Doreen Dennis, The Madisonville Messenger http://weku.fm en Hopkins Factory to Receive Tax Incentive http://weku.fm/post/hopkins-factory-receive-tax-incentive <p><a href="http://www.the-messenger.com/articles/2011/10/12/local_news/4289122.txt">Gov. Steve Beshear plans to announce a $3 million tax incentive</a> today that will enable Carhartt to upgrade equipment and add jobs to its distribution center in Hanson. Carhartt has hired 225 workers in the past two years, increasing the company&rsquo;s total number of workers in Hanson up to 675. Wed, 12 Oct 2011 14:06:23 +0000 Doreen Dennis, The Madisonville Messenger 14130 at http://weku.fm Hopkins County Expands Plant http://weku.fm/post/hopkins-county-expands-plant <p><a href="http://www.the-messenger.com/articles/2011/06/10/local_news/1358239.txt ">Jennmar of West Kentucky Inc. is expanding </a>its existing plant in Earlington by an additional 16,000 square feet, and will eventually add 20 to 30 new employees to the work force in Hopkins County. The $1.13 million expansion was announced Thursday. This will be the third expansion of Jennmar&rsquo;s facility since it started manufacturing roof bolts for underground coal mining industry in 2007. Fri, 10 Jun 2011 14:27:22 +0000 Doreen Dennis, The Madisonville Messenger 6095 at http://weku.fm