Today's News

  • Looking Back: June 17, 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.


  • 10 Shelby County girls will compete in the Miss Shelby County pageant at the fair Tuesday.

    The contestants must have reached her 16th birthday by Oct. 31 and shall not have reached her 22nd birthday by Oct. 31 of the year when the contest is held. Contestants will be judged from the standpoint of beauty, poise and personality.

    At 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, they will compete in shorts attire, followed by formal attire at 7:30. There is also a private showing in bathing attire for judges only.

    Five finalists will be selected from the contestants, and a first runner-up and winner will then be selected.

  • Pre-teen fair contest is Saturday

    The Miss Shelby County Pre-Teen Contest is 1 p.m. Saturday at the Shelby County Fairgrounds.

    Contestants must be 8 years old by July 1 and not have reached their 13th birthday by Oct. 31. Five finalists will be chosen, from which a winner and first runner-up will be chosen from the standpoint of beauty, poise and personality.

  • Kentucky State Championship Road Race on Sunday

    The Kentucky State Championship Road Race will take place Sunday in Waddy.

    The Road Race, which is sponsored by Headfirst Performance and Main Street Bikes in Shelbyville, will start and finish at the Waddy Ruritan Club on Kings Highway.

    This will be a road race circuit where men and women ride a 10-mile circuit through Waddy for two, or more, laps.

  • SCHS grads vie for TV gig

    Two Shelby County graduates are vying for their dream jobs, and you can help them reach that goal.

    Molly Albrecht, 24, a 2005 graduate of SCHS, and Chris Morris, 22, a 2007 graduate of SCHS, are two of the 51 remaining applicants who are trying to earn a job as part-time co-host on Kentucky Sports Television’s nightly half-hour show about University of Kentucky sports (it runs at 7:30 & 11 p.m. on Insight Channel 2) hosted by Matt Jones.

  • Hicks hearing from plenty of schools now

    Darryl Hicks’ phone rang at 12:05 a.m. Wednesday – the first day that high school juniors-to-be could officially receive phone calls from college coaches.

    The first school to call the Shelbyville resident was Georgia Tech, according to Courier-Journal writer Jody Demling’s blog.

  • Cain captures KSGA Match Play Championship

    Shelbyville’s Rick Cain captured the 2011 Kentucky Senior Golf Association’s Match Play Championship on Thursday afternoon at the Oldham County Country Club in LaGrange.

    Cain, seeded seventh, defeated 16th-seeded Allan Fugate, 1-up, in the final of the Championship Flight.

  • New Collins coach: ‘I want to retire here’

    Shelbyville has become like a second home for Chris Gaither.

    Now Gaither hopes to call it home for a long time.

    Gaither, 27, has been hired as the second boys' basketball coach at Collins High School after two years as an assistant coach at Shelby County and one with the Titans.

    “One thing I always wanted to be was a Titan,” Gaither said. “I wanted to start my coaching career here and I hope to end it here. I want to retire from Martha Layne Collins High School.”

  • 2011 Little Miss and Mister contestants judged Monday

    Contestants for the 2009 Little Miss and Mister will be judged at 6:30 p.m. Monday in Floral Hall. They should be at the show ring no later than 6 p.m. County winners will be eligible for the state contest at the Kentucky State Fair. First-place winners will receive $25 and a crown, plus a $100 savings bond from Dairy Queen. Second-place winners will receive $15, roses and a ribbon. Third-place winners will receive $10, roses and a ribbon.


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  • Humane Society ready to expand

    The Humane Society is ready for the second phase of its development project in the Hi Point Industrial Park, and that’s one of the items to be reviewed by the Triple S Planning Commission in its meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Stratton Center.
    The Humane Society completed its new, 2,000-square-foot Mary Gaylord McClean Clinic last year on Hudson Boulevard, and now the organization is ready to add some outbuildings to its property.