Local business briefs

April 11, 2004

Bryant promoted at Kentucky Trust Company

Martha Bryant has been promoted to the position of senior vice president of trusts and estates for Kentucky Trust Company.

Bryant is one of the five original employees of Kentucky Trust Company, which was founded in 1995. She has extensive experience in trust administration, fiduciary tax and estate administration. She is a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University and Cannon Trust Tax School. She also is a graduate at of the 2003 Leadership Boyle County class. She is the current executive vice president and former president of the Boyle County Fair and Horse Show.

In an announcing the promotion, Jim Sullivan, CEO and chairman of the board, said, "This promotion is the result of Martha's hard work and dedication over the past 10 years to attain a high level of expertise in the area of trust and estate administration, and her dedication to providing our clients with unmatched personal service."


An independent, locally owned financial institution, Kentucky Trust Company provides employer-sponsored retirement plans, individual retirement and investment accounts and personal trust and estate administration to individuals and small businesses.

Ross, Hale attend Kioti Tractor course

Dr. Tom Ross, partner, and Mike Hale, service manager, of Homeland Equipment attended Kioti Tractor Service School in Wilson, N.C. March 10-11. The focus of the course was Kioti Tractor DK series electrical and hydraulic troubleshooting.

Homeland Equipment is located on the Danville Bypass.

Stanford salon adds nail services

Shear Designs Hair Salon, located next to the Kentucky Depot in Stanford, is now offering nail services by licensed technician Tonya Ware. New services offered by Ware include mani- and pedicures, acrylic nail sets, fill-ins and paraffin dips. Appointments may be made at the salon, (606) 365-9944.

Chamber official elected to state association

Paula Fowler Kilby, executive director of the Danville-Boyle Chamber of Commerce, recently was elected to a three-year term on the board of directors of Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Executives (KCCE).

KCCE hosts a spring and a fall conference for Chamber executives from around the state. Chamber professionals take part in management and leadership seminars.

Workshops at the recent spring conference included membership retention and growth, workshop on leadership programs, event planning, adapting to change and idea exchanges.

"These conferences offer a chance to share ideas with professionals and learn what works and what doesn't. Information exchange is a core component of these gatherings," Kilby said. "It is good for chamber professionals to network in the state - and beyond. It gives us a larger group of people to talk with and bounce things through.

"There's always something new to learn and bring back to our communities to continually improve upon how we do things locally."

Third Street Resale and Collectibles opens

Third Street Resale and Collectibles has opened at 111 N. Third St. in Danville.

The store sells records, CDs, DVDs, old toys, games, glass, antiques, books, videos, stereo equipment, autographs, baseball cards, comic books and other items. The store also buys records, CDs, DVDs and games.

The store is owned by Paul Watson and managed by Jennifer Carter.

Hours: 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Phone: (859) 236-2686.

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