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Today's News

  • WICHE: Signs of fall everywhere

    I don’t just rely on fall color to tell me the seasons are about to change. There are so many other little things to observe that help me make the transition.

    Gossamer webs floating in the air, the long shadows of a sun falling slowly in the southern sky, walnuts hidden in the grass, and robins flocking in search of crabapples and other fall fruit.  

  • West slips past East in county battle

    After East Middle School shocked West last season, the Warriors got a little revenge.

    With the score tied at 8, the West marched down the field during the last three minutes and scored with 9.4 seconds remaining beat to beat its longtime rival, 16-8.

    “It was really a good game,” West Coach Roy Bailey said. “We were just fortunate enough to pull it out at the end.”

  • North Oldham upends Lady Rockets

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  • EARLIER: Construction collapse injures 3 workers

    Three construction workers were injured Tuesday when the roof collapsed on a half-finished building in the 1700 block of Midland Trail, just west of Shelbyville.

    The roof of the building, the future site of Family Video, was in the framing stage when it collapsed, injuring three workers, Shelby County Fire Chief Bobby Cowherd said.

  • It is official: Hicks returns

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  • Lady Rockets finish third at State Tournament

    BOWLING GREEN – They overcame the weather, the pressure and even a rare two-stroke penalty, and today the Shelby County Lady Rockets can celebrate a third-place finish in the KHSAA Girls Golf Tournament.

    The Lady Rockets rallied from a poor first round to improve their scores by 22 strokes during a darkness-delayed second round at Bowling Green Country Club and at one point shared the lead Sunday morning before coming up short of their first state championship.

  • Mayor Hardesty has emergency surgery

    Shelbyville Mayor Tom Hardesty underwent emergency surgery early this morning for bleeding ulcers.

    He is out of surgery and recovering well at Jewish Hospital Shelbyville and will be hospitalized for 7 to 10 days.

    Doctors removed about a third of his stomach.

    Watch www.SentinelNews.com for more details.

  • Lady Rockets take third; Green County wins

    BOWLING GREEN - The Lady Rockets finished third in the KHSAA Girls Golf Tournament at Bowling Green Country Club on Sunday.

    SCHS gave winner Green County and runner-up Sacred Heart a run for the title throughout the round, shaving 22 strokes as a team from their first-round score.

    Green County won with a two-day low 689. Sacred Heart shot 695, and SCHS shot 702.

    "We still didn't play the last four holes as well," coach Anna Simpson said, attributing the turnaround to sunny, mild weather and less nervousness.

  • Sometimes the things that we take for granted are not so simple

     How many of you arise early every morning, put your child in your car and drive him to school?

    Maybe you drive only a few blocks or maybe a mile, or 5 miles, or 10 miles, perhaps even more. Your route and your routine are rote.

    These mornings, it’s dark until nearly 7:30. Sometimes the dew has left your windows fogged, and soon there will be frost that will require extra time to be removed.

  • Male slips past Rockets

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