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Today's News

  • Depth, new additions will put Bulldogs in contention

    After winning the 2006-2007 KCAA State Championship, Cornerstone Christian Academy failed to get out of the region last season.

    However, with some new additions and a new coach, the Bulldogs appear ready to challenge for the title again.

    "I like the talent level on this team," new Coach Chris Armstrong said. "We have five seniors and a good core group coming up behind them."

    Though Armstrong tries to instill his motion offense, he said the team's depth and length should help their pressure defense.

  • Rockets drop opener at Seneca

    The Shelby County boys' basketball team opened its season on the road Tuesday with a 67-66 loss at Seneca.

    The Rockets had 22 turnovers for the game, including nine in the fourth quarter when the Redhawks pushed the lead to nine points. Shelby rallied, cutting the margin to one point, 67-66, on Boomer Beckley's three pointer, but the Rockets couldn't come up with a foul before the horn sounded.

    Cache Tomlinson led Shelby with 16 points, Donovan Johnson added 14 and Beckley chipped in with 13.

    For a full recap of Tuesday's game, see Friday's Sentinel-News.

  • A prayer of Thanksgiving for you and your community

     

    I'm a big believer in giving thanks and having it mean something more than just one day a year. Shouldn't thanks-giving be a routine act, not just a day with a capitalized name?

    Still, we love to sit down with those we know and love to eat an incredible meal in celebration of an original American holiday, and it's a wonderful tradition that we embrace with gusto.

  • County battle goes to West

     

    West Middle exploded on a 30-0 to open the game and never looked back, cruising past East Middle. 53-31, at home on Thursday

    The Warriors (5-2) held East (1-2) scoreless for nearly eight minutes, and the Missiles finally got on the board with 4:14 remaining in the second quarter.

  • Motorcycle stolen from home

    Police are asking for the public's help in locating a motorcycle stolen from a home in the 900th block of Henry Clay Street.

    The motorcycle is a silver 1992 Honda CBR600F2 with Kentucky registration motorcycle plate 5131E.

    The bike was present at the home at 10 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25, according to police. When the residence returned home at 11:30 p.m., he discovered the bike missing from the home's rear patio.

  • Police Reports Jan. 6, 2009

    Shelbyville Police Reports

    Drunken Driving

    Roman Yoc, 27, of Shelbyville, was arrested Dec. 25 on Midland Trail and charged with DUI, no operator's license, speeding, having an open alcoholic beverage container in the vehicle, and second-degree forgery.

    Ronald L. Cook, 57, of Bagdad, was arrested Jan. 1 at Bagdad Square and charged with DUI under aggravated circumstances, reckless driving, having an open alcoholic beverage container and no registration.     

  • Shelby girl tours nation with Broadway hit

     Ruby Lewis skipped baby steps and quickly went to giant leaps in her performance career.

      At just 3 or 4 years old, she started singing at United Methodist Church here in Shelbyville. In an interview with The Sentinel-News when she was just 12 years old, she said she hoped to one day sing and dance on Broadway.

  • Looking Back: Jan. 30, 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.

  • Police ask for help solving theft

    Shelbyville Police are asking for the public's help in locating a trailer that was stolen over the weekend on Washington Street.

    Shelbyville Police Officer Istvan Kovacs reported that between 5 p.m. Saturday and 5 p.m. on Sunday, someone stole a utility trailer by cutting the lock off the trailer, which was locked to a post.

    The trailer is described as a black 5 foot by 10 foot, 2006 “Carry-On.”

    The trailer has a winch attached, bearing a red and white banner which says, “We buys ATVs.”

  • O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree, wherefore art thou, Christmas Tree?

    Everyone wants the perfect Christmas tree, right? It's a rite of passage for most Americans that sometime around Thanksgiving - maybe even weeks before - you get a tree, put it up and stare at it for weeks of celebration.