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Business

  • Abell joins staff of Rust-Wright Funeral Home

    Roy Abell of Buffalo has joined the staff of Rust-Wright Funeral Home in Hodgenville.  He will serve as director’s assistant to Funeral Director Ron Rust.
    He recently retired from Core-Mark of Leitchfield after 12 years. He worked also for International Harvester in Louisville for more than 20 years.
    Abell has been married to the former Brenda Helvey for 46 years. They have three children, Rhonda Whitlock of Hodgenville; Ruthie Abell of Oregon; and Annie Bell of Glendale; and two grandchildren.

  • McCorkle and Newby honored by Nationwide

    MCCORKLE

    Antonella McCorkle has been selected as the November Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.

    She has been employed with Nationwide since September 1975 and is under the supervision of Nellie Gaskin in the trousers department.

    NEWBY

    Mi Yang Newby has been selected as the December Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.

    She has been employed with Nationwide since October 2008 and is under the supervision of Shirley Cobb in the trousers department.

  • Cracker Barrel considering Bardstown location

     Cracker Barrel is sitting down at the table once again in Bardstown to discuss a possible restaurant on Old Filiatreau Lane.

    The national restaurant chain has submitted a set of site plans for the eatery with the Bardstown Development Review Board. It previously considered building a restaurant in the same location in September 2007.

  • Bluegrass Cellular announces new district manager

    Bluegrass Cellular Inc. has hired Jason Raymer as District Manager. In his new role, Raymer is responsible for the strategic management of multiple retail locations in the northern area including Hardin, LaRue, Nelson, Spencer counties and more.

    Raymer brings several years of retail sales and management experience to his new position. He is accountable for managing and training staff, coordinating promotional events with community organizations and attaining monthly sales quotas at seven local retail stores. 

  • New store planned for southern Hardin County

    A Hodgenville businessman is expanding his holdings by building a specialty grocery store in Hardin County.

    Vernon Detweiller, owner of Bent N Dent in Hodgenville and a discount grocery in southern Wisconsin, and his brother, Perry Detweiller, are developing a 6.5-acre site on U.S. 31-W, south of Lincoln Parkway.

    Vernon Detweiller's new store will be "D&D Grocery." It will be about 10,800-square-feet with more than half the floor space devoted to retail sales. It will open in the first quarter of 2011.

  • Restaurants required to post food inspection scores

     

     

    You can view the two ordinances atltdhd.ky.gov or contact Sara Jo Best with the Lincoln Trail District Health Department at (270) 769-1601 for more information. A public hearing is scheduled from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.  Jan. 13 at the Lincoln Trail District Health Department on 108 New Glendale Road in Elizabethtown.

  • UPDATE: Unemployment insurance extension in jeopardy

    The following information is found at http://oet.ky.gov/des/ui/ui.htm.

     

  • Lincoln Way Supports for Community Living opens Hodgenville location

    Lincoln Way Supports for Community Living held its grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday.

    The business, new to Hodgenville but in existence since 2007, provides services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    Amanda McGrew, executive director for the agency, exhibits unmitigated enthusiasm for her work.

  • Flaget unveils “No Wait Emergency Room”

     Flaget Memorial Hospital’s Emergency Room Wednesday introduced its “No Wait ER,” with the goal that every ER patient will see a nurse within five minutes of arrival and a doctor or nurse practitioner within 30 minutes.

    This will mark a dramatic reduction in wait time from earlier this year, when patients had to wait 35 minutes to see a nurse. Emergency Department Director Laura Larue said the ER began its makeover in June.

  • Buffalo Apartments ahead of schedule