• Business Briefcase: Aug. 13, 2010

    Talon among winning wineries

    Talon Winery and Vineyard, which is based in Lexington but has a vineyard and tasting room in Shelby County, was among the Kentucky wineries that brought home 32 medals, including two double golds and five golds, at the Indy International Wine Competition this past week in West Lafayette, Ind.

  • Dutton hoping to give Dottie’s a new ‘do

    Dottie’s Beauty Shop just might remain open after all.


    Well, at least a form of it.


    Gilmore and Donna Dutton and Jeff and Robin Reynolds bought the two buildings at 410 and 416 6th Street and the sign that for years has been their icon from Jean Culver in an auction on Saturday, and Gilmore Dutton said he might not make changes.


  • Old hands at new aluminum

    Most people started taking aluminum cans and foil for recycling in the mid-1980s, but the process has been around much longer.

    Ohio Valley Aluminum Company -- which on Saturday celebrated its 50th anniversary in Shelbyville -- is proof of that.

  • New sports talk show starts Monday

    Sports has always been a hot topic in Shelby County, and on Monday the topic will hit the local airwaves with a new show, Sports Talk Happy Hour, on WXLN-FM (93.3).

  • Business Briefcase Aug. 6, 2010

     Shelby Red Cross seeks candidate

    The Red Cross in Shelby and Henry counties is in search of a qualified individual to serve as its Americorps position for the next year. This position is great for recent graduates looking for funds to pay for college, retirees wanting to give back to the community, or anyone currently not employed looking for more experience. There is no pay with this position, but a monthly stipend is provided for living expenses.

  • Bowling center to close July 31

    Bluegrass Bowling Center is down to its final frame,

    Shelbyville’s bowling alley for the past 10.5 years, the center will close officially on July 31, owner Pam Kiser said.

    The property had been for sale and under foreclosure proceedings by Republic Bank since May, and it remained open longer than Kiser and her husband, Mike, had expected.

  • Business Briefcase July 30, 2010

     Silgas’ Jerrolds elected

  • Local couple spreads organic message

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  • Business Briefcase July 23, 2010

     Bottom promoted at Landmark

  • EARLIER: Bowling center remains open

    The Bluegrass Bowling Center is still very much open, and its owners really don’t know when it might close.

    Owner Pam Kiser said this week that she wanted to be sure the public knew her bowling alley on Midland Trail was still rolling along.

    You may recall that last month the center went up for sale as Republic Bank began foreclosure. The bank had told Kiser and her husband, Mike. they would be closing in 30 days.