• 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.


  • Business Briefcase Nov. 5, 2010


    Walls honored by Dominoes

    Matthew Walls, the son of Janey and Gary Walls of Shelbyville, was awarded with the prestigious Domino’s Pizza Reppy Award presented to team members recognized as driving the business.

  • Business Q&A: Ray Leathers named top manufacturing employee in state

     The Sentinel-News: We hear this award was a big surprise. How did that work out?

  • Business Briefcase Oct. 29, 2010

     Goodwin named to state

    Chamber’s board of directors

    Shelby County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Shelley Goodwin has been elected an at-large member of the board of directors of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce.

  • Extreme contributors from Shelby County

    If you’ve watched and read about ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition doing its thing in Fairdale, if you’ve seen that house and maybe understood the process, what you have watched is in a very large way businesses in Shelby County coming together to help a family.