http://www.sentinelnews.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Prayer vigil for Trey Williams comforts family http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/prayer-vigil-trey-williams-comforts-family <p> A cold wind and cloudy skies Wednesday night didn&rsquo;t keep friends and family of a teen killed three years ago in a police shooting from gathering to remember him on almost the very spot where his life ended on Clifton Court.</p> <p> &ldquo;We want to thank everyone for coming out to commemorate this young man&rsquo;s life, even though it&rsquo;s been three years ago, the same tears still come back today,&rdquo; said Justin Barnes, pastor of the Greater Shiloh Temple Church in Shelbyville.</p> Chatham house being torn down http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/chatham-house-being-torn-down <img src="http://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ftpchathamdemo_column.jpg" alt="One of the huge stone column gracing the front of the Chatham House lies on the ground, after being taken down by a demo crew Thursday." title="One of the huge stone column gracing the front of the Chatham House lies on the ground, after being taken down by a demo crew Thursday." align="left" hspace="6" width="123" height="85" /><p> More than a year and a half after being nearly destroyed in a devastating fire, a Shelby County landmark home is finally being torn down.</p> <p> Officials at Gra-Kat Environmental Services were on the property of the structure known as the Chatham House Thursday and said they were preparing to demo the house but had to take the columns down first.</p> <p> &ldquo;We want to be very careful because of the doctor&rsquo;s office next door,&rdquo; said Nick Yount with Gra-Kat.</p> Triple S Planning Commission: Breighton Business Center goes residential http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/triple-s-planning-commission-breighton-business-center-goes-residential <p> Once tabbed as light industrial park, the Breighton Business Center has now been cleared for an apartment development.</p> <p> Kerry Magan presented zone change request on behalf of Roberts &amp; Smith 2, LLC that would change six tracts of the Breighton Business Center from General Interchange (X-2) to Multi-family Residential (R-4).</p> <p> &ldquo;We are proposing to construct two hundred and sixteen apartments on nine buildings on fifteen acres,&rdquo; Magan said.</p> Decorative Indian corn has a place on your plate, too http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/decorative-indian-corn-has-place-your-plate-too <img src="http://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_0422.jpg" alt="Sandy Stucker arranges red corn at Hilltop Produce and Garden Center." title="Sandy Stucker arranges red corn at Hilltop Produce and Garden Center." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> It&rsquo;s the time of year to admire festive arrangements of red corn that pop up everywhere, from adorning hay bales in front yards, to fall window displays in shops, to the centerpiece for your Thanksgiving feast.</p> <p> But red corn, or Indian corn, as it&rsquo;s widely referred to, has uses other than ornamental. The thing is, not many people know that, at least not anymore.</p> <p> &ldquo;Well, I don&rsquo;t know if you can eat it, but you sure can drink it,&rdquo; said Shelbyville Mayor Tom Hardesty.</p> Picking turkeys not as easy as pie http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/picking-turkeys-not-easy-pie <img src="http://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/freerangeturk.jpg" alt="The free-range turkeys on the Dutch Creek Farm in Pleasureville enjoy chowing down on pumpkin." title="The free-range turkeys on the Dutch Creek Farm in Pleasureville enjoy chowing down on pumpkin." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> Choosing the type of turkey to put on your Thanksgiving table can be as difficult of a decision as what type of sides you want to serve alongside.</p> <p> No longer is purchasing a turkey just a matter of deciding the right weight for the number of guests attending. Now the mind is bogged down with terms like organic, free-range, pastured, heritage and natural.</p> <p> In addition, there are similar yet confusing options like frozen, previously frozen, not previously frozen and fresh.</p> Breaking social walls at lunch http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/breaking-social-walls-lunch <p> Schools across the county will be mixing things up at the end of the month, when they will be asked to step out of their comfort zones and sit at a different table for lunch.</p> <p> What may seem like a small task can have an enormous impact, Superintendent James Neihof explained.</p> <p> &ldquo;When students interact with those who are different from them, biases and misperceptions can fall away,&rdquo; he said.</p> Avoiding the Thanksgiving chaos http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/avoiding-thanksgiving-chaos <img src="http://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/crackerbarrelmeal.jpg" alt="Cracker Barrel will be open for Thankgsiving and will also offer meals to-go for families wishing to enjoy their meal at home without the hassle of cooking." title="Cracker Barrel will be open for Thankgsiving and will also offer meals to-go for families wishing to enjoy their meal at home without the hassle of cooking." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;</p> <p> Commercials lead us to believe Thanksgiving is just a day of smiling and joyful behavior around a large table filled with perfectly prepared dishes.&nbsp; But in reality, we all know that behind every gorgeous Thanksgiving Day spread is a crowded, messy kitchen filled with chaos and commotion.</p> <p> But every year, more businesses seem to be providing a solution to the Thanksgiving stress, offering to do the hard work for you, so you can enjoy the time with your family.</p> Shooting leaves Shelby man dead, family confused http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/shooting-leaves-shelby-man-dead-family-confused <img src="http://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/obithorinechristopherneilbw.jpg" alt="Chris Horine" title="Chris Horine" align="left" hspace="6" width="66" height="85" /><p> Residents are still reeling in shock in the aftermath of a police shooting that has left a Shelbyville man dead and neighbors and family members wondering what happened to lead up to the tragic events of Sunday night.</p> <p> &ldquo;It&rsquo;s the most devastating thing; I cannot believe it,&rdquo; said Linda Blair Davis, mother of Christopher Horine, who was pronounced dead at the University of Louisville Hospital after an altercation with a Kentucky State Police trooper in a Shelby County neighborhood just east of Shelbyville.</p>