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Today's News

  • EARLIER: Rural King wants outdoor storage area

    The Triple S Planning Commission will have a special called meeting on Thursday at 6:15 p.m. at the Stratton Center.

    The meeting, which will be in the small room to the back and right from the entrance, was announced at the end of Tuesday’s regular meeting and will take into consideration an amended Planned Unit Development for the new Rural King store opening on Boone Station Road, in the old Kroger building.

    Rural King is looking to add outdoor storage on the lot, fronting Boone Station Road.

  • EARLIER: Triple S says property on Shelbyville Bypass should remain zoned ag

    The Triple S Planning Commission greeted a standing-room only crowd with just the answer it was looking for at Tuesday’s meeting — no.

    With a unanimous vote, the commission will not recommend changing 73 acres located on the southeast corner of Harrington Mill and Freedom’s Way from agricultural to light industrial.

  • Man deported 6 times after illegally entring country sentenced to prison

    An undocumented citizen living in Shelbyville was sentenced Tuesday to 38 months in federal prison for entering the United States illegally for the seventh time.

    U.S. District Judge Danny C. Reeves handed down the sentence to Raul Estrada-Chavez, 32, for illegal re-entry after deportation.

    On March 2, Estrada-Chavez was arrested by Kentucky State Police Trooper Trevor Harris for various traffic violations, including no operator’s license.

  • Business Briefcase: Sept. 23, 2011

    Masonic Home’s Magness, Cardwell,

    Pillars, Hayden receive statewide honors

    Masonic Home of Shelbyville earned four statewide awards from the Kentucky Association of Homes and Services for the Aging, a trade organization represents that recognized outstanding individuals and programs at its annual awards ceremony in Louisville last week.

  • New exhibit highlights Shelby’s role in WWII

    Visitors to the Shelbyville Welcome Center on Main Street on Thursday probably felt like they had passed through a time warp.

    In addition to other historical exhibits already on display, the center, which houses the Shelbyville Historic District Commission’s office, featured a new exhibit that had just opened.

    The World War II era certainly should bring back a lot of memories for many people who come to see this exhibit, said Sharon Hackworth, co-chair of the Shelby County Historical Society.

  • Churches targeted in recent thefts

    Crime Stoppers is seeking information in connection with thefts at several churches throughout August and September.

    On Aug. 13, several items were taken from Shelby Christian Church on Frankfort Road. In that theft, it is believed that entry was made through a unsecured door.

    Most of the items taken were electronics, totaling approximately $2,500

    in value.

    On Aug. 19, an attempted theft occurred at Waddy Baptist Church.  A door was damaged on the inside of the building, but nothing was reported missing.

  • Shelby County Grand Jury Indictments, Sept. 23, 2011

    Tracy Hardin, 37, of 318 Midland Boulevard was indicted for making false statements, misrepresentations/failure to report change in order to receive public assistance benefits.

    Jeremy Delbridge, 27, of 385 Flat Creek Road in Frankfort was indicted for receiving stolen property over $500.

    Marica L. Payne, 24, of 84 Illinois St. was indicted for intimidating a witness in a legal process and fourth-degree assault.

    Jacob A. Nieman of 81 County Lane was indicted for receiving stolen property.

  • Lawsuit against Sentinel-News dismissed by judge

    A lawsuit filed against The Sentinel-News on Aug. 2 by a Simpsonville resident was dismissed in Shelby Circuit Court Wednesday.

  • A Killer Goes Free Part 2: Judge who released woman who killed baby is familliar with shock probation

    In October 2010, the lawyer for Tonya Nicole Brown, in prison for delivering a full-term baby and leaving it to die, petitioned Senior Judge Steven Mershon and asked him to release Brown under the state’s shock probation program.

  • New Business: Something old, Something new

    Address:175 Alpine Dr., Shelbyville

     

    Who we are:Kim Burgin, Jason Burgin and Ronnie Middleton are opening a thrift store in Shelby county to service the needs of anyone and everyone. Each of the owners has six years experience in buying and selling antiques, collectibles and all general merchandise. Their goal is to provide something in our store for everyone and will have new merchandise every day.