August 13, 2012
A Danville company that manufactures boilers, water heaters and boiler room accessories is moving forward with an expansion and will add jobs. According to a press release from the Governor's office, Green Boiler Technologies will invest $365,000 in their West Walnut Street facility and create 27 jobs. Green Boiler Technologies¿was founded in 2007, and the next year¿acquired Sellers Engineering, a business that had been in operation since 1931. The company plans to make improvements and purchase new equipment for its 30,000-square-foot facility in Danville.
July 27, 2011
The Winchester-Clark County Industrial Authority is aggressively seeking business and employment opportunities for the community, said Todd Denham, industrial authority director. Denham spoke at a joint meeting of the Clark County Fiscal Court and the Winchester Board of Commissioners Tuesday night and told officials from both bodies that the authority has seen an increase in activity during the past three months. “Our philosophy in Winchester is that we're going to be aggressive with jobs, whether it's five, 10 or 100,”¿Denham said.
October 19, 2010
Dear Editor, With the recent announcement of Intelligrated’s intention to stay here in Danville, we need to give thanks to the people who worked tirelessly on a local level to keep it open. Our community owes a special thanks to Judge-Executive Harold McKinney and Jody Lassiter of Danville-Boyle County Economic Development Partnership. In spite of insurmountable odds, these men worked together and made it their personal mission to do everything possible to save the jobs at both Red Wing and Intelligrated.
July 17, 2009
Dear Editor, Everybody needs jobs so badly. My married friends who have children want more businesses in the community so there will be more jobs. All I want are lower taxes, lower prices and lower insurance for residents who need to go to the doctor and dentist, to pay bills and much more. The young and old also love to go to college to learn and keep their minds busy. I think Danville needs to start anew, to have some "spirit parties" to get moving. Everyone knocks on my door and asks me if I will run for mayor again.
November 21, 2006
Dear Editor, Being a single parent is no excuse to sit at home. I am a single parent of two kids also since their father passed away, but I also have two jobs and no one pays any of my bills. I struggle daily with daycare, medical and household bills, and it's the same people sitting at home using my tax money who want to complain about Mexicans or other races getting out and working. They are only getting the jobs no one else will do. They work for less money and personally I think that if they are willing to do the work that Americans are too lazy to do, then make them equals, make it easier for them to be legal.
November 26, 2003
LIBERTY - Two announcements this week will mean more jobs for Casey County, which has one of the highest unemployment rates in the state. Image Entry, a data processing service, plans to be up and running in a couple of weeks and will hire 50 people, said Arlan Sanders, executive director for the Liberty/Casey County Economic Development Authority. Another job boost to the county comes with the approval of a $500,000 Community Development Block Grant to extend sewer service from Liberty to Tarter Gate Co. in Dunnville.
March 7, 2007
Dear Editor, I'm here to tell you, folks, it's jobs Boyle County needs. And I'm not talking about the $6 to $8 per hour temp jobs that are available in abundance through local temp agencies. Public places for outdoor activities and "greenspace" are wonderful things for you to strive for, but how about all of these people you meet at Wal-Mart or the local drive-through who are in cars on their last legs, with purses or wallets banging on "E" just as surely as their old vehicle's gas tank?
November 16, 2006
Dear Editor, It's about time someone said something. Danville is my hometown, but I moved to Louisville in hopes of finding a job. Why move? Well, too many illegal immigrants are taking jobs away from those who do get out and work. I have been a homemaker for most of the time. I found out I was pregnant 11 years ago. Now I'm a single mom with two kids to think about, after their daddy passed away. They are now old enough for me to go to work part-time while they are at school.
January 22, 2008
Dear Editor, In a letter to the editor on Jan. 16 in The Advocate-Messenger, the writer complains about customers not tipping enough. She went on to say that since the first of the year it's gotten worse, and servers can't make it on the tips they are getting. I want to say to these people that if they aren't happy with their jobs, maybe they should look elsewhere. With the price of gas and food on the rise, we have all been hit hard, and going out for a meal is a luxury instead of a convenience for most of us. On the rare occasion we do go out for dinner, it usually costs anywhere from $40 to $50. By the time you pay this much, you shouldn't have to compensate for the employer's lack of pay. Also if she isn't happy with the tipping system, maybe she should try to get her employer to pay more, or maybe give better service.