Kentucky Bank Q2 earnings inch up

Paris-based Kentucky Bank said that its net income from the quarter ended June 30 increased from $1.78 million in 2012 to $1.79 million in 2013.

In a news release, the bank said the increase in quarterly earnings "is primarily due to lower provision for loan losses and higher non-interest income relative to the same period last year."

Quarter-to-date diluted earnings per share increased 1.5 percent to 66 cents, from 65 cents during the same quarter last year.

The recently opened a Lexington branch at 360 East Vine Street.