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Business

  • Hudson wins national competition

    David Hudson of Radcliff, a local hair stylist at J’s Ebony Beauty Salon in Radcliff, attended the Bronner Brothers International Hair and Beauty Show at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta from Aug. 20-23. He won first place in the Most Creative Total Look category and second place in the Grab-bag competition.

  • Focus on Finance: IRAs: Don't get overtaxed

    Question: Generally, are all contributions made to IRAs from pre-tax income?
    Answer: Owners of most traditional IRAs contributed to them with pre-tax income. I.E. they contributed to their IRA only when they could get a taxable income deduction for their yearly contribution. In that case, all distributions from their IRA to themselves or any of their surviving IRA beneficiaries will pay ordinary income tax on their distributions. But what if your IRA includes after-tax (or already taxed) contributions?

  • Cheddar's gears up for opening

    Cheddar’s Casual Café soon will be ready for business on Elizabethtown’s north end.

    The restaurant, developed by Lexington-based Greer Cos., is expected to open its doors Sept. 26, said Lee Greer, president.

    Prior to the official launch, Greer said, there will be invitation-only training sessions, which will gauge food and service quality. Greer said the restaurant is an affordable choice with freshly prepared food options ranging from salads and burgers to steak and ribs.

  • Photo: Parade marches on
  • Lisa’s Corner of America opens in Towne Mall
  • Towne Mall makes donation presentation

    Towne Mall presents a grant for $500 to Sarah Vaughn of Advocacy & Support Center, from the Louise Marquez Volunteer Grant Program. This grant was given to help offset the cost of purchasing banners and signage for the Via Colori Street Painting Festival, a signature event, which raises funds for the Advocacy & Support Center held Sept. 10.

  • Focus on finance: Insurance against disability

    Question: What is the biggest setback people encounter when getting close to retirement?

  • Under Construction: Dunraven Place

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

    What is it? Dunraven Place subdivision
    Location: Boone Road in Rineyville
    Number of lots: 44 on 29 acres
     

  • Books for Babies gets donation

    The Cecilian Bank is aware of the importance early childhood education plays in the development of children and to support those efforts the bank recently contributed $1,500 toward the Books for Babies program. This program provides each newborn baby at Hardin Memorial Hospital with a very first book for the parents to read to their child.

  • Jewelry and Bridal holds ribbon cutting

    The Hardin County Chamber of Commerce sponsored a ribbon cutting/grand opening for a new Chamber Member Jewelry and Bridal on Aug. 26. The store is at 1701 N. Dixie Ave., Elizabethtown, in the Starlite Shopping Center. Pictured are Scott Ward, owner; Mark Ward, manager; Elizabethtown Mayor Tim Walker; Brad Richardson, Chamber President/CEO; family, friends and chamber ambassadors.