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Business

  • 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

  • Salvation Army, Angel Tree helped 920 kids

    Bonnie Roberts received 48 cases of basketballs during the Christmas season. She isn’t even an equipment manager for any of the famed basketball teams in the area.
    She works part time at Commonwealth Bank, but she sure did put to use the 720 basketballs she received.
    Roberts is a board member and volunteer for the Shelbyville unit of the Salvation Army.
    For the past six years it has been her duty along with a various band of elves to make sure the Angel Tree program to provide Christmas for underprivileged kids goes off successfully.

  • New Business: Mimi's on Main Barber Shop

    Address: 328 Main St., Shelbyville
     
    Who We Are:  Meshia Purtilar is the owner/operator of Mimi's on Main, formally the Phillips Barber Shop. She brings eight years of experience to her new shop, and she says she wants to keep the old-fashioned practices of the down-home morals of the barber-shop atmosphere.

    What We Do:  Mimi’s is like an old-fashioned barber shop, with straight razor shaving, neck shaves and cuts with old-fashioned style and walk-in service.

  • Business Briefcase: Feb. 4, 2011

    H. Barry Smith company
    expands services

    H. Barry Smith, Realtors and Auctioneers, LLC of Shelbyville has announced it is establishing an asset management division within the company to assist businesses, individuals, estates, municipalities and trustees in determining the valuation of assets and the best use and most profitable options to manage or dispose of these assets.

  • Top 10 financial resolutions for the new year

    The Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays are a time to eat, drink and be merry. Reality typically sets in on New Year’s Day, which leads to the traditional round of resolution-making.
    This year (in addition to pledging to eat better and exercise more), you may want to consider these 10 resolutions to help put your financial house in order.
    1. Think strategically about finances

  • Building Permits: Feb. 4, 2011

    ATT, 601 West Chestnut St., Louisville, cell tower building, 10,000 square feet, $190,000.
    Kroger, 311 Boone Station Road, sign, 90.11 square feet, $21,571.
    Eaton, 70 Kingbrook Hwy., Simpsonville, sign, 7.1x2.6-2 square feet, $4,500.
    Lisa Inman, 503 Knobview Dr., storage building, 250 square feet, $4,090.
    Jovetta Meredith, 4525 Eminence Pike, shed, 168 square feet, $1,200.
    Mary Quinn, 1030 Reed Lane, Simpsonville, barn, 7,200 square feet, $25,000
    Darrell Taylor, 831 Bass Lane, house, 320 square feet, $100.

  • Deeds: Feb. 4, 2011

    Persimmon Ridge Golf Course to Persimmon Ridge Homeowners Association, Lot No. 235, $250,000
    Federal National Mortgage Association to Jack c. Brendenmuehl, Lot No. 100, Todds Station Phase II, $180,000
    Randall C. and Freda Stivers to Cindy Stivers, Lot No. 64, Charleston Sec. 2, $110,000
    Chet and Lindsay Guess to Jon and Stacia Coates, lot No. 92, Pesimmon Ridge, $368,000
    David J., Judy P. and James M. Henry and Russell and Carolyn McGehee to James M. Henry, Tract 13, Chesapeake Meadows, $65.000