Today's News

  • TRIPLE S PLANNING COMMISSION–Verizon gets approval for new tower

    Shelby County Verizon Wireless customers can expect a clearer connection in the southwestern portion of Shelby County soon.

    The Triple S Planning Commission Tuesday approved an application for a 185-foot monopole telecommunication tower with five-foot lightening rod.

    Keith Brown with Pike Legal Group, on behalf of Verizon Wireless, presented the proposal and said there is a substantial need for the tower.

  • Shelby native to lead state Republicans

    Shelbyville native Michael Biagi has been selected to serve as the next Executive Director of the Kentucky Republican Party.

    The decision was made just after the organization’s Chairman and Executive Director Steve Robertson announced that he would be stepping down from the position next month to take a job with a public affairs firm in Lexington.

    Robertson will stay on as an unpaid chairman of the state party until after the November general election.

    Biagi will assume the role of executive director on August 1.

  • Local NAPA assembling a regional power


  • Collins will take on powerful Bruins

    Just a week after placing themselves right back in the thick of the district hunt with a 23-0 upset of No. 4-ranked Franklin County, the Collins High School football team will take another jump in competition Friday with a road game at 6A power Central Hardin.

    Like Collins, the Bruins are 3-3 this year with the three losses coming to three of the best teams in the state.

  • Shelby headed to North Oldham

    Entering the mid-point of the season the Shelby County Rockets and North Oldham Mustangs are coming into tonight’s game at North Oldham on the opposite ends of their preseason expectations, but both desperately need a win to solidify their spots in a very tough district.

  • Conway announces prescription drug PSA contest

    Attorney General Jack Conway and his Keep Kentucky Kids Safe partners announced the start of their annual prescription drug abuse prevention public service announcement (PSA) contest for Kentucky high school students.

  • High School news

    Cornerstone Christian Academy announced that the students’ average composite ACT score for 2015 was 25.1; well-exceeding the State (20.0) and National (21.0) averages. The 2015 composite of 25.1 is a 2.6 increase over 2014 scores. For more information, contact Principal David Ladner or Guidance Counselor Dr. Rebecca Scheidt.

  • On campus: Oct. 9, 2015

    Betts accepted to UC

    Abby Betts of Shelbyville has been accepted to University of the Cumberlands for the upcoming academic year. She was a graduate of Shelby County High School. Home of the Patriots, University of the Cumberlands offers promising students of all backgrounds a first class education grounded in the liberal arts within a Christian context.

  • Church news: Oct. 9, 2015


  • Looking back: October 9, 2015

    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.