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Business

  • New business: L A Lawn & Ag Sales & Service, LLC

    Address: 1073 Brooks Industrial Road, Shelbyville

  • For retailers, it’s the most wonderful time of the year

    Make a list, check it more than twice: Retailers spend a lot of time figuring out what to sell during the holiday shopping season.

    A typical United States family will spend $689 on gifts during the next month, according to the National Retail Federation, and merchants spend months planning ways to get a slice of that financial pie.

  • Food tour will have Shelby focus

     A couple of Shelby County food-producing entities will provide most of the program for a “Meat Your Neighbor” tour to help consumers learn more about food production in Kentucky.

  • New business: Curves of Shelbyville

    Address: 165 Alpine Dr., Shelbyville

    Who we are:  Curves has a new owner, Jamie Latona, who has 3 years experience as a Curves member and 2 1/2 as a Curves employee before becoming a Curves owner. The club has retained the same friendly, professional staff.

  • Business Q/A: Pat Hargadon

    Pat Hargadon, a native of Shelby County, last week was named the district manager of the year by Kentucky Farm Bureau. Hargadon talked with The Sentinel-News about his business, his role in the community and his home county.  

    The Sentinel-News: How did you come to work for Farm Bureau?

  • Foreclosures in Shelby are continuing to rise

    Home foreclosures in Shelby County continue to rise and by the end of 2010 could show another marked year-over-year increase.

  • Three men and a clubhouse

    Fun, food and family – those are key concepts for the new management of the clubhouse at the Shelbyville Country Club.

    Formerly open only to members of the club, the facility now has opened its doors to the public as well.

    SCC board member Allen Early said that decision, which was made in May, is in response to the downturn in the economy.

  • State home-buying plan operating in shadows

    If you didn't get that new home under contract before the federal tax credit for home buyers ended, you might still be eligible for a break of up to $5,000 come next April.

     

    A little known Kentucky tax credit still exists, but it comes with a lot of restrictions, such as:

     

    •    If the buyer qualifies for the federal homebuyers tax cut, he or she cannot apply for the state credit.

     

    •    The tax credit application must be faxed within seven days of the purchase.

     

  • New business: Your Shelbyville Dental Home

    Address: 30 Stonecrest Court, Shelbyville

  • Finchville vet on the cutting edge

    There is a major breakthrough in veterinary medicine happening in Kentucky, and it's not in Lexington or Louisville, but here in Shelby County at Finchville Animal Hospital.

    Dr. Cathy White and her staff are at the forefront of an in-house stem cell procedure that is showing remarkable results on animals, and bringing a lot of attention to Finchville.

    A simple four-minute piece on WAVE 3 has spread all over the country.