Today's News

  • Business Q&A: Adam Ruiz

    Adam Ruiz, 48, is the chief of staff at Citizens Union Bank, where he has worked for the past five years. He is a native of Texas and is scheduled to complete a doctoral degree from Louisville Presbyterian Seminary in May. His wife, Denise, is a chaplain at Norton Hospital. Recently Ruiz became involved in administering the Congressional Awards Program, which is designed to expand community service among young people. He talked with The Sentinel-News about the program and how businesses might become involved.

  • A new Way with animals

    In a small room in a familiar building on U.S. 60, a young black cat named Buster is not feeling well.
    He lies on an examining table at the Kresin Veterinary Clinic as the doctor takes his vitals, examines his eyes and consoles his concerned owner about the health of this recently adopted, 4-month-old feline.
    Only this wasn’t Dr. Jon Kresin doing the doctoring, as he had so many thousands of animals in that same room for the past half-century. This doctor is familiar, too.

  • Waddy man accused of incest

    A Waddy man has been indicted for multiple counts of felony sex-related charges involving a child.

    Trinity R. Satterley, 30, of 4151 Waddy Road was indicted in December on charges of first-degree sodomy, incest and first-degree sexual abuse.

    He was arrested in October and has remained in the Shelby County Detention Center on $150,000 cash bond.

  • Post 12 feed dozens of families during holidays

    The Kentucky State Police was able to feed 60 families with donations of non-perishable food items it collected from Dec. 5 to 20.

    On Monday, Dec. 20, KSP delivered 600 pounds of food to the Safe Harbor Baptist Fellowship in Georgetown. The food was given out through the God’s Table of Grace food pantry at the church.

  • Released from jail, Wills paying debt

    In mid-November, after spending nine months behind bars for stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from her employer, Jody Wills began a new phase of her life – that of a citizen with a court-ordered debt to pay.

  • EARLIER: JHS settles in penis amputation

    Jewish Hospital Shelbyville has settled a lawsuit with a man who says his penis was amputated without his permission, thus avoiding a jury trial that is scheduled to begin Monday in Shelby Circuit Court.

    More than three years ago, Phillip Seaton of Waddy woke up at JHS after what was supposed to be a routine circumcision and found his penis had been removed.

  • In search of the ‘a-ha!’ moments

    A man goes into his favorite deli where the waiter immediately brings his regular order: a bowl of matzo ball soup. The customer signals the waiter to come back.

    "Taste the soup!" he commands.

    "Why?" inquires the surprised waiter.

    "Taste the soup!" comes the reply.

    "Max, you've been coming in here every day for ten years. There's never been anything wrong with the soup."

    "Taste the soup!"

  • Food prices up slightly but less than nationally

    This is probably no big shock, but you paid slightly more for your food in 2010.
    The latest survey by the Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation shows that retail food prices grew about by $2.71 – that’s 2.5 percent – in December and were up about 3.9 percent from 2009.
    Farm Bureau surveys 40 basic grocery items, and its sales ticket totaled up to $109.21.
    Twenty-two items on the list increased in price, and 16 decreased. Two items – cucumbers and a 24-slice package of American cheese – remained the same.

  • EARLIER: Simpsonville repairing large sewage break

    Simpsonville officials are dealing with a large sewer break that so far posed no problems for residents.
    A major line on the northern side of the Rolling Ridge development broke on Monday night or early Tuesday, and the repairs will require a few more days to complete.
    The line runs behind houses and near the Meadow Ridge Apartment complex, and because it luckily is a “gravity line,” there has been no backup near homes, City Administrator David Eaton said.

  • County welcomes aboard new magistrates

    The Shelby County Fiscal Court welcomed two new magistrates Tuesday night at its first meeting of the new year.

    Bill Hedges, in District 4, and Eddie Kingsolver, in District 5, replaced longtime magistrates Cordy Armstrong and Betty Curtsinger, respectively.