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Today's News

  • Shelbyville Police Reports May 8, 2009

    Traffic Related  

    James E. Justice, 45, of Cincinnati was arrested Saturday on LaGrange Road and charged with DUI, first offense, operating on a suspended or revoked operator's license, leaving the scene of an accident and first-degree wanton endangerment.

    Dana M. Miller, 26, of Bagdad was arrested Wednesday on College Street and charged with DUI, second offense, operating on a suspended operator's license, having an open alcoholic beverage container in a vehicle and failure to surrender a revoked operator's license.

  • Moms: ‘Everything nice and 1 dab of mean’

    Many readers of this column will fall into one of these categories:  You either have a mother, are married to one, or both.  If you find yourself in one of those categories, here is your fair warning -- Sunday is Mother’s Day.

    So in light of this, and in honor of moms everywhere, allow me to share some wisdom about moms straight from the minds and hearts of elementary students.

    I have listed the top answers to a number of questions regarding moms that were given with insight by a group of second-graders.

  • Community Datebook

    Community datebook

    Support groups

    Monday -- Bridges Center at Rural Communities Hospice, (for adults grieving the death of a loved one) will meet 6-7:30 p.m. To pre-register for classes or for more information about support groups, call (502) 456-5451 or 1-888-345-8197.

    Public can attend

    Thursday -- Board of Adjustments and Appeals meets at 7 p.m. at the Stratton Center.

  • Looking Back: May 1, 2009

    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.

    If anyone has an old photo that they would like to run with this column bring it and the information into The Sentinel-News office or e-mail it to the writer at sharonw@sentinelnews.com. We are also looking for mystery photos. If you have a picture you can't identify, send it in and we'll ask our readers for help.

    10 years ago, 1999

  • Simpsons-files have new treat at Simpsonville

    If you’re a fan of The Simpsons, that long-running television cartoon, you might want to mail your letters and buy your stamps at the Simpsonville Post Office.

    That’s because for the next month, a letter you mail through that post office will carry a special Simpsons cancellation, and you also can buy stamps bearing the likenesses of Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie.

  • Looking Back: May 8, 2009

    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.

     

    If anyone has an old photo that they would like to run with this column bring it and the information into The Sentinel-News office or e-mail it to the writer at sharonw@sentinelnews.com. We are also looking for mystery photos. If you have a picture you can't identify, send it in and we'll ask our readers for help.

     

    10 years ago, 1999

     

  • Part 2: A crisis of the greatest magnitude unfolds

    This is the last in a  series about Gen. David M. Shoup, who rose from heroism to serving the Marines at the highest level. Today: The Cuban Missile Crisis,

    When Gen. David M. Shoup took over as Commandant of the Marine Corps under President John F. Kennedy, the job initially had its moments for rounds of golf with the staff, which I enjoyed on several occasions.

  • Mike Casey: 'A true friend for life'

    I probably wasn't Mike Casey's oldest friend or his closest, but I am proud to say that if he were here, he'd put me in the top five on each list. 

    Casey will never be asked that question because he left us in the late afternoon of Thursday, April 9, 2009.  We all have many acquaintances in the different phases of our lives, but we're very fortunate if we have true friends.  And I considered Mike Casey a true friend for life.

  • Traveling preacher 'shares the Gospel' on horseback

    The Rev. Ken Downey has come a long way, and he has a long way to go.

    Downey, 69, is on a cross-country trip commemorating the early circuit-riding preachers who went from town to town sharing the Gospel and preaching in homes and churches. Downey's vehicle is a single horsepower mode of transportation, a 14-year-old quarter horse named Pilgrim.

  • Farmers hear about changes with master settlement

    With millions of dollars coming from the Master Settlement Agreement since 2001, local farmers have built hay storage facilities, bought better bulls, fenced cattle away from streams, added egg processing machinery, or built greenhouses.