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Today's News

  • Shelby County Sheriff Reports Jan. 25, 2012

    Burglary

     

    Kevin Bruce, 18, of 315 Tower Drive was arrested Jan. 18 at 110 Boone Station Road and charged with third-degree burglary.

    John Greer, 26, of 1579 Robin Road was arrested Jan. 13 at that address and charged with burglary.

    Troy L. Roseberry, 37, of 432 Lincoln Station Drive in Simpsonville was arrested Jan. 17 at 80 Frankfort Road and charged with second-degree burglary and domestic abuse.

    Michael Southerland, 28, of 1730 Village Lane was arrested Jan. 17 on Jail Hill Road and charged with second-degree burglary.

  • News briefs: Jan. 25, 2012

    Congressional redistricting

    debate may change deadline

     

    Negotiations between the state House and Senate have stalled over the redrawing of Kentucky's six congressional districts.
    House Speaker Greg Stumbo (D-Prestonsburg) told The Herald-Leaderon Monday that a federal judge could end up redrawing lines for the districts if lawmakers fail to reach a compromise. He didn't seem troubled by that prospect in a state where Republicans hold four of the state's six congressional seats.

  • Sports Bulletin Board: Jan. 25, 2012

    Simpsonville b-ball sign-ups

    Simpsonville Parks & Rec is offering an adult men’s church basketball league. Cost is $300 per team (18 & over). It’s a Monday night league beginning Feb. 6. Sign-ups end Jan. 27. Each team is responsible for having numbered jerseys/shirts. To register call the park office at 722-8793. For questions call Chris Truelock at 722-8793. For additional info www.simpsonvilleparks.com. 

    Collins softball breakfast

  • Upcoming sports schedule: Jan. 25, 2012

    Thursday, Jan. 26

    7 p.m.: High school girls’ basketball, Danville at Collins.

    Friday, Jan. 27

    6 p.m.: High school girls’ basketball, Shelby County at Oldham County.
    7 p.m.: High school boys’ basketball, Cornerstone Christian at Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg.
    7:30 p.m.: High school boys’ basketball, Shelby County at Oldham County.7:30 p.m.: High school boys’ basketball, Bullitt East at Collins.

  • Browning completes Navy training

    Navy Seaman Recruit Kristopher Browning, son of Keith and Lisa Browning of Cropper, completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.

    During the 8-week program Browning completed a variety of training which included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting water safety and survival and shipboard and aircraft safety. An emphasis was also placed on physical fitness.

    Browning is a 2009 graduate of Shelby County High School.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Domanski-DeMastes

    Charlie and Penny DeMastes of Shelbyville announce the engagement of their son, Jason, to Jenna Domanski, the daughter of Ken and Sandi Domanski of Sandusky, Ohio.

    DeMastes is a 2004 graduate of Shelby County High School and a 2010 graduate of the University of Kentucky, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering. He is currently employed by Toyota as an internal logistics system specialist.

  • Cornerstone’s Homecoming queen, king

    Cornerstone Christian Academy celebrated on Saturday its 2012 Homecoming. Seniors Dustin Bennett and Tara Watkins were named king and queen. Members of the Homecoming court were (left to right) Chris Kennedy, Kelley Berry, Ben Risinger, Tara Watkins, Dustin Bennett, Anna Joy Thompson, Jerrit Brooks and Rebekah Woodward.

  • Sentinel-News judged best multiweekly in Kentucky

    The Sentinel-News has been judged the state’s best newspaper of its size for 2011 in the annual Kentucky Press Association’s Excellence in Kentucky Newspapers Contest at the awards banquet Friday in Lexington.

    The newspaper won 33 total awards in the Multiweekly Division, including having the best Web site in its class and taking first place in 10 categories for reporting and editing. There were 7 second-place certificates, 10 thirds and 4 honorable mentions in the 26 categories.

  • Datebook: Jan. 25, 2012

    Public meetings
    The Housing Authority of Shelbyville Board of Commissioners meets at 5:30 p.m. today at the Housing Authority Administrative/Community Building.
    Shelby County Board of Education meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at Clear Creek Elementary.
    Board of Adjustments and Appeals meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Stratton Center.
    This week
    Yoga for seniors

  • NEIHOF: State budget makes negative impact

    There is a new bandwagon to support public education. Seven organizations representing the full spectrum of elementary and secondary education in Kentucky have banded together to urge Gov. Steve Beshear and the General Assembly to reverse four years of state funding reductions to key services that support teaching and learning in the state’s public schools.

    Thank goodness. Public school officials cannot make the demand alone. Our voices for help need to be heard loud and clear, and the more people screaming the message, the more likely we will be heard.