Business news, Jan. 3

Published 8:53 am Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Lincoln County Farm Bureau recognized for outstanding membership and program achievement

LOUISVILLE – Lincoln County Farm Bureau was recognized during the 98th Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) annual meeting in Louisville for its outstanding membership and program achievement in 2017. The award honors county Farm Bureau offices who meet the company’s profitability requirements and whose insurance policy growth meets or exceeds its annual growth goal.

 David Campbell, President of Lincoln County Farm Bureau (center), accepts the award from John Sparrow, Chief Executive Officer of KFB Insurance Companies (left), and David S. Beck, Executive Vice President of the KFB Federation (right), during a December 1 recognition and awards program.

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2017 Kentucky Roads Scholars and Road Masters honored at graduation ceremonies across the state


News release

Lexington – The Technology Transfer Program of the Kentucky Transportation Center is proud to announce that 165 Roads Scholars and 144 Road Masters have completed the 2017 Kentucky Roads Scholars/Road Masters Training Program.

Honored Thursday, Dec. 7 in Lexington was Tom Baker, City of Danville as a Roads Scholar. Presenting the awards, was Patty Dunaway, State Highway Engineer, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

Tom Baker, City of Danville, who consented to this announcement, joins the 2,867 Roads Scholars and 2,179 Road Masters who have already completed the program.

The Roads Scholar/Road Master Training Program consists of nine and seven full-day courses, respectively. The combined programs total 96 training hours and serves individuals from local and state transportation agencies as well as private businesses. The Roads Scholar and Road Master Training Programs, as well as a broad selection of other training courses related to transportation, are offered throughout the year by the Technology Transfer Program of the Kentucky Transportation Center, located at the University of Kentucky, College of Engineering.

More information on the Technology Transfer Program or the Roads Scholar and Road Master Training series can be found at or by contacting Martha Horseman, Program Manager, at or 800-432- 0719.