Today's News

  • Looking Back: December 3, 2010

    Information was gathered from previous years of The Shelby Sentinel, The Shelby News and The Sentinel-News. You can reach the writer at sharonw@sentinelnews.com.


  • Council to hear water/sewer updates

    The Shelbyville City Council will have another brief meeting this week, with just two items scheduled on the agenda for Thursday's 6:30 p.m. meeting at City Hall.

    Tom Doyle, the manager of Shelbyville Municipal Water and Sewer, will give a report on the state of the department.

    Doyle said he would talk about the status of several projects the water department is currently developing, including the proposed Louisville-to-Frankfort water pipeline.

  • EARLIER: New construction holding steady

    No shocker here: New homes aren’t being built in Shelby County at the torrid pace of last decade’s boom years. But though 2010 isn’t looking like a return to the days of real-estate frenzy, the current rate is at least on par with that of last year.

    There were 76 permits issued for new dwellings in the county through the first six months of the year, which matched the total of the same period a year ago, according to the Triple S Planning Commission.

  • Business Briefcase Nov. 26, 2010


  • Business Q/A: Gordon Griffin

    Gordon Griffin is retiring after 17 years as a financial advisor with Edward Jones Financial in Shelbyville. Griffin, a native of Maine, said he has seen many changes to the financial world since he started in the field in the 1993 and became a limited partner in 2000.

  • Business Q/A: Eileen Collins

    SENTINEL-NEWS: Some folks may not know what the Shelby Development Corporation is. What

    would you say to them?

    EILENE COLLINS: Shelby Development Corporation works to promote the retention, development and enhancement our downtown communities.


  • New Business: Laurel’s Salon & Barber Shop

    Address: 310 Washington St., Shelbyville


  • Business Q/A: Regan Wann

    Sentinel-News: What is the mission of SMART?

  • Web site connects jobs and employees

    If you are looking for a job, it might be important to know that the fastest growing jobs in this region are in human resources and computer and information systems management.

    Such information is available to all potential job seekers at www.kix.com. Kix.com or The Kentucky-Indiana Exchange was developed to grow, attract and retain talent in the Wired65 area. Wired65 includes 19 Kentucky counties and seven Indiana counties around Interstate 65. The initiative brings together economic and workforce development activities.

  • Business Q/A: Kenneth Farrell

     Kenneth Ferrell, the owner of Ferrell’s Air Conditioning & Heating in Clay Village, celebrated 30 years in business last week. He was honored with gifts and a steak luncheon for nearly 40 people in attendance. The Sentinel-News asked Ferrell about his many years as a small-business owner and his long tenure connections to Shelby County.