http://www.sentinelnews.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Coming into the light http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/coming-light <img src="http://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ftpgoodfriday041814.jpg" alt="Rev. Dan Guagenti prepares the altar for the Maundy Thursday service, to be followed by a bare altar at the conclusion of the Good Friday servce at Holy Cross Lutheran Church." title="Rev. Dan Guagenti prepares the altar for the Maundy Thursday service, to be followed by a bare altar at the conclusion of the Good Friday servce at Holy Cross Lutheran Church." align="left" hspace="6" width="118" height="85" /><p> A large wooden cross, made of barn lumber and draped with cloth at the bottom, will be the only adornment on the altar at Holy Cross Lutheran Church tonight at the conclusion of the Good Friday service.</p> <p> Seven candles placed on top of the cross will be extinguished one by one, as the lights go down, to symbolize the crucifixion, said pastor Daniel Guagenti .</p> <p> &ldquo;It definitely gives a sense of His dying and suffering for us,&rdquo; he said.</p> Sower to step down from helm of Corpus Christi Academy http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/sower-step-down-helm-corpus-christi-academy <img src="http://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sower.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="68" height="85" /><p> By Brad Bowman</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> Since Corpus Christi Academy&rsquo;s inception, Phyllis Sower has been at the forefront in one way or another. Through struggles and good times, Sower has been a driving force. And now, with funding secured for at least one more year, it&rsquo;s time for a change.</p> <p> Principal and co-founder Phyllis Sower will step down from her administrative duties next year and concentrate on doing what she loves &mdash; teaching.</p> Clerk’s office in dire need of poll workers http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/clerk%E2%80%99s-office-dire-need-poll-workers <img src="http://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ftpprecinctworkers041814.jpg" alt="Precinct workers at the Shelby County Fire Station No. 1 (from left) Ron Worley, Beverly Worley, Don Kemp and Ruth Kemp wait for voters to show up in the November 2011 Election." title="Precinct workers at the Shelby County Fire Station No. 1 (from left) Ron Worley, Beverly Worley, Don Kemp and Ruth Kemp wait for voters to show up in the November 2011 Election." align="left" hspace="6" width="174" height="85" /><p> <strong>Precinct worker training</strong></p> <p> <strong>WHAT:</strong>Training for poll workers</p> <p> <strong>WHEN:</strong>May 8, 13, at 10 a.m., 2 p.m., and 6 p.m.</p> <p> <strong>WHERE:</strong>Shelby County Courthouse, 501 Main St.</p> <p> <strong>MORE INFO:</strong>Must call Shelby County Clerk before sessions start at 502-633-4410, ext. 2 to register</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> Dean, CB&T still waiting on Supreme Court http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/dean-cbt-still-waiting-supreme-court <p> Shelbyville attorney Mark Dean and Commonwealth Bank &amp; Trust will have to wait until at least May for a decision from the Kentucky Supreme Court in a lawsuit Dean brought against the bank.</p> <p> The court publishes decisions once a month, and when April&rsquo;s decisions were released Thursday, again there was no news for Dean or CB&amp;T.</p> Red Orchard Park Earth Day celebration is Saturday http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/red-orchard-park-earth-day-celebration-saturday <img src="http://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ftpearthday2013eday_treestump.jpg" alt="“Mr. Bob” talks with Pat Simmons about how he made this planter from wood to resemble a tree stump during the 2013 event." title="“Mr. Bob” talks with Pat Simmons about how he made this planter from wood to resemble a tree stump during the 2013 event." align="left" hspace="6" width="80" height="85" /><p> By Brad Bowman</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> Despite chilling rain, frost and light snow covering part of the county earlier this week, the Earth Day celebration at Red Orchard Park on Saturday promises a sunny day in the 70s.</p> <p> Shelby County Parks and Recreation will showcase the revelry of recycling, pony rides and all environmentally responsible activities from 10 a.m. to 2p.m. Saturday, at 704 Kentucky Street.</p> <p> Shawn Pickens, director of parks and recreation, has watched the event grow every year with a focus on green initiatives &mdash; and a little fun.</p> Commissioners provide protection For cemetery with plat approval http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/commissioners-provide-protection-cemetery-plat-approval <img src="http://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/vertical_w_property_in_background.jpg" alt="The standing headstones sit in the middle of a field in the subdivision" title="The standing headstones sit in the middle of a field in the subdivision" align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" /><p> The Triple S Planning Commission approved splitting a tract in Majestic Oaks into two lots during Tuesday&rsquo;s regular meeting, and with that approval it provided protection and the hope of future preservation for one of the county&rsquo;s more than 300 historic cemeteries.</p> <p> Linda Clemmons, secretary of the Shelby County Cemetery Preservation Board, left the meeting at the Stratton Center relieved.</p> NEWS DIGEST: April 18, 2014 http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/news-digest-april-18-2014 <p> <strong>SCHS presents Spectrum arts program Tuesday</strong></p> <p> Shelby County High School will host Spectrum, an all-art evening community program, 5:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday.</p> <p> Culinary Art students will prepare a Kentucky-themed dinner of hot browns, cheese grits and assorted deserts.</p> <p> Visual art students will display their pieces in the high school lobby.</p> Magistrates set May 19 as deadline For trash prices http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/magistrates-set-may-19-deadline-trash-prices <img src="http://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ftpcountytrash_meeting.jpg" alt="The Shelby County Legislative Committtee meets Tuesday with representatives of four solid waste haulers to discuss the possibility of getting quotes on hauling prices." title="The Shelby County Legislative Committtee meets Tuesday with representatives of four solid waste haulers to discuss the possibility of getting quotes on hauling prices." align="left" hspace="6" width="126" height="85" /><p> A meeting Tuesday set for Shelby County magistrates and solid waste haulers to discuss the possibility of publishing rates ended with very little information and some confused haulers.</p> <p> Legislative Committee members met with representatives of four trash/recycling companies &ndash; Legacy, Republic, Rumpke and Waste Management &ndash; and asked that they make a two-year commitment to a price, which will be published by the committee.</p> <p> &ldquo;What&rsquo;s in it for us?&rdquo; asked Tim McNally with Waste Management.</p>