Today's News

  • Looking back: Sept. 2, 2016

    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.

  • I-64 road work delayed because of lack of asphalt

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has postponed a project on Interstate 64 in Shelby County because of a lack of asphalt.

    The work, which was to be done Wednesday night, included paving an asphalt wedge on the approaches to the bridge over Bullskin Creek (mile point 29.3). Lane closures were planned in both directions between 7 p.m. and 11 p.m.


  • Datebook: Aug. 31, 2016

    This week

    Bagdad Ruritan

    Bagdad Ruritan Club meets at 7 p.m. Thursday.

    NAACP branch meeting

    The local NAACP branch meets at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 9 at the Stratton Community Center. Membership is $30 per year. For more information contact Janice Harris at 502-321-6896 or E-mail sisterjaniceharris@hotmail.com. The meeting was rescheduled from Sept. 1.

    Retired teachers meeting

  • Edelen-Shipley Wedding

    Andrew Joseph Edelen and Kelsi Faye Shipley were united in marriage Saturday, July 2.

    The groom is the son of Larry and Margarita Edelen from Vine Grove. The bride is the daughter of Todd and Michelle Shipley from Shelbyville.

    The wedding took place at the Shelby Hills Farm. Dr. Maurice Hollingsworth officiated.

  • Lisby celebrates 65th Kentucky State Fair
  • Crime Stoppers seek info on stolen tractor

    Police are asking for the public’s help to get information connected with the theft of a tractor from the John Deere dealership on Taylorsville Road.

    The theft occurred shortly after midnight Friday when a Dodge pickup truck pulled into the dealership. Then, 17 minutes later, a John Deere tractor was hooked up to a trailer.

    The pickup, shown in the photo supplied by video surveillance, was occupied by two white males.

    Maj. Jason Rice with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office said he has no further description of the occupants of the pickup.

  • Danger on the highways

    Highway statistics for 2015 showed a marked decline in terms of safety with more drivers arrested for driving intoxicated and more than a third more injury accidents.

  • Rockets drill Grayson County, 50-8

    After working on defense and fundamentals all week in practice, the Shelby County High School Rockets saw the results pay off in a big way, defeating Grayson County 50-8.

    SCHS severely limited any offense from the Cougars, allowing just 91 yards rushing and zero yards passing in the first victory of the season.

  • High-flying Titans top Bullitt East

    In a shootout that would have made Mike Leach proud, Collins High School defeated a visiting Bullitt East team by a score of 55-52 on Friday night.

    Trailing 52-48 in the final quarter, quarterback J.R. Lucas found Sam Harrod in the end zone to take the lead, and lock up the second win of the season for the Titans.

    “I think it was a great high school football game,” coach Jerry Lucas said. “If you’re an old-school, defensive-minded person, it may not have been the game for you.”

  • Collegiate slips past Titans with 2-1 win

    With the game knotted at 1-1 and time running out, Louisville Collegiate’s Regan Kommor put in her 17th goal of the season to defeat Collins girls’ soccer, 2-1.

    “They have a really top-notch goal scorer [in Kommor],” head coach Steve Nash said. “Overall, I think we played well, and I feel like we’re real close to winning some of these close matches.”

    The Amazons jumped on Collins late in the first half, thanks to Kommor’s 16th goal of the season as time was running out.