21 11, 2016

Norton Center Salutes: Ephraim McDowell Health

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

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 [...]

31 10, 2016

Trumpeting Through History

By | 2017-06-02T15:44:50+00:00 October 31st, 2016|Notes from the Faculty|

The trumpet is one of the most talked about and noticed instruments in history! From Tutankhamen to the U. S, Army Herald Trumpets of the president, we hear them announcing the arrival of dignitaries of all types. The scope of performance moves through almost every type of ceremony and yet it is capable of playing [...]

24 10, 2016

Norton Center Salutes: Stuart Powell Ford Lincoln Mazda

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

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 [...]

17 10, 2016

A Capella in the Spotlight

By | 2017-06-02T15:45:19+00:00 October 17th, 2016|Notes from the Faculty|

Contemporary a cappella is having ‘a moment’.  From the widespread coverage of such pop culture phenomena as Glee and the Pitch Perfect franchise to increased televised screenings of national a cappella competitions and reality competition shows such as The Sing Off in the USA and The Choir in the UK, there is no denying the [...]

10 10, 2016

Norton Center Salutes: Farmers National Bank

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

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 [...]

3 10, 2016

Tradition and Innovation: Aoife O’Donovan & Willie Watson

By | 2017-06-02T15:52:34+00:00 October 3rd, 2016|Notes from the Faculty|

Massachusetts native Aoife O’Donovan surely ranks among the most talented musicians in the indie folk genre of her generation. Most immediately compelling is her vocal timbre, impossibly combining lightheartedness with profound gravity, youthful exuberance with timeless wisdom, wispy etherealnes with husky earthiness. Just as her voice embraces seemingly irreconcilable opposites, so too does her music [...]

26 09, 2016

Elections: Personal, Political, Comical

By | 2017-06-02T15:53:11+00:00 September 26th, 2016|Notes from the Faculty|

Many Americans feared for the future of the infant nation during the election of 1800. The third presidential election was also the first truly contested election and many individuals saw the party divisions that rent the nation as a sign not just of national discord but of national disunion. Ministers used their pulpits to expound [...]

19 09, 2016

Norton Center Salutes: Applied Behavioral Advancements

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

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 [...]

12 09, 2016

Norton Center Salutes: Community Trust Bank

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

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 [...]

1 09, 2016

Norton Center Salutes: DecoArt

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

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 [...]