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Today's News

  • Ag Report: Jan. 28, 2011


    State wants to bring
    farm food to school

    The state agriculture department will work to get more nutritious Kentucky Proud foods onto the plates of school children throughout Kentucky in 2011, Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer said.

  • New business: CamCo., LLC

    Address: North West Alabama and North Central Kentucky

  • Shelby native Sullivan new partner for Zaring

    Shelbyville native David Sullivan has joined the  Zaring Law Office, which in addition to its offices on Main Street, is expanding its presence in Henry County and changing its name.
    Alan Zaring has practiced law in New Castle ever since he passed the bar in 1998 and opened an office there in June 2003.
     “New Castle lawyers have always had a reputation for being really fine lawyers,” he said. “It’s as close as we can get to being Philadelphia lawyers.”

  • Business Briefcase: Jan. 28, 2011

    Atmos names Anderson
    head of Shelby operations

    Bernie Anderson recently became Atmos Energy’s operation supervisor in the Shelbyville service area.  He will be responsible for all community and customers efforts in  Shelby and Anderson counties.  
    Before joining the Kentucky team, Anderson was a senior construction operator in Atmos Energy’s Columbia, Tenn., operations.  He also served 11 years with Piedmont Natural Gas Company.  

  • Denny’s soon to join Flying J in Waddy

    In the next few months, you can get your grand slam breakfasts in Shelby County.
    Denny’s, the nation’s largest restaurant chain and known for 24-hour breakfasts and early bird specials, will open its first restaurant in Shelby County at the Flying J Travel Plaza in Waddy.
    Signs have been up along Interstate 64, touting the arrival, but the booths won’t be ready for you to take a seat until sometime in March.

  • Looking Back: Jan. 28, 2011

    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.

  • Court Report: Jan. 28, 2011

    District court
    The following cases were heard by Judge Linda Armstrong:
    William Cain, third-degree terroristic threatening – pleaded guilty – 60-day sentence conditionally discharged for 2 years and $144 costs.

  • News Briefs: Jan. 28, 2011

    Shelby unemployment
    now among state’s best

    Shelby County had one of the best jobless rates in Kentucky for the month of December, state officials say.
    Shelby’s unemployment rate was 8.5 percent, which tied it for ninth-best. Fayette and Woodford lead the way with 7.5 rating.
    Rates continue to fall from 2009, with 84 counties showing improvement, the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet reported.
    Shelby’s rate was .9  better than in December 2009 (9.4) and the same as in November.

  • Frinak, Schreiner, good finish lift Rockets

    The Shelby County boys’ basketball team wouldn’t be denied Tuesday night.

    The Rockets, coming off a two-point loss in their last game, outscored Henry County, 14-5, in overtime for their second victory of the season, 58-49, at Mike Casey Gymnasium.

    “They wanted it; you could see it in their eyes,” Shelby County Coach Rick Parsons said.

    Shelby County (2-16) lost all of its early 13-point lead, then survived the Wildcats’ last-second shot attempt at the end of regulation before running away with the extra session.

  • Another slow start leads to another road loss

    The road woes continued for the Collins boys’ basketball team Tuesday night.

    The Titans couldn’t overcome another poor start away from home as they fell 66-60 at Marion County.

    “A terrible start,” Collins Coach Curtis Turley said. “We dug ourselves too big of a hole.”

    The Knights (8-6) outscored the Titans 19-10 in the first period on their way to a 30-19 halftime lead.