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  • Area financial advisers point out positives as Dow drops 635 points

    As the Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted more than 600 points Monday — the largest one-day free fall since December 2008 — local financial advisers urged investors to be cautious with their reactions, and even found some positives in the situation.

    Jeff Thomas, a financial adviser for Edward Jones, said he always tells customers to remember their long-term goals, and that there was “no reason to push the panic button” because of short-term market fluctuations.

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  • Dr. Henry Bunch attends training course

    Dr. Henry Bunch, D.M.D. recently attended a training course in Lexington on Botox and Dermal Filler treatments sponsored by the American Academy of Facial Esthetics. Now qualified to administer Botox and Juvaderm treatments, Dr. Bunch will add this to the list of cosmetic and medical dentistry services available in his office located in the Helmwood Medical Center on Dixie Highway in Elizabethtown. Bunch Family Dentistry is striving to offer up-to-date cosmetic dentistry practices and highly comprehensive dental care.

  • Aug. 7 Business Calendar

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    Academic and Employment Improvement, 1-3 p.m. Mondays, and 9:30-noon Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; POC: North Hardin HOPE, 351-4673.

    Adult education (GED preparation, adult basic education, literacy and English as a second language): 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Thursday, Mulberry Helm Education Center, 114 S. Mulberry St., Elizabethtown. POC: 769-8866.

  • Gates receives award from Harley-Davidson

    The Gates power transmission facility and its employees in Elizabethtown were named recipients of a key supplier award in May from long-time, valued customer Harley-Davidson for participation in the company’s Supplier Continuous Improvement Process. Elizabethtown employees were honored for exceeding all performance improvement goals and best-in-class metrics established by Harley-Davidson.

  • Focus on Finance: Beneficiary bewilderment

    Question: Does your beneficiary automatically change if you get remarried?

    Answer: Do you want to disinherit your loved ones? Then simply name the wrong person on your beneficiary forms. That sounds too simple, yes, but everyday individuals die leaving their financial assets to the wrong person.

  • Helping Hand of Hope announces grant from First Citizens Bank

    David Dozer, Executive Director of Helping Hand of Hope, recently announced the receipt of a grant from First Citizens Bank to be used in its Helping Hand to Work program. This program trains clients in life and job skills that will enable them to find and keep meaningful employment.

  • What the mortgage interest deduction means to you

    Think losing your home mortgage interest deduction would be no big deal? Think again. About 39 million American home owners take advantage of the mortgage deduction. A proposal on Capitol Hill is floating to curb the mortgage interest deduction luster over all the ways home owners — and even renters — would be hurt by the drastic change. Here are solid facts to use when contacting your state and federal elected officials in Congress
    Myth No. 1: The mortgage deduction is only for rich people.

  • Miller & Durham hold open house at new location

    Miller & Durham, Attorneys, held an open house on July 15 at their new office at 107 E. Dixie Ave. in Elizabethtown, across from the Hardin County Justice Center. Doug Miller, Wesley Durham and Matthew Durham are seeing clients at both the new office and their office at 400 W. Lincoln Trail, Radcliff.

  • Peters Named Alumnus Of The Year

    Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health System announces that James “Jim” Peters is the 2011 recipient of the Alumnus Award from the Department of Counseling and Student Affairs of Western Kentucky University.