Press Releases

The Citizen-Times December 13, 2018 By Matt Pedigo Outgoing Allen Judge/Executive Johnny Hobdy will continue serving the county in a different role after he leaves office December 31. He has been chosen to lead Allen County-Scottsville Industrial Development Authority as Executive Director, effective January 2, 2019. For the...

November 12, 2015 (Scottsville, KY) by Matt Pedigo, C-T News Editor   The J.M. Smucker Company and its Scottsville plant are already known for producing sweet treats—and they’ve announced a big one for Allen County’s job market. Smuckers Senior Human Resources Specialist Dana Russell confirmed Monday that the...

September 17, 2015 (Scottsville, KY) by Matt Pedigo, C-T News Editor Through a partnership between the Allen County-Scottsville Industrial Development Authority and a thriving local marine parts seller, Scottsville’s former Apeks Apparel factory building is trying something new on for size. In April, Marine Parts Warehouse, formerly...

July, 2015 (Scottsville, KY) by Matt Pedigo, C-T News Editor The Halton Company, already one of Allen County’s major employers, announced last week that it’s also bringing its North American headquarters to its Scottsville plant. With a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday, The Halton Company, Allen County-Scottsville Industrial Development...

May 21, 2015 (Scottsville, KY) by Matt Pedigo, C-T News Editor The Halton Company, already one of Allen County’s major employers, announced last week that it’s also bringing its North American headquarters to its Scottsville plant. The Finland-based company (halton.com) is an industry leader in the design...

May 7, 2015 (Scottsville, KY) by Matt Pedigo, C-T News Editor After months in the building process, Allen County’s newest factory, Central States Manufacturing, held a ribbon cutting and open house Saturday before its first full day of production this past Monday, May 4. The Lowell, Ark.-based...

January 15, 2015 (Scottsville, KY) by Matt Pedigo, C-T News Editor Wondering what’s being built along the new US 231 near Candy’s Campers? A reason for job seekers and local businesses in the Allen County and the surrounding area to celebrate as they begin the new...

August 28, 2014 (Scottsville, KY) by Matt Pedigo, C-T News Editor One aspect of what the Allen County-Scottsville Industrial Development Authority (IDA) does—helping keep existing major employers happy with where they are—celebrated a milestone last Thursday. State and local elected officials joined IDA representatives and Sumitomo Electric...

June 12, 2014 (Scottsville, KY) by Rachel Herrington, C-T Staff Writer The Citizen-Times, Scottsville, KY Small town life can certainly have its drawbacks. But according to a statewide safety comparison report, living and raising a family in Scottsville has proven perks. Scottsville landed the top five spot on...

January 11, 2014 (Scottsville, KY) by Robyn L. Minor, the Daily News (Photos Courtesy of Josh Lindsey, The Daily News) With the groundbreaking Friday for a new building in Allen County, Sumitomo Electrical Wiring Systems will have a bigger place in the county’s economic landscape. The company...