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Today's News

  • School board reconsidering building plan

    By Nathan L. McBroom/Sentinel-News Staff Writer

    Because of overcrowding at the high school and middle schools in the district, the Shelby County Board of Education is considering delaying the construction of a new elementary school by up to three years and changing the purpose of a planned secondary school.

    At a special-called meeting Monday night, board members discussed their options for the construction of two new schools in the district and considered the possibility of changing proposed building plans.

  • Good mix has Rockets looking for postseason

    By Todd Martin/Sentinel-News Sports Editor

    Seniors will carry load, but sophomores will need to be big part

    The Shelby County boys' basketball team is loaded with sophomores and seniors, a combination that head coach Mike Clark likes.

    "We've got a very talented sophomore class and the best thing is that we've got a very talented senior class to go with them -- provide leadership and show them how we do things."

  • Oldham needs to be a better neighbor .....

    Last year, the citizens of Shelby County were approached from a group of people about the possibility of forming an Airport Authority Board to check into the possibility of locating a regional airport in Shelby County. It does not matter if you were for or against it, I believe all can agree it was presented to the people and the citizen's spoke-there was not enough support for such an endeavor.

  • Lady Rockets look to get back on track

    By Todd Martin/Sentinel-News Sport Editor

    Girls host South Oldham tonight in big region tilt

    Dunbar may have done SCHS girls' basketball coach Sally Zimmerman a favor.

    After the Lady Rockets lost by 30 in the season opener at Dunbar Monday, Zimmerman has her team's full attention.

    "It's never acceptable to lose, we're never happy with a loss, but to lose by 30 isn't going to cut it."

  • 1992: Wright says Cunningham is the best; Simons at center of new attack

    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.

    If anyone has an old photo that they would like to run with this column bring it and the information into The Sentinel-News office or e-mail it to the writer at sharonw@sentinelnews.com. We are also looking for mystery photos. If you have a picture you can't identify, send it in and we'll ask our readers for help.

    10 years ago, 1997

  • In your backyard

    Shelby community columns

    The Sentinel-News is happy to have three community correspondents. In case you have not noticed, we have added an "In Your Backyard" column written by three different people in the community. As a way of recognizing them for the wonderful start we have had this fall, I want to introduce them personally to readers.

    Michelle Bray is our Waddy correspondent. She is the young whippersnapper of the group. She attended Morehead State University and now lives in Waddy.

  • Who we are: Our Sugar and Spice, Inc.

    Owners: Shelby County natives Cumorah Barrickman and Robyn Drane.

    Contact Information: Call (502) 487-0783 or 487-0218 to order or inquire about pricing. The website, www.oursugarandspiceinc.com is under construction. Barrickman and Drane say they hope to establish an online ordering system.

  • We are: Shield Security Systems

    The company is a franchisee of the Buffalo, N. Y. -based Shield Security Systems. The local Shield Security Systems has a franchise to work anywhere in the state of Kentucky and has installed security systems in Shelby, Jefferson, Spencer, Oldham and Bullitt counties.

    Owned by: Kyle Paschal, Lora North Paschal and Linda Paschal.

    Address: 278 Haven Hill Business Park.

  • Hospice provides help, hope

    By Nathan L. McBroom/Sentinel-News Staff Writer

    For the last six years as Bea Taylor has battled on and off with cancer, she has always been reluctant to enlist in Hospice care. She feared that if she did so, she would be giving in to death.

    But now, seven weeks after having started Hospice care, she has found that it is helping her fight to stay alive.

    "Our goal is to beat this cancer," she said. "We're not going to give in to it."

  • A Christian nation

    Regarding "Fed up with Revisionist History" in the November 14 issue of the Sentinel-News.

    Whether the inhabitants of Jamestown practiced a perverted life style or not is certainly not relative to my objection to this letter. Men and women have been involved in this since the ancient times as history will tell you. That does not make it right and Christian Biblical scripture calls it an "abomination."