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Fri March 20, 2009
Trigg Jobless Rates
By Angela Hatton
Frankfort, KY – Unemployment levels in Trigg County are some of the worst in the state. The Kentucky Department of Labor reports Trigg County's jobless rate reached nearly 16-percent in January, a tie for the state's third highest. Recent plants layoffs, including American National Rubber, Transcraft Corporation, and Johnson Controls Incorporated have caused a twelve percent spike in jobless rates in the past year. Unemployment in the entire Pennyrile region is hovering at around eleven percent.