Linda Sims, director of the Lincoln Trail Health Department, announced her pending retirement on Sept. 10 during a Board of Health meeting in Hodgenville.
Her last day with LTHD was Sept. 30. She served the district 17 years.
Sims said she has enjoyed working with each community, being able to help bring many needed services to members in LaRue, Hardin, Meade, Marion, Nelson and Washington counties.
Sims got her start with LTHD in 1996 after replying to an ad for a director.