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Business

  • 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.

  • Real estate deeds: Feb. 5-11, 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. 4-11

    S&R Properties LLC to Jon D. and Sandra M. Cooper, Lot 11-B, Phase I, Estates of Notting Hill, $155,000

  • Building permits: Feb. 14, 2014

    Linda Doll, 3862 Washburn Road, Pleasureville, addition to barn, 432 square feet, $4,500

    Wells and Campbell Builders, 1515 Flood Road, house, 3,361 square feet, $200,000

    Dominion Homes, 10035 Forest Green Blvd., Louisville, house, 3,665 square feet, $142,529

    Dorman Center Bingo, 1857 Midland Trail, sign, 51.99 square feet, $3,000

    Andrews Pharmacy, 1545 Midland Trail, temporary sign, 32 square feet, $144

    Tim Pitcock, 2690 Elmburg Road, greenhouses (6), 1,980 square feet each, $3,300

  • Weather slows Shelby's farmers but can’t stop them

    As winter storms continue to blanket the area in snow and ice and temperatures drop into the single – and sometimes lower – digits, many farmers in Shelby County are trying to use their time wisely.

    There are plans to be set for when warmer weather hits and this season’s crops need to be planted, there are tractors and combines and bailers to repair, and budgets need to be examined before it’s time to order seeds.

  • Business Q&A: Robbie Houchin
  • Business briefcase: Feb. 7, 2014

    Shelby Countian Ray honored by Centre

    Centre College named David Ray of Shelbyville as its 2014 Associate of the Year during a celebration last week at the Seelbach Hotel in Louisville.

    Ray, a 31-year veteran of the United States Secret Service, was recognized not only for his distinguished career but also his notable service to Centre College, particularly his leadership as a volunteer security consultant during the 2000 and 2012 vice presidential debates hosted on Centre’s campus.

  • Real estate deeds: Jan. 29-Feb. 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.

     

    Jan. 29-Feb. 4.

    Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. to Jeanette M. Mumford, 8.93 acres on KY 636, $91,140

  • Snow means profit for businesses

    Although not all businesses profit from frigid temperatures and snow, those conditions spell ringing phones and cash registers for some in Shelby County as the public deals with this winter’s sub-zero temperatures, icy roads and snowdrifts.

    “We get a lot of work and a lot of tows if a storm hits at rush hour,” said Rusty Barrett, owner of Pure Reflection towing service.

  • Sentinel-News Plus moves to Tuesday

    Sentinel-News Plus is moving to a new delivery date.

    Effective this Tuesday, look for the Sentinel-News Plus to be delivered to your mailbox.

    Formally delivered on Mondays, with some carrier deliveries on the weekend, Sentinel-News Plus is newspaper’s Total Market Coverage(TMC) newspaper that reaches every household in Shelby County.