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Today's News

  • Henry County trips up Rockets in region opener

    The SCHS baseball lost its bid for a third straight 8th Region crown Monday when host Henry County upset the Rockets in the opening round of the region tournament.

    Shelby County jumped out to a 4-0 lead when Clay Minor and John Hunter picked up RBIs in the first inning, and Hunter and Daniel Davenport picked up RBIs in the second. The four-run outburst knocked Henry County's starting pitcher from the game.

  • Police searching for missing woman

    Local law enforcement and fire departments have sent out search teams in an attempt to locate a missing woman. They are asking anyone with information about this woman's whereabouts to call Shelby County Dispatch at 502-633-2323 or the Shelby County Police Department at 502-633-2336.

    The woman, Maxine Ethington, was last seen on Sunday, May 25, at about 8 p.m. She was driving a 2000 Grey or Silver Buick Sentry with Kentucky license 186BLY. The vehicle may have an old plate attached, KY 495-JYT and may possibly have damage to the left side of the car which has only three hubcaps.

  • Anderson tops Rockets for district title - Boys will play Monday in 8th Region tourney

    The SCHS baseball team got behind Anderson County early, and couldn't dig out of a hole in an 8-3 loss Wednesday in the 30th District championship at Spencer County.

    The Rockets got a boost in the first inning when John Hunter hit a two-out solo home run to left to take a 1-0 lead.

    But Anderson County had answers.

    The Bearcats got two, two-run home runs in the top of the second inning, the second one coming with two-outs. That gave Anderson a 4-1 lead and control of the game.

  • 1993: Greg Smith ExCels; Connie VanMeter wins Student Star 'Oscar'

    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, 1998

  • Johns and Miller receive Earth Day award for park

    Monday wasn't earth-shattering, but it was still anything but routine for Clarence Miller and Sara Johns, who received an award recognizing them for outstanding environmental contributions.

  • Local business holding fundraiser for animals

    Patrons of Metzger's Country Store have responded enthusiastically to the store's new charitable campaign for animals, the owner said.

    Charlie Metzger said that his new promotion, called "Round Up," has collected about $400 so far to be used to benefit the Shelby County Humane Society and The Woodstock Foundation.

    When customers make a purchase, they are asked if they would like to "round up" their bill to the nearest dollar amount. The change is then used for the nonprofit organization being promoted, which will change periodically, Metzger said.

  • School Menus

    Each school will have its own separate menu during the last month of school. Call the Board of Education 633-2375 or check the Web site at shelby.k12.ky.us for school menus. Elementary schools will still have menus available. May 30 will be the last day of school. No school on Monday, May 26 for Memorial Day

  • Beshear pledges support for industry - Applauds local manufacturing association

    Gov. Steve Beshear promised support for industries in Shelby County during his visit to the community Wednesday. Beshear, who spoke to a group of about seventy local business people at a luncheon at Claudia Sanders Dinner House, said there is no higher priority in his office than supporting Kentucky's industries and helping to create new jobs.

  • Vote 'yes' for Sunday sales

    Next week fiscal court will take up an ordinance that would allow the sale of liquor by the drink at restaurants in the county. We think magistrates should say yes.

    The measure would allow establishments that seat at least 100 patrons and get more than 70 percent of their sales from food to serve alcohol by the drink on Sundays. It would allow establishments such as Claudia Sanders Dinner House, the Persimmon Ridge Golf Club, the Cardinal Club and a few others to sell liquor on Sunday, just as more than 60 businesses in the city can do now.

  • Triple S approves ag divisions

    At the Triple S Planning and Zoning meeting Tuesday, the board:

    * approved a final PUD request for mini storage on Aristocrat Court in Simpsonville.

    * Approved an amended agricultural division request from Ellis and Lyndia Lutes at 9206 Cropper Rd.

    * Approved a minor plat request from Gilbert Abbot at 6406 Zaring Mill Rd.

    * Approved a development plan request from Steve Shelton for an ice vending machine at Governor Square Shopping Center on Frankfort Road and Mt. Eden Road.