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Forcht Bank hosts annual Patriot Day event to commemorate 9/11

While the majority in attendance were not alive the day the Twin Towers fell, hundreds of students gathered for Forcht Bank’s annual Patriot Day event on September 11 to learn the significance of the day America stood still. “The primary reason behind this program is so our...

Mercy Medical Clinic hosts, ‘Back to School Bash’

Mercy Medical Clinic in Corbin stepped outside the box Saturday providing assorted school supplies as part of its inaugural, “Back to School Bash.” Working in conjunction with Forcht Bank, Forcht Broadcasting and the West Knox Fire Department, Eric and Katie Baker, Ashley Barton...

Forcht Bank acquires Watch Hill Bank

Forcht Bancorp, Inc. has reached an agreement to purchase Watch Hill Bank in Cincinnati, Ohio, by acquiring all the outstanding shares of MW Bancorp, Inc. (Ticker: MWBC), the holding company for Watch Hill Bank. Subject to regulatory and shareholder approval, Watch Hill Bank will...
Posted On 03 Jul 2018
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Williamsburg schools, Forcht Bank sponsor first responder appreciation luncheon

Thanks to the efforts of a local school and a local bank, several first responders in the Williamsburg area were treated to a free lunch Thursday afternoon. “With today’s climate that we live in, schools are so thankful for the amount of support we get from our first responders,”...
Posted On 30 May 2018

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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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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Corbin native, UofC student, to intern for McConnell this fall

For a guy who loves politics, Corbin native Ryan Lawson has secured an ideal job this fall. He will be interning for U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in our nation’s capitol. “Politics is my passion. I am always looking for ways I can help the community and better...
Posted On 16 Aug 2017

W’burg school gets new LED sign thanks to some friends

Thanks to a little help from its friends, the Williamsburg Independent School District now has a new LED sign, which is located in front of the school. The $13,000 sign was paid for via donations from Forcht Bank, the Williamsburg Tourism Commission, the Williamsburg Independent...
Posted On 18 Jan 2017

Forcht Bank donates $19,000 to W’burg school district

A local bank’s investment in the future will result in two new computer labs for a small school district. As part of a joint project, Forcht Bank donated $19,000 Friday morning to Williamsburg Independent School, which will add $19,000 of its own technology funds, to...
Posted On 16 Nov 2016