• Real estate deeds: Sept. 16, 2011

    Aug. 22-Sept. 1125

    Denisa Robinson to Carroll L. Witten III Lot 109 Rolling Ridge Phase 4 Section 3, $160,000

    Morequity Inc. to John R. and Sue A. Davis, Lots 3A and 4A Meadowbrook No. 1, $63,000

    Presequity LLC to John A. and Brandy Michelle Collins, Tract 1 Proctor Farm, $114,500

    Carolyn Slayton Knox to Eric R. and Carla I. Bond, Lot 22 Hillcrest, $79,063

  • Chamber event back for an encore

    Taste & Tunes will be offering up the top eats and the beats of Shelby County on Monday, the 25th year of such an event.

    This fundraiser for the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce will be held for the second time under a new name and format at the Shelby County Fairgrounds, with gates opening and food ready at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 with children 10 and under free with a donation to the Backpack program.

  • Business Briefcase: Sept. 9, 2011

    Shelby child-care centers

    participate in USDA program

    Two Shelby County child-care centers are participating in the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program, which is administered by the Kentucky Department of Education.

    Dorman Preschool Center and Shelby Community Day Care on Mount Eden Road both have registered as participants in the program, which provides meals for qualifying children.

  • New Business: The Polka Dotted Pineapple Consignment Boutique

    Address: 536 Main St., Shelbyville.


  • Real estate deeds: Sept. 9, 2011

    Aug. 1-22

    Catherine Margaret Roberts Estate, Marvin B. and Betty Sue Coles, Walter Lynn and Rubie Roberts, Grady N. and Mary Lou Yeary to Kim Volk, 8.78 acres on Frankfort Road, $40,700

    Catherine Margaret Roberts Estate, Marvin B. and Betty Sue Coles, Walter Lynn and Rubie Roberts, Grady N. and Mary Lou Yeary to Jerry W. and Patricia L. Pulliam, 6.633 acres on Graefenburg Road, $23,100

    Jimmy R. Adams to Robert E. and Laquitta J. Fugate, Lot 59, Block 1 Trailwood Lakes, $1,000

  • Communications in Shelby changing

    Communications, both wired and wireless, are seeing a lot of changes coming down the pipeline in Shelby County.

    AT&T continues to grow its new U-verse system, offing high-speed Internet and television programming, and mobile broadband service, and the company has added two new cell phone tower sites in the county within the last year to expand its coverage.

  • State invests $500K in Shelby ag programs

    The Kentucky Agriculture Development Board is contributing $500,000 to help the development of ag-related initiatives in Shelby County.

    The board approved in June a $350,000 contribution for the County Agricultural Investment Program, which provides resources for farmers to improve and diversify their production practices, and in August OKd another $150,000 for Gallrein Farms to expand its produce market.

  • Business Briefcase: Sept. 2, 2011

    Chamber offers new

    mandatory labor law poster

    A new poster that the National Labor Relations Board  is requiring employers to post is available through the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce. The poster informs employees of their rights under the NLRB Act. All employers must post this notice by Nov. 14.

    The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Executives to offer this poster at a discounted rate.

  • EARLIER: Shelbyville's Antiques For You up for sale

    Connie Kelly, a fixture in the antique business in downtown Shelbyville for more than two decades,  put a sign in the window at 528 Main Street on Wednesday: She’s selling Antiques For You.

    Kelly said she wants to walk out of the door on the same day 22 years after she walked in: Oct. 21.

    “I put the sign in the window yesterday,” Kelly said Thursday morning. “I had a couple of dealers who were going to take it over, but whether they do, I’m not going to wait. I want to get on with advertising it.”

  • Business Briefcase: Aug. 26, 2011

    Coin collectors group

    in Shelby this week

    The International Coin Collectors Association will be making a stop at the Ramada Inn in Shelbyville starting Tuesday to buy and sell all forms of currency and a variety of other items for its network of collectors, dealers and refineries.

    The event, free and open to the public, will be 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9-4 on Saturday.