Norton Center Salutes

The Origins of Country Music

On August 21, 1938, Kenneth Ray “Kenny” Rogers was born in Houston, Texas. He arrived at a fortuitous time in the history of country music. In the 1920s, a curious genre that combined Appalachian folk and blues began to gain national attention. It consisted mostly of soulful ballads and up-tempo tunes played at barn dances. [...]

By | 2017-06-01T14:10:25+00:00 March 19th, 2017|Norton Center Salutes|

Norton Center Salutes: DecoArt

From the 115,000 square foot facility located in the rolling hills of Kentucky, DecoArt manufactures one of the broadest lines of acrylic paints and finishes in the world – paints and finishes that are widely known throughout the Craft, Fine Art and Do-It-Yourself markets. The journey began in 1985 as a division of Ceramichrome,  a manufacturer [...]

By | 2017-06-01T14:35:08+00:00 January 22nd, 2017|Norton Center Salutes|

Norton Center Salutes: Sodexo

Over the past 10 years, Sodexo / Centre College Dining Services have sponsored many events on the Centre campus and have donated thousands of meals to the Danville community. Yearly, the dining team has done 2 events to enlighten the Centre community about hunger issues that exist in Danville and Boyle County. In September of [...]

By | 2017-06-01T14:35:15+00:00 January 13th, 2017|Norton Center Salutes|

Norton Center Salutes: Ephraim McDowell Health

Danville has a reputation for being known as “The City of Firsts”. Perhaps one of the more widely known “firsts” is that the community was home to Dr. Ephraim McDowell, a pioneering surgeon who performed the world’s first successful abdominal surgery. Jane Todd Crawford, of Greensburg, rode 60 miles by horseback to have a large [...]

By | 2017-06-01T14:35:30+00:00 November 21st, 2016|Norton Center Salutes|

Norton Center Salutes: Stuart Powell Ford Lincoln Mazda

In October of 1949, Stuart Powell opened a used car lot and service garage in his hometown of Perryville, Kentucky and began selling and servicing automobiles. In 1952, he began working at the Mattingly and Rapier Chevrolet dealership in Danville. That pair also owned a Chevy dealership in Lancaster at this time, and in 1953 [...]

By | 2017-06-01T14:35:51+00:00 October 24th, 2016|Norton Center Salutes|

Norton Center Salutes: Farmers National Bank

Farmers National Bank serves as a leader in community banking across Boyle, Garrard, Lincoln and Mercer counties. The Bank’s mission is to build upon its tradition by providing the best customer experience while remaining steadfast to its values: service, community and ethics. With 160 employees dedicated to the communities in which they serve, the Farmers [...]

By | 2017-06-01T14:36:06+00:00 October 10th, 2016|Norton Center Salutes|

Norton Center Salutes: Applied Behavioral Advancements

Applied Behavioral Advancments, LLC provides behavior analytic and therapy services to individuals of all ages who have been diagnosed with developmental or intellectual disabilities, traumatic brain injuries, or psychiatric disorders. Established in 2007, ABA, LLC currently serves over 1200 clients throughout Kentucky. The ABA motto “Innovative Strategies for Unique Individuals” captures their mission of providing [...]

By | 2017-06-02T15:54:02+00:00 September 19th, 2016|Norton Center Salutes|

Norton Center Salutes: Community Trust Bank

Community Trust Bank provides competitive products and services with a “community banking” level of service. Community Trust Bank currently has 70 banking locations across eastern, northeastern, central and south central Kentucky, six banking locations in southern West Virginia, and four banking locations in Tennessee. Community Trust Bank has one branch office in Harrodsburg, Kentucky and [...]

By | 2017-06-02T15:55:05+00:00 September 12th, 2016|Norton Center Salutes|

Norton Center Salutes: DecoArt

From the 115,000 square foot facility located in the rolling hills of Kentucky, DecoArt manufactures one of the broadest lines of acrylic paints and finishes in the world – paints and finishes that are widely known throughout the Craft, Fine Art and Do-It-Yourself markets. The journey began in 1985 as a division of Ceramichrome,  a manufacturer [...]

By | 2017-06-02T16:52:34+00:00 September 1st, 2016|Norton Center Salutes|

Norton Center Salutes: Community Trust Bank

Community Trust Bank provides competitive products and services with a “community banking” level of service.  Community Trust currently has 70 banking locations across eastern, northeastern, central and south central Kentucky, six banking locations in southern West Virginia, and four banking locations in Tennessee.  Community Trust Bank has one branch office in Harrodsburg, Kentucky and two [...]

By | 2017-06-02T17:25:17+00:00 March 15th, 2016|Norton Center Salutes|