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  • County unemployment decreases in August, remains below 2006 rate

    By Jonna Spelbring Priester, General Manager

    Henry County's unemployment rate decreased .6 percent from July, and also is .5 percentage points below August 2006 rates.

    Statewide, unemployment rate rose in 66 counties from August 2006 to August 2007, decreased in 45 counties and remained steady in 14 according to a press release from the Kentucky office of Employment and Training.

    Woodford County again posted the lowest jobless rate in the state with 3.8 percent.