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Today's News

  • Schools are closed today

    Snow was just beginning to fall in parts of Shelby County early this morning, but Shelby County Schools and Cornerstone Christian Academy already have been closed today.

     Forecasters say that 2 to 4 inches will fall during the winter storm that is striking North Central Kentucky today. Most of the snow was expected to accumulate by evening, when the winter storm warning will expire at 7 p.m.

  • SOUDER: A turtle, 2 snails & Einstein: Everything is relative -- or is it?

    A couple of months ago my 9-year-old son brought a book about football home from the school library. It was a book about the greatest plays in the history of football, and one of the games that it highlighted was the Nov. 20, 1982, game between Stanford and the University of California.

    Many football fans already know what happened (and everyone should look it up on YouTube to watch it), but for those who don’t, I’ll recap it for you.

  • County appoints 2 to library board

     

    County appoints

    2 to library board

     

    By Lisa King/Sentinel-News staff writer

  • News Briefs: Jan. 6, 2010

    Shelbyville tree pickup

    The Shelbyville Public Works Department will be picking up live discarded Christmas trees.  You must have "all" lights and decorations removed from the tree, or it will not be picked up.

  • CONSTABLE: Tim Willard

    Republican Tim Willard has filed to run for constable in District 2, which encompasses Persimmon Ridge, Todds Point, Long Run Road and Simpsonville.

    Willard has worked at Roll Forming for 32 years, where he is a master roll operator.

    He is a former volunteer fire fighter of nine years, an EMT of eight years and former special deputy sheriff for one year.

  • Simpsonville to see new garbage trucks

     f you live in Simpsonville and see a different garbage company’s truck servicing your street, don’t fret.

    Simpsonville Mayor Steve Eden told the city’s commissioners at their meeting Tuesday night that the company with which the city contracts for garbage removal was transferring the work from one of its subsidiaries to another.

  • Shelby carries early lead to victory over Western Hills

    Shelby's tenacious full-court press led to a 20-point lead at halftime, which the Rockets (11-3) carried to a 74-56 win against visiting Western Hills (7-6) Tuesday night.

    The game was at times sloppy -- 20 plus turnovers for each team -- but Shelby maintained a controlled offense except for a lapse midway through the second half. The Rockets' lackluster play going into the fourth quarter let the Wolverines within 12 points. Then Shelby's aggressive play emerged again, and the Rockets pulled ahead.

  • The outlook for 2010

    The Sentinel-News: What kind of changes do you anticipate for the county in 2010?

  • U.S. SENATE: Maurice Sweeney

    Maurice M. Sweeney says he's a farmer and businessman, not a politician.

    But this Jefferson County resident with long ties to Shelby County has announced he's running for the U.S. Senate seat currently occupied by Jim Bunning in the 2010 elections.

    Sweeney, a Democrat, said growing up on a 324-acre farm with tobacco and cattle just outside the Shelby County border meant he's done a lot of business in the county over the years.

    Now he wants to use what he learned on that farm to serve Kentuckians.

  • WICHE: Learn to describe plant problems accurately

    We all seek advice from experts and describing what ails us or our plants it key in determining what’s really going on; and not everyone understands the nomenclature of symptoms caused by insect and disease problems.