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  • Arts Briefs: Feb. 10, 2012

    Different version of ‘Odd Couple’
    opens next Friday at theater

    Pat Wetherton and Tracy Bond Bird star in The Odd Couple – Female Version, which opens next Friday at Shelby County Community Theatre.
     The comedy, written by Neil Simon, will be performed Feb. 17, 18, 24 and 25 at 7:30 and Feb. 19 and 26 at 2:30 p.m.
    Bird plays Florence Unger, and Wetherton is Olive Madison.
    Tickets are $15 adults, $12 seniors and $10 students. For reservations, call 502-633-0242.

  • New Shelby artist wants to draw crowd to gallery

    Angie Walters, a new Shelbyville resident, is also a new artist at the Gallery at Shelby Artists on Main, and she is having a special event to share her work with the public.
    By visiting the gallery at 617 Main St., you can enter a drawing to win an 8 by 10 print of her piece called Royal.
    Originally from Elkhart, Ind., Walters said in announcing the drawing that she has had a lifelong interest in art and design that began when, as a child, she traveled with her mother, who made her living as a folk artist.  

  • News briefs: Feb. 10, 2012

    Triple S to have special meeting

    to review tract split for Speedway

    The Triple S Planning Commission will have a special called meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday  at the Stratton Center to hear a plan to separate property located at 1620 Mount Eden Road into two tracts, with one being in the city and one in the county.

    With the subdivision, a development plan will be heard to build a new nearly 4,000-square-foot Speedway convenient store and gas station, canopy and five gas pumps.

  • Incredible ‘divisible’ eggs

  • Campus: February 10, 2012

    Morehead dean’s list

    The Morehead State University dean's list for the 2011 fall semester includes the following students from Shelby County: Amanda Skelton from Bagdad, Ashlee Jones from Shelbyville, Dustin Shreve from Shelbyville, Kendyl Siebart from Shelbyville, Kelsie Witham from Shelbyville and Maddy Holt from Waddy. To be named to the list, a student must be enrolled on a full-time basis and achieve at least a 3.5 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale for the current semester.

     

  • Court report: Feb. 6, 2012

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Linda Armstrong:

    James Lee Gordon, second-degree promoting contraband – plead guilty – 30-day sentence.

    Roderick Perkins, no operator's/moped license, first-offense DUI and giving officer false name or address – plead guilty – 5-day sentence, operator's license suspended for 30 days and $728 fine and costs.

  • Court report: Feb. 6, 2012

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Linda Armstrong:

    James Lee Gordon, second-degree promoting contraband – plead guilty – 30-day sentence.

    Roderick Perkins, no operator's/moped license, first-offense DUI and giving officer false name or address – plead guilty – 5-day sentence, operator's license suspended for 30 days and $728 fine and costs.

  • Looking Back: February 10, 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: February 10, 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.

  • Man charged in Scott once taught in Shelby

    A Bagdad man arrested Saturday and charged with sexual abuse of two Scott County middle school students was at one time a substitute in Shelby County.

    According to Shelby County Public Schools, Edwin Casper, 66, was hired as a substitute in November 1998 and employed in that capacity through June 1999.

    However, he did not seek reemployment after that, and no complaints were logged against him during his 8 months on the substitute list.