Kentucky Bancshares Inc., the Paris-based parent company of Kentucky Bank, reported earnings this week of $1.354 million for the third quarter. That's down 0.2 percent from earnings of $1.356 million in the third quarter of 2008. Earnings per share were 49 cents in each quarter.
Earnings for the first nine months of the year total $3.425 million, or $1.25 a share, down from $4.035 million, or $1.44 a share, last year.
Kentucky Bank has offices in Cynthiana, Georgetown, Morehead, Nicholasville, Paris, Sandy Hook, Versailles, Wilmore and Winchester. The stock is listed as KTYB.OB.