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Business

  • Business owners fell in love first, created enterprise after

    A sign in Johnson & Co. Flooring says, “This is all because two people fell in love.”
    Owners Angela and Chad Johnson met when “we were both ready for a new start,” Angela Johnson said.
    The couple, born and raised in Eminence, married two years ago. “Chad’s parents taught me,” Angela said, at Eminence Independent Schools.
    Chad’s experience laying floors – 20 years working with other companies – and Angela’s eye for design combined to create Johnson & Co. Flooring, a family-owned local business.

  • Jr. Leadership works to promote the county

    By Holly Kinderman

    Henry County Chamber of Commerce

    Summer is just around the corner.
    The scenery has become so beautiful around Henry County with all the blooming trees, plants and flowers.
    The community will soon become busy with summer play, festivals, yard sales and other community events. Don’t forget the Henry County Farmer’s Market is now open on Wednesday and Saturday on the courthouse lawn in New Castle.

  • United Citizens is in the ‘Top 10 Percent’

    BAUERFINANCIAL, Coral Gables, Fla., a national bank rating firm, recently announced United Citizens Bank & Trust, Campbellsburg, has once again secured its highest, 5-Star rating, according to a news release.
    A five-star rating indicates the bank excels in areas of capital adequacy, profitability, asset quality and much more, the bank rating firm explained.

  • Unemployment rates again fall all across the state

    For the second month in a row, unemployment rates fell in all but one Kentucky county between February 2017 and February 2018 and rose in Metcalfe County, according to a news release from the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

  • Leadership class of 2018 gets official kickoff

    The Class of 2018 Leadership Henry County has officially kicked off. We had a nice meet and greet at the end of March at the Grigsby-Stiltz Tea Room and Catering in Pleasureville; what a beautiful place that is. We will have our opening day next week and learn more about our own leadership styles and more about how we work with others. We will spend our day at the Henry County Extension Office. I am looking forward to spending time with this group in the upcoming months.

  • What can the Henry County Chamber of Commerce do for the community?

    By Holly Kinderman
    Henry County Chamber of Commerce

    When you think about the Henry County Chamber of Commerce, what do you think of? What does the chamber do for its members?
    The chamber’s mission is to “promote pride and progress” in Henry County, to be a positive voice for the community and to promote awareness of our businesses and resources we have in the community.
    When you join or renew your membership, you are investing in the community and helping us continue our mission.

  • Unemployment falls all across Kentucky, except for one county

    Unemployment rates fell in 119 Kentucky counties and rose in one county (Carter County) between January 2017 and January 2018, according to a news release from the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. At the same time, unemployment in Henry County dropped by more than a percentage point.

  • A Modern Milkmaid LLC joins the chamber and other goings on

    By Holly Kinderman
    Henry County Chamber of Commerce

    Jumping right into it!
    I want to start off by saying welcome to our new chamber member,
    A Modern Milkmaid, LLC, a marketing consulting business, was established in 2017 by Carilynn Coombs. Coombs offers a full marketing suite from traditional marketing and digital marketing all the way to brand development. She started her company because she saw a need in the community and industry for professionals who could offer flexible, reasonably priced marketing services to small rural and agricultural businesses.

  • Henry County’s unemployment rate fell to 3.1 percent in December

    Unemployment rates fell in 117 Kentucky counties, stayed the same in two (Estill and Hickman counties) and rose in one county (Bath County) between December 2016 and December 2017, according to a news release from the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.
    Woodford County recorded the lowest jobless rate in the commonwealth at 2.6 percent.

  • Attends Ky. Proud breakfast