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Local News

  • News briefs: Oct. 14, 2009

    Tennill elected to national office

  • Collins High School parents have chance Thursday to ask questions

    Parents whose students have been assigned to attend the new Martha Layne Collins High School in August will get their chance Thursday to ask questions.  

    Collins Principal Anthony Hatchell will provide those answers at a public forum starting at 7 p.m. in the Shelby County High School theater.

  • EARLIER: Construction collapse injures 3 workers

    Three construction workers were injured Tuesday when the roof collapsed on a half-finished building in the 1700 block of Midland Trail, just west of Shelbyville.

    The roof of the building, the future site of Family Video, was in the framing stage when it collapsed, injuring three workers, Shelby County Fire Chief Bobby Cowherd said.

  • Mayor Hardesty has emergency surgery

    Shelbyville Mayor Tom Hardesty underwent emergency surgery early this morning for bleeding ulcers.

    He is out of surgery and recovering well at Jewish Hospital Shelbyville and will be hospitalized for 7 to 10 days.

    Doctors removed about a third of his stomach.

    Watch www.SentinelNews.com for more details.

  • News Briefs: Oct. 9, 2009

     Second Sunday event

    This year's Second Sunday event will take place on Sunday and will offer Kentuckians the opportunity to take advantage of a statewide day for physical activity and to make a commitment to healthy lifestyle changes.

  • How the East End might look

    Around 30 government officials, business owners and community members gathered back in July and put their ideas for the future of Shelbyville’s East End into words.

    On Tuesday night those their words became pictures.

    During a final public input session at Stratton Center, Amy Williams and Scott Siefker of HNTB Corporation in Louisville presented conceptual images and maps of how those ideas might look.

  • Notting Hill plan finally approved

    Triple S Planning & Zoning on Tuesday night gave final approval for a housing development that has been in the works for more than two years.

    The commission approved a preliminary plat for 17 lots for single-family homes in Estates of Notting Hill, which is being developed west of Simpsonville.

  • News Briefs: Oct. 7, 2009

     Second Sunday event

    This year's Second Sunday event will take place on Sunday and will offer Kentuckians the opportunity to take advantage of a statewide day for physical activity and to make a commitment to healthy lifestyle changes.

  • EARLIER: Officials give flu best shot

    Public health officials are seeing an increased demand for seasonal flu vaccinations in addition to H1N1 (swine flu) vaccinations, which will not be available for another week or two.

  • EARLIER: Former Holiday Inn open again

    The former Holiday Inn Express has reopened in time for the Shelbyville Horse Show next weekend.

    An employee answering the phone said the hotel, which now goes by the name Ritz Inn and Suites, is open and has rooms available for the show as of Wednesday. The hotel, with 88 rooms, is one of Shelby County’s largest.

    Charlie Kramer, co-director of the Shelbyville-Shelby County Tourism Commission, said a district representative for the company that owns the hotel called him on Monday or Tuesday to tell him it was now reopened.