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  • 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.   

  • Wanted: More youth input for community planning

    By Paul Cole
    Henry County Chamber

  • Limestone Land Trust launches conservation efforts in Henry

    Kentucky lost nearly a million acres of farmland between 2007 and 2012, the highest percentage decrease in farmland of any state in the United States, according to the Census of Agriculture.  That’s equivalent to 45 acres of farmland every day, according to the American Farmland Trust.  Every county in our region has streams, rivers or lakes that are too polluted or unsafe for swimming or fishing.  

  • Unemployment rate continues its downward trend

    Unemployment rates fell in 118 Kentucky counties between June 2014 and June 2015, but rose in Hancock and Russell counties, 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 3.7 percent. It was followed by Fayette, Owen and Shelby counties, 4.1 percent each; Boone, Oldham and Scott counties, 4.2 percent; Spencer County, 4.3 percent; and Anderson, Campbell and Jessamine counties, 4.4 percent each.