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Business

  • Power of One raises more than $1.7 million in contributions to help charities

    With the new year comes the continued challenge for area nonprofits to serve as many families and residents in need as possible, acording to a Kentucky Utilities news release. To energize those efforts, employees of Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company are lending a hand. Coupled with financial support from the LG&E and KU Foundation, the utilities’ voluntary employee-giving campaign, Power of One, raised more than $1.7 million in contributions.

  • Henry County’s unemployment rate higher than many of its neighbors

    Unemployment rates fell in 109 Kentucky counties between October 2014 and October 2015, rose in seven counties and remained the same in four, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.
    State officials reported 312 people as unemployed in October out of Henry County’s total workforce of 7,471, according to the news release. That put the unemployment rate at 4.2 percent, which was down by four-tenths of a percent from the same period in 2014.     

  • Warm up to the benefits of a chamber membership

    By Paul Cole

  • Kentuckians urged to avoid falling for current IRS scam

    The IRS continues to warn consumers throughout Kentucky to remain on guard against scam phone calls from thieves intent on stealing their money or their identity, according to a news release from the federal agency. Criminals pose as IRS agents and use threats to trick victims into sending money or giving personal information.

  • Henry County unemployment rate falls under 4 %

    Henry County’s unemployment rate dropped to under 4 percent in September, according to a news release from the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training.
    Unemployment rates fell in 112 Kentucky counties between September 2014 and September 2015, rose in six counties and remained the same in two counties, Muhlenberg and Russell, state officials said.

  • C&J Auto now offers U-Haul rentals in NC

    U-Haul Company of Kentucky recently announced that C&J Auto will serve as a U-Haul neighborhood in New Castle, according to a news release.
    C&J Auto at 668 Eminence Road will offer U-Haul trucks, trailers, towing equipment, support rental items and in-store pick-up for boxes.
    “C&J Auto owner Joyce Smith is proud to team with the industry leader in do-it-yourself moving and self-storage to better meet the demands of Henry County,” the news release said.

  • Giving thanks for freedom

    By Paul Cole

    Henry County Chamber of Commerce

  • Fall for these Henry County events

    By Paul Cole

    Henry County Chamber of Commerce

  • Kentucky unemployment levels fall in 112 counties, including in Henry

    Unemployment rates fell in 112 Kentucky counties, including Henry, between August 2014 and August 2015, rose in six counties and remained the same in two counties (Lawrence and Lee), according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.
    Statistics shared by the state showed unemployment hit 5.5 percent for Henry County in August 2014. One year later, the county’s unemployment rate stood at 4 percent even.

  • Doane returns home to practice law

    Robert H. Foree Law Office in New Castle recently announced the addition of Matthew D. Doane to the practice, according to a news release. Doane will practice criminal defense, real estate, business planning, estate planning and probate and bankruptcy.