Today's News

  • Rockets drop close one to Carroll County

    Both Shelby County and Carroll County’s boys’ basketball teams were red-hot from the field in Thursday’s third-place game in the Mike Miller Classic at Spencer County High School.

    The Rockets’ (1-8) shot 47 percent from the field as a team and got solid performances from Tyler Drane, T.J. Robinson, and Trey Stalnaker, but it still wasn’t enough as the Shelby County dropped it’s eighth game in nine tries 67-61.

  • Beer for Bagdad

    After a successful wet/dry election in September, the county’s first business has applied for a liquor license.

    B&N Food Market in Bagdad is in the process of getting a license to sell beer only, said the store’s owner, Buckshot Warren. The license applied for will now allow for the sale of alcohol or wine or beer.

  • Bevin names Ison new Shelby County Judge-Executive

    Gov. Matt Bevin announced Friday that Danny Ison has been named Shelby County’s new Judge-Executive.

    Ison’s will replace outgoing judge Rob Rothenburger on Jan. 1. Rothenburger is leaving the office after being elected the State Representative for the 58th District, which encompasses Shelby County.

  • Triple S Planning Commission: Zone change request not recommended

    Although three members were missing for the December meeting, the Triple S Planning and Zoning Commission had a busy night Thursday for its final meeting of the year.

    The commission recommended against a zone change request that would have allowed Horizon Opportunities to begin taking outdoor boat, RV and other vehicle storage at its location in the 1100 block Washington Street, near Daniel Field, in Shelbyville.

  • Looking Backward: Dec. 23, 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.



  • Helping fulfill community needs

    Lorie Rusch has only lived in Shelby County for the past six years, but she has grown to love her adopted community so much that this Christmas season she wanted to do something for the less fortunate in the community.

    With so much need present, as in every community, Rusch, originally from Michigan, was uncertain as to how she would approach her project, until one day, she happened to be traveling down 7th Street and saw a long line of people waiting in line in the parking at the Serenity Center’s food bank to get their food parcels.  

  • Q and A with Santa and Mrs. Claus

    Many don’t know that Santa Claus has a special outpost right here in Shelby County. With the loading process getting underway at the North Pole, Santa and Mrs. Claus were able to pop away from preflight checklists with Rudolph, Donner and Blitzen to talk to The Sentinel-News about their favorite cookies, checking the naughty list – twice – and some of the other biggest mysteries about Ol’ Saint Nick.


  • Giving from the heart

    A local business has stepped up to help ensure that some of the most vulnerable members of the community have a merry Christmas.

    Josh Goodman and Byron Schrogham, owners of the newly established First Stop Carpentry and Concrete, celebrated their first year of business by helping others in need.

    The pair purchased gifts for one of Operation Care’s three women’s shelters located in Shelby County, said Jennifer Decker, executive director of Operation Care.

  • County to have study done on broadband issue


  • Car crashes through house

    Pauline Ingram got the shock of her life Wednesday afternoon when a car came crashing through her house, where she was sitting on the couch, recovering from open heart surgery.

    It happened so fast at her home on Mount Eden Road that, at first, she wasn’t even sure what happened.