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Business

  • 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

  • Go Red Day is serious business

    You will see a lot of red around Shelby County today, in businesses, in schools and just on the streets.
    That’s because today is Go Red Day, a national day of elevating the message that heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women, a movement being embraced by businesses across Shelbyville.
    This national effort started on the first Friday of February – national heart month – spread nationally and rooted in Shelby County about six years ago, and you can see just on Main Street and at schools that this mission to educate women is spiraling.

  • New business: CamCo., LLC

    Address: North West Alabama and North Central Kentucky

  • Shelby native Sullivan new partner for Zaring

    Shelbyville native David Sullivan has joined the  Zaring Law Office, which in addition to its offices on Main Street, is expanding its presence in Henry County and changing its name.
    Alan Zaring has practiced law in New Castle ever since he passed the bar in 1998 and opened an office there in June 2003.
     “New Castle lawyers have always had a reputation for being really fine lawyers,” he said. “It’s as close as we can get to being Philadelphia lawyers.”

  • Business Briefcase: Jan. 28, 2011

    Atmos names Anderson
    head of Shelby operations

    Bernie Anderson recently became Atmos Energy’s operation supervisor in the Shelbyville service area.  He will be responsible for all community and customers efforts in  Shelby and Anderson counties.  
    Before joining the Kentucky team, Anderson was a senior construction operator in Atmos Energy’s Columbia, Tenn., operations.  He also served 11 years with Piedmont Natural Gas Company.