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Business

  • LTADD to survey local businesses

    The Lincoln Trail Area Development District (LTADD), along with several other employment organizations, is about to embark on the largest employer outreach and workforce survey ever undertaken in the region.

  • McDowell's success based on hard work and service

    Several hundred people attended the open house and anniversary celebration of McDowell’s Farm Machinery Saturday at the LaRue County Fairgrounds.
    At least 300 people stopped by to congratulate owner Donald McDowell on his business success, feast on hamburgers catered by the LaRue County Beef Producers and look over a dozen or so Mahindra tractors parked on the grounds.
    Customers from several counties, employees, bankers, county officials, friends and family were part of the crowd.

  • Bank of Buffalo named tops in nation

     Bank of Buffalo has been named the nation’s top performing community bank in its class by the American Banker’s Association. According to the monthly “ABA Banking Journal,” banks are segregated by asset size and corporate status.

  • Two businesses announce expansions on Lincoln Boulevard

    Two Hodgenville businesses, Family Dollar and Physical Therapy Associates, are planning to expand on Lincoln Boulevard.
    Representatives of the companies announced their intentions to the LaRue County Board of Adjustments Monday in a special called meeting.
    Adam Levitt, a development project manager for The Hutton Company, said the company plans to build a new store at 876 S. Lincoln Blvd., beside McDonalds.
    Hutton will then sell the building to Family Dollar, Levitt said.

  • Chamber begins search for new director as Davis seeks other opportunities

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce is in the hunt for a new director after current director Jessica Davis resigned this month.
    Davis’ husband is finishing his degree at Western Kentucky University, where he has to take six classes during the upcoming semester. Moving to Bowling Green, where WKU is located, was something the couple and their daughter “just needed to do,” and Davis will pursue other career opportunities there.

  • Hardin County Water District #2 wins award

     The American Water Works Association Kentucky-Tennessee Section has presented the 2012 Award of Excellence for Distribution System Operations to Hardin County Water District No. 2.

    The award was presented at the Water Professionals Conference in Memphis, Tenn. on July 10. This was the first year that AWWA considered distribution systems for the Award of Excellence distinction.

  • Balltown nursery hopes to expand

     Balltown’s MVP Garden Center, just outside New Haven, has plans to expand, and to make it easier for customers to enter and exit the property.

    But first, the Joint City-County Planning Commission and Nelson Fiscal Court will have to approve a zone change application for a 0.6-acre property adjacent to MVP.

    The property owners, Charles Richard Bryan and Thomas Frederick Newton, appeared alongside MVP owner Michael Mattingly at a planning commission public hearing Tuesday evening to explain their application.

  • City restaurant association organizes

     As a restaurant tax in Hodgenville approaches final approval, a group of restaurant owners has decided to organize.

  • KSP accepting applications

     Kentucky State Police will begin accepting applications for its next traditional, 23-week cadet class on Aug. 1. The class is scheduled for the summer of 2013. Additional information and testing dates will be announced at that time.

  • Food Service Inspections