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Today's News

  • Getting hitched

    Shelby County, long recognized as the Saddlebred Capital of the World, is working on gaining still another distinction – it’s a great place to get married.

    There are at least a half dozen locations in Shelby County – most of them farms – that offer venues in which to hold a wedding.

  • Revamped CUB location reopens

    One of Shelbyville’s Citizens Union Bank branches has a brand new look, and Monday opened up for business.

    Construction began on the CUB branch inside the Shelbyville Walmart on June 19, and workers put the finishing touches on this weekend. But even better than the new modern look, the transformation has given the bank customers more space, actually allowing them to walk into the bank instead of standing out in the aisle of the store.

  • Shelby football bonded at camp

    The start of football practice is always about getting in reps, introducing the old and the new concepts, finding out who can play where, but the for the Shelby County High School team the most important thing to come out of the three-day camp they attended at Eastern Kentucky University this week may have been the bonding.

  • Calvin brings home coaching honor

    It seems appropriate after 43 years in coaching, Shelby County High School assistant football coach Greg Calvin has grabbed the first honors of the upcoming football season.

    Calvin, the Shelby County defensive coordinator, was recently named the Greater Louisville Football Coaches Association’s Assistant Coach of the Year for last season.

    “I was a little bit surprised, but it was very pleasing,” Calvin said. “You don’t get into coaching for this kind of award, but it’s really nice to be recognized.”

  • Shelby County Sheriff Reports

    DUI

    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

    Wednesday

    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)