.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Local News

  • News Briefs: Jan. 6, 2010

    Shelbyville tree pickup

    The Shelbyville Public Works Department will be picking up live discarded Christmas trees.  You must have "all" lights and decorations removed from the tree, or it will not be picked up.

  • Simpsonville to see new garbage trucks

     f you live in Simpsonville and see a different garbage company’s truck servicing your street, don’t fret.

    Simpsonville Mayor Steve Eden told the city’s commissioners at their meeting Tuesday night that the company with which the city contracts for garbage removal was transferring the work from one of its subsidiaries to another.

  • The outlook for 2010

    The Sentinel-News: What kind of changes do you anticipate for the county in 2010?

  • Shelbyville outlook for 2010

    The Sentinel-News: How will the city of Shelbyville change in 2010?

    Shelbyville Mayor Tom Hardesty: There are many construction projects we’re looking forward to. Firehouse No. 3 will be completed here soon. That’ll offer better fire protection out in that part of the community.

  • Progress, near misses and catastrophes define 2009

    Presidential inauguration

    The year started with a bang with Barack Obama's historic inauguration as the nation's first African-American president.

    Thirty-nine Shelby Countians journeyed to Washington D.C. to witness the 56th presidential inauguration on Jan. 20.

    The group left Shelbyville amid falling snow and were held up due to a 40-car pile up on the interstate, but that didn't diminish their spirits.

  • News Briefs: Dec. 24, 2009

     Unemployment rate

    down from October

    Shelby County’s unemployment dropped slightly in November, down to 9.6 percent, a decrease of .3 from October, the second consecutive decline in Shelby County.

    Like every other county in Kentucky, Shelby has a much higher jobless rate than one year ago, when 6.1 percent of the workforce was without jobs.

  • Shelbyville has picked up 4,100 bags of leaves

     

    As Shelbyvillians awoke to the first snow of the season Monday, attention turned to keeping roads clear of the slippery white menace.

    Yet few residents may realize the extensive work that had been done during the past couple of months to protect the city from another annual hazard: leaf season.

  • Shelby County has seen a medley of changes this decade

    The first decade of the new millennium yielded plenty of interesting changes for Shelby County, from a boom of growth in businesses, population and infrastructure, to busts in jobs, tobacco and the housing sector.

    Shelby County rode the waves of American advances in technology, while setting itself apart in areas like the horse industry. Shelby leaders weighed in on the biggest changes of the past 10 years.

    Economic, population growth

    In terms of sheer growth, the past decade was the biggest for the City of Simpsonville, Mayor Steve Eden said.

  • Those we lost in 2009: Casey, Chatham, Davis

     

     

  • Holiday Gift Guide

    To view this section in full screen, please click on the arrow at the top right of the Print2Flash viewer and select Open In New Window.