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Kentucky’s 2016 annual unemployment rate falls to 5 percent

Kentucky’s 2016 annual unemployment rate falls to 5 percent

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 6th, 2017

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Ky hits lowest annual rate in 17 years; nonfarm employment adds 28,100 jobs FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 6, 2017) – Kentucky’s annual unemployment rate dropped to 5 percent in 2016 from 5.3 percent in 2015, while nonfarm employment gained 28,100 jobs, according to the Office of […]

Traffic Advisory – CSX Railroad plans to close a section of KY 109 in the Providence Community of WEBSTER County starting Monday, March 6, 2017.

Traffic Advisory – CSX Railroad plans to close a section of KY 109 in the Providence Community of WEBSTER County starting Monday, March 6, 2017.

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 6th, 2017

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As a reminder, CSX Railroad plans to close a section of KY 109 in the Providence Community of WEBSTER County starting Monday, March 6, 2017. CSX plans to close KY 109/South Broadway for about 3 or 4 days at milepoint 1.065 to allow repairs to […]

Kentucky’s unemployment rate at 5 percent in January 2017

Kentucky’s unemployment rate at 5 percent in January 2017

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 2nd, 2017

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Rate below 5.3 percent in January 2016 FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 2, 2017) – Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary unemployment rate rose to 5 percent in January 2017 from a revised 4.8 percent in December 2016, according to the Office of Employment and Training (OET), an agency […]

CSX Railroad plans to close a section of KY 109 in the Providence Community of WEBSTER County starting Monday, March 6, 2017.

CSX Railroad plans to close a section of KY 109 in the Providence Community of WEBSTER County starting Monday, March 6, 2017.

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 27th, 2017

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CSX Railroad plans to close a section of KY 109 in the Providence Community of WEBSTER County starting Monday, March 6, 2017. CSX plans to close KY 109/South Broadway for 3 days at milepoint 1.065 to allow repairs to a rail crossing. This is along […]

Henderson County Receives $970,000 Community Development Block Grant

Henderson County Receives $970,000 Community Development Block Grant

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 27th, 2017

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Funding for Equipment Purchase to Expand Hansens Aluminum Facilities FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 27, 2017) – The Kentucky Department for Local Government (DLG) approved funding for a $970,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) for the purchase and lease of equipment to Hansens Aluminum for the development […]

Twin Brothers and Two Others Sworn In as Henderson’s Newest Police Officers

Twin Brothers and Two Others Sworn In as Henderson’s Newest Police Officers

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 24th, 2017

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Earlier this month Collin Shelton, Cameron Shelton, Wade Denton, and Christian Wilhite graduated as part of Class 479 from the Department of Criminal Justice Training in Richmond, Kentucky. HPD Public Information Officer Jennifer Richmond says all four men were sworn in by Mayor Steve Austin […]

SENATE WEEK IN REVIEW – Commentary By State Senator Dorsey Ridley

SENATE WEEK IN REVIEW – Commentary By State Senator Dorsey Ridley

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 24th, 2017

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FRANKFORT — As our time in Frankfort grows shorter, our work escalates. We passed the halfway mark of the 2017 Legislative Session earlier this week, but there is still much to be done and important bills are still making their way through the legislative process. […]

Dems tap former Kentucky governor to counter Trump speech

Dems tap former Kentucky governor to counter Trump speech

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 24th, 2017

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats have tapped former Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear to deliver the party’s response to President Donald Trump’s address to a joint session of Congress Tuesday night. That’s the word on Friday from Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Democratic leader Nancy […]

Dipping up some Workplace Camaraderie

Dipping up some Workplace Camaraderie

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 24th, 2017

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Competition gets a little heated for City’s Team Soup Day HENDERSON, KY, February 22, 2017– It hasn’t exactly been soup weather for the past several days, despite the fact that it’s still officially winter. But tradition is tradition. This week it was time for the […]

Kenergy Communications Manager Steps Down

Kenergy Communications Manager Steps Down

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 23rd, 2017

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Kenergy announces the resignation of its Communications and Public Relations Manager Renee Beasley Jones. Beasley Jones has served in that role since August 2009. Her last day was Wednesday, February 22. “We accept Renee’s resignation with regret but wish her well in her future endeavors”, […]