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Today's News

  • Datebook: January 6, 2012

    Public meetings
    The Shelbyville Historic District Commission will meet 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at 627 Main Street, in the Shelbyville Welcome/Heritage Center.
    Shelbyville-Shelby County Parks Board meeting is 7 p.m. Tuesday in the FAC Conference Room
    Shelby County Board of Education meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at the central office on Main Street in Shelbyville.
    This week
    Kentucky fruit and vegetable conference

  • EARLIER: Shelbyville Police bust apparent meth distributor

    What police are calling a major drug bust began in Louisville on Tuesday and ended up with the ringleader being arrested in Shelbyville.

    What’s more, police say they believe the five packages of crystal methamphetamine seized were not manufactured locally but in Mexico.

  • Jewish, Catholic hospital systems form KentuckyOne

    Jewish Hospital Shelbyville is now part of a new company – KentuckyOne Health.

    A new merger between Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s HealthCare and Saint Joseph Health System was announced Friday, completing the months long saga of a merger that once would have included the University of Louisville Hospital.

    But after Gov. Steve Beshear announced Friday that he would not allow the merger because it placed a public facility – UofL – into a private consortium that included religious facilities.

  • On campus: Shawn Crowe

    Shawn Daniel Crowe graduated in December with a master’s degree in chemical engineering from the JB Speed School of Engineering at the University of Louisville. Crowe graduated with high honors. He is an engineer with KPPC in Louisville. Crowe is the son of Coy and Danielle Crowe of Shelbyville, grandson of Dan and Myra Hardesty of Shelbyville and Yvonne Crowe of Franklinton, LA.

  • Church news: January 6, 2012

    Allen Chapel
    The church is located on 55 South in Finchville.

    Annunciation
    Homebound or hospitalized? If you know of someone who wants to see a priest or needs communion, call the parish office at 633-1547. If you have thought of becoming Catholic or have questions about the Catholic church, come to RCIA on Wednesday nights. Contact Diana at 647-3499.

  • SCATC students/citizens of the month

    The following students enrolled at the Shelby County Area Technology Center have received the Student of the Month for December, which is given to a student who is exemplary in the academic areas of the classroom: Tyler Chambers, office technology; Anthony Misner, office technology; Joseph Martin, automotive technology; Kayla McKinney, health science; Alex Dunn, industrial maintenance; and Michael Ducharm, information technology.

  • CPA group offers summer camp

    The Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants is taking applications now through Feb. 29 for its free summer business camp program for high school juniors and seniors.

    The event will be June 10-14 at Bellarmine University’s campus in Louisville, and selected students will stay on campus fully supervised and learn the basics of business and accounting in a hands-on, interactive format.

  • Looking Back: January 6, 2012

    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.

  • Creamer to be honored with event at SCHS

    Shelby County will honor former boys’ basketball coach Tom Creamer on Saturday.

    The man who guided the Rockets to the 1978 state championship will be on hand throughout the day at the inaugural, and aptly-named, Tom Creamer Classic.

    The festivities will begin with a game involving a travel team that Creamer’s grandchildren play on, then will continue at 3:30 p.m. with a boys’ game between Brown and Kentucky Country Day.

  • Post New Year’s fizzle for Titans

    It wasn’t the way Phillip Conder wanted to ring in the New Year.

    Conder’s Collins girls’ basketball team was slammed by visiting South Oldham, 65-32, Tuesday night, the third day of 2012, in a match-up of 8th Region heavyweights.

    The Titans posted a season-low point total and gave up the most points to an opponent in a regulation game, while losing their second game this season – and fourth in a year – to the Dragons.