Cathy Williamson, branch manager for the Better Business Bureau, recently presented an accreditation plaque to Ron Sanders, bank president, and the staff of Magnolia Bank.
Magnolia Bank recently qualified to be an accredited member of the Better Business Bureau. Businesses that apply to the BBB have undergone a detailed review process and committed to abide by a set of ethical standards for marketplace conduct.
The bank, founded in 1919, has locations in Hodgenville, Magnolia and Elizabethtown.
Courtney Pottinger of Magnolia was selected for the Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Kentucky Community and Technical College System All-Academic team. Each year, two students from each KCTCS institution are chosen for the honor by instructors and administrators.
Pottinger was recognized for the achievement at the opening luncheon of the KCTCS New Horizons Conference on Teaching and Learning in Louisville in May. She was presented a plaque and stipend.
There is good news for those interested in preserving old buildings and making them part of our lives today and part of our community’s future. Gov. Steve Beshear has signed House Bill 3, which includes added incentives for historic preservation in Kentucky. That has importance to people such as the Main Street Association, because we want to preserve buildings that, by their age or other reason, have become important to the Hodgenville of today.
If you are pregnant, recently had a baby, are breastfeeding or have a child younger than 5, you may be eligible for the Women, Infants and Children Program, said Roxanne O. True, M.S., L.D., R.D., director of nutrition services and WIC for Lincoln Trail District Health Department.
Daphne Loyall, administrator of Sunrise Manor Nursing Home, may be the first employer to sign a statement of support inside a flying C130 aircraft.
Loyall, while on an Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve BossLift to the Wendell Ford National Guard Training site in western Kentucky June 17, signed the statement of support with Kentucky ESGR Field Chair Bob Silverthorn looking on.
Larry C. Bell, circuit court clerk for LaRue County, participated in the 2009 Circuit Court Clerks Summer College June 10-12 in Lexington.
The Administrative Office of the Courts hosted the college, which offered sessions on how to improve and safeguard the Office of Circuit Court Clerk. Participants received 12.25 hours of continuing education credit.
Seventy-one campers and 17 teen and adult leaders spent four days at Lake Cumberland enjoying swimming, boating, fishing, archery, riflery, arts and crafts, recreation, high ropes, low ropes and outdoor cooking June 29-July 2.
The Heartland Review, the literary publication published by Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, is offering a poetry contest for area residents.
First place in the Ruth Redel Poetry Contest is $200 and publication in The Heartland Review Fall 2009 issue.
THR asks for a $3 tax-deductible contribution for each poem to support the contest and journal. Make checks out to The Heartland Review. Send a cover page with contact information and titles of poems name, address, and a short biography (40 words maximum).