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Today's News

  • Finchville Park to be dedicated Sunday

    Finchville Park is finally taking shape, and its new shelter and trail will be dedicated this weekend.

    The dedication starts at 12:30 p.m. Sunday with an old-fashioned potluck lunch. Shelbyville/Shelby County Parks and Recreation, which runs the park, will provide chicken and drinks and guests are asked to bring a dish. Those wanting to come should RSVP to the parks at 633-5059.

  • EARLIER: Arson suspected in house fire

    Fire officials suspect arson in a fire on Jail Hill Road that destroyed a home in the predawn hours Wednesday morning, Shelby County Fire Chief Bobby Cowherd said.

    "We sent an arson dog in last night, and he picked up some evidence that was suspicious," Cowherd said.

    The fire is being investigated by Maj. Andy White of the Shelby County Fire Department and Senior Deputy Rob Goodwin of the State Fire Marshal's Office, and the Shelby County Sheriff's Office.

  • Six cars torched at repair shop

    Crime Stoppers is appealing to the public for any information anyone has about six cars that were torched Thursday night at a local auto repair business.

    Shelby County Detective Jason Rice said the vehicles, which were awaiting repair, were parked on the lot of Bailey's Service Center on Hill 'n' Dale Drive behind Walmart when the vandalism occurred.

  • Looking Back: May 22, 2009

    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.

    10 years ago, 1999

  • Ernspiker joins Surgical Associates PSC as general surgeon

    It says a lot about a surgeon’s character and skills when he has a job waiting for him two years before he finishes his residency.

    Fast forward to the present, and Erich Ernspiker is eagerly counting down the days until June 12, when he graduates from East Tennessee State and returns home to Shelbyville to become the third general surgeon at Surgical Associates PSC, starting July 1.

  • No local Memorial Day traffic fatalities

    Nobody was killed in traffic accidents over the Memorial Day weekend in Kentucky State Police’s Post 12 area, which includes Shelby, Anderson, Fayette, Franklin, Scott, Spencer and Woodford counties.

    However, seven fatalities occurred statewide.

    Also, KSP reports that troopers issued 544 citations, 99 for speeding, 180 for seat belt violations and three child restraint violations. In addition, troopers made eight DUI arrests, 45 other arrests, investigated four traffic collisions and conducted 12 safety checkpoints.

    Also, 219 other citations were issued.

  • Looking Back: May 29, 2009

    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.

     

    10 years ago, 1999

     

  • Shelbyville Police Reports May 29, 2009

    William C. Russell, 45, of Shelbyville, was arrested May 27 on Main Street and was charged with second-degree disorderly conduct and failure to notify the Department of Transportation of an address change.

    Joshua B. Spaulding, 20, of Eminence, was arrested May 27 on Osprey Cove and charged with disregarding a stop sign, failure to wear a seat belt and operating on a suspended operator’s license.

    Donald Douglas, 37, of Lousville, was arrested May 26 at Highway 55 and I-64 and charged with speeding 19 miles over the speed limit.

     

  • Women enjoy food, fun, checking for fractures

    Heather Axline was "off the chart" when her bone density was checked at the Women's Wellness Affair Tuesday at Claudia Sanders Dinner House.

    Axline, a graduate of Shelby County High School and former girls basketball player, had her bone density checked by a heel scan done by employees of Jewish Hospital using a bone ultrasonometer. Her results showed outstanding bone density and strength.

  • Lady Rockets drop South, advance in region

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