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  • Bourbon rocks glasses available

    The Kentucky Bourbon Festival has a new souvenir glass for sale this year.

    “This is the first time we’ve had a rocks glass that doesn’t say just Kentucky Bourbon Festival — this represents all of our bourbons,” said Linda Harrison, the festival’s director.

  • Kathy Clements named 2013 Outstanding CSR of the Year in Kentucky

    The National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research has announced that Kathy Clements is the 2013 Outstanding CSR of the Year recipient for the state of Kentucky.

    To qualify for this top state honor, Clements submitted the winning essay on the topic, “Communication is one of the most important parts of building strong relationships with your clients, companies, and coworkers. Identify and explain the four greatest barriers to effective communication that you face (or have faced) and how you’ve worked to overcome these barriers.”

  • Where Opportunity Knox sets out to make region a veteran talent magnet

    Wendall Lawrence

    Lincoln Trail Area Dev. District

    Finding talented individuals to fill open positions is one of the greatest challenges businesses in our region face.

    But the Greater Louisville Region, including the eight counties of the Lincoln Trail Area Development District, has a distinct advantage in developing a pipeline of skilled employees ready for new opportunities.

    That advantage is veteran talent.

    In the U.S. Army alone, more than 100,000 servicemen and women transition from the military to civilian life every year.

  • County loses longtime businessman, leader

    Nelson County lost a longtime business leader with the passing of Dinwiddie Mathis Wednesday.

    Mathis, a native of Bardstown, was born Oct. 8, 1926, to Harlan and Roxanne “Roxie” Mathis. He had two sisters and an older brother, Fabian, who would later become his business partner.

    Those who knew Mathis agreed that his service to the community was commendable.

    “He was a lifelong citizen of Bardstown and Nelson County and contributed many great things to everyone in the community,” said Pike Conway, a lifelong friend.

  • North Nelson Water District honored at annual KRWA conference
  • How to price your home to sell

    By Peggy Smith

    We’ve all heard the age-old reference to what it takes to sell property: “Location, Location, Location!”

    Wrong.

    In the real estate market that we’re dealing with today, it’s all about pricing. Getting it right at the beginning is also vital to a quick sale, as well as the optimum sales price. Overpricing a home at the time of listing, with the understanding that a reduction will be taken after a certain amount of time on the market without a sale is a common mistake with sellers.

  • Three bourbons from Barton win at 2014 international competition

    The results from the 2014 International Wine & Spirits Competition have been announced and three of Barton 1792 Distillery’s bourbons have won medals.

    Kentucky Tavern, Zackariah Harris and 1792 Ridgemont Reserve bourbons each won silver medals in this year’s competition.

    “We are pleased that each of the bourbons we entered received such a consistent evaluation by the judges,” Ken Pierce, director of distillation and quality assurance, said. “We are excited and honored by these wins.”

  • Ashby joins Medica

    Medica Pharmacy announces the hiring of its newest pharmacist, Brad Ashby, PharmD. Brad attained his doctorate degree in pharmacy in 2008 from the University of Kentucky.

    Ashby comes to Bardstown from Hopkinsville, where he provided relief pharmacy work for various pharmacies in Trigg County. Alongside his pharmacy duties, he designed and provided medication therapy management (MTM) services to patients in the community.

  • At Mary’s marks 10 years
  • New Haven native Anna Richey named lead accountant for Brown-Forman

    Brown-Forman announces the appointment of Anna Richey, native of New Haven and formerly Anna Bowling, as lead accountant.

    In this role, Richey is responsible for managing SAP master data and system-generated accounting processes. She is also responsible for FX valuation, SG&A assessments, and overall facilitation of month-end close processes.