Amanda Seibers: A Legacy of Resilience

Amanda Seibers: A Legacy of Resilience

WHEN YOU step into Merle Norman Cosmetic Studio on the Shelbyville square, you enter more than a cosmetics and gift shop. You step into the legacy of Merle Norman, a visionary cosmetician who, against the stark backdrop of the Great Depression in 1931, embarked on a...
Jones Heating & Cooling Looks for Solutions.

Jones Heating & Cooling Looks for Solutions.

THE HUM of the heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) unit had become the summer’s soundtrack, a constant drone against the chirping crickets and the distant rumble of lawnmowers. But lately, the familiar tune had taken on a sour note. The thermostat...
Linda Brown’s Dedication Shines Through Every Gem.

Linda Brown’s Dedication Shines Through Every Gem.

INSIDE HERITAGE Jewelers on the Shelbyville square, each gleaming gem seated in engagement rings and wedding sets, earrings, fashion rings, and estate jewelry is poised to hold a memory, a celebration, or a love letter engraved in gold or silver. Linda Brown isn’t...
Holy Smokes BBQ: A Smokin’ Good Time

Holy Smokes BBQ: A Smokin’ Good Time

LOCATED IN the Piggly Wiggly parking lot, the aroma of smoky barbecue wafts from the Holy Smokes BBQ food truck, luring patrons in with every sniff of the air. As a connoisseur of all cuisine, and armed with my curious cravings, I knew I had to try this magnificent...
Letter From the Editor: The Impact of ‘Shop Local’

Letter From the Editor: The Learning Curve

THE METAL beams tick, tick, tick with every inch the cart climbs to the top of the hill. The experienced thrill-seekers in the front cart raise their hands as the coaster inches toward the climax of the ride. Experienced or not, every heart on the ride starts beating...