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Today's News

  • Looking Back: December 9, 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.

     

  • Woody

    This is this is the sixth in a series of literacy enhancement articles that appear biweekly in The Sentinel-News.

     

    "Hello," Mom said sweetly when she answered the telephone.

    "I'm sorry I didn't ask permission before I bought the drums. Please don't make me return them."

    "Excuse me?" Mom asked, puzzled.

    "Mrs. Grant said I needed to call home. Aren't you going to say I can't keep the drums?"

  • Court report: December 14, 2011

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Linda Armstrong:

    Cheyenne L. Dyke, drug paraphernalia – buy/possess, second-degree promoting contraband, first-offense DUI, and three charges of second-degree wanton endangerment – plead guilty – 12-month sentence conditionally discharged for 2 years, operator's license suspended for 30 days and $728 fine and costs.

  • Education by Fire Bear

  • Honor rolls: Clear Creek

    Third grade

  • Sports Bulletin Board: Dec. 12, 2011

    Collins dance camp

    The Collins Dance Team is having its kids camp 5:30-7 p.m. Dec. 13-15 at the high school. The group will perform at halftime of Friday night’s girls’ game against Bullitt East. The camp is $40, which included a tee shirt, per person. For more info, and/or to register, contact michelle.isenberg@shelby.kyschools.us.

    SCHS sports passes available

  • Parks gets grant for planned facility

    This sketch depicts the designed of the planned activity center at Shelby Trails Park, located on Aiken Road in Todds Point. The facility, which will be funded with a $50,000 Land and Water Conservation Fund grant, will serve as a bath and shower house with a small office, meeting and store room that will serve the primitive and RV campgrounds at the park. The park is a natural park dedicated to horseback riding and trails.

  • Company buys angel tree gifts

    Mike Abney (left), representing National Envelope Company, along with his wife, Linda (second from left) and Bonnie Bullock pose for a photo beside the Angel Tree at Kroger on Boone Station Road. The company collected $2,500 to buy toys for 10 “angels,” plus $500 to go to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, $500 to local food banks, $50 to the backpack program and $50 to the Ronald McDonald House. Tina Hutchins and Tonja Steins (not pictured), also participated from the company.

  • Man charged with molestation gets hearing date

    A hearing for a Shelby County man charged with multiple counts of child molestation has been rescheduled for January.

    Henry Telles, 25, was arrested May 12 at a residence on Spruce Drive where he temporarily was staying and charged with first-degree rape, first-degree sodomy and two counts of first-degree sexual abuse against two girls, ages 9 and 13 years old at the time, for whom his wife was caring.

  • Smoking ban for county buildings gets its 1st OK

    Smokers soon may not be able to light up in county government buildings.

    Magistrates voted unanimously to approve an ordinance prohibiting smoking in county buildings at Tuesday night’s meeting of the Shelby County Fiscal Court.

    The ordinance was proposed at the Nov. 15th meeting of the fiscal court by District 2 Magistrate Michael Riggs, a substance abuse advocate who said he the move would not only set an example for the public but would also be a prudent step to take to do something to stem the harmful effects of second-hand smoke.