Local business briefs 081003

August 12, 2003

Williams promoted at PBK Bank

Baker Williams has been promoted to Loan Officer I at PBK Bank.

Baker has spent 37 years in banking with 34 of those years in Boyle County.

He serves on the Great American Brass Band Festival Committee where he and his wife, Leslie, co-chair the festival Market. He is also a board member and treasurer of Central Kentucky Angus Sales, Inc. Williams is a member of First Baptist Church where he serves as a deacon and is chairman of the capital campaign committee.

The Williamses have two daughters, Krystal Floyd of Lancaster and Kelly Langford of Danville, and three grandchildren.

Smith joins local optometry practice

Dr. Kimberly Smith has joined the optometry practice of Dr. Avery G. Hill of Danville.

Smith received a bachelor of science degree from U.C.L.A. in Los Angeles, Calif., and her doctor of optometry degree from the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tenn. Smith did her training at Commonwealth Eye Surgery in Lexington and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio.


Smith and her husband, Dr. Michael Smith, live in Danville.

Smith will be accepting patients Monday through Friday.

Hill has been practicing optometry in Danville since 1970. The office is located in Danville Manor Shopping Center.

Cartaret Mortgage opens in Danville

Cartaret Mortgage Corporation has opened an office in Danville.

Jimmy Lehman is the local manager for the company which operates by appointment only. Lehman said he is available for appointments day or night on weekdays and Saturdays. He may be reached by phone at (859) 936-0006, by e-mail at or by visiting his Web site at

Carteret is the largest privately owned residential mortgage broker in the country. In 2002, the company's loan volume exceeded $1.5 billion. The company has 700 branches nationwide and 21 in Kentucky.

Whitehouse joins Preston-Pruitt

Tina Whitehouse has joined the staff of Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home.

Whitehouse has 15 years of experience in the funeral industry, having previously been employed by Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home in Harrodsburg and Rattermans Funeral Home in Louisville.

She is married to Dr. Ken Whitehouse and has two sons and four grandchildren.|8/10/03***

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