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Today's News

  • Miles to home

    When we last left this story, Megan Terry of Simpsonville was embarking on a journey that few of us will experience.

    She was headed to the war-torn Congo in southern Africa, where there are more than 5 million orphans and where 400 kids die each day from malaria.

  • Track: Boys to start strong, girls building

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  • Shelbyville Police Reports: March 31, 2010

    Assault

     

    Ashton Burns, 20, of 125 Baker Drive, apt. 125, in Shelbyville was arrested March 25 at that address and charged with fourth-degree domestic assault.

    Keith O. Marshall, 28, of 65 Juniper Drive in Shelbyville was arrested March 24 at that address and charged with fourth-degree domestic assault with minor injury.

  • We congratulate: The nanny who saved the boy

    You have read and probably even seen so much about Alyson Myatt, the young woman who saved the little boy from the fire last week.

    She rushed through the flames barefoot in one of those rare acts of heroism that all of us wonder if we have within us.

    The world is filled with unsung heroes – you probably know many of them – but there are few whose deeds are so bold, so brave and so remarkably pure of heart.

  • First Person: Sydney Mason, a tumbling sensation

     

    Sydney Mason is a freshman at Shelby County High School, and the daughter of Kathy and Steve Mason. She’s been taking gymnastics since age 2. Mason currently trains at Champion Gymnastics in Louisville under coaches Tiffany Orem and Scott Austin.

    She’s a Level 9, and would like to go to continue gymnastics in college.

  • Looking Back: March 26, 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.

  • Is new law healthy?

    President Obama signed into law Tuesday an historic new law that dramatically alters America's health care system.

    Almost every American will be affected by the various aspects of the plan that will unfold during the next decade.

  • Downtown cleanup back in full swing

    "I just don't understand why people would throw all this trash down in their own neighborhood," said Chasity Flores, glancing down the railroad tracks at litter as far as the eye can see.

    All this week Flores and seven others from the Shelby County Drug Court program have been participating in the state's 12th annual Commonwealth Cleanup Week.

  • Rockets baseball: Depth is there, pitchers are developing

  • Cynthiana: Shelby's hot new band

    The raw, powerful sound of Southern Rock pounds out from the metal barn about a half a mile off Eminence Pike.

    The music rips through the cold barn behind kerosene heaters that slowly warm the space that the band Cynthiana shares with several cars and trucks, an airplane and the rest of the junk that fills garages across America.

    In just a few months, the music has transformed the garage into a makeshift rehearsal place.