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  • Magan named Shelbyville citizen of year

    Kerry Magan, an engineer and volunteer on many civic boards, on Thursday was named Shelbyville Citizen of the Year.

    Mayor Tom Hardesty, who presented the award during the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce’s annual awards luncheon, said Magan was selected because of his dedication to the community through his extensive volunteerism.

    “I couldn’t believe that he hadn’t been chosen before,” Hardesty said. “He’s never been shy about volunteering his time or his expertise for community projects.”

  • Shelby company launches Education-only tablet

    Officials of a Shelby County company say they are very excited about the educational potential of  an instructional tablet intended solely for classroom instruction that was released last week.

    “This is a purpose-built-for-education tablet that will revolutionize the way tablet instruction is done in schools,” said Matt Simons, sales manager for Creative Image Technologies.

    The company, located on Breighton Circle, is a Kentucky-based provider of audio-visual technology for use in the commercial, education and government sectors.

  • Shelby authors signed to sell books at festival

    A handful of authors with Shelby County roots or connections will be among the hundreds gathering in Frankfort on Saturday to sign their books during the 32nd annual Kentucky Book Fair.

    The event, which is by invitation, features the top authors of books written by Kentuckians or about the state. It runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Frankfort Convention Center.

    Headliners include novelist Sue Grafton, University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino and Henry County resident Wendell Berry, but there are names you may recognize for other reasons.

  • Shelby Development's planning retreat

    Shelbyville Mayor Tom Hardesty and other community leaders joined board members and committee members of the Shelby Development Corporation for a daylong planning retreat on Nov. 8. 

    Retreat facilitator was Kim Nyberg of Nyberg Creative.

    Participants heard general reports and participated in breakout sessions to brainstorm ideas.

  • Real estate deeds: Oct. 10-31, 2013

    Deeds are compiled from data posted on the Shelby County Clerk’s Web site. Property descriptions are based on the best available information provided in the database and may in fact refer to property and thoroughfares no longer formally identified. Financial terms include any value of the property stated on the deed, even if that amount did not change hands.

     

    Oct. 10-16

    Dogwood Homes of Kentucky LLC to Kelley M. Goins and Randall E. Johnson, Lot 68, Summersfield Place, Phase I, $157,000

  • Andriot's has been painting Shelby for 35 years

    W.J. Andriot’s will celebrate 35 years in the business next week and it’s come a long way from where it started, even though that was just a few blocks away.

    The store, now at 718 Main Street, will celebrate its anniversary Thursday with a party featuring live music and finger foods.

  • Holiday season arrives in Downtown Shelbyville

    Downtown Shelbyville retail and the holiday season collide this weekend with special events and the opening of at least two new retail shops.

    The season began Wednesday with the annual Christmas gala at Wakefield-Scearce Galleries, and it hits its stride Saturday, when the Celebration of Lights brings thousands downtown for the annual lighting of the community Christmas tree and other activities.

  • Real estate deeds: Oct. 7-9, 2013

    Deeds are compiled from data posted on the Shelby County Clerk’s Web site. Property descriptions are based on the best available information provided in the database and may in fact refer to property and thoroughfares no longer formally identified. Financial terms include any value of the property stated on the deed, even if that amount did not change hands.

     

    Oct. 7-9

    Richard and Leigh Ann Martin to Stephen Todd Bradshaw and Ngoc Anh Bradshaw, Lot 180, Persimmon Ridge, Phase VIII, $455,000

  • Kosair Children's Hospital launches its balloon over Shelby County

    Shelbyville residents may have noticed new building signs and increased activity in the building on the corner of Midland Boulevard and Baker Drive. The familiar balloon logo of Kosair Children’s Hospital Medical Associates adorns the red-brick building and street signs and lets everyone know that Shelby County is now home to a KCH-affiliated practice.

  • Shelby man jumps into the ticket game

    On Oct. 27 Torrey Smith found himself in St. Louis for a World Series game between the Cardinals and the Boston Red Sox.

    That’s a sports fan’s dream of course, but Smith was there to give away some prime seats.

    “We bought some great tickets, and then, in the bottom of the fourth, we gave them up to these two guys,” he said.

    Smith was using the trip – and what turned out to be a very memorable game – to promote his new business venture, JumpSeat.