• Lee’s under new ownership
  • Eat Blueberries, Be Nice

    “I’ve never met a mean person that eats blueberries,” said Roger Stradley director of sales and marketing for Annie’s Art Farm, “So, I guess I’m in the right business.”

  • Preserving downtown with integrity

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting for Carolyn Jane’s, a family-owned boutique on Friday, May 18, 2018. LaRue County native, Monica Wiseman and her husband Mike, along with their children Micah Wiseman and Mariah Fairfax and son-in-law Zack, are fully involved in the day to day operations of the local boutique and online store. Carolyn Jane’s was founded in 2003 as an online option solely for jewelry. The family had the brand trademarked, and it has grown to become so much more than the founders could have ever imagined.

  • Mud Honey’s Ribbon Cutting

    By: Kaylan Anderson

    The corner off the town’s circle has undergone a recent renovation. What was once a consignment store is now a Boutique. Located at 201 North Lincoln Boulevard, in Hodgenville.

     The Mud Honey’s recently opened for business on May 1, 2018. The boutique is open Tuesday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The owner, Chelsee Henderson, started The Mud Honey’s as a online business before expanding to the retail location. Customers can still shop online at www.shopthemudhoneys.com.

  • Art Gypsy announces new location
  • Comfort food and community: Awesome Café opens in Hodgenville

    Restocking the dessert case on the café counter with fried apple pies and miniature carrot cakes, Marie Riggs smiles—not because she has already sold out of lemon and red velvet—but because she is doing what she loves. The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting event on Friday March 2 for Awesome Cafe, which recently opened in downtown Hodgenville.

    Originally from Louisville, owner Marie Riggs started working in food service when she was 18 and said she has loved to cook her whole life.

  • The light stuff: Positive Vibes opens in Hodgenville

    Last Thursday, the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting event for Positive Vibes. Located on Old Elizabethtown Road, the small business offers LED light therapy, facial treatments and foot massages as well as health and beauty products.

    The idea for the business began with a friendship. Three years ago, owners Shannon Minter and Christal Milliner discovered they shared many interests, especially when it came to health.

  • Have Buggy Will Travel

    In 2008, after 40 years of driving semis across the country, Tom Smith turned his hand to driving horses. Purchasing a buggy from a friend, he worked local events for five years until a few surgeries forced him to take a break and focus on his health. Now, the Magnolia resident is back in the driver’s seat.

  • Ribbon cutting held for local church

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, September 22 for Fruition Church, a church that recently opened its doors in Hodgenville and started meeting in the Civic Center in August.

    As Pastor Keenan Riley was driving through Chattanooga, Tenn. one night in May he drove past a road sign and found a purpose.

  • Hodgenville City Clerk receives certification

    Hodgenville City Clerk Toni Burton was named a Certified Kentucky Municipal Clerk at the Kentucky Municipal Clerks Institute Awards in Lexington on July 21.

    To be a certified clerk, 120 hours has to be successfully completed in the required courses of study outlined by the Kentucky Municipal Clerks Association.