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W.C. Handy Blues & Barbecue Festival announces 2017 presenting sponsor, Field & Main Bank

W.C. Handy Blues & Barbecue Festival announces 2017 presenting sponsor, Field & Main Bank

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 4th, 2017

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HENDERSON, KY – Field & Main Bank returns as presenting sponsor of the 2017 W.C. Handy Blues & Barbecue Festival, a four-day music festival that draws incredible talent and entertainment, as well as visitors, to Henderson, Ky., each year. This year’s event is June 14-17 […]

Field & Main Bank appoints Joe Meyer to serve as Bank President

Field & Main Bank appoints Joe Meyer to serve as Bank President

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 2nd, 2017

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HENDERSON, KY – Field & Main Bank has announced changes to its executive leadership team, which go into effect in June. Joe Meyer, partner at BKD, a national CPA and business advisory firm, will join Field & Main Bank to serve as president of the […]

Henderson County jobless rate hits 12-year low

Henderson County jobless rate hits 12-year low

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 29th, 2017

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​HENDERSON, Ky. — Henderson County’s annual unemployment rate fell to its lowest point in 12 years in 2016, according to figures released this week by the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training. ​The average jobless rate dipped to 4.7 percent last year, down from 4.9 […]

Kenergy Denies It Is Responcible for Q Wireless Interference Issues

Kenergy Denies It Is Responcible for Q Wireless Interference Issues

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 21st, 2017

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Kenergy says it has come to their attention that Q Wireless, a local internet provider, has stated their recent interference issues are the result of equipment installed by Kenergy. Kenergy Spokesman Kyle Heavrin says the Coop maintains and operates all of its equipment in strict […]

United changes policy, crew can’t displace seated passengers

United changes policy, crew can’t displace seated passengers

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 17th, 2017

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CHICAGO (AP) — United Airlines is changing a company policy and will no longer allow crew members to displace customers already onboard an airplane. The change comes after a passenger, Dr. David Dao, was dragged from a fully-booked United Express flight in Chicago because he […]

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 […]