Norton Center Salutes

Norton Center Salutes: Farmers National Bank

Norton Center Salutes: Farmers National Bank Farmers National Bank has been in the same place with the same name since 1879 and has been investing in its customers and communities ever since. As the 10th oldest financial institution in Kentucky, the bank considers itself the “tip of the spear” when it comes to supporting [...]

By | 2018-10-04T15:31:12+00:00 October 11th, 2018|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 | 2018-03-06T14:54:29+00:00 March 6th, 2018|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 | 2018-01-31T22:40:57+00:00 January 31st, 2018|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 | 2017-11-15T15:52:03+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Norton Center Salutes|

Norton Center Salutes: Farmers National Bank

Whether you are opening your first checking account, buying a home, running a business, or planning for retirement, Farmers National Bank has served the financial needs of Central Kentuckians for 138 years. When Farmers National Bank says they want to be “Your Lifetime Bank”, they have the track record to prove it. With their long [...]

By | 2017-10-18T21:14:07+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Norton Center Salutes|

Finding Meaning in Life-Altering Events

Mary Anne Evans, more well known by her pen name of George Eliot, once wrote, “There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of our first great sorrow, when we have not yet known what it is to have suffered and healed, to have despaired and recovered hope.”  [...]

By | 2018-10-08T14:02:04+00:00 October 8th, 2017|Norton Center Salutes, Notes from the Faculty|

Norton Center Salutes: The Ephraim McDowell Women’s Breast & Health Center

When Danville resident Betty McGuire went for her annual mammogram in April, she felt like she was walking into The Greenbrier, a luxurious resort in West Virginia, for a spa treatment or massage. “I was very impressed,” McGuire said of her experience at The Ephraim McDowell Women’s Breast & Health Center, located on the second [...]

By | 2017-09-29T14:11:40+00:00 September 30th, 2017|Norton Center Salutes|

Norton Center Salutes: G&J Pepsi

The name “Pepsi” first originated in 1898 when Caleb Bradham, a North  Carolina pharmacist, renamed “Brad’sDrink”, a carbonated soft-drink he created to serve his drugstore’s fountain customers. From these humble beginnings, the Pepsi name survived bankruptcy, the Great Depression, two World Wars, and several ownership changes to become the multi-billion dollar corporation that exists today. [...]

By | 2017-09-14T15:59:40+00:00 September 17th, 2017|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 two branch [...]

By | 2017-09-14T15:47:23+00:00 August 30th, 2017|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|