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Business

  • 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.

  • Wheeler named Employee of the Month at Nationwide

    Sandy Wheeler has been selected as the February Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.
    She has been employed with Nationwide since November 1993 and is under the supervision of Charlotte Elzy in the shipping department. She will receive an award for her dedication and service.

  • Glendale restaurateur cited for permitting patron to drink

    Tony York has been in and out of Hardin County’s restaurant business for more than 25 years. In 1985, he started working for Green Bamboo, and later he moved to Stone Hearth and Glendale’s The Depot before eventually taking ownership of the restaurant.

    York said it was common practice in Hardin County restaurants to allow customers to bring alcohol in to drink with a meal if they asked.

    “Nobody questioned the legality of it because it was never pursued,” he said.

  • Sunrise Volunteer’s hold board meeting

    The Sunrise Volunteers’ executive board meeting was Feb. 7. It was called to order by President Rita Smith.
    Minutes of the Nov. 1 meeting were read by Jim Kessler. Treasurer Wanda West reported ending balance with no outstanding bills to be paid.
    Historian Tickle Ragland said the scrapbook is almost up to date.  She needs pictures of activities, other than funerals and bake sales in which the volunteers have participated, to be placed in the scrapbook to be viewed.  

  • BBB advice: Proceed with caution with dating online

     Are you looking for love?
    Millions use dating and social networking sites to meet people. While many are looking to start a successful relationship, there are those using these sites to take advantage of others. Unfortunately, the anonymity of the Internet makes it easy for con artists to use these sites to meet potential victims.

  • Dairy farmer speaks to Hodgenville Rotary Club

     Bonnie Sammons is similar in many ways to the members of the Hodgenville Rotary Club she spoke with on Feb. 2 - working hard and taking pride in providing a quality product to customers. But unlike the typical local business, Sammons' most important asset is cows and her product is milk. Sammons and her husband are dairy farmers.

  • Businesses, individuals asked to participate in broadband survey

     The Commonwealth Office of Broadband Outreach and Development and the Kentucky Council of Area Development Districts are asking businesses and citizens to participate in a survey that will collect information on broadband use as part of the Broadband KY initiative to help increase internet utilization in the daily lives of Kentuckians.

  • Main Street buildings bought by bank

    Lincoln National Bank was high bidder on a pair of historic buildings that sold Thursday morning at the courthouse door.
    The buildings, which once housed restaurants – Mama Sond’s and later Abe’s Country Cooking – were sold by Master Commissioner at the LaRue County Courthouse. They have been empty since Abe’s closed in January 2011.
    The property was owned by Hodgenville Main Street Renaissance Inc. until about a year ago when the organization was dissolved by the City of Hodgenville.

  • Administrator resigns from Sunrise Manor

     Mark Henderson, administrator at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home, has resigned his position, Signature Healthcare officials confirmed last week.