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Business

  • Nationwide Uniform honors Hawkins and Cuevas

    Rosa Cuevas was selected as the March Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.
    She has been employed with Nationwide since October 2005 and is under the supervision of JoAnn Pearman in the trouser department.
    Venita Hawkins was selected as the April Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.
    She has been employed with Nationwide since August 1976 and is under the supervision of Nellie Gaskin in the trouser department.
    They will receive awards for their dedication and service.

  • Jobless rate down in county

     Unemployment rates fell in 91 Kentucky counties between February 2012 and February 2013, while 26 county rates increased and three stayed the same, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. 

  • Cyndi Martin joins ReMax team

     Cyndi Martin of Elizabethtown has joined Billy Ward’s Remax Executive Group in Sonora.

    The new agent is originally from Columbus, Ohio, but moved to Kentucky in 2002 with her husband, Scott, and three sons.

    She can be reached at 270-369-9731.

  • Daniel Risner joins Make It Happen Realty

     Daniel Risner of Buffalo has joined Make It Happen Realty, LLC, in Elizabethtown, as an agent.

    Risner, a native of Hardin County, teaches at Caverna Elementary School. He recently completed his Realtor training.

    He and his wife Tasha have a son, Nate.

    Risner can be reached at 270-766-9796.

  • Jobless rate down in February

     Unemployment rates fell in 91 Kentucky counties between February 2012 and February 2013, while 26 county rates increased and three 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 8 percent in February, down from 8.3 percent in January. It was down a full point from the February 2012 rate of 9 percent.

    Of a workforce of 6,872 people, 550 were seeking employment.

  • Hinton's, Lee's named Certified Roadside Markets

     LaRue County is home to two of the 103 markets across the Commonwealth recently accepted into the 2013 Kentucky Farm Bureau Certified Roadside Farm Market Program: Hinton’s Orchard and Farm Market and Lee’s Garden Center.

    In joining the Kentucky Farm Bureau Certified Roadside Farm Market Program, these markets have committed to offering quality products and service to their customers.

  • CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Golf scramble is April 12

     Come out; come out, wherever you are, sun. It’s time to play some golf.

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce 19th annual golf scramble is Friday, April 12 at the LaRue County Golf Course.

    This is a fun time for our members and community to enjoy some fun in the sun and also acts as the Chamber’s main fundraiser. The success of this event ensures the continued promotion of our business community. 

    The golf scramble is also a great opportunity to get involved and promote.

  • Magnolia Bank provides scholarships

     Twenty sixth-grade students from LaRue and Hardin Counties were awarded the sixth annual Magnolia Bank “Preparing for Success” scholarships.

    Students were asked to write an essay telling what would make a great career, and how they plan to pursue that career. 

    “The goal of this program is to get kids and their families talking about college early.  We want to help students in our area get off to a good start saving for their future,” said Stefanie Rock, vice president at Magnolia Bank.   

  • Architect joins firm with hometown ties

     When she was in elementary school, Allison Shaw Commings moved into a new house, an event that began her career choice later in life.

  • PHOTO: Door prize winner

     Three people won door prizes from The LaRue County Herald News’ booth at the Extension Expo. Above, Emogene Gardner was the winner of a one-year subscription to The LaRue County Herald News. Sarah Hornback and Kay Whitlock each received a $10 discount on a subscription.