Eddie Montgomery Steakhouse Closes Without Notice

Reported by: Amanda Stevenson
Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Updated: 5/06/2013 5:25 am
The Eddie Montgomery Steakhouse in Harrodsburg, Kentucky closed its doors for good Sunday night...but some employees said they didn't find out until it was posted on Facebook.

The owner of the establishment, Tracy Nunan--the ex-wife of the restaurant's namesake, Eddie Montgomery--posted a notice on Facebook around 11 p.m.

It said:

"It's is with the utmost regreat to announce the closing of Eddie Montgomery Steakhouse on Sunday, May 5, 2013. I'm sincerely sorry to all our employees. You all have supported EMS through this long difficult battle and even though it seems we've lost, we must look for our blessings. I'm grateful for all the hard work you've done and will cherish all the memories made. I pray that everyone finds a new path and your journey is successful. I thank you all for your dedication and apologize for the lack of notice and ask for your understanding, as this was not within my control.

Tracy Nunan

Underneath, a commentor asked for prayers for the employees, whom she said, "Were so thoughtlessly let go without notice."

The Facebook page has since been taken down.

It was about three years ago that the restaurant first opened. Before the red carpet event, the country singer and his then-wife led ABC-36's own Tom Kenny on a tour through what Montgomery then called a dream of his.

"I want everybody to leave here going like, oh, I'm stuffed. Can't eat another bite and man, I've absolutely had a blast," he said in the 2009 interview.

Now, his dream has a sign on the window saying it is 'no longer open for business'.

As of this writing, there's no word on why the restaurant closed.

Mercer County Sheriff's deputies said they were called by the owner to escort her out of the building at the end of the day, just in case.
Most Popular
Police: Kids Stole Popsicles, Shot At Ice Cream Truck Driver
Lexington Police said a group of juveniles stole from an ice cream truck and shot at the driver. And officers said the same kids later tried to break into a nearby home. Video Video
Woman Accused Of Stealing From Elderly Couple
Tiffany Whitaker is accused of stealing close to $1,000 for a couple she was working for as a caregiver.
1 dead, 2 injured in motorcycle club shooting
One man is dead and two others were injured after they were shot at an eastern Kentucky motorcycle club.
2014 36 Blitz: Rockcastle Co. Rockets
The boys in Mount Vernon will look to replace quarterback Corey McPhetridge this season. Video Video
Police Ask For Your Help In Georgetown Gas Station Robbery
Georgetown Police said they are searching for a suspect who robbed a Shell gas station around one Tuesday morning. Video Video
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.

WTVQ.com supports children's privacy rights. All persons under the age of 13 MUST have parental permission to use this website and direct parental supervision is strongly recommended.