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Business

  • From the orchard to the fork

    A LaRue County orchard and farm market is living up to their mission of providing good food to good people, resulting in good experiences for everyone.

    Hinton’s Orchard and Farm Market is located at 8631 Campbellsville Road in Hodgenville. During the fall season until October 31, their hours are from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sundays. They are open from mid-April until Christmas.

  • Passing down hometown service and tradition

    A Hodgenville hardware store has been serving LaRue County for several decades.

    Smith’s Hardware is located at 1018 Lincoln Farm Road in Hodgenville. Their hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and 8 a.m. to noon on Saturdays. However, the store is closed the last Saturday of each month.

    Owner Steve Smith said the idea for Smith’s Hardware was established in the early 1950s with his grandfather Gerald “J.E.” Smith.

  • From Ag class to floral aspiration

    Erica Vaughn drove past the old white house at 618 South Lincoln Boulevard every day when she was a child and thought to herself, “I would love to live in that home one day.”

    Fast forward to the present, Vaughn now lives and runs her floral and gift shop out of that same house.

    Vaughn, a 2002 LaRue County High School graduate, became interested in floral arrangement while taking agriculture classes in high school.

  • More than a barbershop

    A Hodgenville barbershop is more than just a place to get a haircut and a shave, it’s also one of the local sports information hubs in LaRue County.

    TIno’s barbershop is located at 29 Lincoln Square in Hodgenville. Their hours are from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays. However, the barber shop closes at 4 p.m. on Fridays during high school football season.

  • Stitching up a storm with Stormie's Stitches

    Stormie Sidebottom started sewing for friends and family embellishing things such as baby quilts.

    Sidebottom worked at Akebono in Elizabethtown for 18 years, but saw there a demand for embroidered items and decided to branch out and open up her own shop.

    “I officially opened on Lincoln Days weekend two years ago,” Sidebottom said.

    Her shop specializes in the personalization of apparel, linens and purses with embroidery, monogramming, heat pressed designs and appliqués. There are thousands of designs to choose from,

  • Spur of the moment becomes a success

    The last thing Regina McDowell told her husband Gary was “Do not buy it.” when he left to check out an auction of the former Ed’s Stop & Shop. They had been handing out water and orange slices at the Tour de LaRue bicycle ride and Gary said he was just curious about the auction. “Next thing you know I called Regina and told her ‘We have a store!’”

  • More than a barbershop

    A Hodgenville barbershop is more than just a place to get a haircut and a shave, it’s also one of the local sports information hubs in LaRue County.

    TIno’s barbershop is located at 29 Lincoln Square in Hodgenville. Their hours are from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays. However, the barber shop closes at 4 p.m. on Fridays during high school football season.

  • 27 years of hair cutting fun with the ‘Fantastic Four’

    The Fantastic Four Rick Linder, Cindy Smith, LaDona and Phillip Childress have a good time everyday they work together. The group has been in business together for 27 years.

    “We have fun here,” said Cindy.

    Rick and Cindy started working together in the Silver Blade Barber Shop with Jim Howell. Cindy started cutting hair when she was 19 and Rick has been cutting hair since he was 17.

    Howell was going to close the Silver Blade, so Cindy and Rick decided to set out on their own.

  • My Gal Boutique and Invite Me pair up on the square

    Linda Lindsey and Claudia Silva are the business duo of My Gal Boutique and Invite Me on the square in Hodgenville. They offer unique gifts and other products to LaRue County.

    My Gal Boutique

    My Gal Boutique started as a formal wear consignment shop in a different Hodgenville location. Linda Lindsey stocks wedding gifts, local artisan crafts, wedding dresses and other clothing. She runs a tuxedo rental business from the location as well.

  • Almost a century of meeting pharmacy needs

    By watching customers at Smith Drugs greet the pharmacist by his first name and inquire as to how he’s doing, an observer quickly understands why Steve Doom decided to continue like his father before him in a small town pharmacy.

    “My customers know me as a person and trust me as a friend to take care of their medicinal needs,” said Doom, owner of the drugstore that has been in the same Hodgenville location since 1917 and in the same family since 1985.