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Business

  • Creek Front: Many thanks to area businesses

    A tremendous thank you goes out to the businesses who participated in Christmas at Creekfront. They battled the ever-changing weather elements while putting up and taking down their displays.  

  • Yong Jones named Employee of the Month

    Yong Jones has been selected as the December Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.

    She has been employed with Nationwide since April 2007 and is under the supervision of Tiffany Franklin in the jacket department.

    She will receive an award for her dedication and service.

  • Dr. Wright elected chair of KMA Board of Trustees

    R. Brent Wright, M.D., formerly of LaRue County, was elected chair of the Kentucky Medical Association’s Board of Trustees during the KMA annual meeting in September.  

  • Forns recertified as funeral service practitioner

    Margaret “Polly” Forns, a funeral director and manager of Hughart and Beard Funeral Home in Hopkinsville, has qualified for recertification of the designation of certified funeral service practitioner by the Academy of Professional Funeral service Practice.

  • Kathy McDowell named Employee of the Month

    Kathy McDowell has been selected as the November Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.

    She has been employed with Nationwide since November 1998 and is under the supervision of Ricky Kessinger in the cutting department.

    She will receive an award for her dedication and service.

  • CU Sound

    CU Sound performed last week at the Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce luncheon. Campbellsville University members are from left, Blake Whitlock of Hodgenville; Jeremy Bell of Harlan; Jericho McCoy of Campbellsville; and Andrew Butler of Vine Grove.

  • Packard named to School Readiness Task Force

    Crystal Packard, LaRue County Public Library’s youth service librarian, has been named to the Kentucky Public Library School Readiness Task Force.

    The task force’s goal is to promote early literacy and school readiness programs at Kentucky’s public libraries.

    The 54-member task force is made up of public librarians, representatives from the Kentucky Department of Education and the Governor’s Office of Early Childhood, a University of Kentucky professor and staff from the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives.

  • County jobless rate stable in November

    Unemployment rates rose in 96 Kentucky counties between November 2012 and November 2013, while 16 county rates decreased and eight stayed the same, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. 

  • Leadership

    Members of the LaRue County Leadership class visited The LaRue County Herald News Dec. 12. Front from left, Jason Detre, Nathan Highbaugh, Trevor Skaggs, Paul Richey, Michelle Rogers, Krista Levee, Dana Jolly, Martha Read, Hazel Hinton, Teleana Davis and Missy Milby. The class is sponsored by the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce.

  • Cecilian Bank makes donation

    Cecilian Bank in Elizabethtown recently conducted a very successful children’s book drive. The books were then donated to LaRue County Schools to be used with the LaRue County Community Early Childhood Council and LaRue County Health Department joint project, “My First Teacher,” to get books and information to parents participating in the WIC program.