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Business

  • 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.

  • Chamber Notes, Sept. 21

  • 15 years of promoting pride and progress

  • Henry jobless rate drops below 9%

    Henry County was one of 96 counties in the state to experience a drop in unemployment rates from June 2010 to June 2011, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training.

    Henry’s unemployment rate dropped almost a full percentage point, from 9.3 in June 2010 to 8.3 in June 2011.

    Regionally, Trimble County experienced the most improvment, going from 13.7 percent in June 2010 to an 10.6 percent this year. Conversely, Spencer County recorded the lowest decline — changing just 0.1 points again.

  • Come on out and have breakfast with us!

    Things are really busy at the Chamber. Summer brings so many fun things to do in Henry Co. Coming up on July 30 is the Harvest Showcase, and the committee for this great event is planning for bigger and better things.

  • Henry jobless rate drops below 9%

    Submitted
    Henry County was one of 99 counties in the state to experience a drop in unemployment rates from May 2010 to May 2011, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training.
    Henry’s unemployment rate dropped almost a full percentage point, from 9.5 in May 2010 to 8.6 in May 2011.

    Regionally, Trimble County experienced the most improvment, going from 13.3 percent in May 2010 to an even 10 percent this year. Conversely, Spencer County recorded the lowest decline — changing 0.1 points.

  • Businesses hit and miss during race week

    By Jeff McKinney
    Kentucky News Content Service

    The inaugural Quaker State 400 brought mixed results for businesses near the Kentucky Speedway, with some left wondering why the expected windfall fell short.

    Tricia Houston, owner of Napoleon Grocery & Deli and Napoleon Ridge Farm in Napoleon about eight miles from Sparta, was among those disappointed in the results.

  • Annual meeting and LHC graduation set for June 28

    The chamber will be having their annual meeting and Leadership Henry County graduation at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 28, at Scriber’s Station on Elm. 

    A delicious meal of fried chicken with all the trimmings will be served, and the Chamber will hear about the many experiences of the Leadership Class, vote on the new budget, and be introduced to the new board members and president.   All are welcome to come and see what the Chamber is all about.   Tickets are $20 and reservations can be made by calling the office at 845-0806. 

  • Henry’s jobless rate down from April 2010

    Unemployment rates fell in 97 Kentucky counties between April 2010 and April 2011, while 20 county rates increased and three counties remained the same, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

    Henry County’s unemployment rate of 10.6 for April 2011, was down from 0.1 percent in April 2010 and down one percent from March 2011’s rate of 11.6 percent.