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Today's News

  • Cornerstone teacher named Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction

    Cornerstone Christian Academy teacher Bill Scheidt said he was “absolutely shocked” when he received the award on Wednesday.

    Scheidt was named a Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction, based on a nomination from CCA junior Joshua Tipton. He was one of only 16 teachers in Kentucky to earn the award.

  • Only 2 county jobs to get pay increases

    Magistrates approved only two raises for county employees at the meeting of the Shelby County Fiscal Court on Tuesday.

    On the recommendation of County Judge-Executive Rob Rothenburger and the Finance Committee, Finance Officer Karen Blake and Treasurer Paula Webb both received a raise.

    Blake got an increase of $651 per year, and Webb received an increase of $1,431, putting them at $40,651 and $57,431, respectively.

  • Trinity shuts out Shelby

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  • Page, Thomas headed to college together

  • News Briefs: April 21, 2010

     Grayson in town Thursday

    Trey Grayson, a Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, will address the Shelby County Republican Party at its regular gathering Thursday night. The event, at 7 p.m. at the Stratton Community Center, is open to all registered Republicans. For more information, call chairperson Jennifer Decker at 633-4925.

  • Buchert bringing energy to Collins volleyball

  • Dicky Moore: 1934-2010

    Dicky Moore, who gained notoriety for a career in country music but was known more for being the country-thick-voiced appliance man from the Bagdad area, died Saturday. He was 76.

    Moore played the guitar and performed country songs, some of his own creation, with some legendary stars and in many a well-known venue. He was admired for his ability to entertain.

  • Parks department to receive land donation

    Shelby County Parks and Recreation is expected to receive a substantial land donation for a park to be located in western Shelby County.

    The property, belonging to Dr. Roger and Diane Shott of Anchorage, consists of 400 acres and has an indoor riding arena and a stable.

    Plans for the facility include a camp, an outdoor riding arena, a nature center, a handicapped paved trail, restroom and shower house, agricultural area and lots of equestrian/nature trails.

     

  • Where’s the Beef?

    After months of finagling, a change in a county ordinance, lots of construction and a rousing of the community, the national restaurant chain Beef O’Brady’s will open its doors in Shelby County on Monday morning.

    Just to catch you up: Management of the company in Tampa approved an unnamed local franchisee early in 2009. That came after Shelby County Fiscal Court reversed a longstanding tie and voted to allow alcohol to be sold in county restaurants on Sunday.

  • Looking Back: April 23, 2010

    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.