Today's News

  • Shelby’s 3 feed stores cater to Thoroughbred industry

    The first Saturday in May brings visitors from all over the world to Louisville, and all that racing makes them get hungry.

    Luckily some of the best food is produced and sold right here in Shelby County. And we're not just talking about the people.

    Among  Tapp’s Feed Store, Metzger’s Country Store and Bagdad Roller Mills, Shelby County has the equine buffet covered.

  • Arts briefs: May 7, 2010


    ‘Any Number Can Die’ opens Friday

  • County to help people get unclaimed money

    Some Shelby Countians are unaware that they are entitled to money they don’t know about.

    Kentucky State Treasurer Todd Hollenbach told magistrates at the Shelby County Fiscal Court meeting Tuesday night that he estimated the amount of unclaimed money in Shelby County to be in the thousands.

  • Shelby upends Anderson, 16-6

  • Business Briefcase: April 30, 2010

     Appliance rebates continue

  • The cat in the Derby hat

    When you type the name “Patty Ethington” into Google, a photo appears of a Shelbyville woman in a big red hat at the 2009 Kentucky Derby.

    That photograph was taken by Associated Press photographer Patti Longmire, and it has been published in Sport Illustrated, The Boston Globe and the St. Louis Post Dispatch, as well as international publications.  

    And the hat, designed by New York designer Christine Moore, is shown as the epitome of the stylish ensembles women wear on the first Saturday in May and to the Kentucky Oaks on Friday before.

  • JCTC graduation set for Monday

    Jefferson Community and Technical College will hold its May graduation ceremony May 10 in Louisville.

    Lisa Brosky, marketing and communications director, said the

  • WICHE: Summer crops want warm nights, especially tomatoes

    I can’t tell you how many people have told me that they have planted their tomatoes already…some nearly a month ago! Too early, too early!

    When it comes to spring fever, the tomato is most abused. Gardeners just can’t wait to get out and dig, which is understandable, but when it comes to tomatoes, it is best to be patient.

  • Here’s a long shot you never would choose for the Derby

    The road to the Kentucky Derby has been something that I’ve followed rather closely from these past few decades.

    From the day of nomination in January, when hundreds of 3-year-olds have been named as potential Derby entrants, I have examined with quiet amazement the experts’ lists of the best horses in that group and those most likely to wear roses one glorious Saturday in May at Churchill Downs.

  • Rain, flooding pounds Shelby

    Floodwaters were subsiding Monday morning, but not before some harrowing hours during the weekend's deluge.

    Surging floodwaters closed roads and isolated houses -- one reader on The Sentinel-News Facebook page reported that her home had become a castle because of the moat around it.

    Shelby County had received unofficially about 5 inches of rain as of Sunday, and in the southern areas those totals were higher.