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Today's News

  • Rockets run ends 45-35 at Boone County

    The Shelby County Rockets run through the Class 6A playoffs ended with a 45-35 loss at Boone County Friday.

  • Shannon will be grand marshal of Christmas parade

    Businessman Bill Shannon will be the grand marshal of this year's Christmas parade through downtown Shelbyville.

    "He's an icon in the community, runs a family-owned business and was a major part of getting the county's EMS service started," said Shelby County Fire Chief Bobby Cowherd.

    The parade down Main Street gets going at 10 a.m. Dec. 1. Cowherd said floats can start assembling at the fairgrounds at 7:30 a.m. and must be in place by 8:30 for judging. Awards will be presented before the parade gets under way.

  • Community datebook

    Support groups

    Nov. 22 -- Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder meets 7-8:30 p.m. at the Learning Disabilities Association of Kentucky, 2210 Goldsmith Lane, #118, Louisville. For additional information, call the LDA office at 502-473-1256.

    Nov. 26 -- An ALS (Lou Gherig's Disease) support group meets 6 p.m. at Cardinal Hill Rehab Center on Bluegrass Parkway (Bluegrass Industrial Park, I-64 and Hurstbourne Lane) in Louisville. For more information, call 800-406-7702.

    Public can attend

  • 1957: Devils rated eighth in Commonwealth

    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, 1997

  • Berry named county employee of year

    Brandon "Waldo" Berry was named Shelby County Employee of the Year at fiscal court's annual employee service awards banquet Friday night at Claudia Sanders Dinner House.

    "His dedication to his job epitomizes his relationship with the development and progress of his career," said Magistrate Hubert Pollett when he announced the winner. "Not only is Berry respected among his peers at work, but also in his home community of Bagdad."

  • Downtown businesses 'hopping'

    Sixteen downtown Shelbyville businesses are sponsoring the Holly Hop Shop Hop through Dec. 1.

    The first 100 entrants will receive a free Christmas ornament valued at $7.95 when they turn in the entry booklet. The grand prize is $1,000. Participants can visit all of the participating businesses, find a hidden holly sprig ornament and register to win by turning in the Holly Hop Shop Hop booklet.

  • City defers contract after lawsuit concerns

    Shelbyville City Council will defer awarding a more than $73,000 business contract, pending an informal investigation into the certification of a local business.

    Council members split 3-3 last week over the decision to award Arbor View Homes, LLC a contract to install a metal awning at the Weissinger Hills Golf Course clubhouse, after councilman Shane Suttor called for greater scrutiny of the company's owner, Jim Dobson.

    Kentucky Employers' Mutual Insurance Co. recently filed suit against

  • Lady Rocket inks with Marshall

    Raechele Gray put the rumors to rest Monday in a ceremony at SCHS the senior point guard signed her letter of intent to play basketball at Marshall University.

    Gray said she took advantage of the early signing period so she could focus on the upcoming basketball season.

    "I just wanted to get the decision off my shoulders so I can concentrate on the season," she said. "Now that I got the stress off, I can be a leader for this team."

    SCHS head coach Sally Zimmerman said that Gray has no doubt earned her scholarship.

  • A Christian nation

    Regarding "Fed up with Revisionist History" in the November 14 issue of the Sentinel-News.

    Whether the inhabitants of Jamestown practiced a perverted life style or not is certainly not relative to my objection to this letter. Men and women have been involved in this since the ancient times as history will tell you. That does not make it right and Christian Biblical scripture calls it an "abomination."

  • School menus - Nov. 26-30

    Monday - Spaghetti w/meat sauce or boneless chicken leg, carrots, broccoli, garlic cheese, breadstick, oranges, applesauce or fruit cocktail, milk

    B = Sausage biscuit or oatmeal

    Tuesday - Hamburger/cheeseburger or chili dog, French fries, ketchup/mustard, lettuce/ tomato, onion/pickle, oranges, applesauce or fruit cocktail (Southside has Little Caesar's pizza)

    B = Sausage pancake bites or breakfast bun