Covidien http://ketr.org en Plant Closings Begin to Take Toll on Local Budgets http://ketr.org/post/plant-closings-begin-take-toll-local-budgets <p>GREENVILLE - The <a href="http://www.geus.org/" target="_blank">Greenville Electric Utility System</a>’s budget for the new fiscal year is expected to reflect the loss of one of the local electric utilities’ biggest customers. Wed, 12 Sep 2012 14:24:35 +0000 Scott Harvey & Brad Kellar 26879 at http://ketr.org Plant Closings Begin to Take Toll on Local Budgets Details of Commerce Bond Ratings: Lowered by Fitch, Held Steady by S&P http://ketr.org/post/details-commerce-bond-ratings-lowered-fitch-held-steady-sp <p>COMMERCE - In our report Wednesday on the <a href="http://www.commercetx.org" target="_blank">City of Commerce</a>&rsquo;s decision to <a href="http://www.ketr.org/post/new-audit-firm-hired-city-commerce" target="_blank">sign a new audit firm</a> amid troubles with their current provider - which City Manager Marc Clayton said played a role in the lowering of the city&rsquo;s bond rating by one agency - we hadn&#39;t yet shared the new lowered figure. Thu, 19 Jul 2012 11:52:00 +0000 Scott Harvey 24198 at http://ketr.org Details of Commerce Bond Ratings: Lowered by Fitch, Held Steady by S&P Hopkins County plant to expand, another strong economic sign for region http://ketr.org/post/hopkins-county-plant-expand-another-strong-economic-sign-region <p>SULPHUR SPRINGS -&nbsp;Just three years after completing a $16 million expansion that doubled its plant size and added 130 workers, <a href="http://www.bobevans.com/">Bob Evans Farms Inc</a>. says another expansion is planned at its Sulphur Springs facility.&nbsp; Thu, 31 May 2012 14:27:21 +0000 Scott Harvey 21857 at http://ketr.org Hopkins County plant to expand, another strong economic sign for region Covidien Plant in Commerce to Close, 309 Jobs Lost http://ketr.org/post/covidien-plant-commerce-close-309-jobs-lost <p><br />Commerce – A global healthcare products leader that's been a significant player in the local economy is closing their doors, leaving more than 300 workers without jobs.</p> Thu, 26 May 2011 19:08:29 +0000 Scott Harvey 9054 at http://ketr.org Covidien Plant in Commerce to Close, 309 Jobs Lost