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Today's News

  • Cornerstone Christian Academy 2009

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  • Lady Rockets take 8th Region crown

     The Shelby County girls’ softball team put up four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to put Oldham County away 6-3 in the 8th Region Softball Tournament championship game Wednesday at the SCHS Athletic Complex.

  • Triple S hears concerns with comprehensive plan

    Noting the economic recession, representatives from a trio of local organizations were in attendance to express their concerns at a public hearing Tuesday about the development of Shelby County's new comprehensive plan.

    Their united focus was clear: Let's maintain Shelby County's agricultural base and not overrun it with residential, commercial, or industrial development.

  • Two elementary schools win science awards

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    Simpsonville Elementary's Robotics team finished first at the Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP) championships in Lexington last week. Participating were (left) Ben Loveall, Carter Baralt, Jacob Hershberger and Matthew Hershberger.

     

    Painted Stone Elementary sent 15 students to the STLP state championships in Lexington. The school's Robotics team finished second.

  • Finchville Park to be dedicated Sunday

    Finchville Park is finally taking shape, and its new shelter and trail will be dedicated this weekend.

    The dedication starts at 12:30 p.m. Sunday with an old-fashioned potluck lunch. Shelbyville/Shelby County Parks and Recreation, which runs the park, will provide chicken and drinks and guests are asked to bring a dish. Those wanting to come should RSVP to the parks at 633-5059.

  • EARLIER: Arson suspected in house fire

    Fire officials suspect arson in a fire on Jail Hill Road that destroyed a home in the predawn hours Wednesday morning, Shelby County Fire Chief Bobby Cowherd said.

    "We sent an arson dog in last night, and he picked up some evidence that was suspicious," Cowherd said.

    The fire is being investigated by Maj. Andy White of the Shelby County Fire Department and Senior Deputy Rob Goodwin of the State Fire Marshal's Office, and the Shelby County Sheriff's Office.

  • Six cars torched at repair shop

    Crime Stoppers is appealing to the public for any information anyone has about six cars that were torched Thursday night at a local auto repair business.

    Shelby County Detective Jason Rice said the vehicles, which were awaiting repair, were parked on the lot of Bailey's Service Center on Hill 'n' Dale Drive behind Walmart when the vandalism occurred.

  • Looking Back: May 22, 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

  • Ernspiker joins Surgical Associates PSC as general surgeon

    It says a lot about a surgeon’s character and skills when he has a job waiting for him two years before he finishes his residency.

    Fast forward to the present, and Erich Ernspiker is eagerly counting down the days until June 12, when he graduates from East Tennessee State and returns home to Shelbyville to become the third general surgeon at Surgical Associates PSC, starting July 1.

  • No local Memorial Day traffic fatalities

    Nobody was killed in traffic accidents over the Memorial Day weekend in Kentucky State Police’s Post 12 area, which includes Shelby, Anderson, Fayette, Franklin, Scott, Spencer and Woodford counties.

    However, seven fatalities occurred statewide.

    Also, KSP reports that troopers issued 544 citations, 99 for speeding, 180 for seat belt violations and three child restraint violations. In addition, troopers made eight DUI arrests, 45 other arrests, investigated four traffic collisions and conducted 12 safety checkpoints.

    Also, 219 other citations were issued.