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Today's News

  • EARLIER: An adoption for a cause

    Megan Terry is embarking on the adventure of a lifetime and in the process probably saving a life – or maybe helping save many of them. She is traveling to a war-torn country where 5.5 million people have been killed since 1998, and where six in 10 children won’t live to see their fifth birthday. She leaves Saturday for Kinshasa, the capitol of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa, and she’s going to bring one of those children back to Shelby County. “I can’t not go,” says Terry. “This is my baby.

  • What we think: Examination of CUB wil maintain our trust

    The state and the FDIC’s investigation into Citizens Union Bank’s lending practices seemed appropriate and mindful of the bank’s customers.

    If you have invested your money in one of the most stalwart institutions in our community, you want to know that it is being protected with every ounce of regulation that can be mustered. You appreciate the vigilance.

    The bank’s CEO, Billie Wade, and its president, David Bowling, were candid in their responses to the inquiry, though they kept private the inner workings of problem loans.

  • EARLIER: 15-0 run propels Rockets to final

  • Shelbyville Police reports: March 24, 2010

    Driving under the influence

    Lawrence C. Glynn, 44, of 5759 Buck Creek Road in Finchville  was arrested March 21 at 20 Fairway Crossing North and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of intoxicants under aggravating circumstances, first offense, reckless driving and menacing.

    John Doe, age unknown, of Shelbyville was arrested March 20 at Midland Boulevard and Midland Trail and charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants and no operator's license.

    Alcohol Intoxication

  • Lady Rockets young, confident

  • Shelby County Grand Jury Indictments: March 24, 2010

    Joshua J. Hale of 6011 Kavanaugh Lane in Crestwood was indicted for first-degree unlawful access to a computer.

    Stephen Allen of 93 Lanter Drive in Shelbyville was indicted for third-degree burglary, complicity; theft by unlawful taking over $500 complicity and first-degree criminal mischief complicity.

    Duron Campbell of 28 North 7th Street in Shelbyville was indicted for third-degree burglary, complicity; theft by unlawful taking over $500 complicity and first-degree criminal mischief complicity.

  • Minister gets 7 years for sodomy

    A Shelbyville minister who had admitted to sodomy and sexual abuse of a juvenile was sentenced Monday to seven years in prison.

    James Bell, 49, of Village Lane pleaded guilty to charges of third-degree sodomy, first-degree sexual abuse, distribution of obscene material to a minor and first-degree wanton endangerment, which was added because Bell confessed to having unprotected sex with a 15-year-old knowing that he was HIV positive.

  • Bank robbery suspect still at large

    Police said Monday they are still searching for a man who robbed a branch of Commonwealth Bank just after it opened Thursday morning.

    "Our investigation is continuing, but he is still at large at this time," said Maj. D. Goodwin.

    Shelbyville Police Chief Robert Schutte said that shortly after 9 a.m., the man walked into the lobby of the bank, located at 1502 Mount Eden Road, and demanded money.

    "He walked up to the teller and demanded money," Schutte said, adding that the man implied he had a weapon, but did not pull one out.

  • Look Back: March 19, 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.

  • %irinn go Brch -- Ireland Forever

    Whether you're Irish or not, St. Patrick's Day is celebrated around the world. From raising a pint of Guinness to dining on corned beef and cabbage, millions of Americans will don green attire and celebrate the man who returned to spread Christianity to Ireland.

    In the County Shelby

    If you’re looking to broaden your St. Patrick’s Day celebration past a leprechaun tie or green shirt, head down to Shelby County’s only Irish deli, McKinley’s Deli at 615 Main Street.