Ashley Sutter
Representatives from Jeptha Creed were on hand at Thursday's city council meeting to request an reduction of the local occupational tax from 1.5 percent to 1 percent for five years.
SHELBYVILLE CITY COUNCIL - Jeptha Creed receives occupational tax break

Representatives from locally-owned Jeptha Creed distillery were on hand at Thursday night’s meeting of the Shelbyville City Council to share details of the success since opening the business one year ago.

Autumn Nethery, who serves as marketing manager and co-owns the distillery with her mother Joyce, said over the past year they have had more than 15,000 visitors.

She said they’ve also hosted 6,500 tour guests, booked 79 private events including 35 weddings.