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  • Williams receives flag from Rep. Guthrie

    Since 1937, U.S. flags flown over the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. have been presented to honor the works of civic organizations and individuals. One such flag was presented to Fort Knox Federal Credit Union Director Emeritus Howard A. Williams. The Capitol flag was obtained through Kentucky Second District Congressman Brett Guthrie.

  • PHOTOS: Leadership LaRue at Frankfort

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce Leadership Class visited Frankfort last week. The group met with legislators: Rep. Terry Mills, Rep. Michael Meredith, Senator Carroll Gibson, and Senator David Givens. The class also watched a hearing before the State Supreme Court. We wrapped up the trip at the Kentucky History Center.


  • PHOTO: Intrepid helpers

    Intrepid Home Health staff are pictured presenting a $500 donation to Warm Blessings Soup Kitchen in support of efforts to assist people struggling with issues related to poverty as well as the meal delivery program for seniors.  Front from left are Teri Eastridge, Colleen McLaughlin, Leslie Englert, and Eric Volgt, second row from left Lisa Pullin, Heather Hack, Debbie Burns, Jessi Marchand, Deborah Lawrence, Linda Funk, Warm Blessings executive director; back,  Lucy Smith, Shannon Hagan, Jessica Daugherty, Debbie Brock and Angela Horton.

  • Take care of yourself while caregiving

    The typical caregiver is a middle-aged female who is working fulltime while taking care of her children and aging parents or relatives. In such situations, caregiving can feel like a fulltime job – and balancing the job that pays you with the one that does not, can be exhausting.

  • Unemployment rate drops to 4.3 percent

    Unemployment rates fell in all 120 Kentucky counties between December 2013 and December 2014, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. This is the fourth time in the last five months that Kentucky has seen a year-over-year drop in all counties.

    LaRue County’s rate dropped to 4.3 percent in December 2014, down from 6.8 percent in December 2013. The rate was 5.1 percent in November 2014.

  • Extension Council presents leadership awards

    The LaRue County Extension Council presented leadership awards at its annual banquet Jan. 26.

    The LaRue County Herald News, Scotty and Robin Lee, and Nancy Raine were the recipients of the 2015 Bobby McDowell Award of Excellence in recognition of their leadership and community service in the county.

    n The LaRue County Herald News is the oldest continuously operating business in the county, with its roots in a monthly paper called the Public Advertiser.

  • Smith named Employee of the Year for Nationwide

    Carol Rae Smith was selected as Employee of the Year for 2014 by Nationwide Uniform.

    She has been employed with Nationwide since Sept. 23, 1969. She works in the trouser department.

    She received an award for her dedication and service at the company’s annual Christmas program on Dec. 23, 2014.

  • England named Employee of the Month for Nationwide

    Carolyn England has been selected as the January Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.

    She has been employed with Nationwide since August 2014 and is under the supervision of Charie Glenn in the trouser department.

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

  • Howell retires from Sunrise

    Betty K. Howell, longtime accountant at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home, retired Jan. 30, 2015, after more than 30 years of service.

    Howell’s job title changed to business office manager after Signature Healthcare took over management of the facility.

    She is active at Saint James Catholic Church in Elizabethtown, where she serves on the bereavement and social committee. She also volunteers for Relay for Life and the Alzheimer’s Memory Walk.

    Howell and her husband, Fred, live in Elizabethtown. She has a son, Matt.

  • Carolyn England honored by Nationwide

    Carolyn England has been selected as the January Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.

    She has been employed with Nationwide since August 2014 and is under the supervision of Charie Glenn in the trouser department.

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