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  • Online catalog available for Coca-Cola auction

    Items headed to the auction block next month at the Schmidt Museum of Coca-Cola Memorabilia are available for view online.

    More than 700 items will be available for purchase Sept. 17 and 18 and now can be seen in an online catalog, according to a statement released by the museum. Items available on Sept. 17 can be viewed at www.liveauctioneers.com/catalog/26077 and items available on Sept. 18 can be viewed at www.liveauctioneers.com/catalog/26082.

  • Cowser named new clinical director

    Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health System announces the addition of Jim C. Cowser, LCSW, ICADC, ICCDP-D, to the staff as its new Director of Clinical Services.

    A native of Tennessee, Cowser is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Tennessee-Martin and completed his Master of Science in social work at the Kent School of Social Work at the University of Louisville. Cowser comes to LTBHS with years of diverse and extensive psychiatric experience, including residential care, juvenile social services, chemical dependency treatment and individual and family counseling.

  • 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.

  • Super Slant Express holds grand opening

    The Hardin County Chamber of Commerce sponsored a ribbon cutting/grand opening on Aug. 2, for one of the Chamber’s members, Super Slant Express, 1339 N. Dixie Blvd., Radcliff and can be reached at 351-6111. Pictured in the Ribbon Cutting are: Jerry Howard-owner, Edward Palmer, Radcliff councilman, Brad Richardson-chamber president/CEO, staff, family, friends and chamber ambassadors.

  • First Financial Service Corp. records $12.2 million loss

    First Financial Service Corp., parent holding company of First Federal Savings Bank, has recorded a second-quarter net loss of $12.2 million, which equates to a loss of $2.57 per share of the company’s stock.

    Bank officials said First Federal removed a number of nonperforming assets from its books, primarily problematic high-end residential loans that have stalled and lost value related to national real estate trends.

  • Under Construction: Ashton Park

    Under Construction will appear each Thursday on the Money page to highlight building projects around the area.

    What is it? Ashton Park subdivision
    Location: Off Hayden School Road in Elizabethtown
    When it opened? The 83-acre development initially approved in February 2010
    Number of lots: Total is for 256 lots; first 30 lots have been recorded
    Lot size: Average lot acreage is 0.229 acres

  • Leadership Academy holds graduation

  • National retailer planning to open next year in Elizabethtown

    A California-based retailer with more than 1,000 locations nationally will open one of its first Kentucky stores in Elizabethtown next year.

    The property management firm for Mall Park Center finalized a contract with Ross Dress for Less for a 30,000-square-foot location at the heart of the shopping center on North Dixie Avenue. Ross will go alongside the new Gap Outlet that’s being developed.

    It fills a vacancy created by the bankruptcy of Goody’s and creates a concentration of clothing retailers in the center that includes Old Navy and T.J. Maxx.

  • Aug. 14 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.

  • Woodforest Bank donates to Feeding America

    Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland was one of three Kentucky food banks to receive a Woodforest Charitable Foundation grant for the BackPack Program. The $5,050 donation was designated for BackPack adoptions within the seven Kentucky counties in which Woodforest National Bank resides (Caldwell, Hardin, Logan, Marion, McCracken, Muhlenberg and Warren).

    The grant will provide 63 children, who are at-risk for being hungry on the weekends, with a bag of food every Friday or prior to the weekend for the entire 2011-12 school year.