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Business

  • Top ten reasons to buy local

    1. Buy Local -- Support yourself: Several studies have shown that when you buy from an independent, locally owned business, rather than a nationally owned businesses, significantly more of your money is used to make purchases from other local businesses, service providers and farms, continuing to strengthen the economic base of the community.

    These include case studies showing that locally-owned businesses generate a premium in enhanced economic impact to the community and our tax base.

  • Small Business Saturday is Nov. 30

    Small businesses are the cornerstone of any community, creating jobs, spurring local economic growth and giving back to society.

    In recent years, small businesses have been overshadowed by the holiday hype of “Black Friday” and “Cyber Monday” which tend to emphasize major retailers. But, small businesses have much to offer for holiday shoppers!

  • Southeast buys Crestwood center

    Southeast Christian Church will become the new landowner of the Crestwood Station Shopping Center, the church has announced. 

    The church, which opened a campus in the shopping center nearly three years ago, has an agreement in place to become the center’s landowner for $3.3 million. The agreement excludes the space currently occupied by All About Kids. 

  • Baptist Health La Grange gets certification

    Baptist Health La Grange has been named a Certified Primary Stroke Center by the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP). The designation means Baptist Health La Grange meets national quality standards for excellence in stroke care.

  • Southeast Christian buys land for Oldham Campus expansion

    Southeast Christian Church will become the new landowner of the Crestwood Station Shopping Center, the church announced.  

    The church, which opened a campus in the shopping center nearly three years ago, has an agreement in place to become the center’s landowner for $3.3 million. The agreement excludes the space currently occupied by All About Kids.  

  • Recent Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

     

  • Business Briefs

    Haselton Appointed

    Gov. Beshear has appointed the following members to the Education Commission of the States to serve at the pleasure of the Governor: W. Blake Haselton, of LaGrange, is dean of the College of Education at the University of Louisville. The appointment replaces Bonnie L. Freeman.

    Walker awarded

    On September 11, the Greater Louisville Association of Realtors awarded Colleen E. Walker of Kentucky Select Properties the prestigious President’s Award.  

  • Recent Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies

     

  • Citizens Union Bank released from consent order with FDIC

     Citizens Union Bank of Shelbyville (CUB) announced that it has received notice from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions (KDFI) which formally terminates the Consent Order the Bank entered into with the regulators in January 2010.

    A Consent Order is a formal agreement between banks and regulators designed to help address improving certain areas of a bank such as credit quality, capital, earnings and liquidity.

  • Kroger changes coupon policy

     The Kroger Co. announced today that the practice of doubling the value of coupons will end on Sept. 22, 2013 in most of its Kentucky, southern Indiana and southern Illinois stores.

    “In an effort to modernize the company’s coupon policies, Kroger has been investing additional resources into its digital coupons and promotions.