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Kentucky’s unemployment rate at 5 percent in September 2016

Kentucky’s unemployment rate at 5 percent in September 2016

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

October 20th, 2016

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Oct. 20, 2016) – Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary unemployment rate for September 2016 was 5 percent from a revised 4.9 percent in August 2016, according to the Office of Employment and Training (OET), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. […]

Kyndle Announces New President and CEO

Kyndle Announces New President and CEO

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

October 19th, 2016

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The Kyndle Policy Board today announced it has selected Anthony (Tony) Iriti as the new President and CEO for the economic development organization. “After a national search, Kyndle will have a CEO with strong economic development background, who also has experience partnering with Chambers of […]

Kyndle Business Leadership Seminar to feature an adventurer, a general and a positive thinker

Kyndle Business Leadership Seminar to feature an adventurer, a general and a positive thinker

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

October 17th, 2016

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HENDERSON, Ky. — Do you think you could learn about perseverance and goal-setting from the first woman to ever row solo across the Atlantic Ocean? Would you benefit from hearing about leadership from the man who commands thousands of National Guardsmen in Kentucky?Could you get […]

Kyndle Agriculture Committee to Offer Scholarships for Agriculture Professional Development

Kyndle Agriculture Committee to Offer Scholarships for Agriculture Professional Development

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

October 14th, 2016

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Henderson, Ky – The Kyndle Agriculture Committee is offering scholarships to individuals that are interested in attending an agriculture related training, seminar or conference for professional development. The committee will award up to $500 in scholarships that can be used to cover the cost of […]

Margaret Ridley departing Kyndle after nearly three years as VP of business support

Margaret Ridley departing Kyndle after nearly three years as VP of business support

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

September 29th, 2016

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HENDERSON, Ky. — Margaret Ridley is stepping down after nearly three years of overseeing the chamber of commerce functions of Kyndle. Ridley became vice president of business support for Kyndle in January 2014 following the merger of the Henderson Chamber of Commerce and the Northwest […]

Gov. Bevin: Alorica to Create 830 Jobs with Customer Engagement Center in Downtown Owensboro

Gov. Bevin: Alorica to Create 830 Jobs with Customer Engagement Center in Downtown Owensboro

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

September 21st, 2016

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Global provider of ‘insanely great’ customer experiences attracted to city’s progressive attitude, ethic of region’s workforce FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 21, 2016) – Gov. Matt Bevin today announced California-based Alorica plans to establish an 830-job customer engagement center in downtown Owensboro’s former BB&T building, marking one […]

Independent Stave Breaks Ground on $18 Million Marshall County Mill

Independent Stave Breaks Ground on $18 Million Marshall County Mill

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

September 21st, 2016

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Bourbon industry supplier to create 47 jobs FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 20, 2016) – Gov. Matt Bevin today joined local officials in Benton and Independent Stave Co. LLC executives to break ground on the company’s second Kentucky mill, which will produce barrel staves for the bourbon […]

Kentucky & 20 Other US states sue to block expansion of overtime pay law

Kentucky & 20 Other US states sue to block expansion of overtime pay law

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

September 21st, 2016

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — A coalition of 21 states is suing the U.S. Department of Labor over a new rule that would make more higher-earning workers eligible for overtime pay. Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt filed the lawsuit in Texas on Tuesday, urging the court […]

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Dam 52 deterioration prompts unscheduled river closure

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Dam 52 deterioration prompts unscheduled river closure

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

September 12th, 2016

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LOUISVILLE, KY. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District is working to maintain the Ohio River pool at Locks and Dam 52 at Brookport, Illinois, after three wickets broke free from their bases. Due to the location of the hole, the remaining wickets […]

HENDERSON – EVANSVILLE AREA SETS RECORD FOR GOODS EXPORTS IN 2015

HENDERSON – EVANSVILLE AREA SETS RECORD FOR GOODS EXPORTS IN 2015

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

September 11th, 2016

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today released a report highlighting goods exports from U.S. metropolitan areas for 2015. The International Trade Administration’s 2015 Metropolitan Area Export Overview indicates that goods exports from the Evansville, IN-KY metro area reached a record $4.5 billion. […]