http://www.sentinelnews.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Fairness group stuck in unfair situation http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/fairness-group-stuck-unfair-situation <img src="http://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/fairness3.jpg" alt="Members of the Fairness Campaign and the Shelby County chapter of Kentuckians for the Commonwealth listen during a recent Shelbyville City Council meeting. The members were told to get a recommendation from the Shelby County Human Rights Commission, but the commission has now decided to only give its recommendation if requested in writing from the city council." title="Members of the Fairness Campaign and the Shelby County chapter of Kentuckians for the Commonwealth listen during a recent Shelbyville City Council meeting. The members were told to get a recommendation from the Shelby County Human Rights Commission, but the commission has now decided to only give its recommendation if requested in writing from the city council." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> After being told by the Shelbyville City Council to approach the Shelby County Human Rights Commission for a recommendation on a Fairness Ordinance, members are now perplexed after being told by the commission that they would only give a recommendation at the council&rsquo;s request.</p> <p> &ldquo;I asked them to go to the Human Rights Commission [for a recommendation to the council],&rdquo; council member Shane Suttor said. &ldquo;[Council members Mike] Zoeller, [Donna] Eaton&hellip;we all asked them to go to the Human Rights.&rdquo;</p> Single vehicle accident injures one http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/single-vehicle-accident-injures-one <img src="http://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/polcrash091714.jpg" alt="Charles Crouch received minor injuries in a one-vehicle crash on the 6200 block of Taylorsville Road Friday afternoon." title="Charles Crouch received minor injuries in a one-vehicle crash on the 6200 block of Taylorsville Road Friday afternoon." align="left" hspace="6" width="126" height="85" /><p> One person was taken to the hospital Friday afternoon with minor injures he received in a one-vehicle crash on Taylorsville Road.</p> <p> Charles Crouch lost control of his Toyota in the 6200 block of Taylorsville Road, running off the road and overturning his vehicle on the side of the roadway.</p> <p> Inattention played a role in the crash.</p> <p> Shelby County Sheriff&rsquo;s Deputy Tim Gilbert said that Crouch said he looked down for just a moment and before he knew it, he lost control, overcorrected and in trying to regain control, flipped the car.</p> A champion Oldsmobile http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/champion-oldsmobile <img src="http://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ftpolds091214.jpg" alt="Dayle and Bernice Davis of Shelbyville show off their first place award they won at the National Oldsmobile competition they won this summer with this 1988 Olds Cutlass Supreme." title="Dayle and Bernice Davis of Shelbyville show off their first place award they won at the National Oldsmobile competition they won this summer with this 1988 Olds Cutlass Supreme." align="left" hspace="6" width="131" height="85" /><p> A retired Oldsmobile dealer, Dayle Davis may not be out selling cars anymore, but he still lives and breathes them, even winning a national award for a rare Olds he owns.</p> <p> &ldquo;The car that I have that is so unusual is an Oldsmobile that&#39;s an official pace car that came off the Indianapolis track,&rdquo; he said. &ldquo;There&#39;s only fifty of these made.&rdquo;</p> <p> And even though Davis retired, he never stopped enjoying cars.</p> <p> &ldquo;I still love my cars; it&rsquo;s in my blood,&rdquo; he said.</p> <p> He means that literally.</p> Old virus making new comeback http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/old-virus-making-new-comeback <img src="http://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ftpvirus.jpg" alt="Children are particularly sensitive to the EV-D68 virus that is circulating in 12 states, but health officials in Shelby said there have been no confirmed cases locally." title="Children are particularly sensitive to the EV-D68 virus that is circulating in 12 states, but health officials in Shelby said there have been no confirmed cases locally." align="left" hspace="6" width="107" height="85" /><p> <strong>A virus that hasn&rsquo;t been seen much since it was identified back in the mid 1960s has surfaced this summer in 12 states, including Kentucky, but so far, no cases have been confirmed in Shelby County, health officials say.</strong></p> <p> <strong>But some in the health field point out that doesn&rsquo;t mean it&rsquo;s not present in the county.</strong></p> Simpsonville’s 25th fall festival Saturday http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/simpsonville%E2%80%99s-25th-fall-festival-saturday <img src="http://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ftpsimpfest_firetruck.jpg" alt="The Simpsonville Fire Department will head up the parade again this year with plenty of people with the best seat in the house waving to the crowd." title="The Simpsonville Fire Department will head up the parade again this year with plenty of people with the best seat in the house waving to the crowd." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> With beautiful weather predicted for Saturday, blue skies and temps in the low 70s will make a great backdrop for Simpsonville&#39;s 25th annual Fall Festival.</p> <p> Festivities will get underway at the Simpsonville Park with the traditional Purnell&#39;s Sausage breakfast at 7 a.m. at Simpsonville Gym. The Purnell family will prepare breakfast themselves and serve it up until 10 a.m.</p> <p> After that, the fun just keeps on rolling.</p> <p> Simpsonville Parks and Recreation Director Chris Truelock said, &ldquo;Twenty-five years means twenty-five rides and games.&rdquo;</p> Bucking the expenses of cancer http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/bucking-expenses-cancer <p> A benefit horse show will take place Saturday in Mt. Eden to help raise money for Blake Hundley&rsquo;s family.</p> <p> Last week Kelly and Adam Hundley received the news they had waited so long to hear &ndash; their 8-year-old son Blake was cancer free...again.</p> <p> Cancer plagued the eight-year-old boy&rsquo;s life not once, but twice.</p> <p> After his initial diagnosis in 2012, a horse show benefit was established to help pay bills.&nbsp;</p> <p> Over $12,000 was raised to help with the costs the family had accrued from travel, food and medical expenses.</p> Faurecia makes official announcement http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/faurecia-makes-official-announcement <p> Faurecia officials Thursday formally announced their plans to open a plant in Simpsonville in Kingbrook Commerce Park.</p> <p> The company had already received approval for a 122,000-square-foot facility that will used for manufacturing auto parts and provide more than 400 new jobs within the first five years of opening.</p> <p> In June, the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority approved the company for $3 million in tax incentives.</p> Zone change requested on Frankfort Road http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/zone-change-requested-frankfort-road <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> Commercial property is looking to stretch further east on U.S. 60 toward Frankfort.</p> <p> A request has been made to the Triple S Planning Commission to change .488 acres of property zoned Residential (R) to Highway Commercial (C-4) and .341 acres from Commercial to C-4.</p> <p> The commission will hear the request at Tuesday&rsquo;s regular meeting, at 6:30 p.m. at the Stratton Center, 215 Washington Street</p>