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Thanksgiving Lunch 2019

Employees enjoyed a catered Thanksgiving meal with one another before the big holiday. Departments got to mingle and catch up with one another while eating a delicious meal with turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, and of course the popular bread pudding. Hope all have a wonderful and save Thanksgiving.

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Kentucky National Insurance Company names new President

Kentucky National Insurance Company, a division of Forcht Group of Kentucky, has named senior insurance executive, John R. Miner, as its new President. Miner has 35 years of insurance industry experience, primarily in Personal Insurance, including as President of Personal Lines Division of Great American Insurance Group in Cincinnati, OH, and prior leadership roles with…

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“Living Treasure” dies at the age of 81

Frances Wilhoit of London, KY and known as a “Living Treasure” died this past weekend following her battle with cancer. She was a local real estate professional and a long-time radio station employee at the London branch. Frances was seen as a respected and devoted community servant and loved for her demeanor and positive outlook.…

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Salute to Small Business Awards Luncheon 2019

The Salute to Small Business Awards Luncheon, presented by Forcht Bank, was held on August 22 at the Keene Barn in Keeneland. There were 6 category winners that recognized local and small businesses for their achievements throughout the year. One of the 6 winners was also crowned Small Business of the year. The category winners…

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Lane Report has a sit down with Mr. Forcht

Last week the Lane Report had a sit down with Mr. Forcht about how he was able to build a Kentucky group of 90+ businesses one small-town at a time. Mr. Forcht talks about employment with all of his businesses, how he loves to work and will put in hours six or seven days a…

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Anchor Peter King visits Forcht Broadcasting

CBS News Radio correspondent and anchor Peter King was the special guest at the Forcht Broadcasting Summer General Managers meeting this past Tuesday, July 9. Peter talked about his upcoming CBS Radio special remembering the Apollo 11 mission and moon landing that happened 50 years ago this July. Peter covers NASA operations and news from…

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2019 Bluegrass Business Hall of Fame

Four new honorees were inducted into Junior Achievement’s Bluegrass Business Hall of Fame on Thursday, May 23 in Lexington. The 2019 Class was made up of Rufus Friday, Quita Michel, Craig and Madonna Turner, and the late Ray Rector. New and past Hall of Fame inductees posed for a group photo prior to the Hall…

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Concrete Rose and Kneedeepinsnow winners of Forcht Bank races

Oaks Day 2019 started a little wet, but turned into a nice overcast day. Concrete Rose, trained by George Arnold, won the 35th Running of the Edgewood presented by Forcht Bank. Concrete Rose edged out Newspaperofrecord for the final furlong of the 1-1/16th-mile race on the turf. Yet again, Derby Day was filled with rain…

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Legends speak at the Forcht Excellence in Leadership Series

A few legends in the sports world and leaders throughout religion and politics took to the stage at the University of the Cumberlands Tuesday night at the Forcht Excellence in Leadership Series. Laila Ali was joined by sports greats Terry Bradshaw and Shaquille O’Neil, along with Will Graham, Fred Thompson, and Rudy Giuliani. After her…

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