Today's News

  • Florence Van Stockum Chapter 5: Coming to America

    One day in early 1918, Florence, while serving with the Women’s Royal Air Force (WRAF) at Fowlmere, Cambrideshire, England, cycled out to nearby Duxford Air Field, then being used by the American Expeditionary Force.

    Here she came across Sergeant Anton W. Van Stockum, a native of Holland, also cycling, who, after emigrating to the United States, had volunteered for the U. S. Army Air Corps.

  • County to discuss City Center at workshop

    The proposal to build City Center, a convention and entertainment space for downtown Shelbyville will get a review Tuesday evening from Shelby County Fiscal Court.

    Leon Mooneyhan, the man behind the project, is asking the county to contribute $12,500 toward a feasibility study of the project, and he hopes that the workshop, which will be at 6 p.m. at Stratton Center, will be well-attended by the public.

  • Volleyball: Collins squeezes victory from SCHS, 2-1

    The latest installment of the Shelby County versus Collins rivalry was a long volleyball struggle at Collins on Monday night.

    The Titans won the match in three games, but the middle game set some early standards for the competitiveness of the teams.

    After Collins won the first game, 25-18, the Rockets rallied late in the second game and came from behind to win, 30-28.

  • Another death on I-64

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  • Volleyball: Shelby battles Whitfield in first loss

    Shelby County dropped its first match of the season Thursday, 25-14, 26-24, to visiting Whitfield Academy, but the loss didn’t disappoint Rockets Coach Felicia Pace.

    She said her team proved in two games (including a scrimmage) that it could compete from start to finish.

    “We haven’t gotten to capitalize with a win yet, but we’ve done everything we needed to do that,” Pace said.


  • Looking Back: August 20, 2010

    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.


  • City studies zoning in downtown core

    After completing its East End Study earlier this year, the Shelbyville City Council is now looking into keeping the rest of downtown in good shape.

    The council held a workshop on Tuesday to discuss the different zoning districts, future regulations and uses in those districts.

    Shelbyville Mayor Tom Hardesty said he hopes the council can have a recommendation for Triple S Planning and Zoning to review at its meeting Thursday. 

  • Hicks chooses Shamrocks over Titans

    After originally transferring from Shelby County High School to Martha Layne Collins, basketball star Darryl Hicks will no longer be a student in the county, period.

    And if Hicks, considered the state's top sophomore,  is anywhere near the same court as the Collins basketball team this winter, it will be as a spectator.

  • City Council to hear zoning proposals

    After skipping a meeting that fell during the Shelbyville Horse Show, the Shelbyville City Council will be back in session Thursday with its regular meeting.

    The council will discuss downtown zoning issues, with the hopes of making a recommendation to the Triple S Planning and Zoning Commission, Mayor Tom Hardesty said.

  • Popular day camp ends summer season on high note

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