Today's News

  • Beshear’s second-term goals: Create jobs, help kids

    FRANKFORT – Ignoring overcast skies and chilly temperatures, Gov. Steve Beshear shared his vision for tomorrow with Kentuckians during his inaugural speech Tuesday afternoon on the capitol’s steps.
    Beshear became only the second Kentucky governor in modern times to serve consecutive terms. Paul Patton was the first.

  • Shelbyville to consider annexing railroad along Rubles’ land

    The Shelbyville City Council, rebuffed earlier this fall in its effort to get a newly annexed piece of property rezoned, on Thursday will consider an ordinance to annex a section of the railroad that separates that property from an industrial park.

    If the ordinance passes two readings, the segment of RJ Corman Railroad’s tracks that is the buffer between a 73-acre parcel owned by Shelby County Magistrate Allen Ruble and his brother and the Midland Industrial Park would become part of the city.

  • Looking Back: December 9, 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.


  • Woody

    This is this is the sixth in a series of literacy enhancement articles that appear biweekly in The Sentinel-News.


    "Hello," Mom said sweetly when she answered the telephone.

    "I'm sorry I didn't ask permission before I bought the drums. Please don't make me return them."

    "Excuse me?" Mom asked, puzzled.

    "Mrs. Grant said I needed to call home. Aren't you going to say I can't keep the drums?"

  • Court report: December 14, 2011

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Linda Armstrong:

    Cheyenne L. Dyke, drug paraphernalia – buy/possess, second-degree promoting contraband, first-offense DUI, and three charges of second-degree wanton endangerment – plead guilty – 12-month sentence conditionally discharged for 2 years, operator's license suspended for 30 days and $728 fine and costs.

  • Education by Fire Bear

  • Honor rolls: Clear Creek

    Third grade

  • Sports Bulletin Board: Dec. 12, 2011

    Collins dance camp

    The Collins Dance Team is having its kids camp 5:30-7 p.m. Dec. 13-15 at the high school. The group will perform at halftime of Friday night’s girls’ game against Bullitt East. The camp is $40, which included a tee shirt, per person. For more info, and/or to register, contact michelle.isenberg@shelby.kyschools.us.

    SCHS sports passes available

  • Parks gets grant for planned facility

    This sketch depicts the designed of the planned activity center at Shelby Trails Park, located on Aiken Road in Todds Point. The facility, which will be funded with a $50,000 Land and Water Conservation Fund grant, will serve as a bath and shower house with a small office, meeting and store room that will serve the primitive and RV campgrounds at the park. The park is a natural park dedicated to horseback riding and trails.

  • Company buys angel tree gifts

    Mike Abney (left), representing National Envelope Company, along with his wife, Linda (second from left) and Bonnie Bullock pose for a photo beside the Angel Tree at Kroger on Boone Station Road. The company collected $2,500 to buy toys for 10 “angels,” plus $500 to go to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, $500 to local food banks, $50 to the backpack program and $50 to the Ronald McDonald House. Tina Hutchins and Tonja Steins (not pictured), also participated from the company.