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  • Bluegrass Cellular customers may text charitable donations

    Bluegrass Cellular customers can make a difference in their communities by donating to nonprofits of their choice through a simple text message.   Charitable contributions to nonprofit organizations can be made via mGive short codes-keywords established by nonprofits.

    mGive is an organization that assists nonprofits in their efforts to raise money and communicate with donors more effectively through the mobile channel. mGive works with more than 100 nonprofit organizations in the United States. 

  • Suzanne Stillwell named employee of the month

    Suzanne Stillwell has been selected as August Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.

    She has been employed with Nationwide since April 1979 and is under the supervision of Linda Hisel in the trousers department.

    She will receive an award for her dedication and service.

  • Martinez named employee of the month

    Sherriell Martinez has been selected as the July Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.

    She has been employed with Nationwide since May 1984 and is under the supervision of Debra Coursey in the re-cuts department.

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

  • The Herald News gives away six subscriptions at Fair

    The LaRue County Herald News held free one-year subscription drawings each night of the LaRue County Fair.
    Winners are Dale Rock of Hodgenville, Johnny Hodge of Hodgenville, Sharon Hornback of Elizabethtown, Janelle Mather of Buffalo, Melinda Parrish of Sonora and Erin Perry of Hodgenville.
    Many thanks to everyone who participated and visited The Herald News booth.

  • Better Business Bureau warns against KFC scam

    Better Business Bureau of Louisville, southern Indiana and western Kentucky is warning consumers to not fall for a scam that involves Kentucky Fried Chicken. BBB received a complaint from a consumer who stated she was contacted by the company with an e-mail stating that if she completed a survey she would get a $100 gift card from KFC. This e-mail DID NOT come from Louisville YUM! Brand’s.

  • PHOTO: Dennis Johnson speaks to Rotary

    Dennis Johnson, left, president and CEO of Hardin Memorial Hospital, spoke to the Hodgenville Rotary Club on July 28 at Paula's Hot Biscuit Restaurant. He is pictured with Denise Brooks. 

  • John-Kenyon announces upgrade to procedure

    John-Kenyon American Eye Institute announced last week an upgrade to its LASIK vision correction procedure with the upgrade to the advanced iFS laser. This new, blade-free laser offers patients a faster, safer procedure with a shorter recovery time and fewer dry eye symptoms.

  • Herald staffers win national photo contest

    Two staff members of The LaRue County Herald News combined talent to win a national contest.
    Editor Linda Ireland and staff writer Candis Carpenter won the best photo essay category in the National Newspaper Association’s Better Newspaper Contest. They entered the Lincoln Days 2010 wrap “It’s Lincoln Time” in the non-daily division for newspapers with less than 6,000 circulation.
    Only one other Kentucky newspaper was honored in the contest. The Central Kentucky News-Journal in Campbellsville took honorable mention for best feature series.

  • Former CEO Wade expands suit vs. Citizens Union Bank

    Defendants, claims added; jury trial scheduled for spring

    Former CEO Billie Wade’s lawsuit against Citizens Union Bank is headed for a jury trial next spring – with some new defendants and claims that were added this week.

    Wade, who had led CUB since 1991, left the bank in March 2010 amid state and federal reviews of the bank’s lending practices, and in July 2010 filed suit, charging wrongful termination, that the bank lied about his departure, cost him income and discriminated against him.

  • The Sweet Shoppe fudge offered in gift shop

    A new gift shop opened Monday inside Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center in Grayson County.
    Besides expected gifts such as cards, balloons and flowers, there will be a more varied fare.
    Many items in the store are USA and Kentucky made with Grayson County items featured. However, Hodgenville fudge maker Pat Durham of The Sweet Shoppe will present more than six flavored fudges, including Creamsicle and Turtle fudges.