• 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.

  • Hospice of the Bluegrass chosen to participate in Medicare test program

    Hospice of the Bluegrass has been selected to participate in the Medicare Care Choices Model. Through the Model, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will provide a new option for Medicare beneficiaries to receive palliative care services from certain hospice providers while concurrently receiving services provided by their curative care providers. CMS will evaluate whether providing hospice services can improve the quality of life and care received by Medicare beneficiaries, increase patient satisfaction, and reduce Medicare expenditures.

  • Kentucky Brewing Company expanding to Georgetown, production to increase adding approximately 20 jobs

     A rapidly growing brewing company partly owned by Cynthiana native Jeff Beagle has decided to expand in its home state. The brewery got its start in Kentucky in 2012. Gov. Steve Beshear announces that Country Boy Brewing is expanding to Georgetown, its second Kentucky location.
    Along with Beagle, the brewery is owned by Evan Coppage and Daniel Harrison.
     Lexington-based Country Boy Brewing, which produces expertly brewed craft beer, will create 20 jobs and invest nearly $4.4 million into the project.

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