Today's News

  • Court: July 24, 2012

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Donna Dutton:

    James D. Conway, speeding 26 mph over limit and operating on suspended/revoked operator's license – guilty – 45-day sentence, serve 7 days, balance conditionally discharged for 2 years and $203 fine and costs.

    Katie J. Carr, speeding 10 mph over limit, no/expired Kentucky registration receipt, no/expired registration plates, and first-offense failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security – guilty – $753 fine and costs.

  • On campus: Gash graduates from UK

    Hanna E. Gash of Lexington received a master’s degree in social work and developmental disabilities certification from the University of Kentucky. She graduated with honors and an accumulate grade point average of 4.0. She earned her social-work license and previously earned a bachelor’s degree in the science of psychology from Morehead State University. She is the daughter of Larry and Marlene Gash.

  • 1 lane of eastbound I-64 to be closed tonight near Simpsonville

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet  District 5 Office announces temporary closure of the right lane on eastbound Interstate 64 in Shelby County between mile points 31 and 32.  This lane closure is scheduled for Monday evening, July 30th from 6 p.m. until midnight.  KYTC crews will be performing pavement repairs just west of Exit 32.

  • STAPLETON: Keep your golf game enjoyable

    A round of golf can do wonders for the body and the spirit. Don’t let it do damage, too.

    The sudden torque and twisting involved in driving a golf ball can put quite a strain on the spine. Golfers also can suffer from hand tenderness and numbness, shoulder, elbow and knee pain.

    There are a number of steps you can take to avoid injury:

  • Arts Briefs: July 27, 2012

    ‘Concept Show’ at the Gallery

    Ever wonder how artists come up with the ideas for their artwork? Was it a photograph, inspirational music or a vision interpreted over and over again until it was physically drawn on paper or sculpted from clay?

  • Looking Back: July 27, 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.


  • Read-a-long

    Jamie Shiver discussed connections students – Collin Elkins and Adrian Ramos – with the book selected for group time at one class of summer reading academy for grades one and three. The children took turns reading about the kites and predicted what color or number or shape would appear on the next page since there was a pattern in the text.

  • Enrichment activity

    Paula Kingsolver (left) worked with clay and mixing colors to form new colors with children attending the Migrant Education Program through Shelby County Public Schools. Samantha Roberts (right) assisted in the art class where children knew red and yellow made orange, and were predicting what blue and yellow would make.

  • Church news: July 27, 2012

    Allen Chapel

    The church is located on KY 55 in Finchville.



    Interested in learning more about the Catholic faith? You are invited to come to RCIA on Wednesday nights. Contact Diana at 647-3499 for more information. Homebound or hospitalized? If you know of someone who wants to see a priest or needs communion, call the parish office at 633-1547.


    Beechridge Baptist

  • Right brain, left brain

    Eric Miracle stood as he watched children in summer reading academy exercising the right side and then the left side of their brains. This bean-bag activity forced the children to listen to instructions, use different body parts to respond and return to a standing position before another round of tossing, lifting or juggling occurred.