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Business

  • Robert Claycomb named chairman of LTADD

    The Lincoln Trail Area Development District’s 45th annual meeting on Sept. 18 was highlighted by the presentation of the LTADD Board of Directors’ prestigious Palmer ‘Pete’ Petersen Award to Mayor David Pace of Brandenburg; and the acceptance of the “Dorothy Dolle Award’ by Willena Skees of Leitchfield.

  • Jobless rate down in August 2013

     Unemployment rates decreased in 97 Kentucky counties between August 2012 and August 2013, while 19 county rates rose and four stayed the same, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

    LaRue County’s rate was 6.5 percent, down from 7 percent a year ago. Of a 6,821 workforce, 441 were unemployed.

  • Food Service Inspections

    The following food sanitation inspections were conducted by the LaRue County Health Center.

  • Food Service Inspections

    The following food sanitation inspections were conducted by the LaRue County Health Center.

  • Food Service Inspections

    The following food sanitation inspections were conducted by the LaRue County Health Center.

  • Coaches kickstart new careers

    Within the past four years, three former LaRue County veteran school educators and coaches –Rodney Armes, Chris Estes and Dee Hutchins Jr. – have made the difficult decision to leave the classroom in order to focus on their careers as independent distributors of Zija, a worldwide marketer of health and wellness products.
    Estes, a former middle school physical education teacher with eight years experience in the county, resigned from the school system in 2010.

  • Slim & Trim adds SilverSneakers program

    Slim & Trim Fitness, located at 217B S. Maple Street in Sonora, has become a certified SilverSneakers facility.
    SilverSneakers offers free basic fitness membership to members of participating Medicare health plans.
    To qualify, you must be a Medicare-eligible member of a health plan that offers the SilverSneakers Fitness Program.
    To find out if your health plan offers the SilverSneakers Fitness Program, visit www.silversneakers.com or call Slim & Trim at 270-949-2199.
    Slim & Trim is open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

  • Stormie's Stitches opens downtown

    Stormie Sidebottom began embroidering when she decided to add flair to a baby quilt for a close friend and colleague.
    “I had made my daughter Ashley’s clothes when she was little and then I got out of it once I started working a lot. The baby quilt I embroidered later on is where I got my start – everything just went from there,” said Sidebottom. “It started out as a hobby and I just loved it.”

  • PHOTO: Spirited cruise

    A group from Hodgenville and surrounding counties had a lunch cruise Sept. 4 on the Spirit of Jefferson in Louisville. The cruise was sponsored by Bancorp Investment Office and hosted by local representatives Regina Byrd, Page Beard and Gail Kelly.

  • Hemmer named Nationwide Employee of Month

    Shanda Hemmer has been selected as the October Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.

    She has been employed with Nationwide since September 2011 and is under the supervision of Janice Perkins in the jacket department.

    She will receive an award for her service.