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Business

  • PHOTO: Fort Knox Federal Credit Union opens Bardstown branch

     Fort Knox Federal Credit Union held ribbon-cutting ceremonies June 12 for its new, free-standing office at 100 Kelly Drive in Bardstown. Helping cut the ribbon to open the Bardstown branch are from left, Carolyn Drake, executive vice president; Sandra Cunningham, branch manager; J. Marvin Hawk, member of the board of directors; Howard Williams, board chairman; Bardstown Mayor Bill Sheckles; Bill Rissel, president and CEO; Rosemary Deaton, board member; Henry Wheatley, board member; and, Reba Watson, board member. 

  • Magnolia Mall reaches another milestone: Decades restaurant

     Residents in and around LaRue County now have a new place to eat, thanks to the opening on April 17 of the Decades restaurant at Magnolia Mall.  

  • Nolin RECC to hold annual business meeting

     The Nolin RECC annual meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. June 15 at John Hardin High School in Elizabethtown. Children's entertainment, health fair and exhibits are included.

    The business session is at 7 p.m. The Dove Brothers Band will perform at 8 p.m.  in the main gym. Prizes will be given throughout the evening to registering cooperative members. Local beef and pork producers will sell sandwiches and the dairy association will sell ice cream.

    For more information, call Patsy Whitehead, Nolin RECC at 270- 765-6153.

  • Bailey honored by Nationwide

     Heather Bailey has been selected as the June Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.

    She has been employed with Nationwide since June 2000 and is under the supervision of Claire Greyling in the trousers department.

    She will receive an award for her dedication and service.

  • EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH: Jeanine Creason

     Jeanine Creason was selected as the May Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.

    She has been employed with Nationwide since January 1986 and is under the supervision of Kim Beard in the trousers department.

    She will receive an award for her dedication and service.

  • Joel Ray's Restaurant celebrates 53 years

     Joel Ray’s Restaurant in Hodgenville celebrates its 53rd anniversary this weekend. 

  • Lincoln National plans branch in Bardstown

    There may soon be a new bank in Bardstown.
    Hodgenville-based Lincoln National Bank comes before the Development Review Board June 12 with plans to build a 5,300-square-foot branch on Lincoln Way, formerly Mainstream Boulevard. The property is across KY 245 from Inoac and Nutter Drive.
    The proposed structure is relatively large for a bank branch, Joint City-County Planning Commission Director Janet Johnston-Crowe said.

  • PHOTO: New sign for The LaRue County Herald News

    Workers from Rodgers Sign Service in Elizabethtown installed a new sign Friday morning for The LaRue County Herald News.

  • Water plants honored for producing high quality product

     Forty-nine water treatment plants in Kentucky have been recognized by the Energy and Environment Cabinet for their demonstrated success in producing drinking water in 2011 that consistently met or exceeded state water quality standards.

  • Jobless rate down in April

     Unemployment rates fell in 110 Kentucky counties, including LaRue County, between April 2011 and April 2012, while nine county rates increased and one stayed the same, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. 

    LaRue’s rate was 7.6 percent in April, down from 8.3 percent in March 2012 and in April 2011. Of a 6,876 workforce, 6,351 were employed.

    Woodford County recorded the lowest jobless rate in the Commonwealth at 5.1 percent.