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Today's News

  • ELECTION 2016: Trump, Paul, Massie coast to wins in Shelby County, Kentucky

    Shelby County, much like the rest of Kentucky showed red in its statewide and national elections on Election Day.

    Republican nominees Donald Trump, president, Rand Paul, U.S. Senate, and Thomas Massie, 4th Congressional District, all coasted to large margin wins in the county on the way to winning their elections in the state.

    The presidential race between Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton was not called yet.

  • Looking Backward: Nov. 4, 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.

     

     

  • Looking Backward: Oct. 28, 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.

     

     

  • County working on new alcohol ordinance

    After a successful wet/dry election in mid-September, Shelby County Fiscal Court magistrates are now working on updating the county’s alcohol ordinance to reflect the change from a moist county to wet.

    One further change that could come would be allowing packaged alcoholic beverages to be sold on Sunday.

    That suggestion came at Tuesday night’s meeting of the fiscal court.

    “I recommend we have Sunday sales both by drink and package,” said Magistrate Michael Riggs.

  • Preparing for the polls

     

  • Strong leadership

    Martinrea Heavy Stamping has a new face at the helm who has spent his first two months as plant manager making some changes he says are long overdue.

    Since coming onboard in mid-September, Mark Whitten, the plant’s new general manager, has made several moves that emphasize his role as a leader who listens to his employees, he said.

  • Collins draws Western in playoff opener

    Collins High School will open its 2016 postseason campaign against a team it is used to seeing in the playoffs: Western High School.

    “We’ve been just sticking to the routine and doing things like we have been doing them,” Collins quarterback J.R. Lucas said. “We need to treat it like just another game, and not overthink it, and do what we do everyday.”

    Western (4-6) has had a rough go of it this season, with four of its six losses coming by 30 or more points.

  • Shelby County faces off against Breckinridge

    The Shelby County High School football team will welcome Breckinridge County to town tonight, marking the opening round of the Class 4A playoffs.

    The Tigers (2-8) have had a rough season, defeating only Todd County Central and Hancock County in 10 contests.
    Not a great sign for a team that was blown out by Shelby 55-6 in 2015.

  • Former Titan Cochran returns to Rupp

    Although he grew up bleeding Cardinals red, Shelbyville-native Deion Cochran is looking forward to taking the court for Asbury University at Rupp Arena this Sunday.

    The Eagles face off against the University of Kentucky, ranked No. 2 in the Associated Press preseason poll, at 7 p.m.

    “I was rooting for Louisville growing up,” Cochran said. “I’m excited for the moment. We are planning on going out there and just playing hard.”

  • Shelby Storm captures league title

    If the level of youth football being played in Shelbyville is a sign of things to come, both Shelby County and Collins high schools will be loaded with talent in the future.

    Each of the three youth football teams went to the playoffs in their respective age groups, with the seven-and-under team taking home the championship trophy and finishing the season unbeaten.