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Today's News

  • New equine vet takes her services on the road

     

    Forget freshly baked bread, blooming jasmine or sizzling bacon.

    For Maureen Sutter, nothing smells better than a barn.

  • Woman sues WalMart over defective flip flops

    A former Shelbyville resident is suing Walmart because she says the store sold her defective flip flops that burned her feet.

    According to court documents, Elizabeth Packard bought the flip flops two summers ago at the Shelbyville Walmart, but she didn't wear them for a year.

    When she did put on the Sand-N-Sun brand flip flops last August, after wearing them for a short period of time, she developed severe chemical burns on her feet.

  • My Word: 3 opinions on health-care reform

     My Word

    Jeff Hagerman

     

    Five things for health-care reform to work

  • 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.