Today's News

  • CITY COUNCIL: Mike Zoeller

    Mike Zoeller has spent the last six years on the Shelbyville City Council, and he's not ready to stop just yet.

    Zoeller, an assistant principal at Shelby County High School, has filed for a fourth term.

    He has been on the city's finance committee for his full tenure on the council and said he believes the city is in good shape.

    "The city of Shelbyville is in good financial shape because of proper planning and fiscal management," he said.

    Zoeller linked that success to the city's aggressive commitment to safety.

  • Here’s a late Christmas present of joy and inspiration

    Today you were supposed to read some pithy commentary about the new year, the past decade and one man’s 10-year graduate degree in life. You were to be enlightened, informed, entertained and inspired.

  • New banners, new Hall of Fame members dominate 2009

    While 2009 left Shelby County with new banners in the SCHS gym, more state titles and more Hall of Fame members; the biggest headlines came from one that left us and another that's joining us.

    While the Rocket family said goodbye to former Mr. Basketball and University of Kentucky star Mike Casey (see Those we lost in 2009), SCHS will say hello to - and make room for - the Martha Layne Collins High School Titans in 2010.

  • EARLIER: County to rescind zone change for Harley

    Now that it's official that Harley-Davidson is not coming to Shelby County, Shelby County Fiscal Court has put the wheels in motion to rescind the zone change for the larger parcel of the property that had been earmarked for the company's motorcycle plant.

    At a special-called meeting on Monday, magistrates agreed to put the matter on the court's agenda for their next regular meeting, which is Tuesday.

    County Judge-Executive Rob Rothenburger said that date was suggested by County Attorney Hart Megibben.

  • Rockets hold off Oldham, 55-42

  • Shelby County Grand Jury Indictments Jan. 11, 2010

    Shane Clyde Nelson of 3600 Tinn Drive No. 33 in Corinth, MS, was indicted for receiving stolen property under $10,000, theft by unlawful taking and possession of drug paraphernalia.

    Terrance J. Wooten of 482 Midland Boulevard in Shelbyville was indicted for receiving stolen property (firearm), first-degree wanton endangerment and fourth-degree assault.

  • EARLIER: Balanced attack lifts Lady Rockets over Owen

    Owen County's last-second shot to force overtime was off the mark, and Shelby County came away with a dramatic, 41-39 victory Monday in the first round game of the Max Performance Lady Rockets Invitational.

    With 17.6 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter, and Shelby leading, 37-33, Lady Rebel Hannah Neeley hit a 3-point shot to trim Shelby's lead to one.

  • My Word: Trip to England worth the exposure for Shelby

    As the new director of tourism, I have implemented a few new ideas to market our community and get the city of Shelbyville out there. When the chance to go to England for 30 days on an all-expenses-paid trip provided by Rotary International and the Shelbyville Rotary Club I jumped at it. 

    This was the perfect occasion for me to market Shelbyville/Shelby County to a country that would normally not be in our marketing budget. This was an opportunity of a lifetime and I could not pass it up.

  • Looking Back: January 8, 2009

    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.

  • Shelby falls on last-second shot to No. 8-ranked Clark

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