• Business Briefcase: March 14, 2014

    Shelbyville’s Miller elected vice chair of national board

    A Shelbyville woman has been elected vice chair of the board of directors of the National Alliance of State Health CO-OPs.

    Janie Miller, chief executive officer of Kentucky's all-new, nonprofit health insurance carrier, Kentucky Health Cooperative, Inc., was elected Feb. 24 at NASHCO's annual meeting in Washington, D.C. She succeeds Dr. Martin Hickey, CEO of New Mexico Health Connections. Hickey was elected chair of the board.

  • NEW BUSINESS: 314 Exchange

    Physical address: 314 Mount Mercy, Pewee Valley

  • BUSINESS BRIEFCASE: March 7, 2014

    Sentinel-News’ Doyle hired by North Carolina newspaper

    Steve Doyle, editor of The Sentinel-News, has been named the new managing editor of the News & Record in Greensboro, N.C.

    His appointment was announced earlier this month by News-Record Publisher/Editor Jeff Gauger. He starts March 17.

  • 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.