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Today's News

  • Ag Report: Feb. 4, 2011

    USDA aid available
    for energy audits
    USDA announced an expansion of the initiative to help farmers and ranchers conduct energy audits and improve their overall energy efficiency. The initiative builds on the existing energy audit initiative to also help producers implement the energy conservation and efficiency recommendations that result from an energy audit.

  • News Briefs: Feb. 4, 2011

    Saddlebred association
    to appeal court ruling

    In a telephone meeting Tuesday, the board of directors of the American Saddlebred Horse Association voted unanimously to appeal a decision earlier this year by Fayette Circuit Court that would give open access to personal and confidential information of its members and staff.
    A group of members of the organization had taken the matter to court because they felt that ASHA had not been forthcoming with information.

  • Higgins new minister of music at Mount Zion

    Chad Higgins begins his service as the minister of music for the New Mount Zion Baptist Church of Shelbyville.

    He has served in various capacities in music ministry leadership for many churches in this region. He is the music coordinator for the Midwest Region of the National Convention of Gospel Choirs and Choruses (aka, The Thomas Dorsey Convention).

  • Court report: Feb. 4, 2011

    District Court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Donna Dutton:

    Angela B. Groves, no/expired registration plates and first-offense failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security - guilty - $663 fine and costs.

    Christopher W. Locke, speeding 20 mph over limit, no operator's/moped license and first-offense failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance - guilty - 30-day sentence, serve eight days, balance conditionally discharged for 2 years and $783 fine and costs.

  • Collection of canned foods

    Mrs. Vicky's 3- and 4-year-old classes collected canned goods to help the less fortunate during the holidays.

  • Donuts with Dad

    Fathers came to Simpsonville Elementary to have breakfast with their children during "Donuts with Dad."  The fathers and students had donuts, coffee and juice along with a presentation from Coleda Tackett of KYPIRC regarding "Father Involvement In Children's Education." The event was sponsored by the Simpsonville Family Resource Center and Title 1.

  • Church news: Feb. 4, 2011

    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, you are invited to come to RCIA. Contact Diana at 647-3499.

  • Looking Back: Feb. 4, 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.

     

  • SCHS aerial view from 1961

    Jacinta Newsome, a teacher at Shelby County High School, has produced a video to reflect on the history of the 50-year-old school and to motivate for the next generation of learners and athletes. There are still-life photos from the 1961 Rocket yearbook as well as movie clips of current staff members in action. Retired Marine ROTC Major Art Edinger narrates the documentary accessed on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e32LRQREfKs. This photo was submitted by Duanne Puckett, public relations coordinator for Shelby County Public Schools.

  • Elzy to join Cresap at Lindsey Wilson

    Collins senior Tavis Elzy said he is looking forward to continuing his football career, and his connection with his quarterback, at Lindsey Wilson College.

    “It was just a matter of being the best fit for me," said Elzy, a standout wide receiver for the Titans who has committed to play for the Blue Raiders. "It came down to Campbellsville [University] and Lindsey Wilson, and Lindsey Wilson throws the ball sixty times a game like I'm used to."