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Today's News

  • TRIPLE S PLANNING COMMISSION – Villas at Cardinal Club takes another swing at development

    The Triple S Planning Commission will consider the approval of the Planned Unit Development for The Villas at the Cardinal Club on Tuesday. The Preliminary PUD proposes 54 Golf Villas with a density of 3.08 units per acre & 4.64 acres of Open Space and is zoned R-4, Multi-family Residential.

    Triple S Executive Director Ryan Libke said the property had originally been approved for nearly 60 condos some time ago.

  • Captain D's drops anchor in Shelby

    Another new restaurant is hitting the town.  Officials with Captain D’s have confirmed that Shelbyville will be home to one of five new locations planned for Kentucky over the next several years.

    The “fast-casual” seafood restaurant announced last week that it has accelerated its franchise development efforts, signing agreements to expand the brand’s presence in Illinois, Texas, Virginia, North Carolina and Kentucky.

    The restaurant has announced the development of 18 new sites.

  • Looking backward: March 17, 2017

    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.

     

    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 sharonw@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.

     

     

  • Collins advances to Elite 8

    Collins boys basketball accomplished something on Thursday night that it never had in school history up to this point –  winning a game in the Kentucky High School Athletic Association Sweet 16 Tournament.

    Naturally, it did not come easy against a strong Elliott County team, but once again the Titans showed it had the guts to perform when it mattered.

  • Best friends to the end

    “We are literally heartbroken,” said J.P. Seppenfield. “He was only seven years old, and he got lymphoma. The vet looked at us, and said, ‘If you were a billionaire, you couldn’t save him.’”

    Seppenfield, his wife Frieda, daughter Morgan and son Jonathan couldn’t save Woodford, their cherished Australian Shepherd, so they set out to make his last week of life as comfortable as they could. They wanted desperately to give him back just a small fraction of the joy he had brought into their lives.

  • Annual Women’s Wellness Affair is Monday

    Jewish Hospital Shelbyville’s annual Women’s Health Fair is coming up on March 20 and tickets are yet again in hot demand, organizers say.

    “We are really excited about this year’s event,” said Holly Husband, marketing manager for JHS, KentuckyOne Health. “There are still tickets left, but we anticipate another ‘sell-out’ crowd.”

  • Diageo opens with a flourish

    Tuesday was a red-letter day for Shelby County with the long-awaited grand opening of Diageo’s Bulleit Distilling Company on Benson Pike.

    The event, hosted in a huge tent on the distillery grounds, was attended by distillery officials as well as state and local officials, including Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin, and of course, Tom Bulleit, founder of Bulleit Distilling.

  • Shelby County Horse Show has new manager

    After more than two decades of managing the Shelby County Fair Horse Show, R.H. Bennett has stepped down, citing other commitments.

    “I'm the manager of the Shelbyville Horse Show, and I have stepped down from managing that,” he said. “I've got a conflict with other stuff going on. I've done it for the past twenty years or so.”

  • Collins set to take on Elliott County

    When the Collins boys’ basketball team takes the floor tomorrow night in the opening rounds of the KHSAA Sweet 16 State Tournament, it will primarily be focused on shutting down Elliott County’s backcourt, which features the team’s three primary scoring threats.

    The Lions sport a trifecta of scorers at the guard spots in Korbin Spencer, Chase Porter and Tanner Dickinson. The Lions run a relatively small lineup in its starters, something the Titans should be able to take advantage of with size in the paint.

  • Shelby splits road series

    The Shelby County baseball team earned its first win of the season Friday at Carroll County, thoroughly dominating the Panthers.

    Catcher Matthew Ellis was the star on offense for the Rockets (1-2), ending his night 3-4 at the plate with a whopping six RBIs and drawing a walk in the 19-1 blowout of Carroll (0-2).

    As a team, SCHS tallied 22 hits and scored 13 of its 19 runs in the fifth and final inning.