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Business

  • Nelson County Implement named Retailer of the Year for commercial equipment

    Cub Cadet has named Nelson County Implement as the 2010 top Retailer of the Year for commercial equipment.

    Since taking on the Cub Cadet brand in 1988, Nelson County Implement has sold nothing but Cub Cadet products excelling in the commercial and professional lawn care sector. This family-operated dealership has succeeded in targeting the institutional and commercial markets, doubling their business in 2010.

  • Better Business Bureau has tax time tips

    Are you in a hurry to get your tax refund? Some tax preparers offer tax refund anticipation loans. These are often marketed as “rapid refunds” in the form of checks or “gift” debit cards.

    The Better Business Bureau (BBB) advises consumers to be wary of these costly loans. They deliver refunds only slightly faster than the IRS.

  • KHC honors Hurst and Town and Country Bank

    The Kentucky Housing Corporation honored Theresa Hurst and Town & Country Bank and Trust Company as one of its top lenders. Hurst received an award March 10 at the Capital Plaza Hotel in Frankfort from Kentucky Housing Corporation.  Hurst was one of the top loan officers in the state.  Town & Country Bank and Trust  received an award for top lender in the state.

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  • P&Z recommends business zoning in Deatsville village

    The Joint City-County Planning Commission recommended rezoning a property near the intersection of KY 245 and Old Henpeck Road from A-1 agriculture district to B-1 neighborhood business district in its March 22 meeting.

    The property, a 1.73-acre lot belonging to Billy Gilkey, is adjacent to Rooster Run gas station and across the street from a Dollar General Store. It is in the Deatsville Village area on the county’s comprehensive plan.

  • Bardstown plants, people affected by disaster

    The news of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan has traveled far and wide, but the disaster has reached Bardstown’s front door in other ways as well. From a video shot by a recent Bardstown High School graduate that received national attention to local corporations with roots in Japan, the events of March 11 prove just how small the world really is.

  • Former Standard news editor honored with ‘Gold Star’ journalism award

    Stacey Manning, a Bardstown native and former news editor for The Kentucky Standard, has been honored with the Max Heath Gold Star Award for Excellence in Community Journalism.

    The award is a tribute to Heath’s contributions as executive editor for 21 years and his history of recognizing the good work that passed across his desk with a gold star and hand-written notes.

    It recognizes Landmark Community Newspapers (LCNI) editors who do solid work in their communities year-in and year-out. 

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  • Town & Country Bank board elects new chair

    Town & Country Bank and Trust Company’s board of directors unanimously elected a new chairman March 15 — Tom A. Wimsett, a Nelson County native with more than 28 years’ experience in the financial services industry. Wimsett replaces Bill Conway, chairman of the board since 2009. Conway was elected vice-chairman, also by a unanimous vote.

    Conway said he nominated Wimsett to the position because of Wimsett’s expertise in banking and because Wimsett’s recent retirement would allow him to commit more time to the bank.