Prior to that time she had been selling advertising in Lincoln and
Logan County for a variety of different companies, including The
Shopper and The Lincoln Courier, for a total of over 32 years in
advertising in this area. She was a familiar friendly face around
town and the county, and after she left she was missed by many.
Taking her years of experience, her outgoing personality and her
wisdom in the advertising field, she went to work for The Pantagraph
in Bloomington, at that time a Pulitzer publication. Her skills and
her personality quickly gained her a large territory to work, and
her successes helped her to become one of the most valued Pantagraph
Six and a half years on the road. driving 3,000 miles a month,
month in and month out, convinced her that maybe it was time to come
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Last November she accepted the invitation and has joined the team
at Lincoln Daily News as advertising manager, to once again
see familiar hometown friendly faces and drive fewer miles. She
said, "Not that I make a great story... but I would like to have
people know I am now selling advertising for Lincoln Daily News. And
that I am really glad to be back ‘home' and look forward to serving
Logan County to promote their wares and services the best way
possible... 24/7. It doesn't get any better than that!"
Hargis grew up in Griffith, Ind., (near Gary), came to Lincoln to
go to Lincoln Christian College and has lived here ever since. She
is a staunch St. Louis Cardinals fan, roots for the Fighting Illini
and is a Kentucky Wildcat fan. She loves Hershey's chocolate and has
a slight addiction to camping.
Welcome home, Karen, welcome home.