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Forcht Bank donates $19,000 for two school computer labs

A local businessman was honored for his donation that made two computer labs at Williamsburg Schools possible. Amon Couch, Superintendent of Williamsburg Independent Schools, recently presented a commemorative photo book to Forcht Bank Chairman Terry Forcht and Forcht Bank...
Posted On 15 Feb 2018
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Six in 10 Kentuckians favor raising legal age to purchase tobacco to 21

Nearly six in 10 Kentucky adults favor raising the legal age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21 years, according to the Kentucky Health Issues Poll. The survey, taken Oct. 24-Dec. 2, found that 58 percent of Kentucky adults favored such a law and 39 percent opposed it, with...
Posted On 15 Feb 2018
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Lady Rollin’ Redhounds finish season as KHSAA state runner-up

Last Wednesday afternoon, the Region 8 champion Lady Rollin’ Redhounds were on their way to play in the 2018 state bowling championships. The singles championship was held on Thursday, February 8, followed by the team event on Friday, February 9 at the Executive Strike and Spare...
Posted On 14 Feb 2018
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2018 50th District Basketball Tournaments Preview

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Posted On 14 Feb 2018
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KU, LG&E agree to rate reduction plan for customers

Customers of Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company will begin to see the financial benefits associated with the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act beginning in March. The two utilities announced today that they will file a unanimous settlement agreement with the...
Posted On 02 Feb 2018
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Forcht Bank among Kentucky’s ‘Best Places to Work’ for 2018

Forcht Bank has been named one of the 2018 Best Places to Work in Kentucky in the medium-sized employer category (those employing 150-499 employees) by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management (KYSHRM). The winner rankings will be...
Posted On 26 Jan 2018
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Legislative update from State Representative Regina Huff

On Tuesday, to mark the official kick-off of crafting Kentucky’s two year budget, Governor Matt Bevin presented his budget proposal to the Commonwealth and the General Assembly in a Joint Session. Kentuckians, along with members of the House and Senate, Cabinet Secretaries, and...
Posted On 26 Jan 2018
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Friday Night Highlights: High School Basketball Results for January 19, 2018

A pair of boys-girls double headers highlighted the high school basketball action in our coverage area Friday evening.
Posted On 20 Jan 2018
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Corbin Lions Club in need of volunteers for Christmas Basket delivery

The Corbin Lions Club invites members of the community to assist with delivery of 252 food baskets on Saturday, December 23. With more baskets than in recent years, a good turn-out of volunteers is needed. Delivery begins with a breakfast at David’s Steakhouse at 6 am followed by...
Posted On 21 Dec 2017
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Gray man accused of violating his parole

Knox County Sheriff’s deputies apprehended a Gray man Monday who is wanted for violating parole in Tennessee. Deputy William Stewart, the department’s public affairs officer, said Sheriff Mike Smith and Sergeant Carl Bolton went to a residence on Hazel Fork Road off of U.S. 25E...
Posted On 20 Dec 2017
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