Moriah Peterson, story and photos:
Dunaway Timber Company was honored as Business of the Year at the 2019 Industrial Authority Dinner that was held at Mammoth Cave Lodge on Tuesday, December 10th.
The company is headquartered in Fordsville, Kentucky and the local mill is located in Roundhill. In 2016 the mill suffered from fire damage, but was rebuilt with state of the art equipment. Dunaway Timber is the largest Kentucky producer of primary wood products, and sells to large companies like La-Z-Boy and Anheuser Busch.
The company is a family operation and currently has 12 employees at the Roundhill mill.
Yahagi American Molding Inc. was awarded industry of the year for 2019. The Corporation now employs 150 people and continues to grow each year.
John Whittle, a mathematician and Edmonson Native, was the guest speaker of the evening. He spoke of the history and future of Edmonson County. "My wife and I have lived in 8 states, visited 26 countries, and there is something special about the people you meet in Edmonson County," stated John Whittle.