• Business briefcase: June 27, 2014

    Rooted in Shelby

    gets state grant

    The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board last Friday approved $254,886 for agricultural diversification projects, including a $1,150 grant for the Shelby County Cooperative Extension Service and a new Rooted in Shelby program.

    The program will promote the sale of horticultural, agricultural and other products produced by Kentucky Proud enterprises in Shelby County. The goal of the program is to heighten awareness of products and produce from Shelby County.

  • 4th sparks an interest in fireworks

    With tents popping up throughout the city, a newcomer might think the circus is in town, but locals know what those tents bring and it’s not clowns and acrobats…it’s better.

    Under those big tops you’ll find gunpowder, chemicals, fuel and other scientific and testosterone-fueled ingredients needed to create the ideal pyrotechnic display – perfect for celebrating your independence with friends and family.

    In other words, fireworks have arrived in Shelby County.

  • For sale: Soup, sandwiches and a business

    A restaurant that’s been part of the downtown business community for the past 18 years is up for sale, but the owners say they’re not planning to close their doors.

    “We’re not going out of business – we’re not closing it – we’re trying to sell it,” said Teresa McKinley.

    Teresa and Skip McKinley opened McKinley’s Bread Shop and Deli at 615 Main Street on June 28, 1996, and business has been booming ever since, she said, especially after the first few years.

  • Business briefcase: June 20, 2014

    JHS therapist earns expert credential

    Jewish Hospital Shelbyville therapist Melissa Kannady, OTR/L, CHT, has earned credentials as a certified hand therapist through the Hand Therapy Certification Commission, Inc. Kannady has worked at Jewish Hospital Shelbyville’s Frazier Rehab Institute, part of KentuckyOne Health, for 10 years.

  • CUB, SCPS start internship program

    Citizens Union Bank and Shelby County Public Schools have started a summer intern program. Over six to eight weeks, four student interns will work at CUB’s main branch and be given assignments, projects and tasks, daily coaching, feedback and mentoring from CUB officers and department heads. 

  • Real estate deeds: May 22-June 4, 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.


    May 22-27

    Fairway Crossing LLC to al Bennett Builders Inc., Lot 57 Fairway Crossing Section 3, $39,500

  • Big turnout expected for Career Expo

    Career Expo

    When:June 20, noon to 7 p.m.; June 21, 9 a.m. to noon

    Where:Shelby Christian Church, 2375 Frankfort Road

    Cost:Free for job seekers, $50 for businesses

    More info:502-633-1636


    A Career Expo planned for June 20-21 promises to be a big success; at least that’s the expectation of officials from three different economic development sectors in Shelby County.

  • NEW BUSINESS: Rogers Property Management

    Address: 820 Main Street Shelbyville KY


    Who We Are: Rogers Property Management is owned by Larry K. Rogers and daughters Tracy Rogers Barnett and Elizabeth Rogers Davis. Larry Rogers is the broker/owner and Tracy Barnett is the manager of the real estate business at Coldwell Banker Rogers Realty. With the growing demands and popularity of the property management/rental business this led to the need for a full time employee/manager and Elizabeth Davis was the perfect fit.


  • Business briefcase: June 13, 2014

    Easley recognized as Equine

    Veterinary Dental Specialist


    Shelbyville veterinarian Jack Easley has been awarded Diplomte status by the Equine Veterinary Dental Specialists. He is one of only 12 in the United States.

    Equine dentistry was just recently recognized as a specialty by the American Board of Veterinary Specialists.

  • Diageo to present development plan

    The Triple S Planning Commission has a brief but highly anticipated agenda for Tuesday’s regular meeting.

    Diageo will present its development plan for the 300-acre Diageo Distillery and & Warehouses facility planned for Benson Pike during the commission’s 6:30 p.m. meeting at the Stratton Center.

    Diageo is the No. 1 spirits producer in the world, with office in 80 countries, and is behind some of the leading alcoholic beverages on the market today like, Johnnie Walker, Crown Royal, Smirnoff, and Captain Morgan, among many others.