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Local Eatery Announces Relocation Is Nearing Completion

Local Eatery Announces Relocation Is Nearing Completion

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

January 25th, 2017

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Firedome Pizza and Wings which previously was located at the Ramada Inn on US Highway 41 North is currently closed but is projected to reopen in the near future in the former Ace Hardware building a short distance away in the Old Orchard Shopping Center. […]

Upcoming changes to Kenergy’s outage map

Upcoming changes to Kenergy’s outage map

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

December 28th, 2016

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Kenergy has announced an important outage communications change we expect to take effect on Friday, Jan. 6th. The cooperative expects to upload a new outage map that day. According to Kenergy Spokewoman Rene Beasley Jones says the outage map looks slightly different, but will operate […]

The holiday shopping season is losing some of its power

The holiday shopping season is losing some of its power

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

December 27th, 2016

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ANNE D’INNOCENZIO, AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The holiday shopping season is losing some of its power in the year’s sales. November and December now account for less than 21 percent of annual retail sales at physical stores, down from a peak of […]

Tyson to Expand in Henderson County with $13.5 Million Investment

Tyson to Expand in Henderson County with $13.5 Million Investment

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

December 20th, 2016

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Chicken producer expected to create 66 new full-time positions FRANKFORT, Ky. (Dec. 20, 2016) – Gov. Matt Bevin today announced Tyson Chicken Inc., a subsidiary of Tyson Foods Inc., will expand its Henderson County operation with a $13.5 million project expected to create 66 jobs. […]

Kentucky’s unemployment rate at 4.8 percent in November 2016

Kentucky’s unemployment rate at 4.8 percent in November 2016

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

December 15th, 2016

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Dec. 15, 2016) – Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary unemployment rate for November 2016 was 4.8 percent from a revised 5.1 percent in October 2016, according to the Office of Employment and Training (OET), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. […]

Retired Congressman Ed Whitfield honored as 2016 “Distinguished Rural Kentuckian”

Retired Congressman Ed Whitfield honored as 2016 “Distinguished Rural Kentuckian”

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 23rd, 2016

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Annual award bestowed by Kentucky’s electric cooperatives LOUISVILLE, Ky— Former Congressman Ed Whitfield, who represented Kentucky’s First Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives for nearly 22 years, has been honored as the 2016 “Distinguished Rural Kentuckian” by the Kentucky Association of Electric Cooperatives […]

Automotive Supplier Hansens Aluminum to  Build 90-Job Manufacturing Plant in Henderson

Automotive Supplier Hansens Aluminum to Build 90-Job Manufacturing Plant in Henderson

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 3rd, 2016

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South African-owned company to produce lightweight components from $18.4 million facility Kyndle announced automotive parts maker Hansens Aluminum LLC, a family owned South African company, plans to locate a 90-job, $18.4 million manufacturing facility in Henderson. Hansens plans to build a state-of-the-art aluminum extrusion facility […]

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 […]