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Business

  • Fort Knox Federal begins construction of Valley Station branch

    Fort Knox Federal Credit Union will build its first free-standing branch in Jefferson County at 9905 Dixie Highway in the Meijer’s Shopping Center complex.  Construction will commence immediately with a tentatively scheduled opening by the end of 2012, Bill Rissel, Fort Knox Federal President and CEO, announced Friday at the Southwest Government Center. 

  • Chamber of Commerce director resigns

     Jessica Davis, executive director of the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce, announced her resignation Friday to Chamber members.

    According to Davis’ letter to the membership-at-large, her family will be moving to Bowling Green so she can pursue other career goals and her husband can finish his degree.

    “This decision was not easy and I will miss the people here,” she wrote. “My most rewarding experience during my time here was working with such civic minded people.”

    Davis’ last day is July 27.

  • Magnolia Bank earns 5-Star rating

    Magnolia Bank has been recognized as a 5-Star Superior bank by BauerFinancial, Inc., the nation’s leading bank rating and research firm.

    A 5-Star rating indicates that Magnolia Bank is one of the strongest banks in the nation. To earn the designation, the bank must excel in capital quality, asset quality and profitability.

    Magnolia Bank has earned the 5-Star rating for the last seven consecutive quarters and a recommended rating of 5-Stars or 4-Stars for 91 consecutive quarters.

  • 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.