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Sad News In The Radio Family

The staff of WCKQ, WGRK, and WTCO are saddened by the passing of longtime employee Lew Edwards. Lew had been with Forcht Broadcasting and the radio industry for over 40 years in various capacities. He was not one to smile, but he did bring a calming presence to the radio stations. The staff at the…

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Forcht Bank Hosts Annual Pancakes with Santa

This past weekend, Forcht Bank in Hamburg hosted their annual Pancakes with Santa. Pancakes, donuts, fruit, juice, and coffee were served to all the families that came to attend. Crafts and games were provided specifically for the little ones along with a visit from Santa and Buddy. Many families came out to not only see…

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Forcht Family Donates $1 Million to Local University

On December 5, 2018 Terry and Marion Forcht made a generous donation to the Nursing Program at the University of the Cumberlands. This donation will help better prepare students for the workforce when it comes to placement within the medical field once they have graduated. “This donation will benefit our students who are considering working…

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Forcht Group Celebrates Thanksgiving

Forcht Group staff, friends, family, and leadership gathered to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday with turkey, gravy, pumpkin pie, and great conversation. For many decades the Forcht family has gathered around tables to enjoy food, discuss fond memories, and remind each other what we are really thankful for — the wonderful people who make Forcht Group…

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Forcht Group at the 2018 Breeders’ Cup

Another year, another Breeders’ Cup. The 2018 Breeders’ Cup World Championships was held at Churchill Downs in Louisville, KY. The Forcht family yet again came out in full to support the tradition of the World Championships and horse racing. Unlike the rainy Derby this past year, the track was full of sunshine on the main…

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Forcht Group partners with Union College

Union College, based in Barbourville, KY, has partnered with Forcht Group to offer online college undergraduate and graduate courses for Forcht Group employees at a special partnership rate. “Part of serving the Appalachian communities is having a very reasonably priced tuition,” said Dean of Online and Graduate Studies Dr. David Williams. “That’s something that has…

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Terry Forcht Turns 80

Kentucky businessman Terry Forcht celebrated his 80th birthday at the internationally renowned race track Keeneland on Friday.  Hundreds of people joined the celebration including Governor Matt Bevin to show their support and voice their admiration for the impact Forcht has made throughout his career. Several colleagues participated in a video sharing old stories and wishing…

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Emerge 2018 Conference

Forcht Bank was the presenting sponsor of the Emerge 2018 Conference in Lexington on March 28th. The 5th Annual Emerge Conference, held in conjunction with Commerce Lexington, brought together over 400 young professionals from around central Kentucky for a day of keynote and breakout sessions devoted to skills development, professional growth, and community involvement. Emerge…

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