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Today's News

  • EARLIER: Election 2010: Candidates use forum to make their pitches

    Candidates gearing up for the Nov. 2 election had a final chance to sway the public Monday during the county's largest political forum.

     

    The nearly three-hour event was hosted by Shelby County Organized for Preservation and Enhancement (SCOPE) and The Sentinel-News, who have partnered on the event since 1988.

     

    SCOPE President Ronald R. Van Stockum Jr. served as the moderator, and Steve Doyle, editor of The Sentinel-News, offered the questions.

     

  • EARLIER: Election 2010: Candidates use forum to make their pitches

    Candidates gearing up for the Nov. 2 election had a final chance to sway the public Monday during the county's largest political forum.

     

    The nearly three-hour event was hosted by Shelby County Organized for Preservation and Enhancement (SCOPE) and The Sentinel-News, who have partnered on the event since 1988.

     

    SCOPE President Ronald R. Van Stockum Jr. served as the moderator, and Steve Doyle, editor of The Sentinel-News, offered the questions.

     

  • EARLIER: Election 2010: This is Ed Marksberry

    Ed Marksberry is running for U.S. Congress in the 2nd District, but a lot of people may not know who he is.

     

    His Republican opponent, incumbent, Brett Guthrie, has raised more than $1 million, and his ads have graced newspapers and TV sets throughout the 21 counties in the district.

     

    Marksberry, however, said he made a vow early on not to accept contributions to his campaign from corporations so his work has been on a much smaller scale.

     

  • EARLIER: Election 2010: This is Ed Marksberry

    Ed Marksberry is running for U.S. Congress in the 2nd District, but a lot of people may not know who he is.

     

    His Republican opponent, incumbent, Brett Guthrie, has raised more than $1 million, and his ads have graced newspapers and TV sets throughout the 21 counties in the district.

     

    Marksberry, however, said he made a vow early on not to accept contributions to his campaign from corporations so his work has been on a much smaller scale.

     

  • EARLIER: There's a trick to Halloween this year

    When you start to get older, sometimes it's hard to tell just when the good ol' days ended.

    But on occasion, there's an ordinance to remind you.

    Gone are the days when kids would wait eagerly for dark to don their vampire and ghost costumes and then hit the streets to canvas the neighborhood for candy. Staying out until porch lights were turned off, signaling houses were out of candy, or just simply until they ready for bed.

  • Election 2010: Only one precinct change, fewer voters

    The polls open at 6 a.m. Tuesday, and voters in Shelby County should be ready.

    Very little has changed for registered voters in the county: Only one of the 34 polling locations has moved, affecting about 850 in Cropper.

    "We sent letters out to everyone in that voting district, but some people are still confused," Shelby County Clerk Sue Carole Perry said.  "Both [magisterial] candidates [Bill Hedges and John Lewis] have told us they've received calls from people asking if they had to go to Bagdad to vote."

  • EARLIER: Another mess for the bypass

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  • Magisterial races: Some candidates agree, but some don’t

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  • News Briefs: Oct. 29, 2010

    I 64 lane closures Monday through Thursday

    Lane closures are scheduled 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday through Thursday as part of the road-widening project between the Jefferson/Shelby County line and Simpsonville.

     

     McConnell here for GOP rally Saturday

  • Guthrie: Here are my positions on jobs bill, health-care reform

    U.S. Representative Brett Guthrie (R-Bowling Green) stopped in Shelby County on Monday to visit with area firefighters and EMS workers and take a tour at Clear Creek Park.

    But Guthrie, who is campaigning against Democrat Ed Marksberry of Owensboro for Kentucky's 2nd District Congressional seat, which he won in 2008, also wanted to reply to a few comments made by his opponent in The Sentinel-News on Friday.