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Today's News

  • Shelby drops 3 in Jeffersontown tournament

    Shelby County softball will look to work on its pitch selection after dropping three games at Jeffersontown’s Charger Classic over the weekend.

    The Rockets were outscored by a combined 23-9 by Spencer County, Marion County and J-Town on Saturday, and according to head coach Kelly Cable, a large part of that came in choosing which pitches to swing at.

  • Manslaughter case gets new court date

    A Louisville man indicted in connection with a 2016 fatal crash on Taylorsville Road in Shelby County has received a new court date

    David E. Moore Jr., 33, will head back to court June 5 for a disposition hearing on the matter.

    On Sept. 2, Moore struck a vehicle driven by Julie Hedden Mundt, 57, also of Louisville, resulting in her death at the scene.

  • Looking backward: May 12, 2017

    Information was gathered from previous years of The Shelby Sentinel, The Shelby News and The Sentinel-News. You can reach the writer at jblair@sentinelnews.com.

    If anyone has an old photo that they would like to run with this column bring it and the information into The Sentinel-News office or e-mail it to the writer at jblair@sentinelnews.com. We are also looking for mystery photos. If you have a picture you can't identify, send it in and we'll ask our readers for help.

    10 years ago, 2007

  • Church news: May 12, 2017

    Correction: Shelby Congregational's ninth annual Christian women united luncheon was incorrectly listed under another church in Friday's edition. A correct version of the announcement appears in the church news below.

     

  • King arrested for shoplifting

    Jenny King of Shelby County, a former longtime finance officer for Shelby County Fiscal Court who pleaded guilty in April to embezzling more than $23,000, has been arrested for shoplifting.

    King’s situation is uncertain, said Shelby County Commonwealth Attorney Laura Witt.

    “She’s plead guilty but not been sentenced, and now committed a new offense pending sentencing,” she said.

  • Halfway house could come to Shelby

    Details are still developing about the possibility of a halfway house being established in Shelby County, but the concept is being explored, officials say.

    “We are under discussion with someone about opening a halfway house there in Shelbyville, yes,” said William Knight, Kentucky halfway house coordinator. “It has to go to the Department of Corrections.”

    Corrections officials did not respond to a request for more information on the matter by the press time Thursday afternoon.

  • A welcoming touch

    Shelby County is already known for its reputation as the Saddlebred Capital of the World and now it's well on its way to carving out another distinction as a Mecca for visitors.

    Tourism officials released figures on last year's financial scenario a few days ago to coincide with National Travel and Tourism week, and Katie Fussenegger, executive director of ShelbyKY Tourism Commission, expressed satisfaction with Shelby's progress in 2016.

  • Isopure leaving Simpsonville

    A company that makes water purification equipment for medical applications says it is moving to a location in Jeffersontown because it has outgrown its plant in Simpsonville.

    Isopure Corporation will relocate from 141 Citizens Blvd. to the Bluegrass Commerce Park in the Louisville suburb.

    Kevin Gillespie, owner and CEO/president, said Isopure, which employs 38 people, has purchased the former Kenmark Optical building.

  • Shelby boys take 2nd at track regional

    For the second year in a row, the Shelby County track and field team will send several athletes to state after posting a top-two finish.

    The Rockets team earned second-place with 86 points, 17 behind host North Oldham.

    Collins finished not far behind SCHS, ending up in fourth with 65 points.

    Shelby was anchored by defending state champion Kyrien Stone, who earned a pair of top finishes in his hallmark events of the triple and long jumps.

  • Rocket girls take 3rd place

    The Shelby County boys’ track and field team wasn’t the only Rockets squad putting on a show on Wednesday night.

    The SCHS girls’ team ended its Class AA Region 3 track meet in third place, with 98 points, finishing behind overall winner North Oldham by 25.

    While Collins team may not have earned a top finish, it will also send an athlete to the state competition later this month after a ninth-place spot with 19 points.