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Business

  • 2012 Leadership class; More power myths

    Congratulations to all of our Chamber award winners pictured last week in the Local.

    I also want to share information about our newest Leadership Henry County class. I will be going in detail about them in a future column, but today I want you to know who is learning about our beautiful county:  Jill Fallis, director of Homestead Nursing Center; Irene Smith; Helen Moore; Jo Ann Adams, owner of Sweet Home Spun; Joyce Meyer, webmaster; Kelly Dockter, Extension Assistant; Karen Shannon, and Connie Snowden.

  • It’s Allabout U

    Kathy Singleton and Stephanie Decker signed on for life when they decided to open All About U salon.  Quitting, failing, or retiring isn’t an option for them.

    The two met at Hair Designs in New Castle, where they worked together for nine years. They talked about exactly how they would want their own place to be, but Decker didn’t take Singleton seriously when she suggested they open their own salon.

  • Unemployment down from February 2011

    Unemployment rates fell in 111 Kentucky counties between February 2011 and February 2012, while nine county rates increased, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. 

  • Chamber Awards: We want you to tell us who’s the best

    The Henry County Chamber of Commerce annual awards dinner will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 29, at Eminence Christian Church’s fellowship hall. The dinner is sponsored by Farmers Deposit Bank and the meal is catered by Lisa’s Cakes and Catering. Tickets are $20.

  • Count the benefits of buying local

    When shopping runs you ragged, and you think there is no end to the trips to the Big City,” stop and think about the fact that Henry County has many good businesses that may offer just what you need without the hassle. 

    While we all realize we need more businesses to offer the items you cannot purchase here, we should remember to help our current businesses stay in the community.

    Why shop Henry County? Let us count the ways…

  • County jobless rate drops below 8% for second month this year

    Unemployment rates fell in 99 Kentucky counties between October 2010 and October 2011, while 20 county rates increased and one county remained the same, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.  
    Woodford County recorded the lowest jobless rate in the Commonwealth at 6.4 percent.

  • Hatfields are the real McCoy

    It is always exciting to have a new business come to Henry County.  Hatfield Media recently opened in New Castle, and they can do just about anything you might need to promote your business.
    Did you ever wish you could have your own website with online broadcasting for special events in high definition?

  • Chamber membership has many benefits

    One of the many benefits of belonging to the Henry County Chamber of Commerce is having an outlet to let people know what your business does or if a new product or skill has been added.

    Mike Paris of M&K Construction now is available to fix those cracks that seem to come in your basement walls.  Instead of expensive companies who advertise fixing these, you can call Mike at 269-0013 for an estimate to cure your problem.

  • BauerFinancial gives United Citizens a 5-star rating

    BauerFinancial, Inc., of Coral Gables, Fla., the nation’s leading bank rating and research firm, is pleased to announce that United Citizens Bank & Trust, of Campbellsburg, has not only endured the latest financial crunch, but has emerged as a preeminent example of community banking.

  • Pendleton McDoinald's is among the first to sell the new Happy Meal

    This week, McDonald’s restaurant in Henry County will launch a new Happy Meal in support of the company’s recently announced ‘Commitments to Offer Improved Nutrition Choice’ which strive to help customers – especially children and families –make nutrition-minded choices whether visiting McDonald’s or elsewhere.