Sixty new employees will join the ranks of the Office of Employment and Training to help put jobless Kentuckians back to work.
The goal of the additional staff will be to increase the employment of those who are receiving unemployment insurance benefits. The new employees will service customers either directly, or through referrals, to enhance their skills toward achieving the goal of re-employment.
The Kentucky Public Service Commission has accepted a settlement that permits Farmers Rural Electric Cooperative Corp. to raise its rates in order to increase its annual revenue by $3.69 million, or about 9.8 percent.
Farmers negotiated the settlement – which gives the rural electric cooperative about $350,000 less in annual revenue than it requested – with the Office of Attorney General.
Hodgenville’s downtown historic district may be expanded from the area originally given that designation. The new district would include Lincoln Square and the next circle of properties one street away from the square. Property owners and community leaders and others interested in the issue met Aug. 20 in the Lincoln Museum Community Room to hear National Register Coordinator Marty Perry. The meeting was coordinated and hosted by Main Street.
Army Pvt. Corey L. Hines has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
During the nine weeks of training, Hines studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches and field training exercises.
Chlamydia is the most frequently reported bacterial sexually transmitted disease in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control. An estimated 2,291,000 U.S. civilians ages 14-39 are infected with Chlamydia based on the U.S. National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, and women are frequently re-infected if their sex partners are not treated.
The Hardin & LaRue Diabetes Coalition is open to anyone with interest in improving the lives of people that are affected by diabetes through promotion of early diagnosis, reduction of complications, prevention, and elimination of diabetes.
The group meets 6 p.m. Sept. 1 at Lincoln Trail District Health Department.
A class “Managing Your Meals” will be 5:30-6:30 p.m. Sept. 28 with a follow-up 7-8 p.m. at the LaRue County Health Department.
For more information or to register for the class, call Melissa Conder at 769-1601, Ext. 1035.