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Today's News

  • Birth: Mudd son

    Natalie and Marcy Mudd of Shelbyville announce the birth of their first child, a son, on Dec. 18, 2011, at Baptist East Hospital Louisville. He has been named Michael David Mudd.

    Grandparents are Larry and Donna Treadway of White House, Tenn.,  and Joe and Judy Mudd of Springfield. Great-grandparents are Doug and Peggy Thompson of Cookeville, Tenn., and Nell Treadway of Rockwood, Tenn.

  • Engagement: Prather-Hennessy

    Kimberly Prather of Louisville announces the engagement of her daughter, Candace Renee Prather of Shelbyville, to Marine Cpl. Patrick Michael Hennessy III of Shelbyville. He is the son of Michelle andDarius Phillips and Pat Hennessey Jr., all of Cincinnati. She is also the daughter of the late Randy Logsdon.

    The wedding will take place at 6:30 p.m. May 26, 2012, in Louisville.

  • MY WORD: Help us honor Squire Boone

    As I looked through my grandmother’s family Bible, I saw where our family was kin to many famous pioneers. And after reading further, I found out how much one of my cousins, Squire Boone, had done.

    Of the first white men who dared to enter “the dark and bloody ground” in the early 1770s, brothers Daniel and Squire were the only two to come back alive. They had lived in the Radkin Valley in North Carolina. Squire was born in Pennsylvania.

  • Looking Back: February 17, 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.

  • EMS, Cornerstone students in math competition

    “Mathletes” from East Middle School and Cornerstone Christian Academy will compete in the KSPE Capital Chapter contest of the national MATHCOUNTS program Saturday in Frankfort.

    A total of 11 schools and 73 students will compete. Also participating are Anderson Middle School, Bate Middle School, Boyle County Middle School, Capital Day School, Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg, Elkhorn Middle School, Frankfort Christian Academy, Good Shepherd School and Scott County Middle School.

  • On campus: Feb. 17, 2012

    McKinney earns WKU honors

  • Closing the gap

    Forty children at Clear Creek Elementary are working to improve their academics, attendance and attitude. The GAP Group of African-American students meets after school each Thursday in small groups with about 15 teachers who are volunteering their time to help the children be successful. Assistant Principal Nancy Page and teacher Liz Ruff used Michael Jordan as an example for the children, who watched a YouTube video of the star athlete talking, followed by a book they read together about his life.

  • Court report: Feb. 13, 2012

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Donna Dutton:

    Leonard L. Bartlett, speeding 16 mph over limit, first-offense failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance and failure to wear seat belts – guilty – $700 fine and costs.

  • Sports Bulletin Board: Feb. 17, 2012

    4H Shooting Sports meeting

  • EARLIER: Woman attacked by her pit-bull pet

    A Mount Eden woman was severely injured Thursday in an attack by a family pet.

    Regina Whitaker, 40, and her son, Ronald Hampton, 22, both of Spencer County, are recovering at the University of Louisville hospital after being rescued from a pit bull attack by the owners of Carriss's Grocery.

    The unusual twist is that dog belonged to the victim and, up to that point, had been a docile house pet.