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Today's News

  • Looking Backward: Dec. 2, 2016

    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.

     

    If anyone has an old photo that they would like to run with this column bring it and the information into The Sentinel-News office or e-mail it to the writer at sharonw@sentinelnews.com. We are also looking for mystery photos. If you have a picture you can't identify, send it in and we'll ask our readers for help.

     

     

  • Cox’s planning move to Zaxby’s location

    A Shelbyville smoking outlet is planning to relocate soon to another location on Midland Trail.

    Cox’s Smoker’s Outlet, currently located in Village Plaza shopping center, will soon move to the building that now houses Zaxby’s restaurant, about a mile west of its current location.

    Steve Grantz, co-owner of Cox’s, said he is not sure when the move will take place.

  • Shelbyville City Council to discuss Sunday alcohol sales

    The Shelbyville City council added several items to their agenda following press time Tuesday afternoon.  One addition to their agenda will be a discussion on expanded packaged alcohol sales to Sunday.

    Shelbyville Mayor Tom Hardesty said the discussion is in response to the county considering Sunday sales for alcohol.

    “We want to make sure that we keep our local merchants in mind, too,” he said.   “And be sure we are not putting them in an economic disadvantage.”

  • Let it dough

    Cookies are as much a part of the Christmas season as the turkey is to a holiday feast.

    A warm cookie fresh from the oven, baked in a kitchen fragrant with its scent, puts the icing on the holiday experience.

    Whether your favorite is as traditional as the ever-popular chocolate chip, as old fashioned as a molasses cookie, or even an old stand-by like the oatmeal cookie, cookies are the delight of children and adults alike.

    They add a bit of cheer to holiday gatherings and are a festive touch, whether enjoyed at the office or just around the house.

  • My Marine Corps Journal 1937-42, Part 21: Pearl Harbor

    “AIR RAID ON PEARL HARBOR X THIS IS NOT DRILL HOSTILITIES WITH JAPAN COMMENCED WITH AIR RAID ON PEARL” – ALNAV (Naval Message sent to all U S. Navy ships and stations)

    Sept 23, 1941

  • Shelby drops opener to Mercer

    The Shelby County High School boys’ basketball team could not overcome a rough first quarter in which the Rockets scored just nine points en route to a 78-59 loss to Mercer County at home on Monday.

    SCHS (0-1) outscored the Titans (1-0) in both the second and third quarters, but the 26-9 deficit after the first was just too much to overcome.

  • Collins set to take on familiar face Friday

    The Collins boys’ basketball team will take the floor for the first time this season on Friday when Bullitt East visits the school, but the Titans are likely to be familiar with the Chargers.

    The Chargers’ new head coach, Jason Couch, was coach of Shelby County High School for four seasons from 2012-15, so both squads should have a good idea of what to expect in the opener.

  • Cats, Cards live up to hype

    The matchup between the universities of Kentucky and Louisville was one of the most exciting and unexpected games I have witnessed all season at any level of football, and I had absolutely no dog in the fight.

    Over the weekend, myself and roughly 50 strangers sat huddled in the lobby of a Chicago hotel, keeping an eye on the multiple television screens showing Saturday’s Michigan-Ohio State game.

  • Farming for Christmas

    On Thanksgiving Day, Ron Stella will be camped out on the Christmas tree farm he operates with Vivek Sarin, waiting for the first customers of the season.

    Well, not exactly the first, as the very first tree cut from the Shelby Christmas Tree Farm was taken down on Monday and will grace the grounds of the Governor’s Mansion in Frankfort, said Sarin.

  • Shelby, Collins players tabbed for all-star game

    What have been solid seasons for both Shelby County and Collins high schools in football has culminated in the two schools sending a combined four players to the Best of the Bluegrass All-Star football game.

    For Shelby County, center Hayden Tedford, running back Brandon Davis, and kicker Josh Edwards were named to the Louisville-area team on Nov. 14.

    Tedford came into the season as the only returning starter on the offensive line from a year ago, and helped the Rockets pave the way offensively this season.