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Today's News

  • A new piece of the pizza pie

    The cheese and sauce of the pizza market in Shelby County are going to have to make room for a new ingredient.

    Snappy Tomato,  a chain based in Burlington, joins the bill of fare in March, when it will open at 1729 Midland Trail in Shelbyville.

    Construction is continuing in the suite next to Family Video. Booths are in place, an oven has been installed and the light fixtures have been delivered.

    A sign out front is encouraging applicants to work there.

  • Business Briefcase: Feb. 18, 2011

    Goody’s starts program
    to support military

    Goody’s department store has announced a program to support members of the military and their families.
    The store, which is located in Village Plaza in Shelbyville, will sell military-themed reusable tote bags adorned with an American flag, for $5, with all proceeds going to Operation Homefront, a military charity that provides emergency support to military families.

  • New Business: Hance Lawn Care

    Address:888 Cedarmore Road, Bagdad
     
    Who we are:Employee John Hance recently purchased Miller’s Lawn Care from Steve and Donna Miller and will operate the business under his name.

    What we do: We are a business that provides a variety of lawn care services, including chemical applications to control weeds and pests, fertilizer and lime applications, complete kill on driveways and fence rows, trimming and fertilizing of shrubs, mulching and de-thatching along with power seeding.

  • Family donates $1 million to Kosair

    Hanna Evans lived for only six years, but her loving, generous spirit is about to immortalized at the hospital that treated her for a rare form of cancer.

    Her parents, Jennifer and Rob Evans of Simpsonville, have donated $1 million to the Kosair Children’s Hospital to create the Hanna Catherine Evans Bone Marrow Transplant Program, which will help provide care for child cancer patients.

    The dedication will take place at 1 p.m. Monday at the hospital in Louisville.

  • Public to hear KY 53 plans on Tuesday

    Transportation officials are gearing up for a public meeting to hear input on the planned widening of KY 53 from Interstate 64 to U.S. 60.

    The meeting, which had to be postponed in January because of inclement weather will be held in two sessions starting at 5 p.m. at Highland Baptist Church, 511  Mount Eden Road, and representatives from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will be on hand to answer questions.

  • Shelbyville Police Reports Feb. 18, 2011

    DUI

    Lloyd S. Castle, 59, of 124 Tuffy Stull Road in Means was arrested Feb. 3 on U.S. 60 at Scott Station Road and charged with DUI and possession of an open alcoholic beverage container in a vehicle.

     

    Traffic

    David L. Vincent, 22, of 1427 Main St. in Shelbyville was arrested Jan. 21 on Mack Walters Road and charged with operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license and no taillights.

  • ‘In God We Trust’ plate now available

    That new license plate inscribed with “In God We Trust” is now available at the Shelby County Clerk’s office.
     

    “People don’t know we have it yet, and we want to let them know it’s available,” County Clerk Sue Carole Perry said.

    The plates went on sale Jan. 1 statewide after the General Assembly last year approved their addition as an alternative in the most recent design of plates.

  • Spelling Bee winners

    Alexis Wade a fifth-grade student at Simpsonville Elementary won the class spelling bee and first place in the intermediate bee for fourth and fifth grades in the school-wide event at Simpsonville Elementary. She is the daughter of Tim and Dana Wade. In the photo with Alexis is her teacher, Philip Wakeman.

    Brooklyn Aldridge, fifth-grade student, was the spelling bee winner at Heritage Elementary. She is the daughter of Dutch and Betty Aldridge of Bagdad. In the photo with Brooklyn is Donna Stottman, Student Achievement Consultant.

  • Sentinel-News expands its social network

    The Sentinel-News continues to reach out to you with new forms of news delivery.

    With 3,100 friends on Facebook, ranking it among the most popular newspapers on the social networking site, The Sentinel-News now is offering news updates on Twitter.

    You can follow us on Twitter at @TheSentinelNews.

  • Ag Report: Feb. 18, 2011

    Ellis’s gift to help create

    ‘better educated farmers’

    Robert Ellis of Eminence has been presented his check for $2,500  for the Shelby County High School FFA program as part of the America’s Farmers Grow CommunitiesSM program sponsored by Monsanto.