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Today's News

  • Larry Rogers named new MUW campaign chair

    Members of the Shelby County Metro United Way team say it is with great pleasure they announce Larry Rogers as their new campaign chair for 2017.

    Roberta Steutermann, senior regional community giving manager for Metro United Way, said she is so excited to work with Rogers at the helm of the campaign this year.

    “This year we really thought about who we wanted and everybody at the table all agreed that who we wanted was Larry Rogers,” she said, noting his connections and respect in the community run deep.

  • Kentucky’s little queen

    A fourth grade Painted Stone Elementary student is preparing to take the national stage in Orlando this summer to compete for Little Miss United States.

    With less than two years of pageant experience under her belt, 10-year-old Tayan Stansfield was recently crowned Little Miss Kentucky United States and already holds the title of Junior Miss TOPS with the Miss KY/Miss America Scholarship Organizations.

  • Shelby woman on United flight says incident was avoidable

    Thanks to the power of social media and smart phones, news has quickly spanned the globe regarding a passenger that was forcibly and violently removed from a United Airlines flight from Chicago to Louisville on Sunday for refusing to voluntarily give up his seat. 

    If you’ve seen the disturbing footage, you’ve likely heard the screams of David Dao as officers yanked him from his seat, followed by the cries of another passenger, Mary Myers, in his defense. 

  • Looking backward: April 14, 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.

     

     

  • Shelby woman on United flight blames supervisor for incident

    Thanks to the power of social media and smart phones, news has quickly spanned the globe regarding a passenger that was forcibly and violently removed from a flight from Chicago to Louisville on Sunday for refusing to voluntarily give up his seat. 

    If you’ve seen the disturbing footage, you’ve likely heard the screams of David Dao as several officers yanked him from his seat, followed by the cries of another passenger, Mary Myers, in his defense. 

  • Titans take three in hosting duty

    Collins softball hosted its Spring Softball Bash over the weekend and may have found its hitting in the process.The Titans (9-4) piled up 38 hits over the course of four games and earned three wins in two days of action on Friday and Saturday.

    “I’m very proud of my team,” Titans coach Charlie LeCompte said. “I really like this team, I think we have a chance to do something special.”

    Christian County 11, Collins 10

  • Shelby splits Doc Morris tourney

    Shelby County baseball faced its share of ups-and-downs over the weekend, earning a dominant win against Southern on Wednesday before traveling to compete in the Doc Morris Invitational over the weekend and splitting games with Scott County and Conner.

    Conner 9, Shelby County 1
    Shelby closed out its weekend in a frustrating loss to a stout Conner (8-1) team.
    Despite nearly matching the Cougars hits total of 12 with 11 hits of its own, Shelby could not find a way to plate its base runners.

  • Collins goes 2-1 at Doc Morris

    The Collins baseball team traveled to Dixie Heights over the weekend for the Doc Morris Invitational, and saw its offense break out in a big way.

    Following an opening day loss to Covington Catholic, the Titans (9-8) closed out the weekend with a pair of run-rule victories over the host school and Batesville, Ind.

  • Shelby shows strong in fishing tourney

    At its biggest contending field thus far, Shelby County bass fishing is making a name for itself as a contending team in the state.

    More than 400 fishermen and 200 boat captains competed in the Student Angler Federation State Tournament at Lake Cumberland on April 1, with SCHS anglers Dylan Steinmiller and Chandler Meadows earning a 26th place finish at the event.

    Shelby fishing coach Craig Slaughter says the tournament went a long way in solidifying the team’s confidence heading into the KHSAA postseason.

  • Matthews to be inducted in Journalism Hall of Fame

     

    Described as “a patriarch of publishing in Shelby County and Kentucky,” William “Bill” Matthews will now forever be embedded as a leader in the journalism community following his induction in the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame later this month.

    The award honors those who have made significant contributions in Kentucky to the profession of journalism.