• Karnes honored by Nationwide Uniform

    Janet Karnes has been selected as the September Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.

    She has been employed with Nationwide since January 2002 and is under the supervision of Nellie Gaskin in the trouser department.

    She will receive a special award for her dedication and service.

  • Old Sunrise to sell

    After two years of sitting vacant, the old Sunrise Manor Nursing Home will be sold.

    According to Rondal Wright, chairman of LaRue County Geriatric Center Board of Directors, the Phillips Lane facility will be auctioned Saturday, Nov. 16.

    Jimmie Lee of Lee Realty in Magnolia has been hired to dispose of the real estate and remainder of furniture. The sale will begin at 10 a.m. It will be an absolute auction.

  • Understand your credit score

    As a result of changes in the U.S. economic situation over the last few years, getting approved for a loan has become more difficult. You may find that your financial institution or lender is asking for more information. How you manage your personal finances may directly impact your ability to borrow.

  • Swope visits Rotary Club
  • Buffalo’s Village Post Office has grand opening: Buffalo Post Office still closed due to spider infestation

    The opening of a Village Post Office in Buffalo does not reflect on the future of the Buffalo Post Office, according to the U.S. Postal Service.

    The post office has been closed since July 5 due to a brown recluse spider infestation. Since then, residents have been able to pick up their mail in post office boxes at Y Not Stop, a convenience store at 2202 Greensburg Road.

  • Food Service Inspections -August 21, 2013

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

  • Herald’s story leads to new family practice

    An article in The LaRue County Herald News has led to the creation of a new family practice.

    Gwen Thomas, an advanced registered nurse practitioner and office administrator for E’town Family Practice, said the story, which detailed the shortage of medical practitioners in the area, sparked an idea.

    “We read the article and we thought it’s awful that people cannot get the help they need so we created a family practice here to help with that,” said Thomas.

  • McDowells honored
  • Elliott takes helm at Senior Center

    Karen Elliott began her duties as the new site-based coordinator for the Senior Citizens Center in Hodgenville on Aug. 5.

    “I found out that I had received the position on July 22, when Tancy Morris, the congregate meals program director, called me and offered me the job,” said Elliott.

    Elliott, a LaRue County native, said she is excited to be giving back to the community that raised her.

  • Herald staffers win LCNI awards for writing, special section

    Linda Ireland, editor of The LaRue County Herald News, was recognized by parent company LCNI in the annual editorial contest.

    Ireland received two third-place awards for news writing and column writing; the staff received third place in special sections for “Lens on LaRue,” an annual section spotlighting work of local photographers.

    The contest was judged by The Roanoke Times.