taco1 500

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (5/1/13) – Muhlenberg County has had many restaurants over the years, but for some reason, there has never been a complete Taco Bell restuarant anywhere in the county. There was one, several years ago, that was inside a local gas station. Now, however, that's about to change.

Nikki Devine, a spokesperson for Paxton & Ball Inc., headquartered in Hartford, Kentucky, says the famous name in Mexican food could be open in Central City at 1409 Western Everly Brothers Boulevard, "in a week or so. It depends on different things." Final touches are still being put on the building, and inspections are not all completed. So an exact date can't be announced just yet.
 
As the new store open, the current building on the property that has been a Marathon station for years will soon see the wrecking ball.
 
Devine said the current gas station/convenient store will be leveled and will be moved to a portion of the Taco Bell building. "This will also make room for 13 gas pumps, including diesel." Devine noted, adding that when the Taco Bell and all those pumps are installed "they may have to put a stop light here."

taco2 500
Devine explained she has talked to the police about controlling traffic during the initial rush, "and they have said if needed, they would help us out."
 
"Our current Marathon customers coming in are very excited about it, and we're excited about it." Devine said.
 
Paxton & Ball owns numerous Marathon locations and other businesses throughout the region, and will now have three Taco Bells. The others are in Beaver Dam and Leitchfield.
 
"They are also thinking of putting in a fourth Taco Bell in Hardinsburg." Devine added.
 
With all those Muhlenberg taco lovers waiting for the big opening day, job hunters take note. They are taking applications for employment.

taco3 500
Paul McRee
SurfKY News
Photo provided by Paul McRee

 

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14

In Other News...

Principal Selection SBDM Meeting

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/27/15) — There will be principal selection meeting for the Madisonville North Hopkins High… Read More

Crime Stoppers Fugitive of the Week – May 27, 2015

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (5/27/15) — The above photos are local fugitives that are currently being sought by local… Read More

Most Read This Week

May 22, 2015 7697

Madisonville Man Charged with First-Degree Rape

by SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 7525

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 27, 2015 5161

VIDEO: Sparks Fly Over Hanson Rezoning Issue

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 3527

Can Sunscreen Save Your Life?

by Melissa Patrick
May 21, 2015 3478

Police Charge Madisonville Man with Harassing…

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

May 15, 2015 10883

New Madisonville Business In Full Operation Soon

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 22, 2015 7697

Madisonville Man Charged with First-Degree Rape

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 27, 2015 5161

VIDEO: Sparks Fly Over Hanson Rezoning Issue

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 2783

Mandarin House Gearing Up to Open Soon

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 2622

Large Necklace on Rearview Mirror Lands Driver in…

by SurfKY News
May 27, 2015 2136

Midnight Ride on Rabbit Ridge Ends in Jail

by SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 1989

Governor Announces Hopkins County as Kentucky…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 1839

Two Central City People Jailed on Meth Charges

by SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 1585

Bremen Man Charged with Concealed Brass Knuckles…

by SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 1485

Veterans Honor Veterans

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 27, 2015 1319

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - May 27, 2015

by Crime Stoppers
May 26, 2015 1298

Hopkins District Court Fines Handed Down

by SurfKY News