Today's News

  • Looking Back: June 10, 2011

    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.


  • Bluegrass Community & Technical honors

    Rheann Burrus and Rhonda L. Vandergriff, both of Shelbyville, were selected as 2011 Outstanding Program Graduates of their degree programs at Bluegrass Community and Technical College. The distinction recognizes students who have exhibited strong leadership, exceeded criteria and expectations in the degree program, and demonstrated academic excellence. Burrus was selected as outstanding graduate of the office systems technology program. Vandergriff was selected as outstanding graduate of the surgical technology program.

  • TAG project, Student Y Club service project

  • Technology expanded

    Marilyn Tamer, library media specialist for Southside Elementary, introduces a group of children to an I-Pad. The school purchased 10 to be used in classroom settings. There are educational games that challenge students’ knowledge of math and reading. The mapping system also attracted their attention since they could type in their address and actually see their house.

  • Rockin’ in ROTC

  • Scout remembers ‘the fallen’

    Alan Harris is reaching his dream of attaining the rank of Eagle Scout by remembering those who fought for and “who gave their lives for our freedom.” Harris, a 2011 graduate of Shelby County High School, will host a memorial service, reception and flag retirement 7 p.m. June 17 at the Finchville Park. He extends an invitation to all veterans and active duty military personnel, along with their families.

  • SCHS’s Miller signs to play soccer at Brescia

    Nick Miller was "the glue" of the Shelby County boys' soccer team this past season.

    This fall Miller will take that “sticktoitiveness” to Brescia University.

    Miller, who graduated from Shelby County this past Saturday, had his signing ceremony May 31 in Mike Casey Gymnasium.

    "He's a very hard-working kid, who can come in and help the program," Brescia Coach Graeme Jaap said.

    During the 2010 season he helped bring stability to a Rockets team that included seven seniors.

  • Edwards signs with Thomas More

    Jake Edwards wanted to play college basketball, and he wanted to reunite with an old friend. 

    He will get to do both at Thomas More College. 

    Edwards, was one of two senior starters for the Collins boys' basketball team this past season, and he will take his game to the next level at Thomas More College. And he will get to do so while also reuniting with a friend and former teammate. Edwards will re-team with Drew Mumford, with whom he played at Christian Academy of Louisville before transferring to Collins for his senior season.

  • Art gallery gets down to (a new) business

    Art gallery gets down to (a new) business

    This time last year, Shelby Artists on Main, a fixture on downtown Shelbyville’s landscape for nearly a decade, was close to becoming another empty storefront.

    But now it is about to be, like the art within it, a new creation – just some paperwork away from becoming a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization.

  • EARLIER: Admission at the fair: Sometimes it will be free

    Stung by a litany of complaints, concerns and poor attendance in 2010, members of the Shelby County Fair Board have responded with some dramatic changes for this year’s event, which opens Thursday.

    Ray Tucker, vice president of Shelby County A&M, the organization that owns the fairgrounds and puts on the fair, said there were a lot of complaints about last year’s event because of high admission prices and high ride prices, but things are changing.