• Fort Knox Federal Credit Union opens branch in Valley Station

     Fort Knox Federal Credit Union has opened a branch at 9915 Dixie Highway in Valley Station. This is the first free-standing Fort Knox Federal branch office in Jefferson County and is located adjacent to the Meijer’s Shopping Center. 

  • Physical Therapy Associates holds ribbon-cutting

     Physical Therapy Associates Inc. welcomed the community to its new facility during an open house Thursday morning. A large crowd of current and former patients, community leaders and other well-wishers attended and many took part in a ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted by the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce.

    The 3,750-square-feet clinic provides more space, privacy, parking and state-of-the-art equipment for patients. It’s located at 632 S. Lincoln Boulevard, Hodgenville, near American Legion Post 87.

  • Carolyn Drake retires from Fort Knox Federal Credit Union

     After more than 36 years of dedicated service to Fort Knox Federal Credit Union, Carolyn F. Drake of LaRue County retired Dec. 1.

    She was appointed to the position of executive vice president more than 27 years ago and has been a key member of the Fort Knox Federal professional leadership team throughout her career.

  • PHOTO: Big wreath at Lincoln National Bank

     Lincoln National Bank employees Arthur Hawkins and Leon Kessinger worked Friday to get a large holiday wreath ready for display.

  • PHOTO: Superintendent speaks to Chamber of Commerce

     Several LaRue County Schools Central Office employees of spoke at last week’s Chamber of Commerce luncheon. From left, Superintendent Sam Sanders, Special Education Director Camille Turner, Instructional Supervisor Denise Skaggs, Instructional Supervisor Amanda Reed, and LaRue County High School Principal Paul Mullins.

  • Training available for moving van drivers

    Free training is available for people who want to become long-distance moving van drivers.

    The Lincoln Trail Workforce Investment Board said the jobs could pay $40,000 per year.

    According to industry experts, this is one job category that is about to boom in Kentucky and across the nation.

  • PHOTO: Sunrise Rock

     Thursday, the elders at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home danced to rock and roll tunes from the 1950s. Above, Charles Rogers danced with Certified Nursing Assistant Vanessa Combs.

  • Elizabethtown funeral director dies

     An Elizabethtown funeral director died Nov. 19 while vacationing in Charleston, S.C.

  • Scammers pretend to work for LG&E

     Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company want to alert customers of a new telephone scam whereby a caller claims to be a utility  employee and asks for bill payment over the phone or in person, and threatens to disconnect electric or natural gas service if the targeted customer does not cooperate.

    The companies have alerted authorities and offer the following advice to residential and business customers in the wake of this new scam:

  • LaRue's unemployment rate among lowest in state

     Unemployment rates fell in 101 Kentucky counties – including LaRue County - between October 2011 and October 2012, while 17 county rates increased and two 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 October rate was 6.5 percent, compared to 6.7 percent in September and 9 percent a year ago. Of a workforce of 6,913, only 452 were unemployed.