• Citizens Bank buys Horse Cave Theatre

    Citizens First Bank was the winning bidder for four Horse Cave Theatre buildings that once served as business offices, the scene shop, the education facility and the theatre itself at a recent Master Commissioner’s sale, according to the News-Herald. Twenty people attended the sale.

    The bank paid $197,000. The property was appraised at $295,000.

    Horse Cave Theatre was unable to make payments on a note to Citizens First and was forced to shut its doors last February, leaving a debt of $366,621.

  • Bluegrass Pipeline joins Chamber of Commerce

    LaRue County Chamber of Commerce Director Krista Levee confirmed last week that Bluegrass Pipeline has joined the Chamber.

  • CUB announces appointments

    Citizens Union Bancorp of Shelbyville, Inc. the parent company for Citizen Union Bank, Shelbyville, and First Farmers Bank, Owenton, KY announced the following executive management appointments effective Dec. 1:

  • Food Service Inspections

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

  • ShopKo plans donations to schools

    Shopko Hometown Foundation has launched a program called, “Help Us Give Back.” For every signature Shopko Hometown in Hodgenville receives by Dec. 24, the Shopko Hometown Foundation will make a $1 donation to LaRue County Public Schools (up to $2,000) as part of its Help Us Give Back initiative, a program that is being run in all 181 store locations. Customers can sign their name once a day to show their support; no donation or purchase is required. 

  • Ruthie's history to be preserved at Decades

     Less than a month after the closing of a landmark restaurant, plans are in the works to salvage its history.

  • Bruckheimers open new business

    Linda Bruckheimer said she decided to open her new business, The Old Sugar Valley Country Store, on a whim.

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  • Home health service sold

    An Owensboro-based home health-care provider has moved into the Hardin County area after acquiring Lincoln Trail Home Health’s licenses.

    Community Home Health Care is one of nine groups that bid on Lincoln Trail Health Department’s home health branch, said Sara Jo Best, health department director.

    Community Home Health ultimately secured the licenses and has been providing its services to the area for about two months, said Terri Mattingly, regional director of sales and marketing.

  • Bruckheimer opens new store in Bloomfied

     Linda Bruckheimer said she decided to open her new business, The Old Sugar Valley Country Store, on a whim.

    She didn’t have months to prepare, but rather she had the idea for the store and ran with it.

    “I became aware of this heightened sense of Kentucky crafts,” she said. The store is “going back to the things Kentucky is best at.”