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  • Kentucky Farm Bureau offers safety book

     Kentucky Farm Bureau recently released its 2012 Farm Vehicle Regulations quick-reference guide and has made it available for download at kyfb.com/federation. The updated booklet is designed to help KFB’s members better understand and navigate the new statutes and regulations associated with farm vehicle transportation.

    The 17-page guide highlights state and federal guidelines, regulations, exemptions, registration fee schedules and various other pieces of information needed when operating farm vehicles or implements on Kentucky’s highways.

  • Bradley attends Graduate School of Banking

    Deena Bradley, senior vice president of Magnolia Bank, is among 153 bankers who took part in the 63rd annual Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University.

    The two-week session ended June 1 and included courses in all aspects of banking and economics. The school is sponsored by 15 southern state bankers associations in cooperation with the Division of Continuing Education at LSU.

    Students traveled from 20 states and Mexico to participate in the session. 

  • Eyesore eradicated: Firestone building demolished by City

    It’s not often that a spontaneous “yay” and “amen” are heard from the audience during meetings of Hodgenville City Council.
    During the June 11 meeting, a couple of people were heard expressing their approval of the demise of a decades-old eyesore: the Firestone building at 803 S. Lincoln Boulevard.

  • Food Service Inspections – June 2012

  • 'Camp Sunrise' offers childcare to nursing home employees

     It has been said there is a gap between today’s younger and older generations. But Sunrise Manor, a long-term care and rehabilitation facility in Hodgenville, is trying to change that assumption. 

  • McCoy promoted to editor at The Kentucky Standard

     Reporter/photographer Erin L. McCoy has been promoted to news editor at The Kentucky Standard in Bardstown.

  • Dr. Brockman named to Heuser Hearing Institute Board

    John-Kenyon American Eye Institute’s managing partner Dr. Britt Brockman has been named to the Heuser Hearing Institute Board of Directors. The appointment is in affiliation with Dr. Brockman’s position on the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees.
    The Heuser Hearing institute has an affiliation with the University of Kentucky and has added two spots on its board for UK representatives. Dr. Brockman, who is the chairman of the board at UK, joins fellow board member Bill Britton on the Heuser Board of Directors.

  • Plan approved for Bardstown branch of Lincoln National

     The Nelson County Development Review Board approved the design of a 5,300-square-foot branch of Lincoln National Bank Tuesday. The vote brings it one step closer to becoming the first Lincoln National branch to be built outside of LaRue County.

    The branch may create as many as 10 new jobs in Nelson County, Lincoln National President Doc Meredith said.

    “We plan to hire all local people,” he said.

    Meredith added he hopes the branch will open during the first quarter of 2013.

  • Food Service Inspections – May and June 2012

  • PHOTO: Fort Knox Federal Credit Union opens Bardstown branch

     Fort Knox Federal Credit Union held ribbon-cutting ceremonies June 12 for its new, free-standing office at 100 Kelly Drive in Bardstown. Helping cut the ribbon to open the Bardstown branch are from left, Carolyn Drake, executive vice president; Sandra Cunningham, branch manager; J. Marvin Hawk, member of the board of directors; Howard Williams, board chairman; Bardstown Mayor Bill Sheckles; Bill Rissel, president and CEO; Rosemary Deaton, board member; Henry Wheatley, board member; and, Reba Watson, board member.