• 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.

  • OneMain Financial has name change ceremony

    CitiFinancial has changed their name to OneMain Financial. The Hardin Chamber of Commerce sponsored a name change/ribbon cutting on July 13. They are located at 181 Towne Drive, Elizabethtown and can be reached at 769-1356. Present at the Ribbon Cutting were Tom Hewlett, chairman of the chamber, OneMain Financial representatives, friends and Chamber Ambassadors.

  • Business Calendar



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

  • North Hardin Insurance earns senior partner designation

    North Hardin Insurance Agency Inc. of Radcliff has earned Senior Partner status from Grange Insurance, the company’s highest designation. The honor recognizes the best independent agencies that sell Grange products based on their experience, professionalism and superior performance.

    Located at 353 W. Lincoln Trail Boulevard the agency serves customers in Radcliff and surrounding areas. Call 351-4431 for more information.

  • Crady attends Circuit Clerks Summer College

    Hardin County Circuit Court Clerk Loretta Crady participated in the 2011 Circuit Clerks Summer College held June 14-16 in Florence.

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Division of Driver Licensing, sponsored the event and provided training on fraudulent documents, driver education programs and services available through the Division of Driver Licensing’s field offices.

  • Focus on Finance: Vacation fun on a budget

    Question: With the economy being what it is, are people still taking family vacations?
    Answer: The family vacation is just as much an American staple as fireworks on the Fourth of July.  From Memorial Day to Labor Day, families all across the country visit national landmarks, beaches, mountains or just get together with friends.