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Business

  • 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.

  • One stop on the bypass

    When the Shelbyville Bypass finally opened Nov. 3 after an often frustrating half-decade of construction, some drivers were surprised to find a single oasis of commercial activity already in place on a mostly barren stretch of road.

  • Business Briefcase Nov. 12, 2010

     Making Ends Meet’s cancer

    doll fundraiser starts today

    To celebrate her sixth year of being “cancer free,” Making Ends Meet owner Leslie McCarthy is once again creating and selling dolls to raise money for the fight against breast cancer. But there’s a bit of a twist this time.

  • New Business: The Phoenix LLC

    Address: 141 Pearce Industrial Road, Shelbyville  

    Who we are: Thomas Jesse, an Afghanistan Veteran who has lived in Shelbyville for 10 years with his wife, Theresa, and three children. He has coached two 2 daughters (Kara, 21, and Keaton, 15) since they were 4-years-old in J-town and was the 2008 Shelby County Parks softball coach of the year.

  • Rogers, Hamilton buy bowling alley

    Bluegrass Bowling Center has new owners, but they're not sure if anyone will be rolling strikes anytime soon.

    Real estate magnate Larry Rogers and developer Donald Hamilton purchased the building on Midland Trail about two weeks ago at the Master Commissioners sale, but they haven't decided what to do with it yet.

  • New Business: The Empty Closet LLC

    Address: 171 Alpine Drive, Shelbyville

  • A very Deere relationship

    You see John Deere tractors around everywhere. From horse farms to tobacco farms and cornfields to front lawns, and that's certainly the way the company wants it to be.

     

    The John Deere Company has worked very hard at product placement and making sure that the right people have the right information.