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Today's News

  • SCHMIDT: Healthy, stuck-on and cut-off relationships

    I consider a family or friend relationship to be healthy if it is mutually kind, respectful and honest. Giving uninvited criticism or advice is not respectful.

    More and more people are telling me they don't have any of these healthy relationships for exploring uncomfortable ideas. Think with me here about whether this is true in your life, and if so, why, and what you can do about it.

  • Woman jailed for animal abuse wants some of them returned

    NEW CASTLE – Terri L. Smith made her first court appearance Monday since being arraigned on 218 counts of second-degree animal abuse stemming from the Dec. 12 puppy mill/animal hoarding bust at her home in rural Campbellsburg.
    Judge Diana Wheeler gave Henry County Attorney Virginia Harrod until Feb. 6 to respond to a request for discovery, filed by Smith’s attorney, George R. Carter, of Louisville, and scheduled the next pretrial hearing for Feb. 20.

  • WICHE: How to read your tea leaves

    We visited friends in Boulder, Colo., during the Christmas holidays and had an opportunity to visit the Celestial Seasonings Tea Company that is headquartered there. In fact, this one factory produces all of the company’s tea sold worldwide.

  • SOUDER: On the issue of bullying, Mother knows best

    I heard about a mom who was straightening up the family room when her 5-year-old son let out a blood-curdling scream. Almost immediately, he yelled downstairs, “Mom, Chelsea pulled my hair!”

    “She’s only 2-years-old,” his mom called back. “She doesn’t know that hurts you.”

    Suddenly she heard another scream, this time from the 2-year-old.

    Before she could ask what happened, the older brother yelled again, “She knows now!”

  • Mathematics award winner

    Madison Todd was recognized by the United State Achievement Academy as a national mathematics award winner. She was nominated by her seventh-grade teacher at East Middle School, Suzanne Guelda. The eighth-grader has been a member of T.A.G. since fifth grade, played basketball since the seventh grade and is a honor roll student. She is the daughter of Kiva and Mark Todd of Shelbyville and granddaughter of Mary Todd of Simpsonville.

  • Reading Recovery programs

  • Creating some electricity

  • On campus: Jan. 13, 2012

    Morrison gets PhD at UofL
    Connie Elaine Morrison received the doctor of philosophy in curriculum and instruction with a specialization in special education from the University of Louisville. She is a graduate of Shelby County High School and received her bachelor degree from Eastern Kentucky University and masters degree from UofL.

     

  • Looking Back: January 13, 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.

     

  • Church news: January 13, 2012

    Allen Chapel
    The church is located on 55 South in Finchville.

    Annunciation
    Homebound or hospitalized? If you know of someone who wants to see a priest or needs communion, call the parish office at 633-1547. If you have thought of becoming Catholic or have questions about the Catholic church, come to RCIA on Wednesday nights. Contact Diana at 647-3499.