shift and more than 400 hourly jobs at its Kentucky plant that produces the Chevrolet Corvette. The increased production will support the company’s newest generation of its iconic sports car, first introduced […]

DHP honors Field & Main, other award recipients

DHP honors Field & Main, other award recipients

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 25th, 2019

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HENDERSON, Ky. — Downtown Henderson might have the word “down” in its name, but these days, things are decidedly looking up. Indeed, as a rich and deserving roster of recipients at the Downtown Henderson Partnership’s 25th annual Awards Breakfast on Friday morning demonstrated, it seems […]

West Central Kentucky Gas Prices Spike as National Average Continues to Climb

West Central Kentucky Gas Prices Spike as National Average Continues to Climb

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 18th, 2019

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West Central Kentucky motorists are paying an average of 17 cents more at the pump this week at $2.482 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report. Indiana (+14) and Ohio (+11 cents) saw the largest week-over-week gas price increases of all states […]

Donna Crooks departing Kyndle after nearly 7 years  as Vice President of Economic Development

Donna Crooks departing Kyndle after nearly 7 years as Vice President of Economic Development

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 15th, 2019

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HENDERSON, KY. – Donna Crooks is stepping down after nearly seven years of overseeing the economic development functions of Kyndle. Crooks, who is a native of Henderson county, plans to pursue a new career in commercial and industrial real estate development. During her tenure at […]

Kentucky Tops Governor’s Cup Rankings for South Central Region

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 6th, 2019

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Commonwealth takes second nationally in projects per capita, Bowling Green top-ranked in its category FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 6, 2019) – Kentucky continued its strong economic development success as ranked by Site Selection magazine’s annual Governor’s Cup rankings in 2018, earning the top ranking in the […]

Quarles Hails Kentucky Growers During Soybean Week

Quarles Hails Kentucky Growers During Soybean Week

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 5th, 2019

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Kentucky Boasted Record Production and National Leaders in 2018 FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 4, 2019) – Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles saluted Kentucky’s soybean producers by proclaiming Soybean Week in Kentucky the week of March 4. “Kentucky soybean growers produced a record crop in 2018,” Commissioner Quarles […]

Kentucky’s 2018 annual unemployment rate falls to 4.3 percent

Kentucky’s 2018 annual unemployment rate falls to 4.3 percent

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 4th, 2019

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Kentucky hits lowest annual rate since 2000; nonfarm employment adds 10,500 jobs FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 4, 2019) – Kentucky’s annual unemployment rate dropped to 4.3 percent in 2018 from 4.9 percent in 2017, while nonfarm employment gained 10,500 jobs, according to the Kentucky Center for […]

Evansville Teachers FCU President Bill Schirmer named to St. Louis Fed Advisory Committee

Evansville Teachers FCU President Bill Schirmer named to St. Louis Fed Advisory Committee

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 27th, 2019

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Evansville, IN—The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis has appointed Evansville Teachers Federal Credit Union President and CEO Bill Schirmer to its Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council (CDIAC) for a three-year term starting in 2019. The council was established by the St. Louis Fed in […]

Columbia Sportswear Co. to Expand  Henderson County Operation

Columbia Sportswear Co. to Expand Henderson County Operation

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 22nd, 2019

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Company anticipates 25 new jobs at distribution facility FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 22, 2019) – Gov. Matt Bevin today announced Columbia Sportswear Co., a manufacturer of apparel and footwear products, will expand its distribution operation in Henderson County with a $700,000 investment that will create 25 […]