• 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.

  • New Business: Abbott's Big Game Supply

    Address: 6406 Zaring Mill Road, Shelbyville

  • Gains from Games mixed in Shelby

    They came, but did they stay and play?

    Significant numbers of visitors to the recent Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games found their way to Shelby County, although their impact to the economy wasn’t universally felt, local officials and merchants say.

  • New business: Barbara-Jay Nail & Skin Care Salon


    Address: 101 Buck Creek Road, Simpsonville


    Who we are: After 22 years in the beauty business, Barbie Newton is taking her knowledge and experience to a new facility that will offer the best service possible. She has opened Barbara-Jay Nail & Skin Care Salon that she has designed into what she believes to be the ideal space for customers.


    What we do: The salon offers a full array of services including: manicures, pedicures, full body waxing, facials and specialty facials. And Alicia Yost offers hair dressing.


  • Business Briefcase Oct. 22, 2010

     Some Toyota models being recalled

    because of brake cylinder problem

    Toyota is recalling 740,000 Lexus, Avalon and other models in the U.S. for brake fluid problems. There are another 800,000 being recalled internationally as well for other problems.

  • Nichols, Decker are top women

    Kathy Nichols and Jennifer Decker took home top honors on Monday night, when the Shelby County Professional Women’s Club met to acknowledge National Business Women’s Week and to name its Woman of the Year and Woman of Achievement.

  • Business Briefcase Oct. 15, 2010

    Business women’s group

    names 5 finalists for awards

    The Shelby County Professional Women's Club will celebrate National Business Women's Week starting Monday by announcing winners of its annual awards for Woman of the year and Woman of Achievement awards.

  • Committed to his art

    As a child, Dr. Donn Chatham would sit in the pews at First Baptist Church in Shelbyville and doodle. He recalls those Sundays that while his mother would play the organ or piano, he would sit next to his dad and doodle, which always got him into some Sunday trouble.

    He says he would stop doodling and try as he might to concentrate on the sermon, but he inevitably became transfixed by the geometric patterns in the stained glass windows that adorned the church.

  • New Business: Shelbyville Design Station

    Address: 220 8th Street, Shelbyville (Chatham Station)