• Games R Us looks to change gaming in LaRue

    A local store is striving to increase interest in the video game industry throughout LaRue County.

    Games R Us is a video game store located on 201 North Lincoln Boulevard in downtown Hodgenville. The store is open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays through Tuesdays, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesdays and 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays.

    Owner Joey Halprin said he buys, sells and trades new or used video games and video game systems. He also repairs video game systems, televisions, computers and several other electronic devices.

  • Business Brief - July 1, 2015

    Ft. Knox Credit Union receives high ranking second year in a row

    Fort Knox Federal Credit Union has been named to the 2015 Top 200 Healthiest Credit Unions in America list by DepositAccounts.

    This marks the second straight year the credit union has been named to the list, one of 66 credit unions to do so. There are 6,655 federal insured credit unions nationwide.

    According to a press release, the “credit union stood out in all of the primary evaluation categories, including Texas Ratio, Deposit Growth, and Capitalization.

  • Work Matters

    Our current workplace culture includes more generations working together than ever before. For the first time in history we have four generations in the workplace at one time – Traditionalists, Baby Boomers, Gen X and Millennials. Such a diverse group of people working together can create challenges for workplace culture, but this also provides an opportunity for employees to learn and grow as a team.

  • Karbec chooses LaRue

    County officials have announced that a manufacturing business is moving to LaRue County.

    Karbec, which specializes in automated machinery for manufacturers, will begin operations in early July.

    Lead Engineer Troy Fackler said Karbec is a machine integration company that specializes in the automotive industry, railroad industry and several other manufacturing sectors.

    Fackler said the company plans on hiring eight or ten employees at their facility by the end of 2015. He said their plans are to employ and expand to 40 employees.

  • Keeper of the Stars

    Walking into Joel Ray Sprowls’ restaurant is like taking a dinner theater excursion into country music history.

    Lining the wall above the food serving line are histories, photos, and mementos of many of the great stars of the musical past.

    A life-size statue of “Kawliga,” the wooden Indian who was the subject of the Hank Williams song, stands like a maître-de near the front of the serving line.

  • Talley joins Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC

    Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC is pleased to announce that attorney Damon R. Talley has joined the firm’s Utility & Energy practice as Of Counsel, and will work out of the Louisville, Lexington and Hodgenville offices.

  • PHOTO: Reception

    A retirement reception was held May 8 for Linda Ireland, editor of The LaRue County Herald News. Linda began her tenure with Landmark in the mid-1990s, worked as a correspondent several years and became editor in 2001. She worked also with the newspaper when it was owned by the McDonald family. Linda, left, visited with former co-worker Ramona Coffey, long-time office manager at the Herald. Ramona retired due to medical reasons and continues her battle with ovarian cancer.

  • PHOTO: Derby goes to daycare


    Ramona Dever’s horse won the race at Sunrise Manor Adult Daycare.

  • Hosparus Central Kentucky honored

    Hosparus Central Kentucky, Elizabethtown, has been named a 2015 Hospice Honors Elite recipient. Established by Deyta, this prestigious annual honor recognizes the top hospices that continuously provide the highest level of satisfaction through their care as measured from the family caregiver’s point of view.

  • Safelite AutoGlass recognized by KEQC

    Safelite AutoGlass, the nation’s largest provider of vehicle glass repair and replacement, has been recognized by the Kentucky Environmental Quality Commission with an Earth Day award granted each year to individuals and groups who have made significant contributions to environmental protection.