Jacob Robinson recently joined Farmers National Bank as assistant vice president, Harrodsburg branch manager. A Mercer County native, he is a graduate of Burgin High School. Robinson obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from University of Kentucky. He has worked in the banking industry for more than seven years in various management positions.
His community activities have included committee chairperson for Relay for Life, United Way, American Red Cross and Junior Achievement of the Bluegrass. Robinson will be relocating to Mercer County.
Barry Steele has joined Farmers National Bank as an investment executive in the Harrodsburg office. Steele has worked in the investment industry for several years and has a Series 7 and 66 licenses, along with the investment portion of the Certified Financial Planner certification. He is currently Board President of Pioneer Vocational Industrial Services, a board member of the Mercer Youth Soccer Association and attends Harrodsburg Baptist Church. Barry and his family reside in Salvisa.
Farmers National Bank, a community owned bank since 1879, has banking facilities in Danville, Burgin, Harrodsburg, Junction City, Lancaster, Perryville and Stanford.
Baker leads dance workshop at Steppin’ Out
STANFORD — Krista Baker, a 2012 Boyle County high school graduate, has been accepted into the dance program at Western Kentucky University. Baker has been nominated as a commissioned, contracted, dance instructor for Steppin’ Out Studio of Dance’s first “Back-to-School Blast” two-day workshop/boot-camp. The camp is set for Aug. 11-12 for ages 8 and up.
Baker is a dancer at Steppin’ Out Studio of Dance, where she has received training in ballet, jazz, contemporary and tap styles of dance. She has received intensive summer dance training in ballet and modern at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. Baker has acquired private and group ballet technique training from several professional ballet instructors and received workshop training through Dance Makers Inc. She initiated, organized, instructed and performed a “free dance initiative” at Hogsett Elementary for three years as well as doing instruction and choreography for Steppin’ Out for two years.
The upcoming season for Steppin’ Out starts Aug. 21. For more information, contact Gina Leigh at (606) 282-8900 or (606) 365-4936; or email sos64@roadrunner. com.
New chaplain joins Heritage Hospice
Darrell Hahn of Harrodsburg is the new chaplain for Boyle and Mercer counties. Before coming to Heritage Hospice, he worked 21⁄2 years at Appalachian Hospice in Paintsville. He primarily worked in the counties of Magoffin, Martin, Johnson and Floyd.
Hahn was associate pastor at Mountain Community Fellowship. He graduated from Clear Creek Bible College in Pineville and helped start a church there called New Heights, for which he served as associate pastor.
He attends New Hope Baptist Church in Moreland. He attended Bruners Chapel in Mercer County for 32 years, where he served as a deacon. He served as a Gideon for four years in the Mercer County camp. Hahn was brotherhood director for the Mercer County Baptist Association. He also worked in the former family business, Hahn’s Chevron.
He and his wife, Starla, have three daughters: Kaylee, 9; Kamryn, 6; and Klaire, 1.