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Business

  • 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. 

  • Aldridge and Aldridge joins Chamber of Commerce

    Hardin County Chamber of Commerce sponsored a ribbon cutting for one of its newest Chamber members, Aldridge and Aldridge PSC on April 22. 

    The law firm’s office is at 2600 Ring Road, Elizabethtown, in the Overall Building. Attending the ribbon cutting were attorneys Carey and Jeremy Aldridge, owners; Mayor Tim Walker; staff, family, friends and Chamber ambassadors.

  • Focus on Finance: Identity theft – what to know

    Question: What exactly is “identity theft”?
    Answer: Identity theft is stealing people’s personal information to defraud them. Using their personal information, criminals then make charges to a person’s credit cards or cellphone, or perhaps impersonate them for access to bank accounts and more. Identity thieves like to prey on elderly who often lack the clarity and technical sophistication of younger adults.
    You can take steps to reduce your exposure to identity theft. Three major strategies to take are:

  • Standard Register explains company's new approach

    Standard Register introduced its new corporate focus on advancing its customers’ reputations during the shareholders’ annual meeting Thursday.

    The company, which has a manufacturing plant in Radcliff, also revealed its new brand identity that reflects how the nearly 100-year-old company delivers value to customers. A new corporate logo and complementary brand logos for its three business units, Commercial, Healthcare and Industrial, emphasize what Standard Register calls its market-driven strategy.

  • Bank corporation announces first quarter earnings

    The News-Enterprise
    Despite a few troubled commercial real estate loans, Farmers Capital Bank Corp. reported a net income of $1 million for the first quarter of 2011.
    The profit figure was an increase of 17.3 percent from the fourth quarter of 2010 but down $900,000 from the period in the previous year.

  • Stone Hearth hosts Pre-Derby Gala

    The Stone Hearth Restaurant located on Mulberry Street in Elizabethtown, hosted the 2nd Annual Pre-Derby Gala April 11. Pictured are models, Ashley Edlin, Leselie Ewing, Brittney Yanke, Sandy Rogers and Allison Lewis-Coffey, wearing Derby attire from Belk and hats from La Te Da Hats and Unique Items. Delicious refreshments were served and valuable door prizes given. Dr. Jamie Hargan presented a Botox demonstration. Other participants included Cindy Philpott; Rhodan and Fields, Theresa King, Mary Kay and Carol Jones.

  • Mineral Makeup opens in Towne Mall

    Recently Mineral Makeup opened in Towne Mall in Elizabethotwn. From left, Theresa Steinemann, Business Development Manager, Towne Mall; Denise French, owner of Mineral Makeup; Tee Masaniai, Property manager, Towne Mall, celebrates the opening of the new store.

  • Skipper’s Pool and Spa Services holds ribbon cutting

     

    The Hardin County Chamber of commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony April 8 for Skipper’s Pool and Spa Services at 1018 N. Dixie Ave. in Elizabethtown. Pictured at the event are owners Skipper and Rita Hatfield, Chamber President Brad Richardson, family, friends, other chamber members and ambassadors.