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Business

  • Lincoln National expands into Nelson County

    Lincoln National Bank celebrated the grand opening of their newest location in Bardstown on Friday, July 26. A large number of LaRue and Nelson county customers, board of directors, employees and well-wishers, gathered to take part in the dedication.

    The 5,304 square foot Bardstown branch is located at 500 Lincoln Way, which boasts the architectural design complimenting the surrounding Historic Bardstown landscape with its tall ceilings and grandeur décor’.

  • Jobless rate falls in county

    Unemployment rates decreased in 32 Kentucky counties between May 2012 and May 2013, while 78 county rates rose and 10 stayed the same, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. 

    LaRue County’s rate fell from 7.7 percent in May 2012 to 7.5 percent in May 2013. Of a 6,915 civilian labor force, 6,395 people were employed.

  • Food Inspections -July 31, 2013

    The following food sanitation inspections were conducted by the LaRue County Health Center.

  • South Central Rural plans to expand

    The largest telephone cooperative in Kentucky wants to expand its offerings into Green County with fiber optic network communications that could eventually encompass the entire county.

    South Central Rural Telephone Company, which already serves a portion of southwestern Green County is studying the feasibility of extending its network through Greensburg to join up with territory it already serves in Mount Sherman.

  • Lineman appreciation
  • Lincoln General Store holds grand opening

     Lincoln’s General Store located at 2784 Lincoln Farm Road, Hodgenville is back in business under new ownership. 

  • Lineman Appreciation Day
  • LaRue's unemployment rate increases in May

     Unemployment rates decreased in 32 Kentucky counties between May 2012 and May 2013, while 78 county rates rose and 10 stayed the same, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. 

  • 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.