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Reeling them in…

    Terry Forcht of Corbin and grandson Craig Shockley of Lexington spent a few days before Christmas on a fishing trip around Marco Island, Florida. Third generation fishing guide Dylan Naftal of Marco Island Backwater Fishing led the group to his favorite spots. Terry...
Posted On 30 Dec 2020
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Senate President Robert Stivers Presented with Kentucky Chamber MVP Award

Last Friday, Senate President Robert Stivers was presented the Chamber MVP Award by Kentucky Chamber Director of Political Affairs Travis Burton and Forcht Group Chairman and CEO Terry Forcht. President Stivers was among a select group of legislators who “went to bat” for...
Posted On 22 Oct 2020
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‘Start Right. End Right,’ a new book just released about Terry Forcht

It was in the late 1960s that my wife and I decided that we wanted to have our first Will written. So, we started looking for a lawyer and stopped at the office of Terry Forcht on Kentucky St. in Corbin. That was the first time I had ever met him, but not the last. About 20 years...
Posted On 01 May 2020

New book profiles man lauded as ‘Kentucky’s foremost entrepreneur’

Businessman Terry Forcht, who rose from humble beginnings as a youth in Louisville to build a business empire that became the Forcht Group of Kentucky, is the subject of an upcoming biography by Gary P. West and Eddie Woodruff. Start Right, End Right. The Terry Forcht Story...
Posted On 22 Apr 2020
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Forcht Group of Kentucky founder named Corbin’s ‘Business Professional of the Year’

Forcht Group of Kentucky Founder, Chairman and CEO Terry E. Forcht always tries to be in bed by 7:00 p.m. He gets up at 3:30 a.m. daily, except on Sundays, when he doesn’t wake up until 5:00 a.m. He works seven days a week. At 81-years-old, he’s not even considering retirement....

Frances Wilhoit, community ‘treasure,’ dies at age 81

A “barrier busting” local real estate professional and long-time radio station employee, who was named a “Living Treasure” in the city of London this past April, passed away over the weekend. Frances Wilhoit, 81, of London, died on Sunday following a battle with cancer. In...

Rick Springfield to play at NIBROC; Forcht Group, Forcht Bank named as premier sponsors of festival

Grammy Award-winning 80s pop legend Rick Springfield will be the featured entertainment at this year’s NIBROC, a big return to prominence for the festival … made possible by generous support from Forcht Group of Kentucky and Forcht Bank. Springfield is a musician, singer and...

Bevin discusses friendship with President Trump at Corbin fundraiser

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, center, visited the home of Terry and Marion Forcht, in Corbin, this past Saturday for a private fundraising event. Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin revealed to supporters at a re-election fundraiser in Corbin Saturday that he frequently has 15 to 20-minute...

Bevin talks issues, but won’t announce re-election bid at local fundraiser

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin discussed a wide range of topics during a private local fundraising event last week in Corbin, but the one question he didn’t fully answer is if he plans to run for re-election. The event, held last Thursday at the Corbin home of Eric and Kathryn Baker,...

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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