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Business

  • Business briefcase: Jan. 31, 2014

    Shelby Energy to sponsor All-A basketball tourney

    Shelby Energy again this weekend is a co-sponsor of the Touchstone Energy All “A” Classic, an annual basketball tournament among the state’s smallest high schools.

    The games began Wednesday and continue through Sunday for 16 boys’ and 16 girls’ teams at the Frankfort Convention Center. None of the schools in Shelby County are participating.

  • Real estate deeds: Jan. 21-28, 2014

    Deeds are compiled from data posted on the Shelby County Clerk’s Web site. Property descriptions are based on the best available information provided in the database and may in fact refer to property and thoroughfares no longer formally identified. Financial terms include any value of the property stated on the deed, even if that amount did not change hands.

     

    Jan. 21-28

    James H. Whitt and Olivia Moody to Gayle Franklin Broughton and Edna Marcella Broughton, 5.005 acres, Tract 3, Stone Farm, $70,000

  • Sentinel-News takes 24 awards

    The Sentinel-News won 24 awards, including seven first-place citations, among multiweekly newspapers in the annual judging by the Kentucky Press Association.

    The awards, presented Friday night in Lexington at KPA’s annual awards banquet, was for work published between Oct. 1, 2012, and Sept. 30, 2013 and covering 28 individual categories.

  • Shelby County's housing market surged in 2013

    The housing market in Shelby County is almost back to pre-recession days, observers say, with increases across the board in both home sales and residential building permits during 2013.
    Last year, the number of people building homes was up 16 percent, home sales were up 14 percent, the number of new homes sold was up by 40 percent and foreclosures were down 34 percent.

  • Businesses next in health-care changes

    With thousands of Kentuckians – and millions of Americans – as of this month having health insurance through the Affordable Care Act and more signing up each day, a new impact of the law will emerge this year as many businesses wrestle with the requirement that they must provide insurance options for their employees.

  • Grocery prices set record

    Your grocery tabbed spiked to record levels during the final quarter of 2013.

    The latest Marketbasket Survey conducted by Kentucky Farm Bureau, which tracks grocery prices in 24 markets across Kentucky, indicated the cost of 40 basic grocery items was the highest in the survey’s history: $120.18.

    That total broke by 93 cents (or .08 percent) the record set in the third quarter for beef, pork, poultry, dairy, grains, and fruits and vegetables.

  • Business briefcase: Jan. 24, 2014

    LCNI’s Heath honored by circulation group

    Max Heath, 67, postal consultant for Landmark Community Newspapers in Shelbyville, has been named to the National Circulation Director Hall of Fame. He is one of two honorees this year, joined by Michael Zinser, founder of The Zinser Law Firm in Nashville.

  • Real estate deeds: Jan. 14-20, 2014

    Deeds are compiled from data posted on the Shelby County Clerk’s Web site. Property descriptions are based on the best available information provided in the database and may in fact refer to property and thoroughfares no longer formally identified. Financial terms include any value of the property stated on the deed, even if that amount did not change hands.

     

    Jan. 14-20, 2014

    Carrie and Ronald Lynn Kirby to Lucas M.  Kline and Allyson M. Mandley, property on KY 1779, $234,600

  • Shelby success stories: Aldridge found success in God

    Ron Aldridge has been a man of the cloth for 23 years, and it has only been during that time, he says, that he counts his life as a true success.

    “I wasted my life until I was forty-four,” he said. “I worked, a lot of people would say I did OK. I owned my own business, the Shelbyville Mini Mart down at the bottom of 7th Street, and I reopened the Shelby Lanes that was down on Main Street at the old Kroger building.”

  • New business: Andrews Pharmacy

    Andrews Pharmacy

     

    ADDRESS: 1545 Midland Trail Shelbyville, KY 40065