• BUSINESS BRIEFCASE: February 2013

    Signature recognizes Hall of Fame honorees
    Plum Creek Baptist Church was among the honorees during signature HealthCare of Spencer County’s most recent Hall of Fame Cafe celebration.
    The Hall of Fame Cafe is a program developed by Signature to honor the lives and contributions of nursing home residents and staff, as well as community leaders.

  • PHOTO: ‘The Joshua Tree’ bookstore is now open

    Local community and business leaders gathered last Wednesday to mark the opening of The Joshua Tree, a bookstore on Main Street in Taylorsville. The store is located at 88 E. Main St. and is owned by Janine Stonko, pictured at center. The store is currently open on Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. with hopes of opening on more days through the week during the spring. For more information, call Stonko at 502-718-7643. Pictured from left are Doug Williams, Lynette Mason, Joan Smith, Stonko, Phyllis Williams, Hobert Judd, Beverly Bentley Ingram and Cara Lewis.

  • HOMEGROWN: For the Youngs, Taylorsville is just their ‘cup of tea’

    “I love this little town,” says David Young to his wife, Lorie, while they pass through Taylorsville on their way to the lake in the late 1990s. David owns a bakery in Louisville, but can’t help envisioning his future in the small Spencer County town. There are no buildings for sale on Main Street, but Young doesn’t lose hope — Taylorsville is just his cup of tea.

  • BBB: Don't fall for 'free' airline ticket scam

    The Better Business Bureau is warning citizens not to fall for a scam claiming they are the recipient of free airline tickets.

    "Consumers across the country are receiving mailings indicating that they have won two round-trip tickets from US Airlines. Another similar letter indicates that one can redeem a travel voucher for two round-trip, airline tickets," according to a news release from the BBB. "This letter also contains what appears to be a check but says 'Must Be Redeemed for travel certificate,' near the bottom."

  • ‘Betty Blu Pottery’ throws a new name on the wheel

    Almost resembling the famous scene from the movie “Ghost,” Betty Goodall sits behind her pottery wheel with steady hands and creates something beautiful out of an ordinary piece of clay.

  • PHOTOS: Best dressed holiday business winners
  • BUSINESS BRIEFCASE: December 2012

    Collins of Hilliard Lyons advances
    The board of directors of J.J.B. Hilliard, W.L. Lyons, LLC (Hilliard Lyons) recently announced that Jason Collins of the firm’s Lexington office has been elected to the position of vice president.
    The recognition is based on Collins’ account service achievements, according to a news release.
    Collins is a former Mount Eden resident and is a son of Susan Collins of Mount Eden.

  • HOMEGROWN: Bennett’s Gas — keeping Spencer County warm for decades

    Though Taylorsville residents may not be dreaming of a white Christmas, people are cranking up their thermostats as winter temperatures drop. Staying warm can be a stressful concern for many families during winter months, but locals can rest assured knowing Bennett’s Gas will get the job done.

  • Ribbon cuttings around Taylorsville
  • The Red Scooter features smiles, multitude of items and events

    “As a kid, I wondered, ‘why can’t we have anything new?’ And now, here I am.”
    —Beverly Bentley Ingram on her family’s love of antiques

    Owner: Beverly Bentley Ingram
    Address: 32 E. Main St.
    Hours: Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    In business: For nearly 16 years
    Number of employees: 6: Ingram, plus Bettye Neal, Lois Platt, Janis Parker, Glenora Pace and Jo Woodward.