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Today's News

  • Efforts continue to raise money for van for disabled boy

    Margaret Hall has come up against one obstacle after another in her quest to obtain a van fitted for wheelchair access for her son, Glenn.

    But now things may be looking up.

    At least, the ball is rolling in that direction she said.

    “We had a meeting at church last night and everybody was very kind, and said they would be willing to help with some different events,” she said.

    Hall had entered a contest in May to win a fully equipped van with wheelchair access, but did not win.

  • Historical graduates

    Historical Society coordinator John Graham (left) presents framed certificates to three high school seniors who were the first interns in an educational program that took place this school year. Posed with antique desks and with a Science Hill School senior picture composite were Austin Dupre, Kathryn Harden and Olivia Sherrod.

  • Celebrating reading

  • 2012 Christian Academy graduates

    These students from Shelby County graduated from Christian Academy of Louisville this spring.

  • On campus: June 29, 2012

    Giltner graduates from McCallie
    John Giltner of Simpsonville graduated from the McCallie School, a college preparatory school for boys in Chattanooga, Tenn. He is the son of Bob and Terri Giltner of Simpsonville, and he will attend the University of Puget Sound.

  • Church news: June 29, 2012

    Allen Chapel

  • Looking Back: June 29, 2012

    Information was gathered from previous years of The Shelby Sentinel, The Shelby News andThe Sentinel-News.You can reach the writer at sharonw@sentinelnews.com.

  • Shelby Countians question health-care ruling

    The landmark decision by the Supreme Court on Thursday to uphold the nation’s new health-care law likely will have broad impact nationally – and questionable popularity among some Shelby Countians.

    The U.S. Supreme Court ruled the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s central element, the individual insurance mandate, should stand, with a 5-4 decision against a suit brought by the attorneys general of several states.

  • Gallrein Farms expansion opens

    Gallrein Farms is putting the finishing touches on an expansion that has added 6,000 square feet of indoor market space and 4,000 square feet of additional greenhouse space to its farm and store on Vigo Road.

    The expanded facility opened last Friday with the arrival of the farm’s sweet corn, and Bill Gallrein said workers are completing the last few projects.

    “We’re still working,” he said. “But we’ve added a lot more produce and we’re handling a lot more local and Kentucky Proud products.”

  • Shelby Energy annual meeting: Member nominee fails in board bid

    The results from Shelby Energy’s first election that included a member-owner running for a spot on its board of directors weren’t much different than those in past years.

    Sonia McElroy of Milton gathered the proper number of signatures from members to be included on the ballot, but she lost Friday to the incumbent in District III, Trimble County Judge-Executive Randy Stevens, 1,024-83, during the cooperative’s 75th annual meeting at Henry County High School.