Today's News

  • Garage heavily damaged by fire

    Fire caused heavy damage to a garage at a residence on Shelbyville Road just west of before Shelbyville early Monday afternoon.

    The home owner, Renee Simon, said she was working in the backyard when the fire broke out.

    "I just flipped on the light in there, and the ceiling light started melting," she said. "I called the fire department quick because there is a gas stove hooked up in there."

  • LeCompte grabs Athlete of the Year honor

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  • EARLIER: COMMENTARY: Hicks saga leaving many with questions

    Is Darryl Hicks going to North Oldham or not?

    There hasn’t been a topic this hot in the county since the Colonel’s secret recipe turned up.

    As an eighth-grader last season, Hicks played varsity basketball at Shelby County High School and averaged 7.7 points and 4.6 rebounds as an integral part of the team.

    This summer Hicks’ profile on the national scene exploded with his work at the Freshman 150 camp at the University of Kentucky and his AAU team’s adidas Super64 national title in Las Vegas.

  • Tractor safety at the top of farmers' concerns

     Before Jeff Hardin climbs into the tractor's cab, he says he goes through precautions like a flight check.

    He inspects the power takeoff shaft and the equipment attached to it. He circles the tractor, making sure each tire is properly inflated.

  • Info wanted on wallet theft and two car break-ins

    Crime Stoppers is seeking information on three different crimes.

    In the first, a wallet was taken Saturday from a woman's purse at the Dollar General at 21 Mount Tabor Court in Shelbyville when she left her purse unattended on a shelf.

    She said when she retrieved the purse after less than a minute, the wallet had been removed. The billfold contained no money, but held her credit cards and driver's license were gone. That incident happened at about 8:30 a.m.

  • News briefs: Oct. 14, 2009

    Tennill elected to national office

  • EARLIER: Hicks, The ‘Ville take Vegas

    Shelby County’s Darryl Hicks and his AAU team, The ‘Ville, took championship in the 14-year-old division at the adidas Super 64 Showcase in Las Vegas on Sunday.

    The ‘Ville topped Houston Select, 83-78, in the title game, and Hicks led the way with 26 points.

    Hicks was the team’s leading scorer throughout the tournament, but he shrugged off the accomplishment.

  • Goodwin honored by for her Chamber work


    Shelby County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Shelley Goodwin recently was named as one of 40 Under 40 by Business First. The Sentinel-News asked her to share her thoughts here about winning the award.

    SENTINEL-NEWS: Were you surprised to win?

  • EARLIER: Lady Rockets hope to finally have light on them

    After posting one of the top seven regional scores and not finishing outside the top five in any tournament this season, the Lady Rockets’ golf team is forcing the competition to take notice.

    But despite being in one of the top three groups at the State Tournament at Bowling Green Country Club this Friday and Saturday, the Lady Rockets still are  considered an outsider for the title.

  • EARLIER: Rockets let one slip away

    LOUISVILLE -- It could have been the weather, it could have been a shift in momentum, it could have been some blown fumble calls, but really it was just mistakes.