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Today's News

  • Titans look to improve

    This season could – and Coach Terry Murphy said he believes it should – be the best yet for the Collins girls’ soccer program.
    The Titans’ first team went 9-8-2. The second improved upon that by one victory, going 10-9 last season. Collins returns almost every player who was on the field in the district tourney.

  • Court report: July 30, 2012

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Donna Dutton:

    William T. Groves, fourth-degree assault minor injury and second-degree disorderly conduct – guilty – 45-day sentence and $144 costs.

    Brandon W. McMillan, operating on suspended/revoked operator's license and first-offense failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security – guilty – 21-day sentence and $643 fine and costs.

  • Woman who wanted Myles arrested is jailed

    TAYLORSVILLE – A Taylorsville woman known in Spencer and surrounding counties for a failed attempt to have Family Court Judge John David Myles arrested has herself been arrested and charged with a felony – intimidating a participant in the legal process.

  • News briefs: Aug. 10, 2012

    Men’s shelter competing in Toyota vehicle give-away

    Lee Bean, executive director of the Open Door of Hope men’s homeless shelter, encourages the public to help the shelter win a new vehicle in a contest sponsored by Toyota.

    Toyota is giving 100 cars over 100 days to nonprofit organizations, and on Saturday only the public can visit www.100carsforgood.comto cast a vote.

  • I-64 ramp repair to begin next week

    The life expectancy of the dangerously abbreviated ramp from KY 55 onto eastbound Interstate 64 is about to be shortened.

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announced Thursday that a $37.5 million widening project of I-64 from Exit 28 in Simpsonville to just east of Exit 32 would begin next week – and there’s a bonus.

    That work includes the reconstruction of the complete intersection and will address that short acceleration ramp that claimed two lives in 2010 and had been the focus of a public safety push since before then.

  • Business Briefcase: Aug. 10, 2012

    Shelbyville firm part of UK’s security project

    Biagi, Chance, Cummins, London, Titzer Inc. of Shelbyville is helping the University of Kentucky develop its plans to spend nearly $5 million to install the campus's first-ever comprehensive security system.

  • Shelby surgical practice practice expands, rebrands

    Patients familiar with Shelbyville Surgical Associates may also be familiar with the medical services of general surgeon Dr. Christopher Theuer, who has been the backbone of this local surgical practice for 18 years.

    But now Theuer has a whole new gig that provides a whole new array of opportunities for patients in Shelby County – and it portends a growth in medical services in the county.

  • Linking with each other

    Shelby County High School upperclassmen volunteered as mentors for LinkCrew, a program in which they assisted with eighth-grade orientation by being matched with a student for a year-long mentor program. The LinkCrew training included activities they would perform with the underclassmen at orientation, like get-acquainted questioning and even physical movements. This session led by teacher Jami Dale.

  • Cornerstone read-a-thon

  • Looking Back: August 10, 2012

    Information was gathered from previous years of The Shelby Sentinel, The Shelby News and The Sentinel-News. You can reach the writer at sharonw@sentinelnews.com.