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Business

  • Magnolia Bank receives 5-Star rating

     Magnolia Bank has been recognized as a 5-Star Superior bank by BauerFinancial, Inc., the nation’s leading bank rating and research firm.

  • Tino's offers the 'cutting edge'

    Master Barber Tino Cobb has opened a barbershop on Lincoln Square. The historic building has held Keith’s Barbershop, Edlin’s Barbershop and Bill Seymour’s Barbershop in the past.

    “I was born and raised here and I’ve always seen this building as a barbershop,” Cobb said.
    Cobb bought the shop in February from the former owner, Robby Keith, who has been battling cancer.

    Cobb has maintained much of the historic look of the shop and is continuing traditional barber services – including an old-fashioned razor shave.

  • Welcome, tourists – we’re glad you’re here

     When I think of the month of June, I think of road trips and vacations. That doesn’t mean my family always takes one.

  • ‘Create It’ opens on Lincoln Square

     Melissa Longhofer celebrated the grand opening of her new business “Create It” with a ribbon cutting ceremony hosted by the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce, on June 21.

  • PHOTO: The LaRue County Herald News' Night at the Fair

    The LaRue County Herald News was out in full force Wednesday at the LaRue County Fair for “The LaRue County Herald News’ Night at the Fair.” From left, Melanie Wells, contributing photographer; Linda Ireland, editor; Randy Williams, driver; Hazel Hinton, administrative assistant; Ramona Coffey, who is on sick leave from the paper; Rebecca Roscoe, reporter; Navisha Collins, office assistant; and Allison Shepherd, general manager/advertising manager.

  • United Way Launches Bank On Program

     United Way of Central Kentucky, nine local financial institutions and several government leaders celebrated May 6 the founding of a new program, Bank On Central Kentucky, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at City Hall in Elizabethtown. 

  • New sign shop Blazin’ with design

    Riding around Hodgenville and LaRue County you have probably see his work. Signs, banners, shirts, custom license plates, window and vehicle wraps – all designed by Joshua Singer.

    Singer recently moved his business, Blazin Xpressions, from his home to 212 N. Lincoln Blvd. in Hodgenville.

    Born in Louisville, Singer spent his early years in LaRue County. He attended school at Buffalo Elementary School until his family moved to Pennsylvania in 1985. Singer graduated from Red Land High School in Lewisberry, Penn.

  • Family Dollar to open in Magnolia

     Just two years after Dollar General Store opened in Magnolia, another discount retailer has plans to build nearby.

  • BH Media purchases The Roanoke Times

    BH Media Group, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, will purchase The Roanoke Times from Landmark Media Enterprises on Friday.

    Landmark Media Enterprises is the parent company of The LaRue County Herald News.

    Dirks, Van Essen & Murray, a newspaper merger and acquisition firm in Santa Fe, New Mexico, represented Landmark Media Enterprises in the transaction. Terms were not disclosed.

  • Nationwide Uniform honors Hawkins and Cuevas

    Rosa Cuevas was selected as the March Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.
    She has been employed with Nationwide since October 2005 and is under the supervision of JoAnn Pearman in the trouser department.
    Venita Hawkins was selected as the April Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.
    She has been employed with Nationwide since August 1976 and is under the supervision of Nellie Gaskin in the trouser department.
    They will receive awards for their dedication and service.