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Today's News

  • SCHS hosting national baseball tournament

    Shelby County High School may not be playing baseball right now, but that doesn’t mean the field is quiet.

    The SCHS athletic complex on Burks Branch Road is currently playing host to the 16-and-under National Championship Tournament through Sunday.

    Pastime Tournaments has organized the tournament, which includes teams from across the nation and Canada.

  • Thorntons to close for renovations

    Shelbyville commuters who look to Thorntons for their morning coffee may be disappointed for a few weeks this summer. The Midland Trail store is expected to close at the beginning of August for renovations.

    Rex Loeffler, a representative with Thorntons, said they expect the store’s revamping to take about 40 days, but it could be longer.

    “This is a little older store so there may be a little more involved,” he said.

  • Shelby Energy recognizes youth tour delegates
  • On campus: July 8, 2016

    Waurio on dean’s list at MU
    Steven Waurio,
    of Shelbyville, was named to the dean's list at Miami University. He is earning a bachelor of arts majoring in history. Miami University students who achieved a 3.5 or better grade point average for second semester 2015-2016 have been named to the dean's list recognizing academic performance.

  • Church news: Vacation Bible School, July 8, 2016

    Cropper Baptist

    Vacation Bible school will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Sunday. Commencement will begin at 11 a.m. on Sunday. Please join us. Located at 2164 Flood Road in Pleasureville.

    Elmburg Baptist

  • Church news: July 8, 2016

    Allen Chapel 

    Services will be at 9:30 a.m. each Sunday. Located on KY 55 in Finchville. Rev. Robert Marshall is the pastor.

    Bagdad Baptist

    Sunday school is at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m.

  • Looking back: July 8, 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.

  • Court report: July 7, 2016

    District court

    Civil final

    The following cases were heard by Judge J.R. RoBards

    Winterwood Inc. vs. Faith Dearinger and Daniel Clark, judgment for the Plaintiff in forcible entry and detainer.

  • My Marine Corps Journal 1937-42, Part 11: For those in peril on the sea

    Tribute to the U. S. Navy

    Eternal Father, strong to save,


    Whose arm hath bound the restless wave,

    Who bidd’st the mighty ocean deep

    Its own appointed limits keep;

    Oh, hear us when we cry to Thee,


    For those in peril on the sea!

    --The “Navy Hymn” sung at the U.S. Naval Academy

    As I reach the date in my Journal that records my reporting aboard the Battleship USS Tennessee (BB-43), it seems appropriate to pay Tribute to the U.S. Navy.

  • Shelby County Grand Jury Indictments

    Michael Vincent Belskis, 43, of 1002 S. Brook St. in Louisville was indicted for theft by deception under $10,000.

    Thomas G. Oday, 51, Thomas G. Oday Jr., 19, Patricia L. Oday, 21, and Theresa C. Oday, 21, all of 1629 Fisherville Road in Finchville, were indicted for theft by unlawful taking, $500 or more but less than $10,000, complicity and theft by unlawful taking.