http://www.sentinelnews.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Trumbo recovering from farming accident http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/trumbo-recovering-farming-accident <img src="http://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ftptrumbo_2.jpg" alt="Jack Trumbo (left center) received the 2014 “Farmer of the Year” Award at Kentucky Farm Bureau’s annual meeting in Louisville. Presenting the award is David S. Beck, KFB Executive Vice President (right) and Mark Haney, KFB President (left)." title="Jack Trumbo (left center) received the 2014 “Farmer of the Year” Award at Kentucky Farm Bureau’s annual meeting in Louisville. Presenting the award is David S. Beck, KFB Executive Vice President (right) and Mark Haney, KFB President (left)." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The farming community of Shelby County is still reeling in shock after one of its best known &ndash; and best loved &ndash; farmers was seriously injured Sunday in a farming accident.</p> <p> Longtime farmer Jack Trumbo was taken to the University of Louisville Hospital Sunday after he a tractor he was working on rolled over him.</p> SCPS discusses drug testing athletes http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/scps-discusses-drug-testing-athletes <img src="http://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/schoolboard1_0.jpg" alt="Board reps Hunter Moore (left) and Steven Cheppo (right) honor Superintendent James Neihof for earning his doctoral degree from... in ..." title="Board reps Hunter Moore (left) and Steven Cheppo (right) honor Superintendent James Neihof for earning his doctoral degree from... in ..." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Can you put a price on deterring students from illegal drug use?</p> <p> That was the big question on the minds of the Shelby County Board of Education last week, and the answer they discovered is around $10,000.</p> <p> While the board did not vote after the presentation, they will continue to explore the idea.</p> <p> In February, the board began asking questions regarding drug testing of student athletes and on Thursday, Dave Weedman, the director of student achievement, presented some of those answers to the board.</p> District moves last day to May 29 http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/district-moves-last-day-may-29 <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> It looks like summer break will arrive before June for Shelby County students after all.</p> <p> On Thursday, the Shelby County Board of Education voted to amend the 2014-2015 school calendar, rendering May 29 as the district&rsquo;s final day and not altering the originally planned graduation date of May 30.</p> Citizens rage at city council workshop http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/citizens-rage-city-council-workshop <img src="http://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ftpcitycouncil_talking.jpg" alt="Members of the Shelbyville City Council hold an informal discussion with citizens Thursday night after the conclusion of the workshop on a proposed restaurant tax." title="Members of the Shelbyville City Council hold an informal discussion with citizens Thursday night after the conclusion of the workshop on a proposed restaurant tax." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> A Shelbyville City Council to discuss a restaurant tax began calmly enough, but ended up in a shouting match between residents and council members.</p> Women’s health fair sells out http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/women%E2%80%99s-health-fair-sells-out <img src="http://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ftphealthfair_hardin.jpg" alt="Melinda Hardin (right) was one of many people who set up booths at the health fair." title="Melinda Hardin (right) was one of many people who set up booths at the health fair." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> A 10<sup>th</sup> anniversary is always a milestone, and the Women&rsquo;s Health Fair held Monday night was no exception, with a packed house filling Claudia Sanders Dinner House.</p> <p> &ldquo;It was a great success,&rdquo; said Deborah Smith, president of the volunteer auxiliary at Jewish Hospital Shelbyville, the entity that sponsors the event. &ldquo;We had a sell out crowd. We had a wonderful group of wellness partners and excellent speakers.&rdquo;</p> <p> Holly Husband, spokesperson for JHS, said the event&rsquo;s fundraising efforts were extraordinary this year.</p> Trumbo hospitalized after farm accident http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/trumbo-hospitalized-after-farm-accident <img src="http://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ftptrumbo_1.jpg" alt="Jack Trumbo was named 2014 Farmer of the Year." title="Jack Trumbo was named 2014 Farmer of the Year." align="left" hspace="6" width="64" height="85" /><p> Longtime farmer Jack Trumbo has been hospitalized with serious injuries at the University of Louisville after&nbsp; a farming accident.</p> <p> The accident happened Sunday afternoon after Trumbo had an accident with a tractor he was working on.</p> Teachers teaching teachers http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/teachers-teaching-teachers <img src="http://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/edtech1.jpg" alt="Southside art teacher Makenzi Hunter shares her technological classroom ideas with Superintendent James Neihof." title="Southside art teacher Makenzi Hunter shares her technological classroom ideas with Superintendent James Neihof." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> Shelby County Public Schools introduced their newest facility, The Robert Blair Center, to numerous faculty members yesterday in conjunction with the district&rsquo;s first Edtech Share Fair.</p> <p> District Technology Integration Coach Adam Watson organized the fair, which included nine stations established by educators from across the district.</p> <p> &ldquo;The share fair, in a way, is a culmination of a program that started at the beginning of the year,&rdquo; Watson explained.</p> A presidential achievement http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/presidential-achievement <img src="http://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/presscholar032515.jpg" alt="Ryan Renfro, a Collins senior, has been selected as a 2015 United States Presidential Scholar candidate." title="Ryan Renfro, a Collins senior, has been selected as a 2015 United States Presidential Scholar candidate." align="left" hspace="6" width="136" height="85" /><p> Honored just four months ago for obtaining a perfect score on the ACT exam, Ryan Renfro has now been selected as a 2015 United States Presidential Scholar candidate, a remarkable honor nationwide and one especially unique to the district.</p> <p> SCPS Public Relations Coordinator Ryan Allan said he could not remember the last time someone in the district has been nominated as a candidate.</p> <p> Renfro is the first Collins High School student to achieve the candidacy and, in fact, is the first for Shelby County Schools in a decade.</p>