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Welcome our Newest Chamber Member








Help us welcome our newest Chamber of Commerce member who will be holding a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Open House.

The Chamber of Commerce and Physical Therapy Associates of Hodgenville (PTA) would like to invite you to come be part of the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Open House that will take Thursday, November 29, 2012, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will take place at 11:00 a.m. We hope to see everyone there.


Ribbon Cutting Grand Opening

Monday at 4 pm, for D & A Clothing will be having a Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening on Shawnee Drive. They are located between Papa Johns and the LC Herald News.  Everyone please come out and help us welcome our Newest Chamber member.

Welcome our New Member LINT ELIMINATOR

Call Lint Eliminator @ 270-765-9773



The Chamber of Commerce would like to announce one our newest members to the Chamber of Commerce, LINT ELIMINATOR.

Lint Eliminator will be having a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony this Friday, November 16, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend.


Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will be held at:

8459 Campbellsville Rd.

Hodgenville, KY  42748


Come Join in Welcoming Our Newest Chamber Member



Flaget Primary Care will be holding a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Open House Friday, November 9,2012 at 2:00 p.m. There will be a Meet & Greet with Dr. Melanie Mooney, MD. Tours will be given of the clinic and refreshments will also be available. Hope to see everyone there to show their support for our newest business to our community.

Welcome our two newest additions to the Chamber

Hollynn Rambo


Hollynn Rambo was born October 22, 2012, she is the daughter of Kenny and Melinda Rambo. Kenny serves on our Board of Directors.

She was 6lbs, 7oz, 19 in. long.

Mom and baby are home and doing well.






Luke Kingery Levee


Luke Kingery Levee was born October 26, 2012, he is the son of Dave and Krista Levee. Krista is the new Chamber Director.

He was 7lbs, 2 oz, 19.5 in long.

Mom and baby are home and doing well.

Winners of the Lincoln Days Scavenger Hunt

Lincoln Days held a Scavenger hunt this year for youth ages 5-14.

They have selected the winners:

1st place goes to Ella Thompson

2nd place goes to Brayden Begley

3rd place goes to Clay Singer.  Congratulations to the winners.

Welcome our New Chamber Director

Krista Levee, the new executive director for the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce, is no stranger to the county – or the state.

Levee lived in LaRue County almost seven years before moving due to her husband Dave’s job change. They were gone four years before returning to the area.

“Now we’re back and it’s like coming home,” said Levee, a Hopkins County native. “It’s good to be back in a small town where you know everybody.”

Levee is familiar with many of the people she will be working with – both in Hodgenville and other communities.

She served as a field representative for Gov. Ernie Fletcher 2004-08.

“(Gov. Fletcher) had a vision of setting up field offices to bring Frankfort closer to his constituents,” said Levee. “I covered 20 counties – I loved that job.”

Levee was on board during the preparation for the Lincoln Bicentennial. She enjoyed watching the transformation of Lincoln Square to a roundabout or “squircle” and the old First Baptist Church into city hall.

“I was truly blessed to see that happen,” she said. “I loved to be in that process – to see the community have that vision and see it come to fruition.”

Former Mayor Roger Truitt was a frequent visitor to Frankfort during that time, she said. Truitt, who passed away earlier this year, enjoyed a spot on nearly every field report she submitted. Truitt was insistent that the community needed the state’s help to prepare for the observance of Lincoln’s 200th birthday.

Before that, Levee was an intern with Congressman Ron Lewis. Her first job was as an admissions counselor at Campbellsville University.

She graduated from CU in 2002; she met her husband while a student there.

They have one daughter, Alyssa, age 4, and a son on-the-way. The new baby is due in about eight weeks, Levee said.

With more demands at home, she appreciates having a reasonable schedule and fewer evening hours than at previous jobs.

Chamber President Pam Stephens said Levee will work two days a week with interim director Angel French until her maternity leave begins. She will return as the full time executive director by January.

Levee said she’s looking forward to leading the Chamber in upcoming months and working with the executive board.

“When I saw who was on the board of directors, I thought this is a great group to work with,” she said.

Her official first day was Sept. 18.

The Chamber of Commerce is open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.


**The Chamber of Commerce would like to thank The LaRue County Herald for allowing us to use their article to introduce our new Chamber Director.

Lincoln Days Festival October 6-7

Come join our Lincoln Days Festival beginning October 6-7. Bring the family and join in the festivities.

Lincoln Days is holding a Children’s Scavenger Hunt this year.  The Chamber of Commerce is proud to take part in being a participant with this years festivities.  The Chamber of Commerce will help assist in the scavenger hunt and are in need of a few volunteers.  The scavenger hunt will be held both Saturday and Sunday.  We have a few slots open to fill.  Those willing to help with our booth or have any questions, please call our office at 270-358-3411 or email at [email protected]. We look forward in seeing you there.

Congrats to our Band of Hawks

Congrats to our LaRue County High School Band of Hawks!  The Band was awarded top honors last Saturday at the Taylor County Marching Invitational.  The Band earned the title of Grand Champion and Best Guard Overall.  The Band took first in the preliminary competition in Class AA, best guard in Class AA, and best percussion in Class AA.  Wishing our Band of Hawks the best of luck this weekend as they host the Lincoln Days Invitational at the LaRue County High School on Saturday at noon.