Business

Ervin Cable Construction to Expand Union County Headquarters

Ervin Cable Construction to Expand Union County Headquarters

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 8th, 2016

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Telecom construction company to create 20 jobs with $511,000 investment Kyndle announced Ervin Cable Construction LLC, a telecom construction company, will expand its headquarters in Sturgis with a $511,000 investment, a project expected to create 20 full-time jobs. Ervin Cable President Brad Ervin said the […]

Tri-State BBB® Hears from Consumers on Calls Offering Government Grants

Tri-State BBB® Hears from Consumers on Calls Offering Government Grants

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 17th, 2016

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  Evansville, IN – May 17, 2016 – The Tri-State Better Business Bureau has recently received several calls from consumers questioning various offers regarding government grants. Callers may explain that consumers are “pre-qualified” or a “recipient” for a number of different reasons, but grants must […]

Peabody, largest US coal miner, seeks bankruptcy protection

Peabody, largest US coal miner, seeks bankruptcy protection

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 13th, 2016

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NEW YORK (AP) — Peabody Energy, the nation’s largest coal miner, is seeking bankruptcy protection. The filing comes less than three months after another from Arch Coal, the country’s second-largest miner, which followed bankruptcy filings from Alpha Natural Resources. New energy technology and tightening environmental […]

Alcoa’s aluminum smelter officially closes in Warrick County

Alcoa’s aluminum smelter officially closes in Warrick County

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 25th, 2016

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NEWBURGH, Ind. (AP) — Alcoa has marked the final day of aluminum manufacturing at its Warrick County plant along the Ohio River in Indiana. The location had been operating since 1960. The company announced in January it would permanently close its Warrick Operations smelter by […]

Jobless rates up in 114 Kentucky counties in February 2016

Jobless rates up in 114 Kentucky counties in February 2016

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 24th, 2016

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 24, 2016) – Unemployment rates rose in 114 Kentucky counties between February 2015 and February 2016, fell in four counties (Casey, Jackson, Marion and Russell), and remained the same in two (Gallatin and Green), according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and […]

Justices uphold $5.8 million award against Tyson Foods

Justices uphold $5.8 million award against Tyson Foods

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 22nd, 2016

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has ruled for more than 3,000 workers at a Tyson Foods Inc. pork-processing plant in Iowa in a pay dispute with the company. The justices voted 6-2 on Tuesday to reject new limits Tyson asked them to impose on […]

Kyndle Appoints Interim President

Kyndle Appoints Interim President

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 22nd, 2016

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The Kyndle Policy Board would like to thank Brad Schneider for his work as President and CEO of our four-county regional organization. Mr. Schneider has submitted his resignation and we have accepted his resignation effective immediately. We wish him well as he begins his journey […]

Kentucky’s jobless rate at 5.8 percent in January 2016

Kentucky’s jobless rate at 5.8 percent in January 2016

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 3rd, 2016

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 3, 2016) — Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary unemployment rate for January 2016 rose to 5.8 percent from a revised 5.7 percent in December 2015, according to the Office of Employment and Training (OET), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development […]

Logging waste prompts family to found The Wood Mill  to produce pallets, railroad ties in Union County

Logging waste prompts family to found The Wood Mill to produce pallets, railroad ties in Union County

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 26th, 2016

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Company locates new, 30-employee operation in former lumberyard in Sturgis Appalled by forest waste left on their land after logging and with no local facility to process it, Union County family members decided to open a zero-waste sawmill to produce railroad ties, pallets and other […]

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 […]