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Entrepreneur Seeks Team Players

Tim Dunn is like many business owners in America today. He’s struggling to find skilled employees for Premier Underground, LLC a utility construction company that he owns with his wife, Fallon. In the past year, Premier Underground has grown. But it could grow a lot more, if he could only find skilled workers. “That’s been the…

Barry and Veronica Littlepage

Harlee Hoggs BBQ Celebrates First Year in Business

Veronica Littlepage says that for the past 22 years, she’s worked in nearly every kind of restaurant there is, including almost all the fast food chains. According to her, it’s all that she knows how to do. After a few years, she began using her experience and skills to help other entrepreneurs open restaurants. Then one day, it dawned…

Roger and Tamara Elledge

A Love Affair with Kentucky Lake Brings Investment

Roger and Tamara Elledge live in Sikeston, Missouri. They own a business and have raised their family there. But their hearts are tied to the shores of Jonathan Creek, located on Kentucky Lake. Both of the Elledge’s began visiting the area as kids. Tamara’s family owned a lake house within the area that became Land Between…

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Accepting the Challenge to Grow

Centrifugal compressors deliver high flow air capacity by efficiently transferring energy. They are used in a variety of applications: from gas turbines, oil refineries, air-conditioning, pneumatics, venting, pipelines, manufacturing and much more. Graves County is the epicenter of the centrifugal compressors. It all began when Ingersoll-Rand, a centrifugal compressor manufacturing company laid off its service department to…

Drennons

SBA Financing Credited for Business Success

Broadbent’s is a Western Kentucky business icon that has been making ham products for over a century. The Broadbent family, who had won seven Grand Champion titles at the Kentucky State Fair since 1967,  sold the company to Beth and Ronnie Drennan in 1999. The Drennans decided to consolidate the company’s locations (two in Trigg County…