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Today's News

  • Healthcare opportunities growing fast in Central Kentucky

    There’s never been a better time to consider a career in the healthcare field. This diverse and growing field offers long-term stability, high earning potential and the personal satisfaction that comes with making a real difference in people’s lives. Time and again, people with even the slightest inclination to care for others — whether it’s at the bedside or in a behind-the-scenes role — find the perfect career fit in healthcare.

  • BBB’s hot topics

    If you are selling a car or motorcycle online, watch out for fake buyers! A local consumer posted a motorcycle for sale online. A buyer asked basic questions, then asked the seller to visit a phishing website and enter in the VIN from the motorcycle. Never click on links to sites you don’t know!

    Love is in the air for Valentine’s Day, but romance scams are as well. If your potential love interest postpones meeting you in person, asks you to send them money, or only wants to chat by email or text, you may be dealing with a scammer instead of a new love.

  • New Fishing Regulations for 2019

     An old blues song “High Water Everywhere” lamented the damage caused by the great 1927 Mississippi River flood.

    Kentuckians so far this winter can empathize with those sentiments. Many rivers still run high, Lake Cumberland was at summer pool in January and other reservoirs are well above winter pool. The weather forecast calls for more rain, followed by wicked cold.

  • Daily steps to keep your heart healthy

    Heart disease is a formidable foe. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease accounts for nearly 25 percent of all deaths in the United States each year.

    Issues relating to the heart affect both men and women, and an estimated 15 million adults in the U.S. have coronary heart disease, the most common type of heart disease. And heart disease is not exclusive to the United States, as the Heart Research Institute says that every seven minutes in Canada someone dies from heart disease or stroke.

  • National Children’s Dental health month

    While February is well known as the national heart month, it is also the national month for children’s dental health.

  • Fort Knox Federal Supports Veterans with Over $70k in Donations

    Fort Knox Federal Credit Union is honored to partner with USA Cares and support their mission to assist military families in crisis. In 2018 alone, the credit union and its members donated $70,300 to USA Cares. These funds have directly helped military families pay their utility bills, buy food and fuel, as well as assist with housing costs.

  • Charlie Corbett Sworn in as HBAK President

     Charlie Corbett, President of Patriots Pointe Custom Homes on Rough River Lake, was installed as the 2019 President of the Home Builders Association of Kentucky at their January 17th winter meeting in Bowling Green, KY. Charlie is also serving as the 2019 President of the Lincoln Trail Home Builders Association as well, and is the first State President from the LTHBA.

  • How to get a handle on work-related stress

    Work-related stress is an all too common problem in workplaces across the globe. According to the American Institute of Stress, 80 percent of workers report feeling stress on the job. Perhaps most troubling, nearly half of those people admit they need help in learning how to manage their stress.

  • Park Open... for now

    The Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park is open… for now. The longest government shutdown in U.S. history finally ended on January 25, 2019. However, the reopening of the park, and the government, is only a temporary affair.

    The shutdown began on December 22, 2018 after the Democratic Party refused to support the $5 billion funding for President Donald Trump’s wall on the southern border. Over the course of the month that followed neither party gave way to the other’s wishes, and thus the shutdown dragged on for 35 days.

  • HPD break up large fight involving bats and gardening equipment

    On January 25 at 3 p.m., 2018 the Hodgenville Police Department responded to a large fight on Howard Street involving suspects wielding baseball bats and garden implements. Upon arrival, investigation revealed Tierra Thomas of Buffalo was in violation of a court issued no contact order. Thomas was arrested and charged with violations of conditions of release and terroristic threatening after she threatened to shoot one of the involved individuals from the backseat of the arresting officer’s vehicle.