• The importance of financial literacy

    Provided by Keystone Financial Group

  • PSC modifies Farmers RECC rate hike request

    FRANKFORT – The Kentucky Public Service Commission has granted Farmers Rural Electric Cooperative Corp. a revenue increase that is somewhat smaller than the amount requested by the electric distribution cooperative.
    Farmers has about 25,000 customers in eight central Kentucky counties, including Grayson and Edmonson. It is one of 16 electric distribution cooperatives that together own and buy power from the East Kentucky Power Cooperative.

  • New business aims to help children achieve

    Area children who need speech, occupational and other types of therapies now have a local option for service.
    Early Intervention and Consultation Services officially opened its doors Feb. 9 with a ribbon cutting and open house.
    EICS, at 635 South Main St., Suite B, in Leitchfield — next to Papa John’s — offers services to those ages birth through 21.

  • Mobile home center planned for Leitchfield's Commerce Drive

    In coming months people will be able to tour new homes at a business along Leitchfield’s Commerce Drive.
    Jimmy and Lauri Marksberry plan to open a manufactured home dealership, “Exit 107 Homes,” on the south side of the street, near Renegade Marine. Framing for the offices wrapped up recently.
    Lauri Marksberry said they will sell new homes, as well as parts and supplies for other models. The couple plans to have as many as six single-wide and six double-wide homes set up on the property for customers to view and tour.

  • Credit union attends benefits fair, opening day
  • Corbettt named director
  • Chamber names new director

    A Grayson County native has been named the new executive director of the Grayson County Chamber of Commerce.

    April Kinkade Spalding’s first day on the job will be April 18. She replaces Becky Escue, who is stepping down to take a position in her family’s business.

    Spalding is a 2004 graduate of Grayson County High School. She started at the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory in 2005, working her way up from tour guide to group sales and events manager.

  • Why aren't you maxing out your 401(k) plan?

    Keystone Financial Group

    Do you have a million dollars? At the moment, probably not. But if you invest and save diligently and let your assets compound, who knows? You may be a millionaire someday. In fact, you may need to be a millionaire someday. If you stay retired for 20 or 30 years, it could take well over $1 million to pay for that retirement. In fact, Andrés Cardenal, CFA and financial analyst, recommends $1.25 million if you plan to match inflation over a three-decade retirement. This is one reason why you should contribute the maximum to your 401(k) plan.

  • Leadership programs prepare the area's future

    By Ray Springsteen

    Work Matters

    When people ask me what the greatest strength of the Fort Knox Federal Credit Union is, I tell them, undoubtedly, it’s our people.

    The 240 employees who support our more than 90,000 members are the reason we are successful. Those familiar faces at each of our branches, your friends and family, are the fabric of our organization and our community.

  • New business aims to cut computer downtime

    There’s a new option in Grayson County for computer repairs.
    Uptime Computer Consulting recently opened at 1613 Elizabethtown Road in Leitchfield. The business specializes in virus and spyware removal, along with hardware and software training courses. Later this year they plan to offer training courses in basic computer use and Microsoft Excel.
    Robbie Lindsey, along with his wife, Kristle, opened the shop earlier this month. Along with Lindsey, Jacob Lampton will be working on the troubled towers and laptops.