• Real estate deeds: Nov. 1-4, 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.

    Nov. 1-4

    Clay Benton Jr. to Jeremy and Daniele Botkins, 5.01 acres, Tract 3, Clay Young Jr. Farm, $24,000

  • Business briefcase: Dec. 6, 2013

    CUB’s holding company appoints 3 to new roles

    Citizens Union Bancorp of Shelbyville, the parent company for Citizen Union Bank and First Farmers Bank of Owenton, announced three appointments to its executive management.

    The new titles, which became effective on Sunday, are:

  • Business briefcase: Nov. 29, 2013

    ShelbyKY Tourism receives 3 statewide marketing awards

    The Shelby County Tourism Commission & Visitors Bureau has received three awards in the 2013 Kentucky Travel Industry Association’s Traverse Awards for Excellence in Tourism Marketing competition.

    The awards, presented Nov. 7 at the Traverse Gala held at the Seelbach Hilton in Louisville, honor tourism businesses and marketing organizations vie for awards in 21 separate categories.

  • Business briefcase: Nov. 22, 2013

    Neal named to list of state’s top attorneys

    Gregg Y. Neal of Neal & Davis PLLC in Shelbyville has been selected to the 2013-14 Kentucky Super Lawyers list.

    This honor is limited to no more than 5 percent of attorneys in Kentucky, and his selection will be featured in December’s issue of Kentucky Monthly and January’s issue of Ohio and Kentucky Super Lawyers magazine.

  • Business briefcase: Nov. 15, 2013

    Kentucky’s business climate ranked top 10 nationally

    Site Selectionmagazine has recognized Kentucky’s business climate among the top 10 in the nation in its 2013 Top State Business Climate ranking. Jumping two spots from 2012, the state is ranked ninth overall in this year’s annual survey, which includes input from corporate site selectors and a mix of other leading indicators.

  • Business briefcase: Nov. 8, 2013

    KentuckyOne launches

    24/7 in-home care

    KentuckyOne Anywhere Care, a phone and video chat-based medical service available 24/7 launched this week, offering what KentuckyOne Health said is one of the first such a services in the country.

    Jewish Hospital Shelbyville is part of KentuckyOne Health.

    New or established patients can consult with board-certified family practice providers without leaving home and can request care at www.KentuckyOneAnywhereCare.org or by calling a toll-free phone number.

  • Business briefcase: Nov. 1, 2013

    PSC predicts gas prices to increase by 19 percent

    The Public Service Commission said Thursday that the price of natural gas will cost more this winter than it did in 2012-13 but will remain well below its peak prices of 2008.

    On average, customers in Kentucky can expect to pay about 19 percent more this November. A total gas bill for 10,000 cubic feet – including base rates – is projected at $101.61.

  • Business briefcase: Oct. 25, 2013

    Survey shows food prices in state at 40-year high

    Food prices in Kentucky in the third quarter of the year have reached the highest total since measurements were put in place 40 years ago, according to Kentucky Farm Bureau’s statewide Marketbasket Survey of 40 basic grocery items.

    The total cost of those 40 items was $119.15, which was $6.45, or 5.7 percent, higher than the same list of items reported in the previous quarter – the highest total price recorded in the survey’s four-decade history.

  • Business briefcase: Oct. 18, 2013

    Gas prices fluctuate but remain below 2012

    The gasoline prices keep bumping up and down in Shelby County, with some stations seeing a swing of more than 25 cents during the past two weeks – some having fallen as low as $3.19 per gallon – and it’s contrary to the national trend.

  • Business briefcase: Oct. 11, 2013

    Hardesty, Batliner named to League of Cities board

    Shelbyville Mayor Tom Hardesty and Simpsonville City Clerk Debbie Batliner were reappointed to the executive board of the Kentucky League of Cities during the organization’s meeting last week in Covington.

    Midway Mayor Tom Bozarth took office as president, with Bardstown Mayor Bill Sheckles as first vice president and Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison as second vice president.  The officers will serve 1-year terms.