Today's News

  • Shelby County Sheriff Reports


    James A. Gray, 51, of 303 Quachita Trail in Frankfort was arrested June 7 on Frankfort Road and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense and speeding.

  • Adams receives scholarship

    Keith Adams was the first recipient of a $1,000 scholarship given from the Keaton McMurray Memorial scholarship and a $1,000 tool set was donated from Napa. He will attend the auto body repair at JCTC in August. Pictured (from left) are Jim Payne, Shelby Riner, Keith Adams, Bill Schneider, Rod McMurray and Debi McMurray.

  • Conservation District has weed wiper
  • Church news: Aug. 7, 2015

    Allen Chapel

    Morning service is at 9:30 on Sunday. Rev. Robert Marshall is the pastor. Located on KY 55 in Finchville.

    Bagdad Baptist

  • Looking back: Aug. 7, 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.

  • School menus: Aug. 10 to 14


    Elementary schools– Breakfast: Breakfast Pizza (26g), WG Apple Muffin (28g), Peach Slices (14g); Entrées: Hot Dog (1g) on Bun (20g), Chicken Tender Wrap w/Cheese (35.6g); Sides: Vegetarian Baked Beans (29g), Macaroni & Cheese (16g), Fresh Banana (27g), Mandarin Oranges (23g); Condiments: Mustard (0g), Ketchup (3g)

  • Two longtime deputies retire

    Two longtime Shelby County Deputies retired Friday after decades of service.

    Fred Rothenburger has 21 years as a deputy and Sgt. Mike Murray, 25 years.

    More than 100 people turned out at a party in their honor held at the former district courtroom in the old courthouse to bid the two farewell, with an abundance of hugs, handshakes and well wishes.

    The room could not contain all of those who came, with everyone from all police agencies in the county, emergency services, dispatchers, family and friends, spilling out into the hallway.

  • Crime spree leads to lengthy police pursuit

    Shelbyville Police had their hands full trying to catch up with a Louisville man in the predawn hours Thursday who, in the space of just over an hour, went on a bizarre crime spree ending in a freaky police pursuit, police said.

    Tommy D. Manion, 53, is charged with burglary, theft, criminal mischief, trespassing, tampering with physical evidence and criminal possession of a forged instrument, in a series of events that began at 1:30 a.m. when officers responded to a burglar alarm at Cox Smokers Outlet on Breighton Circle.

  • Clarkson scores seven in Bridge Battle

    It’s been a good summer for Collins High School senior guard Grant Clarkson as he had a chance to showcase a new weapon in his game.

    Clarkson, a 5-11 starter for the Collins 8th Region Championship team last year, scored seven points for the Kentucky All-Stars in the Battle of the Bridges game that pits the players from the Louisville Metro area against players from Southern Indiana.

  • Collins wins at Henry County

    It was a big opening weekend of golf for the local girls high school teams as Shelby County and Collins both competed in the Rocket Invitational and the Henry County Invitational.

    Collins broke loose Monday in the Henry County tourney shooting a 361 to take first place while Shelby County took second with a score of 387.

    The Titans got strong outings from senior Claire Watts who took third place with a score of 83 while freshman Rylee Suttor shot an 84 to finish fourth.