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Today's News

  • Wheels of progress

    Members of the Multipurpose Pathway Committee are urging the public to attend a meeting Tuesday night to provide input on the progress of the county’s proposed Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan.

    The meeting is the second of its kind. The first, in November, introduced the plan to the public, in order to garner input for bike and pedestrian pathways around the county.

  • Horse owner appeals to public after vicious attack

    The owner of a miniature horse that suffered horrendous wounds in two separate attacks is appealing to the public to help him find out who stabbed the animal so brutally that the knife broke in it the horse’s ribcage.
     

    William “Snake” Bruns said that his horse, Princess, a small miniature horse he rescued 16 years ago, was first attacked Jan. 19 at his residence on Jail Hill Road by a pit bull and then again Jan. 23 by a person.

  • Collins dominates Gallatin County

    With Gallatin County serving as the only stop in a 10-day span between games, it’s clear the Collins girls’ basketball team has gone to work.

    The Titans bum-rushed Gallatin from the opening tip, dominating the visiting Wildcats 66-45 Wednesday.

    The Titans (14-9) have been off since last Friday’s loss to Anderson County, and have six more days before facing West Jessamine at the end of the month. In that time, head coach Sean Pigman has reinvigorated his team by preaching effort and taking outside shots when open.

  • Shelby bench steals win at Western Hills

    When things got tough for the Shelby County girls’ basketball team in the 56-46 win at Western Hills Tuesday, it turned to its veteran on the bench for support.

    Senior Aramenta Gueye provided the Rockets (8-13) with 11 points in reserve duty, and added a key steal late to help ice the victory.

    Up 41-39 with 4 minutes remaining in regulation, Gueye picked off a cross-court pass that was on its way to an easy basket for the Wolverines (11-10).

  • Wolverines too much for Rockets

    While fans of both Shelby County and Western Hills may have turned out in droves to watch a basketball game, the contest was more reminiscent of a track meet.

    The Rockets (5-15) were content early to push the pace of the game as fast as it would go and press on defense, forcing the Wolverines (7-14) to commit mistakes for the first eight minutes of play.

  • A fiber breakdown

    When Shelbyville entered into the county’s first fiber/telecommunications franchise agreement last week, they opened the door to the future of wireless communication.

    “It’s certainly a good thing for the community going forward,” City Administrator Fred Rogerssaid. “It’s the wave of the future.”

  • Women’s march starts the message for Shelby resident

    With signs of the presidential inauguration still littering the streets, women and men from across the nation descended on Washington D.C. Saturday, not to celebrate Donald Trump’s presidency, but to send a message that the nation needs to continue to support women and minority’s rights.

    In that crowd was Alix Schmidt, a Shelbyville resident who attended with several friends.

  • Looking backward: Jan. 27, 2017

    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.

     

     

  • Golden alert cancelled for missing man

    A Golden Alert has been cancelled for George Blackwell, 77, of Shelby County.

    Blackwell, who has dementia, had been last seen at 5 p.m. traveling south on Taylorsville Road in a white pickup truck.

    Officials at Shelby County Dispatch said Blackwell has been located in Indiana, and is fine; he had just gotten lost, they say and that someone is on the way to go get him.

  • Sentinel-News takes 3rd in KPA General Excellence

    STAFF REPORT

    The Shelbyville Sentinel-News was recognized in the newspaper industry over the weekend with 9 first place awards at the Kentucky Press Association’s annual conference in Louisville.

    The paper won five first place awards for editorial work and four more in advertising, and the editorial staff was recognized with a third place finish in General Excellence for multi-weekly newspapers.