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  • Credit Union announces art contest winners

     Fort Knox Federal Credit Union sponsored the “clean slate” art contest in the January issue of “The Cornerstone” newsletter.

  • Fort Knox Federal Credit Union announces winners of 'clean slate' art contest

     Fort Knox Federal Credit Union sponsored the “clean slate” art contest in the January issue of “The Cornerstone” newsletter.

    About 100 people entered.

    Nick Knight of Radcliff won the $2,500 grand prize for his best entry depicting cleaning products renamed for bill consolidation loans, savings and other financial services. 

  • Tourism ads receive national award

     Kentucky’s new tourism TV advertising campaign, “There’s Only One,” has received national recognition in the 2012 Telly Awards.

    New West LLC was notified Friday that it won a silver award, the highest honor, for the campaign. The award was given in the Regional TV & Multi-Market Cable category within the subcategory of Campaign – Promotional/Branding.

    Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site is part of the campaign: “Only one birthplace of Lincoln.:

  • Pamida and Shopko complete merger

    The merger between two of the nation’s leading Midwest-based general merchandise retail chains, Shopko and Pamida, is now complete, creating one of the largest U.S. retailers focused on serving smaller, rural communities.

    With nearly $3 billion in annual revenues, the combined entity, which is retaining the Shopko name, features nearly 350 locations in 22 states with more than 20,000 employees.

    Financial details of the merger were not disclosed. 

  • PHOTO: Leadership LaRue visits Frankfort

     Members of the Leadership LaRue County class visited Frankfort in February. From left, Jessica Davis, Jeremy Hinton, Faith Miller, JoAnna Hinton, Allison Shepherd, Adam Gordon, Beth Turner, Diana Leathers, Nedra Jurcak, Clint Williams and Patti Donahue. The class is sponsored by the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce.

  • Mumford named medical director for Passport

     Dr. James Mumford has accepted the position of medical director for Passport Health Plan. He is joining the Plan’s medical affairs team and will be responsible for improving the Plan’s quality and clinical processes. Dr. Mumford was most notably a previous surveyor for the National Committee for Quality Assurance.

  • Melanie Wells Photography has open house, ribbon-cutting

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new photography business located on North Lincoln Boulevard in Hodgenville.
    Melanie Wells Photography held their grand opening Friday with the help of several Chamber members and guests.
    The shop is located behind the MAM Candy building.
    Wells opened her doors in January after leaving her job as a night shift coordinator for the Internet help desk at Bluegrass Cellular Inc. after seven and a half years of service to pursue her dream.

  • Magnolia Bank announces promotions

     Magnolia Bank Board of Directors have announced several promotions:

  • Chong Mike named Employee of the Month at Nationwide

    Chong Mike has been selected as the January Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.

    She has been employed with Nationwide since May 1996 and is under the supervision of Dawn Burgess in the special forces dept.

    She will receive a special award for her dedication and service.

  • Chamber of Commerce gearing up for tourist season

     As the economy continues to show signs of recovery, the LaRue County Chamber and its members are looking ahead to the 2012 tourist season with great enthusiasm.