Today's News

  • Local boy makes good

    You may not have noticed unless you knew the man, but on Election Day a Shelby Countian won office in a landslide victory, and most of you didn’t even have the opportunity to vote for him.

    Jerry T. Miller, a native of the Clark Station community near Simpsonville and a graduate of Shelby County High School, stormed to a berth on the Metro Council in Louisville, taking almost 75 percent of the vote as the Republican candidate to replace Hal Heiner in eastern Jefferson County.

  • Food tour will have Shelby focus

     A couple of Shelby County food-producing entities will provide most of the program for a “Meat Your Neighbor” tour to help consumers learn more about food production in Kentucky.

  • New business: Curves of Shelbyville

    Address: 165 Alpine Dr., Shelbyville

    Who we are:  Curves has a new owner, Jamie Latona, who has 3 years experience as a Curves member and 2 1/2 as a Curves employee before becoming a Curves owner. The club has retained the same friendly, professional staff.

  • Business Q/A: Pat Hargadon

    Pat Hargadon, a native of Shelby County, last week was named the district manager of the year by Kentucky Farm Bureau. Hargadon talked with The Sentinel-News about his business, his role in the community and his home county.  

    The Sentinel-News: How did you come to work for Farm Bureau?

  • Simpsonville looks to clear streets before snow


  • Foreclosures in Shelby are continuing to rise

    Home foreclosures in Shelby County continue to rise and by the end of 2010 could show another marked year-over-year increase.

  • EARLIER: Casey’s family excited about gym dedication

    It only has taken 44 years, but on Tuesday Shelby County finally will honor one of its favorite sons.


    The same building in which Mike Casey made his name known around the county and where his funeral was staged in April 2009 will bear his name when Shelby County High School officially dedicates its gymnasium and its basketball court with his signature.


  • EARLIER: Shelby Energy customers: We aren’t getting answers


    Shelby Energy Cooperative continues to draw the ire of several long-time customers who primarily are concerned with the company’s board of directors and how it functions.

    Shelby County residents Albert Moffett and Dr. Carlen Pippin have become the unofficial spokesmen for a group of customers that want to see more transparency from the board, including published agendas and minutes from the board’s meetings.

  • Three men and a clubhouse

    Fun, food and family – those are key concepts for the new management of the clubhouse at the Shelbyville Country Club.

    Formerly open only to members of the club, the facility now has opened its doors to the public as well.

    SCC board member Allen Early said that decision, which was made in May, is in response to the downturn in the economy.

  • State home-buying plan operating in shadows

    If you didn't get that new home under contract before the federal tax credit for home buyers ended, you might still be eligible for a break of up to $5,000 come next April.


    A little known Kentucky tax credit still exists, but it comes with a lot of restrictions, such as:


    •    If the buyer qualifies for the federal homebuyers tax cut, he or she cannot apply for the state credit.


    •    The tax credit application must be faxed within seven days of the purchase.