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Business

  • A new piece of the pizza pie

    The cheese and sauce of the pizza market in Shelby County are going to have to make room for a new ingredient.

    Snappy Tomato,  a chain based in Burlington, joins the bill of fare in March, when it will open at 1729 Midland Trail in Shelbyville.

    Construction is continuing in the suite next to Family Video. Booths are in place, an oven has been installed and the light fixtures have been delivered.

    A sign out front is encouraging applicants to work there.

  • Business Briefcase: Feb. 18, 2011

    Goody’s starts program
    to support military

    Goody’s department store has announced a program to support members of the military and their families.
    The store, which is located in Village Plaza in Shelbyville, will sell military-themed reusable tote bags adorned with an American flag, for $5, with all proceeds going to Operation Homefront, a military charity that provides emergency support to military families.

  • New Business: Hance Lawn Care

    Address:888 Cedarmore Road, Bagdad
     
    Who we are:Employee John Hance recently purchased Miller’s Lawn Care from Steve and Donna Miller and will operate the business under his name.

    What we do: We are a business that provides a variety of lawn care services, including chemical applications to control weeds and pests, fertilizer and lime applications, complete kill on driveways and fence rows, trimming and fertilizing of shrubs, mulching and de-thatching along with power seeding.

  • Sentinel-News expands its social network

    The Sentinel-News continues to reach out to you with new forms of news delivery.

    With 3,100 friends on Facebook, ranking it among the most popular newspapers on the social networking site, The Sentinel-News now is offering news updates on Twitter.

    You can follow us on Twitter at @TheSentinelNews.

  • Deeds: Feb. 18, 2011

    PNC Bank, Margaret Y. Baird trust, Calvin L. Baird Jr. to Calvin L Baird Jr., property on Veechdale/Clark Station Road, $61,000

    Ann H. Sanderlin to AHS Realty LLC, 203.79 acres, U.S. 60 west, $725,000

    Phyllis Jane Doolin Estate, Phyllis Jane Harrod Estate, Christopher Harrod to Christopher and Krysta Harrod, Lot 16, Block E, Middleton Heights, $1 and considerations

    Homeowners Mortgage Enterprises to Jonathan T and Lori L. Callis, Lot 7 Mackey, $45,000

  • Martinrea's growth formual: 150 new jobs + 45 old jobs

    Excitement lighting their faces, about 100 employees of Martinrea Heavy Stamping who gathered at the plant Wednesday broke into applause when Gov. Steve Beshear announced plans for the plant’s multimillion-dollar expansion and the addition of 150 new jobs.

    “This twelve-million-dollar investment is going to create one hundred and fifty new jobs for this community, and folks, that’s really something to celebrate,” Beshear told the crowd, which also included city and county officials, some of them seated on the platform behind him.

  • Business Briefcase: Feb. 11, 2011

    American Founders Bank

    names Miller as marketing officer

    Andrew Miller has been named marketing officer at American Founder’s Bank. He will be responsible for AFB's marketing and communications, including advertising, corporate sponsorships and donations.

  • New Business: Erin R. Ratliff, PLLC

    Address: 310 Main St., Shelbyville

    Who we are: Erin Ratliff is the owner of Erin R. Ratliff, PLLC. Before opening this business in November, she worked for almost three years for Dutton & Salyers, PLLC. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Louisville in 2004 and her juris doctor from UofL’s Brandeis School of Law in 2007.

  • Shelby businesses in love with Valentine's Day

    Romance is alive and well in Shelby County, or so say merchants who are gearing up for Valentine’s Day.
    People express their love and affection for sweethearts, spouses, friends and parents in many different ways, and Shelby’s business community has been busy supplying the traditional flowers, greeting cards, candy, jewelry and gifts.
    Have a sweet tooth?
    Try some Oreo truffles or red velvet cake balls, but you’d better hurry before they’re all gone, said Carol Flannigan, owner of C.J.’s Candies.

  • Deeds: Feb. 11, 2011

    Karen Lionetti to LaDonna Piper, Lot 59, Woodfield Sec. 2, $124,500

    Margaret L. and Edward H. Drane and Margaret L. Muckleroy to Margaret L. and Edward H. Drane, Lot 30 Charleston Sec. 2, $0

    Dobson Family Limited Partnership to A&W Investors LLC, Lot 43 Village View Sec. 1, $52,500

    Elizabeth C. Palmer to Kevin L. Palmer, Tract A, Daniel Subdivision, $115,300

    Kevin L. Palmer to Kevin L. and Elizabeth C. Palmer, .74 acres, Bardstown Trail, $67,400