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Today's News

  • Looking Back: November 18, 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.

  • Efforts help school

  • Arts Briefs: Nov. 18, 2011

    Met production
    at Frankfort theater

    The Grand Theatre will present a new Metropolitan Opera production of the Philip Glass opera “Satyagraha” in a live, high-definition broadcast at Frankfort’s Grand Theatre at 12:55 p.m. Saturday.
     “Satyagraha,” (Sanskrit for “force of truth”), recounts Mahatma Gandhi’s formative years in South Africa as a leader in non-violent social protest. The visually extravagant opera was originally staged at the Met in 2008. Richard Croft sings the title role.

  • Charges dropped in huge pot bust

    A man chased down at the Mexican border and charged with the largest marijuana bust in Shelby County history is now free.

    Enrique Olvera-Landaverde,  50, had been scheduled for a jury trial on Monday in federal court on charges of trafficking in marijuana, but at a pre-trial conference this week, Judge Danny Reeves ordered the case dismissed.

    A clerk at the U.S. District Court in Frankfort said that United States marshals were directed to release the defendant.

  • News briefs: Nov. 18, 2011

    FEI’s study shows WEG added

    early $400 million in impact

    A study commissioned by the Fédération Équestre Internationale, the world governing body of horse sports, found that the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games had a total economic impact of $373 million to $396 million, well above the $201 million that a state-financed study had estimated.

  • A human line for timeline

  • Scholl makes honor choir

    Olivia Scholl of Shelby County High School is one of 190 students in grades 10-12 from 11 states – and only six from Kentucky – who were selected for the 2012 ACDA Southern Division High School Honor Choir. The 2012 Southern Division ACDA honor choir will be Feb. 29-March 3 in Winston-Salem, N.C.

    Olivia is a senior and the daughter of Noel and Julie Scholl of Waddy.

  • Collins dance team

    The Collins Dance Team participated in the Cheers for the Holidays dance competition in Lexington on Nov 12. They received second place in both pom-pom and hip hop. They also won best overall choreography. Later that day they volunteered at Hanna's Day of Hope in memory of Hanna Evans. The event is held annually to raise awareness and money to fight childhood cancer and to collect toys for children in the hospital during Christmas.

  • On campus: November 18, 2011

    Hance on UK dean’s list

    Samantha Elaine Hance of Shelbyville made the dean’s list for the spring 2011 semester at the University of Kentucky. She is seeking a bachelor of science in special education – -moderate and severe disabilities major. She is the daughter of Anthony Hance and Cynthia Medley Hance of Shelbyville and granddaughter of Sam and Joyce Medley of Finchville the late Wallace and Inez Hance of Bagdad.

     

     

    Shelby’s Biram part of KDP

  • Books on parade