Today's News

  • News Briefs: Jan. 13, 2012

    Triple S meeting adds

    2 new commissioners


    The Triple S Planning and Zoning Commission will have its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday a 6:30 p.m. at the Stratton Center, when it will welcome two new members – George Best as appointed by Shelbyville City Council and John Wills as appointed by Shelby County Fiscal Court.

    They replace Ed Rudolph and Gil Tucker, respectively.

    The commission will elect a new chair and vice chair and take up two items of new business.

  • Saver Group purchases Shelbyville’s Save-a-lot

    The Save-a-lot grocery store in Shelbyville has a new owner that is promising a new shopping experience.

    The store, a longtime tenant in Village Plaza on Midland Trail, as of Monday is owned by the Saver Group of Campbellsville, making it the 46th Sav-a-lot that company owns.

  • Business Briefcase: Jan. 13, 2012

    H. Barry Smith opens

    office in Middletown

    Barry Smith and Jimmy and Shawn Willard announced that H. Barry Smith Realtors and Auctioneers have opened a second office, in the Middletown area of Jefferson County.

    The announcement from the company says that this office mainly would service auctions for real estate, estates and commercial assets for the company in Jefferson and surrounding counties.

  • Shelby minister publishes book about U.S. and Israel

    Joel League, founding minister at Living Waters Church in Clay Village, has a book he wrote in 2011 about his travels in Israel and that country’s relationship to the U.S. The book, called Deliverance from Another Place, is based on the Biblical principles about how Israel was created and should be viewed. League answered some questions from Sentinel-News reporter Spencer Jenkins


    The Sentinel-News: What prompted you to write this book?

  • Arts Brief Case: Jan. 13, 2012

    Shelby children’s choir

    has 1st practice Saturday

    The new Shelby County Community Children's Choir, or simply “SC3,” will test its collective vocal cords for the first time Saturday morning.

    Choir organizer and director James Ray Morgan scheduled the choir’s first rehearsal – for children in grades three through seven – for 10-11:30 at First Christian Church in Shelbyville. There will be a parents meeting at 11:30 a.m.

  • Upcoming sports schedule: Jan. 12, 2012


    6 p.m.: High school girls’ basketball, Shelby County at Collins.

    7 p.m.: High school boys’ basketball, Cornerstone Christian vs. Glasgow in All “A” Tournament in Micah. 

    7:30 p.m.: High school boys’ basketball, Shelby County at Collins.


    TBA: High school boys’ basketball, Cornerstone Christian in All “A” Tournament.

  • Sports Bulletin Board: Jan. 12, 2012

    MaxPower softball benefit
    There will be a fundraising dinner benefitting Max Power softball from 5-8 p.m. Saturday at Firefresh Barbeque. Proceeds go to fund the Max Power softball program.

  • HOLLAND: A layered plan for retirement

    For small-business owners looking for retirement plan solutions for themselves and their employees, off-the-shelf 401(k) plans are an easy fallback position, providing a quick solution to a complicated problem. But these standardized plans can take business owners only so far, often leading them to a dead end in terms of how much money they can save for their own retirements.

  • Real estate deeds: Dec. 26, 2011

    Dec. 12-14

    Daniel L. Ernspiker to Cardinal Investments Irrevocable Trust, 5.001 acres, Lot 17, Hunters Pointe Estates, $505,000

    Timothy C. Burnham to Amber Butts, Lot 38, Meadowbrook, Section III, Phase II, $203,000

    Federal National Home Mortgage Association to Richard Bowen, Lot 20, Spring Valley No. 1, $38,500

    Richard and Zelma D. Bowen to Richard and Selma D. Bowen, Lot 20, Spring Valley No. 1, $38,500

  • Woody

    This is this is the eighth in a series of literacy enhancement articles that appear biweekly in The Sentinel-News.


    "In commemoration of Kentucky's sesquicentennial Civil War anniversary, the History Society will be holding a battle re-enactment. In addition to those who will reenact the battle, we're looking for volunteers in the following areas: refreshments, greeters, parking attendants, musical entertainment….