Clark County http://wyso.org en Clark County Tourism Industry Growing http://wyso.org/post/clark-county-tourism-industry-growing <p>Clark County is seeing its tourism industry grow according to a recently released economic report. The study done by Oxford Economics reveals that tourism contributes almost $368 million per year to the county's economy.<br /><br />Chris Schutte, of the Greater Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau, released the findings of the study which shows an increase of $42 million since 2011. He feels there are a few key factors involved with the financial improvement.<br /> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21:20:32 +0000 Wayne Baker 53318 at http://wyso.org Clark County Tourism Industry Growing Speedway Agrees To Purchase Hess Retail Holdings http://wyso.org/post/speedway-agrees-purchase-hess-retail-holdings <p>Clark County based Speedway has reached an agreement to purchase Hess Retail Holdings for $2.8 billion dollars. The deal makes Speedway one of the largest convenience store chains in the country.<br /><br />Hess operates out of New York City and is the largest operator of convenience stores along the East Coast. Speedway's corporate headquarters are in Enon, and the company is a subsidiary of the Marathon Petroleum Company.</p> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 20:15:07 +0000 Wayne Baker 51149 at http://wyso.org Speedway Agrees To Purchase Hess Retail Holdings Hopes Rest On Boonshoft Expansion http://wyso.org/post/hopes-rest-boonshoft-expansion <p></p> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 02:52:46 +0000 Wayne Baker 42312 at http://wyso.org Hopes Rest On Boonshoft Expansion Clark County Developmental Disabilities Levy Defeated http://wyso.org/post/clark-county-developmental-disabilities-levy-defeated <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">The Clark County Board of Developmental Disabilities 8-year additional levy was defeated&nbsp;</span><span class="aBn" data-term="goog_159397094" style="border-bottom-width: 1px; border-bottom-style: dashed; border-bottom-color: rgb(204, 204, 204); position: relative; top: -2px; z-index: 0; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;" tabindex="0"><span class="aQJ" style="position: relative; top: 2px; z-index: -1;">Tuesday</span></span Wed, 06 Nov 2013 13:16:57 +0000 Wayne Baker 41683 at http://wyso.org Three Clark County School Levies Fail; Tecumseh Projects Massive Deficit http://wyso.org/post/three-clark-county-school-levies-fail-tecumseh-projects-massive-deficit <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">All three new school funding issues were defeated in Clark County, according to unofficial results from Tuesday's election. Northeastern had asked voters for a new income tax, and Clark-Shawnee sought a 7.59-mill additional levy to avoid a deficit.</span></p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 11:10:13 +0000 Wayne Baker 41678 at http://wyso.org