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Today's News

  • Birth: Armstrong son

    Anthony Armstrong and Shawna Montes of Taylorsville announce the birth of a son, on Jan. 4, 2011 at Baptist Hospital East. He has been named Charles Waylon Armstrong. The weight was 7 pounds, 10.6 ounces; 20 inches tall. Siblings are Corey, age 17; Talia, age 16; Whitney, age 15; Kenzie, age 8; AJ, age 5.

    Grandparents are Carolyn Grubb of Taylorsville, Carl and Deana Couch of Pleasureville, Teresa Breeding of Mount Eden; Charles and Betty Armstrong of Taylorsville.

  • Birth: Berry daughter

    Brandon and Ellen Berry of Shelbyville announce the birth of their first child, a daughter, on Nov. 4, 2010 at Baptist East Louisville, weighing 8 pounds, 3 ounces and 19 inches long. She has been named Emma Rae Berry.

    Grandparents are Mike and Phyllis Bailey of Bagdad, Deannie Quire of Shelbyville.

    Great-grandparents are Stewart and Irene Waits of Frankfort, Paul Bland of Shelbyville.

  • Eastern Star

    Juanita Green of Shelby Chapter No. 170 Order of the Eastern Star receives a 60-year pin for years of service. Pinning her is the Worthy Matron Sarah Smith. She was also escorted to the east and given grand honors by order of the Worthy Grand Matron Janice Harrison.

  • Wright celebrates diversity

  • What we think: Let’s keep moving on Exit 32 remedy

    We are extremely pleased to learn that so much momentum is gathering to improve the deadly ramp onto Interstate 64 eastbound at Exit 32.

    We were overjoyed to see state Rep. Brad Montell (R-Shelbyville), current and former state Sen. Paul Hornback and Gary Tapp and Magistrate Tony Carriss and other elected leaders press their influential feet squarely on the accelerator pedal that has powered the state forward toward an immediate remedy to a dangerous, longstanding problem.

  • What we think: Let’s keep moving on Exit 32 remedy

    We are extremely pleased to learn that so much momentum is gathering to improve the deadly ramp onto Interstate 64 eastbound at Exit 32.

    We were overjoyed to see state Rep. Brad Montell (R-Shelbyville), current and former state Sen. Paul Hornback and Gary Tapp and Magistrate Tony Carriss and other elected leaders press their influential feet squarely on the accelerator pedal that has powered the state forward toward an immediate remedy to a dangerous, longstanding problem.

  • 2 express interest in Rothenburger's job

    The first official expression of interest in filling the potential opening for Shelby County judge-executive surfaced Monday, followed immediately by a second on Tuesday.

    Republican Michael Riggs, magistrate in District 2, told The Sentinel-NewsMonday he wants to make it known that if Shelby County Judge-Executive Rob Rothenburger should be elected commissioner of agriculture that he wants to be in the running to be his replacement.

  • Census will bring changes

     

  • Shelby man sentenced for failing to file tax returns

    A Shelby County man has been given a 6-month confinement sentence and ordered to pay more than $300,000 in fines and restitution for failure to pay income taxes.

    Ricky Edward Hughes, former president and CEO of U.S. Wireless Online, Inc., was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court to 6 months community confinement and 3 years probation.

  • Duck hunters support habitats

    Ducks hunters in Shelby County should be pleased with the turnout at a banquet to promote that sport, said Chris Cottongim, chairman of the Shelby County chapter of Ducks Unlimited.

    Cottongim said he does not know how many members of this national organization there are statewide, but there are about 200 in Shelby County.

    He said he was pleased that more than half that number showed up for the Ducks Unlimited banquet at Claudia Sanders Dinner House on Friday night. The event included a live auction, which raised $14,259  for the organization.