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  • PHOTO: J. Marvin Hawk recognized as volunteer

    J. Marvin Hawk, former board of directors chairman for Fort Knox Federal Credit Union, was presented the Kentucky Credit Union League’s 2011 Steve Brody Outstanding Volunteer Award by last year's recipient, Mary Ann Brumagen. Hawk received his award at the 77th Annual KCUL Meeting held in Louisville.

  • State adjusts traffic pattern near E'town shopping center

    Following a study regarding high frequency of crashes, the intersection of US 31w and KY 447/Kohls entrance in Elizabethtown will be adjusted with a new traffic signal pattern aimed at reducing collisions. Recent data shows these accidents occur during peak traffic hours and primarily involve northbound vehicles turning left onto KY 447 and southbound vehicles turning left into Kohls colliding with US 31w north and south thru traffic.  

  • Subway restaurant opening in New Haven

    A new Subway restaurant will open in New Haven Thursday.

    The Subway, a chain sandwich restaurant, will open inside the Hometown IGA grocery store at 132 S. Main Street.

    According to Joe Joiner of Houchens Industries, holder company for Subway, the new restaurant will be open 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday.

    The restaurant is likely to celebrate its opening with a possible ceremony in the next eight weeks, according to Joiner.

  • Library's workforce center now open

     LaRue County residents seeking employment opportunities now have more computer access, training and job workshops at the new Public Library Workforce Center. The LaRue County Public Library is one of 46 public libraries in the state to become a PLWC. 

  • Jobless rate down in September 2011

    Unemployment rates fell in 72 Kentucky counties between September 2010 and September 2011, while 43 county rates increased and five counties remained the same, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. 

  • Sammy's Market closes

    Nelda and Sammy Wooten did not have much experience when they began operating the store and gas station that became known as Sammy's Market on East Western Avenue in Sonora.

    A friend had the property available for lease 35 years ago, so the couple took it on and later bought the property, Nelda Wooten said.

    “We just got an opportunity, and we did it,” she said.

  • Office of Employment offers online resumes

    To make it easier for job seekers to
    search for career opportunities, the Kentucky Office of Employment and
    Training (OET) has launched a new job-match system. The new tool,
    provided at no cost, helps users create a professionally formatted
    resume highlighting transferable skills from life experiences and work

  • Chamber of Commerce planning holiday events

    BY JESSICA DAVIS

    LaRue County Chamber of Commerce

    This year seems to be flying by, but that must be because of everything that the Chamber is involved in and working on. The holiday season is almost here and that is very exciting because two of the Chamber's biggest events are just around the corner.

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce and the City of Hodgenville have finalized plans for Trick-or-Treat on Lincoln Square and Christmas at Creekfront.

  • Chamber's kiosk unveils 'live here, visit here, work here' theme

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce has unveiled a kiosk in the front window that promotes a “live here, visit here, work here” theme.
    The 31.5-inch television, donated by LaRue County Community and Economic Development, plays a three-minute video highlighting tourist attractions and key features of LaRue County.
    The project has been in the works since August 2010, according to LaRue County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Jessica Davis.

  • South Central Rural holds annual meeting

    South Central Rural Telephone Cooperative’s annual meeting was held Oct. 6 at the Cave City Convention Center with an extremely large crowd in attendance.

    The results of the mail ballot trustee election were announced with Ralph Thompson reelected in District I (Munfordville and Bonnieville) with no opposition. In District III (Hiseville and Cave City Exchanges) candidates were Incumbent Trustee Jerry Polson, and Mike Houchens, with Polson receiving 738 votes and Houchens 275 votes. Polson was declared reelected.