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Today's News

  • SCHS student recognized for Microsoft certification score

    Shelby County High School student Jacob Turner was a leader among leaders at the Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP) state championship at Rupp Arena in Lexington last month. 

    Out of about 7,000 students from nearly 500 schools across the state Turner was recognized for his outstanding score on a Microsoft Certification test.

  • No crusade roadblocks

    In lieu of roadblocks, Shelbyville Fire and Rescue will concentrate their Crusade for Children collections efforts this year by means of seeking door-to-door donations.

    Shelbyville Firefighters say this decision was made due to safety concerns for themselves and their families.

    “One of the primary reasons is we’re concerned about the safety of the volunteers that are helping us collect,” Shelbyville Fire Chief Kevin Baker said, noting many who help collect do not serve in the department but are rather family members or volunteering civilians.

  • Graduations set for May 28

    Graduations

     

    WHEN: May 28

    TIME: Collins at 10 a.m.; doors open at 9

    Shelby County at 2 p.m.; doors open at 1:15

    WHERE: Respective school’s gymnasiums

    SENIOR AWARDS NIGHTS: Both at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Collins and Tuesday at SCHS, 6:30

     

    Graduations set for May 28

     

    By Ashley Sutter

     

  • Dealership to storage lot

    Eyebrows have been rising as the former Jeff Wyler Chevrolet Buick GMC lot on Taylorsville Road started filling up with trucks again over the last few weeks.

    After sitting vacant for nearly a year, there are now about 200 white incomplete work trucks occupying the space but despite people stopping by to look, there are no salespeople coming out.

    Rick Hill with Auto Truck Group, located in Kingbrook Commerce Center in Simpsonville, assures those vehicles are not for sale.

  • School menus: May 23 to 27

    Monday

    Elementary schools– Breakfast: Sausage Pancake Bites (17g), WG Blueberry Muffin (28g), Diced Pears (14g); Entrées: (2) WG Pretzel (28g) w/Cheese Sauce (8.8g), Asian Chicken Bites (19g) w/WG Roll (24g); Sides: Green Beans (8g), Cauliflower (6g), Fresh Apple (25g), Orange Smiles (22g), Pineapple Tidbits (22g), Citrus Blast (14g); Condiments: Promise Margarine (0g)

  • On campus: May 20, 2016

    Shelbyville native receives president’s award

  • Church news: May 20, 2016

    Allen Chapel 

    Services will be at 9:30 a.m. each Sunday. Located on KY 55 in Finchville. Rev. Robert Marshall is the pastor.

    Bagdad Baptist

    Sunday school is at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m.

  • Looking back: May 20, 2016

    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.

  • Election 2016: Primary Election Day goes smoothly in Shelby

    Election Day was going smoothly Tuesday, although officials weren’t sure what kind of a turnout they experienced at the polls when The Sentinel-News went to press.

    Early deadlines due to press issues forced the paper to print in mid-afternoon well before polls closed.

    Shelby County Clerk Sue Carole Perry said that no problems had cropped up of a technical nature, although that wasn’t the case with human nature, she said ruefully.

  • King gets new court date in embezzlement case

    Jenny King of Shelby County, a former longtime finance officer for the Shelby County Fiscal Court, charged with embezzling more than $23,000, has received a new court date of June 6.

    King, charged with stealing the money from the county’s general fund over an 18-month period from April 2013 to December 2014, received the new hearing date at her disposition hearing in Shelby Circuit Court on Monday. The new date is also for a disposition hearing.