Verona looks to be as far away from everything as Corbin is. We're lucky, and have three pretty good gun dealers here. If everyone around you is high, maybe you could just use them to decide what you want. Then you could buy it online from Bud's, or take a road trip there like I've done in the past.
If you decide to buy local, compare the price asked to Bud's
Maybe the local shop will match it. Some do, some don't.
http://splodetv.com/fast-revolver-reload to see what can be done with a revolver and a rack of speed loaders. (Or rent the second Dirty Harry movie and watch the participants on the "alley" course.)
You would need a top-break, or a swing out, or a roll out style of revolver to go with the speed-loader; and you'd need to practice. Still, even some of the old, single action black-powder revolvers could be reloaded pretty swiftly by swapping cylinders. This can work with modern revolvers too; I remember, as a kid, seeing a Deputy Sheriff carrying a .38 with multiple, loaded cylinders (not speed-loaders) attached to his belt.
If you like a semi-auto best, go for it; but, if reloading speed is all that is keeping you away from a revolver, honestly, seriously, check out http://splodetv.com/fast-revolver-reload to see where the upper limit for revolver reloading gun-craft lies .
Once you've checked out http://splodetv.com/fast-revolver-reload let me know if I am flagellating a deceased equine...
Six rounds; reload; Six rounds = 12 shots...
Total elapsed time < 3 seconds...
Congratulations on your purchase..Enjoy safe shooting..
if you dont mind me asking, whereabouts are you in ky? i spend all last summer in central ky reroofing houses for an organization called KHO