Business failures in Estill County

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disgusted

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Feb 2, 2013
 

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It is pathetic to see so many vacant buildings. Here is my analysis of the situation:
1. Lack of business sense.
2. Poor customer service.
3. Failure to use facebook and other free sites to market their businesses.
4. Lack of through traffic.
5. Lack of parking.
6. Difficulty to get into the business.blind spots etc..
7. Lack of local law enforcemnts leads to thieves making the cost of security equipment too expensive.
Virgil Earpp

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disgusted wrote:
It is pathetic to see so many vacant buildings. Here is my analysis of the situation:
1. Lack of business sense.
2. Poor customer service.
3. Failure to use facebook and other free sites to market their businesses.
4. Lack of through traffic.
5. Lack of parking.
6. Difficulty to get into the business.blind spots etc..
7. Lack of local law enforcemnts leads to thieves making the cost of security equipment too expensive.
My u r so smart to make these observations!! Mr Obvious is ur nickname I bet!!
Morgan Earpp

Manchester, KY

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disgusted wrote:
It is pathetic to see so many vacant buildings. Here is my analysis of the situation:
1. Lack of business sense.
2. Poor customer service.
3. Failure to use facebook and other free sites to market their businesses.
4. Lack of through traffic.
5. Lack of parking.
6. Difficulty to get into the business.blind spots etc..
7. Lack of local law enforcemnts leads to thieves making the cost of security equipment too expensive.
Now that ur so good at analization r u any good at problem solving? I bet u have ur MBA from Harvard u friggin genius u!! I bet God calls on u for consultation at times!!
word

Richmond, KY

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Feb 2, 2013
 
Morgan Earpp wrote:
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Now that ur so good at analization r u any good at problem solving? I bet u have ur MBA from Harvard u friggin genius u!! I bet God calls on u for consultation at times!!
HA HA! thank God we have a@@holes like u who got their MBA from "Eshtill" county!!! God needs to look ur towns way cause even the devil has forsaken it!
Morgan Earpp

Manchester, KY

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Feb 2, 2013
 
word wrote:
<quoted text>HA HA! thank God we have a@@holes like u who got their MBA from "Eshtill" county!!! God needs to look ur towns way cause even the devil has forsaken it!
Ha Ha!! That's so funny!! I may not b able to sleep tonite
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Ha Ha!! That's so funny!! I may not b able to sleep tonite
well u shouldnt! you hould stay up and figure out why you and your fellow Earrrrrrrps are s warped! one brain 20 heads to split it!

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This county has a culture that has been unfriendly to much competition and a culture that has been afraid of anything new. This not only spans to affect businesses but affect tourism and recreation. People complain about the lack of Law Enforcement but in the same breath deny the opportunity to fund such needs. Sure we have plenty of restaurants in Estill County but unless that restaurant is ran by a corporation or its chinese or mexican, then they serve pretty much the same food which I suspect come from the same sources.. People fear progress because they have had it hammered into their heads by religion that progress means farm land destroyed and strip clubs and tattoo joints and Bars lining up 52 with neon lights.. Its that fear that they would lose this "small town" feel that keeps people frozen with fear to allow change to take place.
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word wrote:
<quoted text>well u shouldnt! you hould stay up and figure out why you and your fellow Earrrrrrrps are s warped! one brain 20 heads to split it!
What? That's ignorant!! U r a complete and utter dumba$$!!
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Feb 2, 2013
 
Ha Ha!! That's so funny!! I may not b able to sleep tonite........goofy ass hillbily
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Ha Ha!! That's so funny!! I may not b able to sleep tonite........goofy ass hillbily
U couldn't think of anything of ur own could u? Just hush and go on there buddy!!
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Feb 4, 2013
 
haha
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word wrote:
haha
Hehehe!!
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Hehehe!!
hohoho.......:/ sad... sad! the future of this town
Really

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Feb 5, 2013
 
disgusted wrote:
It is pathetic to see so many vacant buildings. Here is my analysis of the situation:
1. Lack of business sense.
2. Poor customer service.
3. Failure to use facebook and other free sites to market their businesses.
4. Lack of through traffic.
5. Lack of parking.
6. Difficulty to get into the business.blind spots etc..
7. Lack of local law enforcemnts leads to thieves making the cost of security equipment too expensive.
Honestly now, do you think Estill Co. is the only place with problems?
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Feb 12, 2013
 
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Now that ur so good at analization r u any good at problem solving? I bet u have ur MBA from Harvard u friggin genius u!! I bet God calls on u for consultation at times!!
analization? sounds a lil gross to me.
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Feb 12, 2013
 
I hear that corner market at South Irvine is open again. Wonder what the plans are there. Anyone know? At least its opening, not closing.

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Feb 12, 2013
 
It would actually be more accurate to describe the business failure problem to be more of a problem for the city of Irvine. Such as restaurants.. Just in the last 6 months Irvine has lost the Mexican joint, Pizza Palace, and the Lunchbox.. Leaving only the Twin as the only restaurant left in the city limits of Irvine.. Even Ravenna has Three. I challenge anyone to find another county where most of the businesses and restaurants lay outside the county seat..
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Feb 12, 2013
 
punkineater wrote:
<quoted text>analization? sounds a lil gross to me.
It's pretty fun u otta try it!! I can show u what it is someday!!
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Feb 23, 2013
 
Dustin Stevenson's photography place is now vacant. I am so sick of for sale and lease signs across town. Something is wrong.
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Feb 23, 2013
 
Virg, that is true. These cave men fear progress. They don't understand that much of the land here is either flood proned or too steep, so there will be plenty of open space. But I hate to see burned out lots, vacant lots, etc. Look at Fuel Zone lot on River Drive. Gas pumps still there. A nice food mart could provide jobs and service. The Irvine city council needs to get off of their job killing ways.

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