• EARLIER: Kroger to build megastore in Shelbyville


    Kroger in Shelbyville is about to grow into a megastore.

    Triple S Planning and Zoning approved a development plan Tuesday for a new Kroger Marketplace store near the location of the current store in Hi-Point Shopping Center at Boone Station Road and Williamsburg Road in Shelbyville.

    “It’s twice as big as the current store,” Ryan Libke, executive director of the Triple S Planning Commission said.

  • ‘Wine and spirit shop’ added to new Kroger’s plans

    It's still on the way, but it'll look a tad different than originally thought when it's completed.

    The Triple S Planning and Zoning Commission approved initial plans for a new 125,000-square-foot, Kroger Marketplace grocery store in the Hi-Point Shopping Center back in April.

    On Tuesday, the commission approved an amended plan, adding 4,000 square feet to the development plan to accommodate a wine and spirit shop.

  • EARLIER: Vino, vidi, vici

     Kentucky wine is now flowing through a new outlet in Shelby County.

    Talon Winery of Lexington has opened its new vineyard tasting room at the property it acquired on Gordon Lane, just south of I-64 off Taylorsville Road.

    A cardboard sign was up by the entrance on Thursday, and landscaping was continuing around the property for a soft opening, with a grand opening planned for mid-May.

  • Diagnostic Imaging hires GM

     Diagnostic Imaging Shelbyville has hired Neal Kimbell, advertising manager for The Sentinel-News, to be its first general manager.

  • New Business; Don Tequila Restaurant

     Don Tequila Restaurant

  • New equine vet takes her services on the road


    Forget freshly baked bread, blooming jasmine or sizzling bacon.

    For Maureen Sutter, nothing smells better than a barn.

  • Masonic Home named tops in district, finalist in state

    Masonic Home of Shelbyville is one of five in the state competing for the honor of Facility of the Year.

    Last week the Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities named Masonic Home the best in its central district, which qualifies it automatically for the statewide award, which will be announced Nov. 12.

  • New Business: Gillman's Dance Studio
  • Local women strive to improve education across country

    Debby Head and Libby Pollett have combined for more than 50 years of classroom experience as elementary teachers in Shelbyville, not to mention 18 years each in educational consulting.

    They’ve developed a positive reputation across the country through the work of their publishing company, bby Publications, which got its name from the shared “bby” that ends both of their first names, and their consulting firm, Head-Pollett Consultants, Inc.

  • Woman makes a dash for groceries, charity

    When Debbie Colvin found out she had won a drawing at Commonwealth Bank to make a dash through Kroger for as many groceries as she could grab in 4 minutes, she said she was excited.

    “I entered twice and was surprised and excited when they called,” she said.

    So Colvin, a postal employee from Shelbyville, did what you’re supposed to do: She went to Kroger and scouted a route and made a plan, which paid off Wednesday morning when Colvin grabbed her basket and took off.