• O’Reilly Auto Parts has opened in Cynthiana

    O’Reilly Auto Parts (NASDAQ: ORLY) has announced the opening of its store in Cynthiana at 775 US 27 South.
    The store will be celebrating its grand opening that will run Sept. 16 - 29. As part of the grand opening celebration, there will be a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, Sept. 25, at 11 a.m.
    Store Manager Larry Jones, on behalf of the entire company, will present a $200 check to the food bank. O’Reilly Auto Parts is honored to be a part of such a worthwhile organization.

  • Field & Main Bank’s marketing campaign chosen among top 10 by ICBA

    The Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) announces the winners of its Marketing Contest, sponsored by Marquis, which highlights the entries judged top 10 for the nation’s best community bank marketing campaigns. Field & Main Bank was proud to be among that list.

  • Natural gas price falls to 20-year low for Columbia Gas of Kentucky customers

    This week the price of natural gas paid by Columbia Gas of Kentucky customers will fall to its lowest level in 20 years. Columbia Gas of Kentucky’s gas supply cost will decrease to $2.7190 per Mcf (1,000 cubic feet) – a 48 percent decrease – effective August 28. The new gas supply cost will remain in effect until the next scheduled Gas Cost Adjustment in December 2015.

  • Nell W. McCauley joins National Communications Board

    Harrison County’s Nell Withers McCauley, Southeaster Data Cooperative communications advisor, has been elected to serve on the Certified Cooperative Communicators (CCC) board of directors.
    McCauley earned her CCC certification in 1992 and is one of approximately 214 CCCs nationwide; five work for electric cooperatives in Kentucky.

  • New manufacturing business has been years in the making

    Kelly McKinney,
    News Writer

    It was about 27 years ago when long-time friends Allen Cooper and Mike Gaunce first started kicking around the idea of opening a business together.
    It was about 13 years ago when the friends decided they should open a machine-shop type business and wrote a business plan.
    It was two years ago when they decided to actually go for it.
     Now, more than two decades after first throwing the idea out there, they’ve done it.

  • Eugonda Fryman joins HMH Physician Group: Primary Care

    HMH Physician Group: Primary Care announces the addition of Eugonda Fryman, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), to the staff. She will join Dr. Shane Gainey and Dixie Davidson, PA-C.
    Gainey began his primary care practice at 439 E. Pleasant St. in Cynthiana - the site of the former practice of Dr. Don Stephens - in late November 2013.

  • Homebuyers: Beware of unexpected repair costs

    (StatePoint) If you’re buying a home, there are additional expenses you may want to budget for beyond the down payment and monthly mortgage. Home projects, even small ones, can really add up.
    Recent data from HomeAdvisor, a leading home services marketplace, reveals that 75 percent of homebuyers will face a costly emergency within the first 12 months of moving into a new home. From unplanned projects to unexpected emergencies, most homebuyers reported spending more time and money on projects than they initially anticipated.

  • McDonald’s restaurant in Paris to get a modern facelift

    Ground will be broken on Aug. 12 to rebuild the McDonald’s restaurant in Paris, Ky., updating the restaurant with a modern look and modern conveniences to enhance customers’ experiences.
    “We’re designing our newly-rebuilt restaurant with our customers at the front of our minds,” said Kelly Healy, McDonald’s owner/operator in Paris. “Our family takes great pride in the experience we share with our customers, and we think they’ll be amazed and very happy with what we’re about to bring to our community.”

  • HMH opens the Wound Care and Lymphedema Treatment Clinic

    In an effort to extend services, Harrison Memorial Hospital announces the opening of the wound care and lymphedema treatment clinic. Services will now be provided in Suite G1 of the HMH physician office building. The clinic area will feature private rooms and a waiting area for patients who are specifically receiving these treatments.

  • Lexington-Bluegrass Association of Realtors warns consumers against real estate scams

    The Lexington-Bluegrass Association of Realtors (LBAR) is warning buyers, sellers, and renters to be on the lookout for phony advertisements on Craigslist and other internet services when looking for a potential home to purchase or a rental property or apartment.