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Fed report shows farm income on the decline

Fed report shows farm income on the decline

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 19th, 2018

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — A report by the St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank says farm income is continuing to decline within its district. The Fed says the third-quarter report released this week was the 19th straight survey in which most bankers indicated that farm income […]

Kentucky has Fewer Coal Jobs Than When Trump Took Officce

Kentucky has Fewer Coal Jobs Than When Trump Took Officce

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 12th, 2018

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Despite promises to reinvigorate the coal industry, Kentucky has fewer coal jobs today than when President Donald Trump took office two years ago. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports coal employment averaged 6,550 in Kentucky in the first quarter of 2017 when Trump […]

Natural Gas to Cost Less Than a Year Ago

Natural Gas to Cost Less Than a Year Ago

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 1st, 2018

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Energy efficiency improvements can help reduce bills, PSC says FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 1, 2018) – Kentucky residents who heat their homes with natural gas will see somewhat lower prices at the start of the 2018-2019 heating season than they did a year ago, the Kentucky […]

State releases county unemployment data for September 2018

State releases county unemployment data for September 2018

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

October 25th, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Oct. 25, 2018) – Unemployment rates fell in 90 Kentucky counties between September 2017 and September 2018, rose in 23, and stayed the same in seven counties, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce […]

Kyndle to celebrate Manufacturing Month in October

Kyndle to celebrate Manufacturing Month in October

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

September 20th, 2018

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Kyndle will recognize October being Manufacturing Month by organizing a set of tours of local industries for technical students as well as recognizing industries at its 2018 Industry Appreciation Luncheon. Manufacturing Month and Manufacturing Day, which is October 5, addresses common misperceptions about manufacturing by […]

DOWNTOWN HENDERSON PARNERSHIP INVITES YOU TO DINNER ON THE RIVER WITH HENDERSON BREWING CO.

DOWNTOWN HENDERSON PARNERSHIP INVITES YOU TO DINNER ON THE RIVER WITH HENDERSON BREWING CO.

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

September 14th, 2018

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Looking for the perfect outdoor venue for a dinner party? Look no further than right here in Downtown Henderson on Saturday, September 22rd when the Downtown Henderson Partnership presents Dinner on the River with Henderson Brewing Co. in beautiful Audubon Mill Park. “We are so […]

Fiberglass Manufacturer SKAPS to Add 20 Jobs in Henderson

Fiberglass Manufacturer SKAPS to Add 20 Jobs in Henderson

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 30th, 2018

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$5 million project will help expand company’s North and South American market SKAPS Industries, a producer of rolled fiberglass products, will invest $5 million and create 20 full-time jobs at its Henderson operation, Kyndle announced today. The project includes upgrading the facility at 5549 State […]

PSC OKs Big Rivers Exit As Henderson Power Plant Operator

PSC OKs Big Rivers Exit As Henderson Power Plant Operator

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 29th, 2018

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Station Two deemed uneconomical; transition period set through May 2019 FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 29, 2018) – The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) has relieved Big Rivers Electric Corp. (BREC) of any continuing obligation to operate an electric power plant for the city of Henderson. In […]

State releases county unemployment data for July 2018

State releases county unemployment data for July 2018

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 23rd, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 23, 2018) – Unemployment rates fell in 110 Kentucky counties between July 2017 and July 2018 and rose in 10 counties, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. Woodford County recorded […]

Kentucky aluminum smelter returning to full production

Kentucky aluminum smelter returning to full production

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 22nd, 2018

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HAWESVILLE, Ky. (AP) — An aluminum producer has begun the return to full production at its smelter in Kentucky, which is planned to open up hundreds of new jobs. Century Aluminum said in a news release the ceremony Wednesday at Hawesville marks the return to […]