• Business Briefcase: Nov. 18, 2011

    Lee is new community liaison

    at Young Job Corps center

    Felicia Lee has been named business and community liaison for the Whitney M. Young Jr. Job Corps Center in Louisville. Lee replaces Stephanie Barber, who was appointed to administrative manager of the complex.

  • Creative Technologies growing fast

    A Shelbyville company has a lot of reasons to be excited lately, having been named one of the fastest-growing companies in the area.

    Larry Glynn, owner of Creative Image Technologies, a company that offers audio-visual and multimedia services to clients in the education, commercial and government sectors, said he was very excited to have been ranked third on Business First’sFast 50 list.

    “Being included among the fifty fastest growing companies in the Louisville-Metro area, let alone third, that is very exciting to us,” he said.

  • UNDERWOOD: Overcome emotional outbursts and move up in your chosen work

    “Road rage” and rage of any type can be managed by understanding, commitment to change and practice. Whether in business or in our personal lives, the way we manage our emotions, especially passionate ones can make us or break us.

    Recently, our community lost a productive young citizen as a result of what our police dubbed an unfortunate case of “road rage.” Unfortunately, episodes of this type are not uncommon.

  • HOLLAND: How to make the most of your IRA

    With so much media attention spotlighting retirement planning these days, you’d think the United States is a nation of hardcore investors, well-versed in the intricacies of all sorts of financial products. But the truth is most Americans know relatively little about one of the most effective tools for securing their financial futures: the Individual Retirement Account.

  • IMI beefs security in face of strike

    Irving Materials Inc. continues to struggle through strike issues with its unionized employees.

    A representative that answered the phone at IMI's Shelbyville plant, located on the State Garage Road off of 7 Mile Pike, confirmed that the plant has hired extra security here in case a problem arises.

    Although he declined to give his name, the representative did say no problems have occurred since the strike began in September.

    "We just hired them to be safe, there hasn't been a bit of trouble," he said.

  • Roll Forming adds new technology


    The installation of innovative technology at Roll Forming Corporation not only has propelled forward the company’s capabilities, but it also has saved jobs and cemented the plant’s future.

    Officials and employees had another day of celebration at their plant on Brooks Industrial Drive on Wednesday with the official launching of new technology that went into production in October.

  • Business Briefcase: Nov. 11, 2011

    Black & Decker acquires

    Borders Unlimited’s property

    One company that has closed in Shelbyville has sold its facility to that is expanding.

    Borders Unlimited, which closed up shop this past summer on Pearce Industrial Road in Shelbyville, sold the nearly 4 acres it owned there to Black & Decker US Inc., which in early October received preliminary approval for state economic incentives for a $2 million expansion project.

  • New business: W. Matthew Wade, PLLC

    Address:308 Main St., Suite A, Shelbyville


    Who we are:Matt Wade is a Shelbyville native who went to Georgetown College, then the University of Louisville School of Law, and is now coming back to practice in his home town after gaining valuable experience with a Louisville law firm for the past four years. The bulk of his practice will be in Shelby County, but he will be going to surrounding county courts when necessary.


  • Gallery rings in holiday season

    This week is the official holiday opening at the Wakefield Scearce Galleries on Washington Street in Shelbyville, and shoppers and browsers alike flocked to the always highly decorated shops to see new items and share in the spirit of the season.


  • Real estate deeds: Nov. 11, 2011

    Oct. 12-16

    Laura C. Ford to Laura Ford Living Trust, Tracts 1-2, Hancock Farms, $270,000

    Carmela T. and Patrick Hall to Barry and Veronique Armes, Lot 9, Spring Oak Estates, $249,900

    60/2nd Wash LLC to T&$ Car Wash LLC, Lot 31, Simpsonville, $205,000

    John M. and Sheryl S. Jones to Sheryl S. Jones, Lot 90, Hi Point Village Phase I, $167,000

    Christopher and Kelley Johnson to Justin R. Kubly, Lot 27, Long Run Farms Sec. 2., $345,000