Business http://wkms.org en Paducah Economic Development Names New CEO http://wkms.org/post/paducah-economic-development-names-new-ceo <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Paducah Economic Development board members have chosen a new CEO after a nearly four-month national search.</span></p><p>Scott Darnell currently serves as president of North Carolina-based Burke Development Incorporated. He says the years of cooperative leadership in McCracken County drew him to the position and that he has plans to work with displaced gaseous diffusion plant workers.</p><p> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:51:08 +0000 Whitney Jones 43183 at http://wkms.org Paducah Economic Development Names New CEO Kentucky is the 4th Best State for Entrepreneurs http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-4th-best-state-entrepreneurs <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kentucky ranks in the top 5 of the best entrepreneurial climates in the nation according to an annual economic study.</span></p><p> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 21:11:29 +0000 Rob Canning 43131 at http://wkms.org Kentucky is the 4th Best State for Entrepreneurs August Underwriter Spotlight: Eddy Creek Marina Resort http://wkms.org/post/august-underwriter-spotlight-eddy-creek-marina-resort <p>Eddy Creek Marina It wouldn't be summer in our region without a trip to the lakes. And longtime WKMS underwriters, Eddy Creek Marina Resort, have the kind of view that makes you want to be on the water all day, and stay in a lakeside cabin by night.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:58:19 +0000 Asia Burnett 43037 at http://wkms.org August Underwriter Spotlight: Eddy Creek Marina Resort (Update - Honeywell Issues Statement) Honeywell Negotiations Continue This Week http://wkms.org/post/update-honeywell-issues-statement-honeywell-negotiations-continue-week <p>UPDATE: Honeywell has issued a statement on the situation.</p><blockquote><p>“The company and the union continued bargaining&nbsp;<span data-term="goog_167044723" tabindex="0">on Tuesday</span>, but little progress was made.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:56:13 +0000 Troy Taylor 42973 at http://wkms.org (Update - Honeywell Issues Statement) Honeywell Negotiations Continue This Week Honeywell Officials Say Picketing Union Workers Breaking Conduct Standards http://wkms.org/post/honeywell-officials-say-picketing-union-workers-breaking-conduct-standards <p>Honeywell officials say locked out union workers are breaking conduct standards at the picket line in advance of a new round of bargaining starting next week.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Honeywell spokesperson Peter Dalpe says union picketers have blocked the Metropolis plant’s entrance by walking in front of vehicles, left nails at the entrance and used slurs directed at workers going into the plant.&nbsp;</span>But United Steelworkers Local 7-669 spokesperson John Paul Smith says that’s not the case.</p><p> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 21:36:11 +0000 Whitney Jones 42875 at http://wkms.org Honeywell Officials Say Picketing Union Workers Breaking Conduct Standards Should We Kill The $100 Bill? http://wkms.org/post/should-we-kill-100-bill Of all the U.S. currency in the world, nearly 80 percent is in $100 bills. That's about a trillion dollars.<p>Some people want to get rid of the bill altogether. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 21:29:39 +0000 Chris Arnold 42874 at http://wkms.org Should We Kill The $100 Bill? City-Run Gas Station Makes Waves In Southeastern Kentucky http://wkms.org/post/city-run-gas-station-makes-waves-southeastern-kentucky After years of complaints about high gas prices in Somerset, Ky., the city council and mayor did something about it. Last month, Somerset began selling gasoline to the public.<p>"It should have been this way years ago — fair," says Bob Thomas as he fills up his green pickup truck at the municipal Somerset Fuel Center.<p>The price is $3.36 a gallon, lower than the statewide average.<br /> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 21:23:00 +0000 editor 42845 at http://wkms.org City-Run Gas Station Makes Waves In Southeastern Kentucky PADD Approves $250k Loan to Automate Production Line at Elkton Facility http://wkms.org/post/padd-approves-250k-loan-automate-production-line-elkton-facility <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Pennyrile Area Development District is helping a Todd County tile company jumpstart their automated production line.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 17:09:45 +0000 Rob Canning 42806 at http://wkms.org PADD Approves $250k Loan to Automate Production Line at Elkton Facility 'Drink To Your Wildside' at a Brewery Opening in Paris http://wkms.org/post/drink-your-wildside-brewery-opening-paris <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A craft brewery is getting ready to open in Paris, Tennessee, by two friends producing beers in out-of-the-ordinary styles. On <em>Sounds Good</em>, Kate </span>Lochte<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> speaks with Randall Perry, the co-owner of </span>Perrylodgic<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Brewing Company about how he and his business partner got started, where they're setting up shop and the types of beer they'll brew this fall.</span></p><p> Fri, 08 Aug 2014 21:41:00 +0000 Kate Lochte & Matt Markgraf 42732 at http://wkms.org 'Drink To Your Wildside' at a Brewery Opening in Paris How Facebook's Messager App Affects You (And Your Privacy) http://wkms.org/post/how-facebooks-messager-app-affects-you-and-your-privacy <p>On July 28, Facebook announced they would stop allowing messaging in their iPhone and Android apps and are requiring those who want to message to download a standalone app. Murray State Lecturer and Facebook Specialist Elizabeth Thomas visits <em>Sounds Good</em> to discuss what Facebook is doing about messaging and how it's latest advertising strategy affects businesses and consumers.</p><p> Thu, 07 Aug 2014 20:31:48 +0000 Kate Lochte & Matt Markgraf 42688 at http://wkms.org How Facebook's Messager App Affects You (And Your Privacy)