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Today's News

  • Board opposes capture of contingency funds

    The Shelby County School Board took just seconds Thursday to decide to oppose a plan that would tap into its contingency funds because of state revenue shortfalls.

    The Board passed a Resolution of Opposition to a plan proposed by some state representatives that would allow the state to capture local school district contingency funds to help with its projected fiscal problems for the 2010-12 fiscal biennium.

  • Marcus Stoner: A man with a story

    Marcus Stoner is a man with a mission that is beginning to sound like mission impossible.

    Stoner wants his story heard. He goes far and wide to tell it. He has told it to the police, to lawyers, to the courts. But no one will listen to him, no one will see his side, no one understands.

    "I just want justice," he said.

  • Health-care debate equals confusion

    Pained bewilderment – that’s a pretty common expression when the phrase “health-care reform” comes up.

  • Unnamed accident victim recovering

    A Florida man who was in a serious auto accident on I-64 Dec. 22 is now on the way back for treatment, said Detective Jason Rice.

     

    Terry Ray, of Orlando, was involved in the accident near 38-mile marker, a location of numerous accidents this year.

     

    Ray drove off the road and into a ravine, and firefighters had to lift him back up to the roadway using a winch. He was airlifted to the University of Louisville. Detective Jason Rice said Ray ran off the road due to a medical condition.

     

  • EARLIER: 1 dead, 1 seriously injured in 2 accidents

    A woman was killed and a man remains unconscious following two separate automobile accidents that occurred about the same time early Tuesday afternoon.

    Ruth Powers, 83, of Louisville died after driving her Dodge Neon into a large tree as she was traveling eastbound on U.S. 60 just east of Simpsonville.

  • 2 accidents, 1 serious injury

    Two different accidents – one after a high-speed police chase – at the same location early Saturday morning have left one Shelby County man in critical condition and a Shelby County fire truck heavily damaged, Fire Chief Bobby Cowherd said.

    Casey McCall of Simpsonville was airlifted to the University of Louisville, where he remains in critical condition after his vehicle struck a fire truck on La Grange Road.

  • 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.