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Kyndle Tech Tuesday Luncheon to Focus on Cybersecurity Threats and Tips for Business

Kyndle Tech Tuesday Luncheon to Focus on Cybersecurity Threats and Tips for Business

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 25th, 2016

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Henderson – Kyndle will host its next Tech Tuesday luncheon on March 1 and the topic will center around examining cybersecurity threats and provide tips that will allow businesses to improve security. The presentation will be made by Michael Ramage, Director of the Center for […]

Indiana board approves onshore casino for Evansville

Indiana board approves onshore casino for Evansville

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 25th, 2016

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(Information in the following story is from: Evansville Courier & Press, http://www.courierpress.com) INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The owner of Evansville’s casino now has state permission to move from its current riverboat docked along the Ohio River to a new $50 million onshore facility. Indiana Gaming Commission […]

Lexmark releases 4Q earnings, says it’s cutting 550 jobs

Lexmark releases 4Q earnings, says it’s cutting 550 jobs

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 24th, 2016

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(Information in the following story is from: Lexington Herald-Leader, http://www.kentucky.com) LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Lexmark says it will cut 550 jobs over the next year, with some of the positions being moved out of the country. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports Lexmark spokesman Jerry Grasso declined […]

Amid coal market struggles, less fuel worth mining in US

Amid coal market struggles, less fuel worth mining in US

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 23rd, 2016

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MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — An exhaustive government analysis says that at current prices and mining rates the largest coal reserves in the U.S. will be tapped out in just a few decades. The finding upends conventional wisdom on the lifespan for […]

Kentucky’s auto sector delivered more growth in 2015

Kentucky’s auto sector delivered more growth in 2015

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 22nd, 2016

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  FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s automotive industry produced more vehicles and increased its employment in 2015. The Kentucky Automotive Industry Association says the state maintained its status as the nation’s third-largest producer of cars and light trucks. The group says new statistics show production […]

West Central KY Gas Decrease Three Cents

West Central KY Gas Decrease Three Cents

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 22nd, 2016

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  (February 22, 2016) — West Central Kentucky gas prices have dropped 3 cents to $1.563, according to AAA East Central’s Fuel Gauge report. The national average is $1.711. West Central Kentucky average price two weeks ago: $ 1.588 Average price during the week of […]

Challenges to Peabody Energy’s coal mine self-bonding grow

Challenges to Peabody Energy’s coal mine self-bonding grow

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 15th, 2016

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    ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Midwest environmental group has followed through on its promise to formally challenge Peabody Energy’s ability to guarantee it has enough money for future cleanup of its Illinois and Indiana coal mines. The Environmental Law and Policy Center in […]

Union hopes retirement offers cut Alcoa plant layoffs

Union hopes retirement offers cut Alcoa plant layoffs

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 15th, 2016

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NEWBURGH, Ind. (AP) — A union official says retirement offers could reduce the number of layoffs at an Alcoa plant in southern Indiana where the company is shutting down an aluminum smelter that has more than 500 workers. United Steelworkers officials have been negotiating with […]

2016 DHP Chocolate Walk

2016 DHP Chocolate Walk

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 9th, 2016

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The Downtown Henderson Partnership invites residents to shop for your loved one in downtown Henderson this Friday, February 12th and Saturday, February 13th and you will receive FREE chocolate treats. Participating Businesses include: Alles Brothers Furniture ~ 219 First Street gabbi’s Boutique ~ 801 N. […]

Alliance Resource Partners LP Announces Layoffs at Mines in Union Co. and Southern Illinois

Alliance Resource Partners LP Announces Layoffs at Mines in Union Co. and Southern Illinois

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 8th, 2016

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — The owner of two southern Illinois coal mines says it’s cutting more than 200 jobs at those locations as well as additional positions at a Kentucky mine. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (bit.ly/1QlAzzV ) reports that Alliance Resource Partners LP announced the […]