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Business

  • Food Service Inspections: May and June 2011

  • Local eateries face challenge on the menu

    Making ends meet in this sluggish economy is tough enough for individuals, but it causes even more of a challenge for small businesses.
    Still, some are meeting that challenge by finding a niche – a product or service – that, coupled with hard work, determination and the ability to adjust to an ever-changing environment, allows them to keep going.
    Several local restaurants are finding ways to stay afloat even though they are located off the beaten path.
    Take, for example, Beth Keith, owner of Pizza Zone in Buffalo.

  • Wood joins Commercial Vehicle Enforcment Division

    Brian Wood of Hodgenville recently accepted a position with the Kentucky State Police. Wood joined the ranks as a Kentucky State Police officer assigned to Region 2 of the Commercial Vehicle Enforcment Division. Region 2 is based in Louisville and covers 27 counties. 

  • Bluegrass Cellular offers free headsets

    Bluegrass Cellular is launching a new wireless safety initiative, “Drive Now Text L8R” to encourage drivers to remain hands-free from cellular devices while driving. The initiative begins during Wireless Safety Week June 26-July 2, which is sponsored by the National Safety Council.

  • PHOTO: Auto City holds grand opening

  • PHOTO: Modern Woodmen of America support Project Graduation

  • National Career Readiness Certificate now available

    The Lincoln Trail Career Centers announced last week that a new resource called the National Career Readiness Certificate is now available for job seekers and employers in Kentucky. The National Career Readiness Certificate is a work-related skills credential that provides objective documentation of an employee’s skills that can be accepted nationwide.

  • Joy! Monty Justice films commercial at Lee's Garden Center

    Montrose “Monty” Justice, the 84-year-old co-founder of “Monty’s Plant Food” filmed a commercial for his unique plant booster and visited with customers Saturday at Lee’s Garden Center in Hodgenville.
    The LaRue County 4-H Garden Club was part of the program as Lee’s owners, Scotty and Robin Lee, shared gardening advice and provided free vegetable plants to the children. Justice added a sample bottle of “Monty’s Joy Juice” to each bag of tomato, okra and cantaloupe plants.

  • Magnolia school may see new life as mall

    The owners of Magnolia Elementary School have requested the property be rezoned from public usage to business district.
    According to records filed with Land of Lincoln Planning and Zoning, Christine and Brent Shelton and Terry and Diane Shelton requested the rezoning of 5.2 acres to accommodate a business.
    The Sheltons, through their company Quarry Hill Monuments, paid $60,000 to the Board of Education through sealed bid for the school.

  • Clay Underwood to perform at Nolin RECC meeting

    Musical performers, speakers and informative programs will highlight the 73rd annual co-op meeting of Nolin Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation Friday. Festivities commence at 5 p.m. June 10 at John Hardin High School.  

    For musical entertainment, LaRue County native and rising Nashville star, Clay Underwood, will sing.

    “We are very excited about having him perform at the annual meeting,” said Patsy Whitehead, Nolin Communications coordinator.