Today's News

  • Church news: June 24, 2011


    If you know of someone who wants to see a priest or needs communion, call the parish office at 633-1547.


    Bagdad Baptist

  • Looking Back: June 24, 2011

    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: June 24, 2011

  • SCHS rifle team takes aim at national supremacy

    The Shelby County rifle team is shooting for its own type of triple crown right now.

    The Rifle Rockets are competing in both the NRA National Air Rifle Championship and the Junior Olympic National Air Rifle Championship, which began Thursday and continues through Tuesday at Camp Perry, Ohio.

  • Summer ball helps teams build for next season

    While most of their friends have been at the pool, the mall, the movies or catching up on reruns of ‘Jersey Shore,’ boys’ and girls’ basketball players from both Collins and Shelby County haven’t had much time for those things so far this summer.

    That’s because they’ve been honing their games.

    Since school ended, prospective players for next season from both schools have been practicing, playing games and working out.

  • Calipari excited, anxious for draft, 2011-12 season

    University of Kentucky men’s basketball coach John Calipari said he was full of anxiety Thursday.

    But it wasn’t because he was trying to figure out lineups for his team, which could be the preseason No. 1 team in the nation, for next season.

    Instead Calipari’s worries were because he was unsure of where his former players would be selected later that night in the NBA Draft.

  • Business Briefcase: June 24, 2011

    Collectibles show stopping in Shelby
    The Treasure Hunters Roadshow will stop at the Ramada Inn, 251 Breighton Circle, in Shelbyville June 27 to July 1. From 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. residents can bring in their unique, rare and unusual collectibles and have a chance to speak to a specialist for appraisal. The services is free, and has turned over vintage guitars, gold coins and letter written by Abraham Lincoln. Representatives will also be available to buy gold, and offers will be made on the spot. For more information, call 217-726-7590.

  • Humane Society looking to expand

    The Shelby County Humane Society is looking to continue its growth in the Hi-Point Industrial Park.

    The humane society requested, and received approval, for a new development plan for its location on Hudson Boulevard at Tuesday's Triple S Planning Commission meeting. Last year, the humane society opened its new clinic on the location, but it has had plans to grow since obtaining the property.

  • News Briefs: June 24, 2011

    Pleasureville teen honored at entrepreneur luncheon

    Jared Schlosnagle, a 2011 Shelby County High School graduate, was among five teenage entrepreneurs honored by the National Federation of Independent Business at a special luncheon today in Washington.

  • Fair's carnival is a traveling city

    The carnival people of Event Coordinators, or more popularly known as Drew Exposition, work year round traveling in a “moving city” of lights and rides.

    Manager James Graybeal said they travel from Augusta, Ga., to Indiana and back.

    “Fairs don’t usually start until the middle of June or first of June,” he said. “We call it fair season.”

    He said the company can’t just exist in fair season because it’s only about five months out of the year.