• Shelby business is creating a buzz with its saw

    The Triple S Planning Commission is embroiled in a lawsuit with Bagdad Lumber Sawmill & Kiln about the company’s ability to operate as is at its location at 2932 Christiansburg Road in Bagdad.

    His mill is located on a parcel zoned Agriculture, which Triple S officials say isn’t appropriate for this business.

    But owner/operator Ron Harris claims in his suit that he had approval before opening the doors to his company. The courts will decide, and while they are, Harris is able to continue work while the courts decided the lawsuit.

  • Shelby native operates on grizzly bear

    Jeremiah Easley of Shelbyville helped a team at Colorado State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital perform surgery on a grizzly bear, named Marley, who was rescued from a facility in Georgia.

    The bear had two broken elbows.

    Easley, the son of Jack and Sydney Easley, said this was his first surgery on a grizzly.

  • Business briefcase: Feb. 28, 2014

    Shelby natives elected to Georgetown board

    Shelbyville natives Sarah “Bookie” Hayes Wilson and Guthrie T. Zaring are among five Georgetown College alumni newly elected to the Georgetown College’s board of trustees. They began their terms of service in January and join Shelbyville resident Bob Hieb, a long-serving trustee.

    Wilson, daughter of Dr. Edward B. Hayes of Shelbyville, is a magna cum laude graduate of Georgetown. She later earned the MLS degree from the University of Kentucky.

  • Real estate deeds: Feb. 12-25, 2014

    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.


    Feb. 12-25, 2014

  • Shelby stylist is cutting his place into county’s lore

    Since 1967 Bridwell Terhune has been keeping Shelby County stylish.

    From women asking to look like Dorothy Hamill and Farrah Fawcett to men switching from buzz cuts to pony tails and shaved heads, he has seen it all.

    “In forty-seven years there ain’t a lot I haven’t seen,” he said. “But I also never regretted a day I’ve walked through that door. You learn from everybody at the barbershop. Everybody has a story, and I get to pass ‘em on.”

    Terhune’s story starts when he was in high school.

  • Former Shelbyville mayor Hackworth joins law firm

    A man responsible for helping shape downtown Shelbyville into what it is now finds his name engraved on the front window of a law office there.

    Neil Hackworth, mayor of Shelbyville for 13 years, has come out of 3-year retirement and joined Zaring & Sullivan Law Firm at 600 Main Street.

    Hackworth, 65, had held several positions with the Kentucky League of Cities, most recently as deputy executive director, and he said it was time for him to get back to work.

  • Business briefcase: Feb. 21, 2014

    Shelby native Wallace promoted by consulting firm

    McGuireWoods Consulting in Richmond, Va., announced that Patrick Wallace, a native of Shelbyville, has been promoted to assistant vice president. Wallace joined the firm as a research assistant in the Virginia State Government Relations group in June 2011.

  • Valentine’s expenses: Jewelry, a night out get most Valentine’s Day dollars

    Flowers, cards and candy have been keeping men out of trouble on Valentine’s Day since Charles, Duke of Orleans, penned the first note to his wife in 1420 – “I am already sick of love my very gentle Valentine…”

    It’s not exactly Hallmark material these days, but that note kicked off a holiday that today is a nearly $17 billion industry, according to the National Retail Federation’s 2014 Valentine’s Day spending survey.

  • CUB closes Bagdad office today

    The Bagdad branch of Citizen’s Union Bank will close its doors today after 18 years in operation.

    What’s more, CUB President David Bowling said, his bank is in the process of donating the building to a local organization. He said when the decision – a difficult one – was made to close the branch, what to do with the building, built in 1921 and valued at $100,000, became an issue, which apparently has been solved to everyone’s satisfaction.

  • Business briefcase: Feb. 14, 2014

    Comcast makes bid to buy Time Warner

    Shelby Countians may be getting yet another new cable provider.

    Less than two years after Time Warner bought out Insight and transformed local cable and Internet services, Comcast Corp said on Thursday it would buy Time Warner for $45.2 billion in an all-stock deal that combines the two largest U.S. cable operators.