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  • 1983: Taylorsville Lake could be playground for boaters, fishermen

    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, 1998

  • Teacher pleads on obscenity charge

    Former Shelby County High School teacher Scott Stumbo entered an Alford plea Wednesday in Shelby County District Court on two counts of harassment and one count of distributing obscene material to a minor.

    Under an Alford plea, Stumbo, 47, does not admit guilt but acknowledges there could be enough evidence to find him guilty if he went to trial.

  • Steer mauls local man

    A local man was sent to the emergency room on Wednesday after being attacked by his steer.

    Around noon, Paul Eisenback was tending to his animal when it mauled him.

    Shelby County EMS and rescue workers were dispatched to 1633 Veechdale Road to aid Eisenback.

    EMS workers took him to University of Louisville Hospital.

    Kay Eisenback, his wife, said Paul was in intensive care and seems to be recovering.

  • Lady Rockets rip Bullitt East

    The Shelby County girls' basketball team had no hangover from dropping their last two games. The Lady Rockets raced out to a 19-7 first quarter lead on Bullitt Central Tuesday and never looked back in a 71-36 win.

    "We knew it was important to come out of the gate strong on the road against a 6th Region team," SCHS head coach Sally Zimmerman said. "Haleigh (LeCompte) had two three pointers and Allison (Morris) hit one -- there was no shooting hangover from the Manual game. I told the girls that a game like that wouldn't happen again and they came out confident and hitting shots."

  • Reports take pulse of local industry

    Two reports on the state of industry in Shelby County -- one released by local officials, the other by the state - show companies are largely happy to be doing business here, though employers have some concerns about the quality of the local workforce.

    The Shelby County Industrial and Development Foundation and the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce recently completed a survey of 41 of the county's 67 industries.

  • Cranes make it to Florida

    Editor's Note: The Operation Migration whooping cranes spent two days in Shelby County on their way to Chassahowitzka National Wildlife Refuge in Florida.

    His favorite bird is number 706.

    That's who Miami third-grader Logan Carter was scanning the Sunday morning skies for as a group of endangered birds made their way into Marion County.

    Logan and his family were just a few in a crowd of hundreds that gathered at the Marion County/Dunnellon Airport to watch Operation Migration's newest flock of whooping cranes learn the migration path to their winter home.

  • Filing FAFSA early gives students better chance at state grants

    Kentucky students who plan to attend an in-state college or university in the fall should file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible. Students who file early have a better chance of receiving a state need-based grant administered by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA). The FAFSA is available at www.fafsa.ed.gov.

  • School menus - Feb. 4-8

    Monday -- Corn dog or chicken nuggets, ketchup/mustard, BBQ sauce/sweet and sour sauce/honey mustard, French fries, baby carrots/ranch banana, pineapple or peaches, milk

    B = Pizza strip or cinnamon pancakes

    Tuesday -- Turkey sandwich or ham sandwich with or without cheese, salad dressing/ mustard, lettuce/tomato, tomato soup, baked cheetos, banana, pineapple or peaches, milk

    B = Chicken biscuit or breakfast bun

  • East Kentucky Power violations

    This letter is in response to an agreed settlement reached in September 2007 between the United States Environmental Protection Agency, the Commonwealth of Kentucky, and the East Kentucky Power Cooperative.

  • Zoeller files for third term

    Mike Zoeller has filed for a third term on Shelbyville City Council. He said he hopes to keep his role in the city he is happy to call home.

    "I've enjoyed being on the city council," Zoeller said, "and when I meet new people I'm proud to tell them I'm on it."

    In his time on city council, Zoeller, a Democrat, said he has a record of improving public safety in Shelbyville. In recent years, he saw the number of city policemen jump from 16 to 23. The number of firemen increased as well.

    City growth is something Zoeller wants to continue working for.