Frankfort chooses her best
The seventh annual Best of Frankfort awards were presented Tuesday, May 23, at the Capital Plaza Hotel. A total of 422 ballots were counted as valid in the awards program, sponsored by Community Trust Bank. Here are the winners:
Food & Restaurant Category
Place for a salad: Adelias Bakery & Caf
Sunday brunch: Capital Plaza Hotel
Restaurant: Adelias Bakery & Caf
BBQ ribs: Applebees Neighborhood Bar & Grill
Place for a sandwich: Adelias Bakery & Caf
Local band: FCHS Band
Nightlife/karaoke: The Dragon Pub
Summer event: Downtown Summer Concert Series
Historical tour: Russ Hatter/ Downtown Walking Tour
Family recreation: Salato Wildlife Center
Interior Decorator: A Touch of Grace
Florist: Tingles Riverview
Place for Formal Wear: Prelude to a Kiss
Gift & Accessories Store: Julies
Window Display: Nitro of Frankfort
Cleanest neighborhood/subdivision: Silverlake & Two Creeks
Business lawn: State Capitol
Most improved street: Holmes Street
Local landscaper: Wilsons Nurseries
Home & garden center: Wilsons Nurseries
Place for margarita: Casa Fiesta
Financial service provider: Farmers Bank
Pastor/youth minister/church leader: Todd Lester, Forks of Elkhorn
Veterinary clinic: Frankfort Animal Clinic
Daycare: Capital Avenue Daycare
Golf course: Juniper Hill Golf Course
Blue Grass Energy meeting June 12
RICHMOND Blue Grass Energy will hold its annual Membership Meeting and Customer Appreciation Night at 6 p.m. Monday, June 12, at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Business Park.
The evening will feature a free pork barbecue dinner, the Touchstone Energy hot air balloon and entertainment by gospel music entertainer Chuck Johnson and The Goodtimers Band. Kids activities will include trolley rides, little lineman photos, face painting, and inflatable games. The evening will conclude at dusk with a fireworks display (the first 1,000 guests will receive free 3-D fireworks glasses).
One of the highlights of the evening will be the awarding of $10,000 in college scholarships to high school seniors from the cooperative service area.
The Cynthiana-Harrison County Business Park is located off Highway 62 between Cynthiana and Georgetown. Directional signs will be posted. For more information, contact Tony Warren at (859) 885-2104.
Farmers Capital to sell Banking Centers
Citizens First Corporation of Bowling Green will purchase Kentucky Banking Centers of Glasgow from Farmers Capital Bank Corporation in a $20 million cash transaction.
Citizens First and Kentucky Banking Centers will have combined assets of about $355 million and 8 banking offices in Warren, Simpson, Barren and Hart counties when the transaction is completed, which is expected during the second half of 2006.
Bush names treasury secretary
The Washington Post
President Bush turned named Goldman Sachs Group Chairman Henry M. Paulson Jr. as his treasury secretary. Once-reluctant, Paulson reportedly agreed to take the job after assurances from Bush of a central policymaking role.