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  • Fishbach announces first-ever retiree

     Fishbach USA Inc., announces it’s first-ever retiree, David Starcher. He retired May 7, 2011, after many years of service as the company controller. 

  • Elliott to lead First Federal in Meade, Radcliff, Knox and Indiana

    First Federal Savings Bank has named Norma Elliott as district manager in charge of First Federal’s retail operations in Meade County and Radcliff/Fort Knox in Kentucky, as well as Harrison and Floyd counties in Indiana.

    Elliott previously served as district manager for much of Kentucky for Chase, served as chief operating officer for iPay Technologies in Elizabethtown and most recently opened and managed First Federal’s new Fort Knox Banking Center. 

  • Bluegrass Cellular reaches business milestone

    Kentucky’s own cellphone company is celebrating two decades in the business.

    Bluegrass Cellular celebrated its 20th anniversary this past week, culminating Friday with a party including food and entertainment for employees and the public.

    Company officials recognize the role the community and its customers have played in keeping Bluegrass running for 20 years, said Michelle Tonietti-Goodman. marketing manager.

    “We wanted to say ‘thank you’ back to the community,” she said.

  • Radcliff bookstore closing after 35 years

    Technology may have killed a local bookstore.

    The Bookstore on Lincoln Trail Boulevard in Radcliff is expected to close in June. Owner Jerry Brown said he had a couple hundred customers, but he has lost about 10 or 20 percent of them and about half of his sales during the past year and a half.

    Customers have told him electronic readers likely are to blame for declining business because owners can download books onto them.

  • 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.

  • Water District No. 2 recognizes employees

    Hardin County Water District No. 2 recently recognized employees for successfully earning their Kentucky State Certification License in Water Distribution. Back row, from left, Stephen Schueller, Levi Meredith and Aaron Lindsey; and front row, B.J. LaFollette, Chris Thompson, Steven Warren, J.R. Russell and Jeff Gaddie.

  • 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.

  • DeWitt retires from Water District No. 2

    Mark DeWitt, Water Quality Technician, for Hardin County Water District No. 2 retired in March 2011 after many dedicated years of service. The District congratulates DeWitt on his retirement.

  • Federal Reserve orders mention First Financial

    The Federal Reserve announced enforcement actions Tuesday for First Financial Service Corp. of Elizabethtown, the holding company that owns First Federal Savings Bank.

    To ensure its stability, the company agreed not to pay dividends, incur or guarantee debt, or purchase any shares without prior approval from the Fed. The order also said First Financial will detail cash flow projections within 60 days, according to the statement.

  • Fort Knox Federal plans 60th anniversary

    Celebrating 60 years of service, Fort Knox Federal Credit Union will host its annual membership meeting Tuesday, May 10, at the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center. 

    The meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. and doors open at 5 to The PAC, which is at John Hardin High School, 384 W.A. Jenkins Road, Elizabethtown 

    “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.