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  • Edward Jones rated highest in overall employee satisfaction

    For the fourth time in as many studies, Edward Jones financial advisors rate the firm “Highest in Employee Advisor Satisfaction among Financial Investment Firms,” according to a newly released study by J.D. Power and Associates.
    The J.D. Power and Associates 2012 Financial Advisor Satisfaction Study ranked Edward Jones Highest in Employee Advisor Satisfaction among Financial Investment Firms. Eight financial services firms ranked. This is the fourth time J.D. Power has conducted the study since 2007.

  • Scifres attends Spring Optometric Educational Congress

    Dr. Angela Scifres, optometrist, who has offices in Cynthiana and Paris, Ky., attended the Kentucky Optometric Association’s 110th Annual Spring Educational Congress, April 26-29, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Louisville, Ky.
    At the conference, Scifres attended lectures on ocular emergencies, macular degeneration, glaucoma and pharmacology updates. In addition to four days of continuing education, the conference also included an exhibit hall featuring the latest products and services in optometry.

  • Toyota to increase 4-cylinder engine capacity in Kentucky

    Toyota announced that it will increase annual engine assembly capacity of 4-cylinder engines by more than 100,000 at its plant in Georgetown, Ky.  The increase will begin August 2013. The approximately $30 million project will create about 80 new jobs.
    Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky (TMMK) currently assembles engines for the Avalon, Camry and Venza, all built at TMMK. The capacity increase will supply engines for TMMK’s Camry and Camry Hybrid and RAV4 in Woodstock, Ontario.

  • Kentucky Bancshares reports earnings for first quarter

    Kentucky Bancshares, Inc., parent company of Kentucky Bank, reported an increase of $356,000, a 28 percent increase, in earnings for the first quarter of 2012 compared to the same period in 2011.  Earnings are $1,618,000, or fully diluted 2012 earnings per share of $0.60, compared to $1,262,000, or fully diluted earnings per share of $0.46 for the same period of 2011.

  • Eubanks receives Bourbon Community Hospital’s 2012 Mercy Award

    Sherry Eubanks was recently awarded Bourbon Community Hospital’s 2012 Mercy Award. This honor places Eubanks in nomination for LifePoint’s 2012 Mercy Award, the highest honor an employee can earn with LifePoint Hospitals, Inc., the parent company of Bourbon Community Hospital.

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  • Texaco Country Showdown coming to town

    The 31st annual Texaco Country Showdown” is coming to Cynthiana.
    The local Country Showdown will be held on Friday, May 18, 7:30 p.m. at Rohs Opera House.
    Genuine Country 1400 AM will host America’s largest country music talent search and radio promotion.  Approximately $200,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded nationwide including the grand prize of $100,000 cash to the national winner, presented at the national final televised special.

  • Bourbon County Heart Walk rescheduled for May 19

    Due to rain, the Heart Walk sponsored by Bourbon Community Hospital was cancelled and has been rescheduled for May 19.   
    The walk will begin on the hospital campus at 9:30 a.m. on Clinic Drive in Paris and proceed down East Main Street, past the courthouse, down High Street, turning at the YMCA, going up Main Street to the courthouse, back down Main Street to the YMCA, up one block to Pleasant Street, back to East Main Street and ending on Clinic Drive.  
    The walk will be approximately three miles long.  

  • HMH ranked 10th in Best Places to Work in Kentucky

    Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH) was recognized and honored at the Best Places to Work in Kentucky Eighth annual Awards Dinner on April 19 at the Galt House in Louisville, Ky. The final rankings were announced at the event, and HMH ranked number 10 out of 37 in the large business category section.
    “This award is a wonderful honor for HMH,” says Dr. Frank McKemie, Chairman of HMH Board of Directors. “It is a testimony to the hard work and dedication of all our hospital employees.”    

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