The bank is poised to serve customers with $9 million of capital, Chief Lending Officer of the proposed bank Mike Graves stated in a press release.
Bluegrass Community Bank will be located at 113 Smoky Way, just off the U.S 127 Danville bypass. For more information, call (859) 238-0556.
Boyle clerk attends conference
Boyle County Clerk Trille L. Bottom recently attended the Kentucky County Clerks Association Fall Conference in Lexington.
Bottom, who has served as county clerk since October, attended numerous training sessions that were geared toward helping county clerks become more knowledgeable about their offices. Some of the sessions focused on election procedures, while others focused on new procedures for recordings, and titling and registration of motor vehicles.
Gov. Steve Beshear was the featured speaker and addressed the clerks at the opening session. Beshear discussed how his administration was planning to work with local county clerks in finding ways to better serve the public.
Builders Supply awards shopping spree
Bill Walters was chosen as the winner of the Builders Supply $1,000 shopping giveaway recently in Stanford. Walters was selected at random from more than 2,000 entries submitted at the store from Aug. 27-Nov. 17.
When asked how he was going to use the $1,000 prize, he said he had been building his house for two years and was going to buy some tools to help finish the project.
Builders Supply is located at 814 E. Main St., Stanford, and has served customers in the tri-county area for more than 45 years. The business offers a complete line of roofing, doors, windows, paint, cabinetry, flooring, hardware, plumbing and lumber.
Local judges attend conference
Circuit judges Darren Peckler and Bruce Petrie, who serve Boyle and Mercer counties, participated in the 2008 Circuit Judges College held Oct. 26-30 in Covington. The Administrative Office of the Courts offered the college for Circuit Court judges and Family Court judges throughout the state.
Chief Regional Circuit Judge Thomas L. Clark, who serves Fayette County and is president of the Kentucky Circuit Judges Association, stated in a press release that the sessions provided information on judicial processes and critical topics such as domestic violence and jail overcrowding.
Professor Barbara E. Bergman of the University of New Mexico School of Law, an expert on evidence and criminal procedure, taught an in-depth session on the rules of evidence for criminal cases. James Clark, associate dean of the University of Kentucky College of Social Work; Otto Kaak, a UK psychiatry professor; and Jefferson County Family Court Judge Jerry J. Bowles led a session on domestic violence.
Other courses covered were division of property and retirement accounts with regard to marital property, court decorum, ethics, new legislation and judicial recusals. Kentucky Supreme Court Justice Lisabeth Hughes Abramson provided judges with a case law update.
Chief Justice of Kentucky John D. Minton Jr. also addressed the judges during the college. This was the first Circuit Judges College since Chief Justice Minton took office in June.
Circuit Court is the court of general jurisdiction in cases involving capital offenses, felonies, land disputes, contested probates of wills and general civil litigation in disputes involving more than $4,000. A division of Circuit Court/Family Court has primary jurisdiction in cases involving family issues, such as divorces, adoption, child support, domestic violence and juvenile status offenses.
Organizations aim to warm seniors
Heartland Veterinary Hospital and the United Way have teamed up to bring warmth and holiday cheer to the residents of Arnold Towers.
To assist, donate new unwrapped blankets, scarves, gloves, robes, pajamas, average size warm and cozy socks, coffee, tea, cocoa and any other items to help keep the seniors warm and toasty throughout the winter. The gifts will be delivered in December.
The staff of Heartland Veterinary Hospital and the United Way will bring a few furry service animals to offer a little TLC to the seniors.