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Business

  • Business briefcase: Feb. 7, 2014

    Shelby Countian Ray honored by Centre

    Centre College named David Ray of Shelbyville as its 2014 Associate of the Year during a celebration last week at the Seelbach Hotel in Louisville.

    Ray, a 31-year veteran of the United States Secret Service, was recognized not only for his distinguished career but also his notable service to Centre College, particularly his leadership as a volunteer security consultant during the 2000 and 2012 vice presidential debates hosted on Centre’s campus.

  • Real estate deeds: Jan. 29-Feb. 4, 2014

    Deeds are compiled from data posted on the Shelby County Clerk’s Web site. Property descriptions are based on the best available information provided in the database and may in fact refer to property and thoroughfares no longer formally identified. Financial terms include any value of the property stated on the deed, even if that amount did not change hands.

     

    Jan. 29-Feb. 4.

    Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. to Jeanette M. Mumford, 8.93 acres on KY 636, $91,140

  • Snow means profit for businesses

    Although not all businesses profit from frigid temperatures and snow, those conditions spell ringing phones and cash registers for some in Shelby County as the public deals with this winter’s sub-zero temperatures, icy roads and snowdrifts.

    “We get a lot of work and a lot of tows if a storm hits at rush hour,” said Rusty Barrett, owner of Pure Reflection towing service.

  • Sentinel-News Plus moves to Tuesday

    Sentinel-News Plus is moving to a new delivery date.

    Effective this Tuesday, look for the Sentinel-News Plus to be delivered to your mailbox.

    Formally delivered on Mondays, with some carrier deliveries on the weekend, Sentinel-News Plus is newspaper’s Total Market Coverage(TMC) newspaper that reaches every household in Shelby County.

  • Business briefcase: Jan. 31, 2014

    Shelby Energy to sponsor All-A basketball tourney

    Shelby Energy again this weekend is a co-sponsor of the Touchstone Energy All “A” Classic, an annual basketball tournament among the state’s smallest high schools.

    The games began Wednesday and continue through Sunday for 16 boys’ and 16 girls’ teams at the Frankfort Convention Center. None of the schools in Shelby County are participating.

  • Real estate deeds: Jan. 21-28, 2014

    Deeds are compiled from data posted on the Shelby County Clerk’s Web site. Property descriptions are based on the best available information provided in the database and may in fact refer to property and thoroughfares no longer formally identified. Financial terms include any value of the property stated on the deed, even if that amount did not change hands.

     

    Jan. 21-28

    James H. Whitt and Olivia Moody to Gayle Franklin Broughton and Edna Marcella Broughton, 5.005 acres, Tract 3, Stone Farm, $70,000

  • Sentinel-News takes 24 awards

    The Sentinel-News won 24 awards, including seven first-place citations, among multiweekly newspapers in the annual judging by the Kentucky Press Association.

    The awards, presented Friday night in Lexington at KPA’s annual awards banquet, was for work published between Oct. 1, 2012, and Sept. 30, 2013 and covering 28 individual categories.

  • Shelby County's housing market surged in 2013

    The housing market in Shelby County is almost back to pre-recession days, observers say, with increases across the board in both home sales and residential building permits during 2013.
    Last year, the number of people building homes was up 16 percent, home sales were up 14 percent, the number of new homes sold was up by 40 percent and foreclosures were down 34 percent.

  • Businesses next in health-care changes

    With thousands of Kentuckians – and millions of Americans – as of this month having health insurance through the Affordable Care Act and more signing up each day, a new impact of the law will emerge this year as many businesses wrestle with the requirement that they must provide insurance options for their employees.

  • Grocery prices set record

    Your grocery tabbed spiked to record levels during the final quarter of 2013.

    The latest Marketbasket Survey conducted by Kentucky Farm Bureau, which tracks grocery prices in 24 markets across Kentucky, indicated the cost of 40 basic grocery items was the highest in the survey’s history: $120.18.

    That total broke by 93 cents (or .08 percent) the record set in the third quarter for beef, pork, poultry, dairy, grains, and fruits and vegetables.