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Today's News

  • Simpsonville ramps, lanes to be closed this week

    Lane closures and ramp closings for asphalt paving are scheduled for each night this week on Interstate 64 between the Jefferson County line and the Simpsonville exit.

    The schedule calls for closures to be restricted to hours from 7 p.m. each evening to 6 a.m. the next morning until Saturday.

    Also, the ramps to Exit 28 (Simpsonville) will be closed one at a time from 7 a.m. Thursday until 5 a.m. Friday to allow for repaving.

    The schedule always is subject to change. Dial 511 on your cellular phone for the latest information.

  • Looking Back: March 30, 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.

     

  • March Madness at the library

    The Shelby County Public Library staff celebrates March Madness on Friday. They are (from left) Nancy Kovach, Debby Magan, Tola Stevens, Pam Federspiel, Joyce Lancaster, Shana Schack and Alice Ritchey.

  • Winning cheerleaders

  • District governor’s cup winners

    Elementary schools in Shelby County were in the spotlight at the Governor’s Cup competition in February. Four competed in the Shelby District meet, one in Oldham and one in Henry. Several students and teams advance to the regionals, hosted last week by Simpsonville Elementary.

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  • Regional STLP Lego Robotics winners

  • Shelby students shine in STLP

    Students from across Shelby County Public Schools submitted work ranging from digital photography to video production online to be judged for a chance to compete at STLP’s state championship.

    Simpsonville’s Will Stivers advances to state competition with his original photo, Cotton Ball.

  • Graduation will remain June 2, school will end June 4

    Shelby County Public Schools has found a way to please just about everybody.

    After several people were up in arms about moving graduation and having to attend school on Monday, June 4, the district has found a way to keep that early graduation date.

  • One more month on I-64 widening

    Those of you who may have noticed that construction barrels were taken down on Interstate 64 in Simpsonville this week could be disappointed to learn that is only a temporary condition, officials say.

    Andrea Clifford, public information officer for the Transportation Cabinet’s District 5, said the barrels were removed temporarily to rearrange the work area.

  • Election 2012: Shelbyville City Council: Alan Matthews

    With almost a decade on the Shelbyville City Council, Democrat Alan Matthews says he still enjoys serving the community.

    "I would like to continue serving on the council, showing leadership in decisions that make Shelbyville a great place to live, work and raise a family," he said.

    A lifelong Shelbyville resident, Matthews and his wife Rosetta live in Town and Country. Their son, Alex, is a senior at the University of Kentucky, and their daughter, Kate, works for the University of Louisville athletic department.