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Business

  • Paul Davis Emergency Services opens new offices

    Paul Davis Emergency Services has opened to serve customers in Clarksville and Hopkinsville and communities in Christian and Montgomery counties. Becky Jansen is the general manager and brings industry knowledge and management skills to the company. Also, Gary Brown will serve as lead supervisor for the Paul Davis crews. Brown has many years of experience in the construction industry.

  • Gream offers variety in 'Kentucky Art Lady' shop

    Janet Gream is quick to point out her downtown Elizabethtown business is called Kentucky Art Lady, not “the” Kentucky Art Lady.
    Gream didn’t want the name of her gallery to focus on her or have her name in it. The name of her shop doesn’t refer to anyone in specific.
    “My daughter came up with it,” she said of the name.
    The work of local and regional artists fills the business. Baskets, paintings, drawings, pottery, soaps and even socks are some of the handmade arts and craft items in her store.

  • Dale Buckles receives award of distinction

    Dr. Dale Buckles, Elizabethtown Community and Technical College’s Chief Student Affairs Officer, received the Administrator Award of Distinction at the annual Phi Theta Kappa International Convention in Seattle, Washington in April.
    He was one of 25 chosen from among thousands of college administrators. Recipients have served in their position for at least two years as of the annual convention and have demonstrated during their tenure a strong level of support for the Society.

  • United Way allocates nearly $16,000 to Kids Crew

    United Way of Central Kentucky saw an increase in its giving this year, which allowed the agency to directly benefit more agencies in its four-county coverage area.
    Fourteen agencies received funding totaling nearly $700,000 this year. The amount does not include specific charitable designations identified by donors, said Christopher Wilborn, executive director of United Way of Central Kentucky.
    Wilborn said each of the 14 applications received by the agency was reviewed for hours by a community investment team made up of representatives from local businesses.

  • Fort Knox Federal Credit Union celebrates 60 years of service

    Celebrating 60 years of service to members, Fort Knox Federal Credit Union will host its 60th annual membership meeting May 10, at the Hardin County Schools Perfor­ming Arts Center in Elizabethtown.
    The meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. and doors open at 5 p.m. at The PAC, which is on the campus of John Hardin High School.
    “This is a tremendous milestone for Fort Knox Federal and the occasion is made even better because we will report on another strong year of growth in 2010,” said J. Marvin Hawk, chairman of the Board of Directors.

  • Volunteers re-elect Rita Smith

    Sunrise Volunteers re-elected Rita Smith as president at the organization’s semi-annual meeting April 26 held in the local nursing home’s activities center.
    Smith with vice president LaDean Self and second vice President Ann Easton were voted into office by acclamation.
    Retired Sgt. Maj. Tony Rose was guest speaker at the meeting.  He told the audience of his career and duties at the Pentagon when Flight 77 crashed into the building where he was working on Sept. 11, 2001.

  • March Food Service Inspections

  • State program puts people to work

    WorkNow Kentucky, an employment program launched last summer, helped job seekers in the Lincoln Trail area find permanent positions. WorkNow Kentucky was a collaborative effort of the state’s workforce and human services agencies that helped nearly one in five Kentuckians find a permanent position. The program was administered through local Workforce Investment Boards, including the Lincoln Trail WIB.

  • Returning attorney buys former City Hall

    After five years of practicing out of a Woodford County office, attorney Robert Clay­comb is back in Hodgenville.
    Claycomb, who graduated Transylvania University and the Salmon P. Chase College of Law, started his first practice in space above Smith’s Drugs in 1983. He spent several years in the Hodgenville area before moving his practice to Woodford County in 2006.
    Claycomb said he decided it was time to move his office back “home” and settle down with a single practice based out of LaRue County.

  • WorkNow program successful in putting people to work

    WorkNow Kentucky, an employment program launched last summer, helped job seekers in the Lincoln Trail area find permanent positions. WorkNow Kentucky was a collaborative effort of the state’s workforce and human services agencies that helped nearly one in five Kentuckians find a permanent position. The program was administered through local Workforce Investment Boards, including the Lincoln Trail WIB.