• Consider shopping local first


    I’ve often described Spencer County to friends and relatives who live elsewhere, as having the best of both worlds. It offers up the beauty and serenity of living in the country, while being close to a large metropolitan area that offers so much in terms of shopping, dining out and entertainment.

    However, that drive to Louisville is not always pleasant, is certainly not always cheap, and is not always convenient. Over time, I’ve discovered that there’s a whole lot more available right here in Spencer County than I had ever imagined.

  • 2015 portraits of business success


    Dozens of hours were spent in local businesses over the past few weeks working to put together the Business Profiles countywide edition you hold in your hands today. So much has been learned about the hundreds of faces behind these local businesses, whether business owners or employees. If you venture to take a look, you might be surprised at what you’d find here.

    Does Spencer County offer the products and services we need? More often than not, the answer is, yes.

  • Citizens Union Bancorp of Shelbyville Inc. announces executive management appointments

    Citizens Union Bancorp of Shelbyville Inc. the parent company for Citizen Union Bank, Shelbyville and First Farmers Bank, Owenton, announced the following executive management appointments effective Dec. 1, as approved by the parent company and respective affiliate bank Boards of Directors:

  • Elva Fields has one-of-a-kind jewelry, handcrafted in its Taylorsville studio

    Emily Maynard is a Danville native whose studies took her to New York. Her business began in Louisville, but has called small-town Taylorsville home for six years.

  • Park DuValle Community Health Center recognized as Patient Centered Medical Home

    All four sites of Park DuValle Community Health Center earned recognition at the highest level (Level 3) as a Patient-Centered Medical Home 2011 by the National Committee for Quality Assurance. NCQA is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving health care quality. NCQA accredits and certifies a wide range of health care organizations. It also recognizes clinicians and practices in key areas of performance.

  • Signature honors residents, communty members

    Signature HealthCare of Spencer County recently hosted its Hall of Fame Café celebration to honor residents at the local nursing home.
    The purpose of the Hall of Fame program is to recognize the outstanding accomplishments and experiences of the center’s residents. Employees, volunteers and community members are also honored for their contributions to the home and society as a whole.
    This year’s honorees for SHC of Spencer County are:

  • PHOTO: The Fix-It Shop opens on Main Street
  • BUSINESS BRIEFCASE: September 2013

    Heavenly Creations welcomes new nail tech
    Heavenly Creations, at 4294 Elk Creek Road, welcomes Autumn Westphal as its nail technician. Westphal is professionally trained and is available by appointment Tuesday through Saturday. She specializes in acrylics, gel nails, shellacs, natural nails, manicures and pedicures. For more information, call 502-902-1304 or 502-477-1915.

    Premier Realtors adds two new agents
    Premier Realtors welcomes new agents Jim J. Williams and Kim Dohner.
    Premier is located at 107 Settlers Center Way.

  • PHOTO: Fitness 1 offers services in Spencer

    The Spencer County-Taylorsville Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a ribbon cutting for Fitness 1 and personal trainer Heather Wehrheim. Wehrheim is based in Simpsonsville, but is extending her personal training services to Spencer County. For more information, visit fitnessoneky.com or call 502-759-2889. Pictured, from left, are Maddie Wehrheim, Kristen Smith, Doug Williams, Heather Wehrheim, Judge-Executive Bill Karrer and Connor DeLuco.

  • Greenwell-Houghlin Funeral Home strives to leave families with good memories in difficiult times

    The funeral home business is all Field Houghlin has ever known.