Four employees at the Indiana-Kentucky Electric Corp. plant retired in December.

• Larry W. Alexander, a senior control technician, retired after 19 years. Alexander started at IKE in 1994 in the maintenance department.

• Gregory A Chasteen, a coal equipment operator, retired after more than 36 years. Chasteen joined the plant as a guard in the human resources department, before transferring to the yard department in 1979.

• Gary W. Lauderbaugh, a maintenance mechanic, retired after nearly 37 years at the plant. Launderbaugh joined IKE in 1977 as a laborer in the labor department.

• Charlie Spencer Jr., a materials and suppliers attendant, retired after more than 31 years working at IKE. Spencer joined the company in 1982 as a laborer in the labor department.