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Business

  • Cecilian Bank makes donation

    Cecilian Bank in Elizabethtown recently conducted a very successful children’s book drive. The books were then donated to LaRue County Schools to be used with the LaRue County Community Early Childhood Council and LaRue County Health Department joint project, “My First Teacher,” to get books and information to parents participating in the WIC program. 

  • Wolford promoted to team manager

    Bonnie Wolford, a Hodgenville resident and independent consultant with Tastefully Simple, Inc., is now a team manager with the national direct seller of delicious, easy-to-prepare foods.

  • LaRue’s unemployment rate increases

    Unemployment rates rose in 96 Kentucky counties between October 2012 and October 2013, while 14 county rates decreased and 10 stayed the same, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. 

  • 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.