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Business

  • Hooper Station to get commercial development

    Shelbyville is making room for nine new businesses on Hooper Station and Mount Eden roads. But some nearby residents are not so interested in the change.

    Several outspoken and frustrated residents expressed their disdain for the future development proposed to the Triple S Planning and Zoning Commission Tuesday that includes nine new lots and three new streets adjacent to the Twin Springs subdivision.

    Kevin Young, a principal for Land Design and Development, said he had been working with the property owner for nearly a decade on the appropriate use of the land.

  • Former bank building is on the block

    A building that has played a major role in Shelbyville’s downtown streetscape for nearly a century and a half is still going strong, although it is up for sale.

    The 144-year old building located on the corner of 6th and Main streets, currently houses an engineering firm, Biagi, Chance, Cummins, London, Titzer, Inc. Consulting Engineers.

    Realtor Steve Osowicz with Larry Rogers Coldwell Banker said the asking price for the building is $625,000 to $725,000 and that so far, there has been no buyer.

  • A target audience

    If you’re into bow hunting and want a more realistic target practice experience than just aiming for the traditional bull’s eye, you’re in luck.

    Tree Shadow Outfitters, located in Midland Shopping Center next to the former Tractor Supply location, may have just what you’re looking for. Established last year in Village Plaza, the business relocated its indoor shooting range to the former Winn Dixie building in order to get more space, said David Hinds, who owns the business along with his daughter, Jeanette.

  • TRIPLE S PLANNING COMMISSION: Public gets chance for input on craft brewery, distillery talks

    Per the Shelbyville City Council’s request, the Triple S Planning Commission will hold a public hearing during its regular meeting Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. concerning the addition of breweries, brew pubs, micro breweries and micro distilleries to certain districts within the city.

    The planning commission will hold the hearing at the Stratton Center, 215 Washington Street, in order to make a sufficient recommendation back to the city council.

    Shelbyville Mayor Tom Hardesty said a change could be a boon to the city.

  • Getting hitched

    Shelby County, long recognized as the Saddlebred Capital of the World, is working on gaining still another distinction – it’s a great place to get married.

    There are at least a half dozen locations in Shelby County – most of them farms – that offer venues in which to hold a wedding.

  • Revamped CUB location reopens

    One of Shelbyville’s Citizens Union Bank branches has a brand new look, and Monday opened up for business.

    Construction began on the CUB branch inside the Shelbyville Walmart on June 19, and workers put the finishing touches on this weekend. But even better than the new modern look, the transformation has given the bank customers more space, actually allowing them to walk into the bank instead of standing out in the aisle of the store.

  • Citizens Union branch to open Monday

    One of Shelbyville’s Citizens Union Bank branches has a brand new look, and come Monday, will open up for business.

    Construction began on the CUB branch inside the Shelbyville Walmart on June 19, and today, workers are adding the finishing touches. But even better than the new modern look, the transformation will give bank customers more space to do their banking, actually allowing them to walk into the bank instead of standing out in the aisle of the store.

  • Breaking the ice

     

  • Fresh family fun

    The Shelby County Farmers Market will host a Customer Appreciation Day Saturday, Aug. 8, at the Shelby County Fairgrounds on U.S. 60 and Ky. 53.

    Farmer’s market president Lea Miller said they are holding the event to show their gratitude to their loyal customers.

    “We decided to have a Customer Appreciation Day for our customers because we have so many that come in regularly on Wednesdays and our Saturdays, so we wanted to show our appreciation to them,” she said.

  • One stop shopping

    Imagine a farmers market where you can shop for vegetables and other items indoors in air-conditioned comfort – an appealing idea considering the recent heat wave.

    But that’s just the tip of the iceberg, said Cheryl Clark, who owns the building where the market is located in Pleasureville, along with her husband, Danny.

    That’s because the building not only contains the market, but also a restaurant and gift shop, she said.