Earnings up for Kentucky Bank parent

Kentucky Bancshares Inc., the Paris-based parent company of Kentucky Bank, announced Monday that its second-quarter earnings rose compared to the same period in 2009.

The company earned $1.18 million, or 43 cents a share, compared with $904,000, or 33 cents a share for the same period in 2009.

Kentucky Bank has offices in Cynthiana, Georgetown, Morehead, Nicholasville, Paris, Sandy Hook, Versailles, Wilmore and Winchester. The stock is listed as KTYB.OB.