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Today's News

  • County gets grant money for traffic safety

    Local law enforcement officials were on hand Wednesday at the Stratton Center to accept more than $21,000 in state grant money.

    The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety presented two checks, one to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office for $10,300 and the other to the Simpsonville Police Department for $10,900.

  • We congratulate: Darryl Hicks on his decision to come home

    Basketball player and student Darryl Hicks’ return to Shelby County High School could be good news for everyone.

    We’re sure his family is happy to have him back, and we assume his coaches and teammates will be, too. The latter will play out on the court.

    But the real winner here is the statement that is made in favor of loyalty and tradition.

  • Shelby County Sheriff's Reports Oct. 14, 2009

    Casey D. McCall, 23, of 5264 Dobson Lane in Shelbyville was arrested Oct. 5 on I-64 and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence, third offense, failure to notify the Department of Transportation of address change, trafficking in marijuana, second offense and possession of drug paraphernalia, second offense.

    Clayton A. Chatterton, 22, of 1261 Pebble Drive in Shelbyville was arrested Oct. 6 on the 500 block of Veechdale Road and charged with DUI.

  • Scouting Report: SCHS at Male

    Scouting Report: SCHS at Male

  • Shelbyville Police Reports Oct. 9, 2009

    Ricky Davis, 55, of 1327 Lagrange Road No. 3 in Louisville was arrested Thursday at 7th and College streets and charged with theft of a motor vehicle.

    James Anthony Watkins, 38, of Shelbyville was served Thursday with a warrant at the detention center, where he is in custody, for bail jumping.

  • News Briefs: Oct. 7, 2009

     Second Sunday event

    This year's Second Sunday event will take place on Sunday and will offer Kentuckians the opportunity to take advantage of a statewide day for physical activity and to make a commitment to healthy lifestyle changes.

  • EARLIER: Officials give flu best shot

    Public health officials are seeing an increased demand for seasonal flu vaccinations in addition to H1N1 (swine flu) vaccinations, which will not be available for another week or two.

  • Lady Rockets shut out Sayre, 2-0

    On senior night, it was two youngsters who provided the Lady Rockets with a 2-0 victory over visiting Sayre.

    Freshman Shelby Vogel and sophomore Sarah Robinson scored about midway through the first half, giving Shelby County (9-5-2) the lead over the Lady Spartans (6-8-1).

    SCHS Coach Joe Turner changed his lineup for the senior night celebration, playing all the older players the first 20 minutes, before bringing in the underclassmen.

  • OPINION: Players take part in Friday morning lights

    As the Rockets get ready to face Male tonight, the day will start differently for a few players.

    Junior running back Quinten Cottrell won't be focused on bursting through the Bulldogs' front seven. Junior quarterback Branden Cresap won't be fixated on picking apart the Male secondary, looking for receivers Matt Page and Tavis Elzy.

    No, those students, along with a few others, will be busy with more important things this morning.

  • Looking Back: October 9, 2009

     

    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.