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Today's News

  • Simpsonville academies report record test results

    Our Lady of Guadalupe Academy and Corpus Christi High School in Simpsonville is reporting the highest results on standardized tests in its 10-year history.

    Students in the high school scored an average of 33 on the American College Test, which would put them in the 99th percentile for college-bound seniors, the school reported, and students were in the 94th percentile for their SAT scores.

  • Here's a first look at the proposed City Center

     A large and supportive crowd turned out Monday night to see the plans for the newly proposed downtown City Center. Here's a first look at the plans.

    You can follow this story in The Sentinel-News on Wednesday and see all stories on www.SentinelNews.com.

     

     

  • Another crash in I-64's 'mystery zone'

    The portion of I-64 that law enforcement and EMS personnel have been calling the "mystery zone" has yet another notch in its belt.

    It happened Friday morning, just hours after The Sentinel-News hit the news stands with a front-page story about how many accidents have happened on the interstate highway between mile marker 38 and the Franklin County line.

  • News Briefs: Sept. 25, 2009

     Books needed

    Donations of books for the Friends of the Library Book Sale are still being accepted by the Shelby County Public Library. Any new or gently-used books may be donated at the front desk. The book sale is Friday through Saturday at the library.

     

    One Book, One Community

  • Hello Dolly

    Her hair is long and flowing and Baby Boomers would take one look at her 1960s bell bottoms and love beads and call her a hippie.

    But there’s no doubt about it, Elizabeth is a real doll.

    Literally.

    Nine women who attended Patti Medaris Culea’s “Create a cloth doll” workshop this past weekend at a local craft shop, patterned their dolls after “Elizabeth,” created by the instructor,  Culea.

  • U of L president Ramsey visits SCHS

    A day before the big University of Kentucky-University of Louisville football game, Shelby County High School got a dose of red.

    But U of L President James Ramsey wasn’t at SCHS Friday to push for support of his Cardinals squad. He wasn’t even there to partake in the Rockets’ homecoming fun.

    He was there to address the senior students about the importance of continuing their education at the college level.

  • News Briefs: Sept. 30, 2009

      Drive-thru flu shots

    at JHS on Thursday

    For the second year, Jewish Hospital Shelbyville is teaming with VNA Nazareth Home Care to offer a drive-thru flu shot clinic to the public on Thursday from 3-6 p.m. at Jewish Hospital Shelbyville.

  • EARLIER: Inspirational musician Hughes to perform at fund-raiser

    Louisville musician Patrick Henry Hughes, whose battles in life have inspired many, will be the guest speaker for A Loving Choice Pregnancy Resource Center's annual benefit banquet at the Claudia Sanders Dinner House on Thursday night.

    Hughes’ story is one of success in the face of overwhelming obstacles, one that has drawn national attention.

    Now a senior at the University of Louisville, he was born without eyes and without the ability to straighten his arms or legs.

  • What we think: City Center needs support from all of us

     Shelby Countians are astride a streaking steed of positive energy and community spirit these days.

    Martha Layne Collins High School is growing into a new destination for many of our children.

    The potential – however uncertain – that Harley-Davidson could choose our chunk of the Bluegrass as the site for its largest plant has just about everyone giddy with hope and wonder.

    A new judicial center is sprouting in steel and wood from the ancient soil at Fourth and Main.

  • Cross Country: Karas takes title at Franklin Inv.

    Shelby County sophomore Caterina Karas took first place at the Franklin County Invitational Saturday, but the Lady Rockets' cross-country team  just missed out on a top-10 team finish.

    Karas ran the Kentucky Horse Park, the site of the State Meet, in 20 minutes, 1 second to win by 24 seconds.

    Freshman Taylor Webb also placed in the top 30 of the 271 individuals, coming in 29th with a time of 22:04.