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Today's News

  • Workshop coming for golf cart alternative

    Giving residents the option of driving golf carts on city streets has been on Shelbyville City Council member Shane Suttor's mind for a while. Now the city council is planning to hold a workshop in the near-future to brainstorm and seriously consider the option.

  • Post 37 takes second at district

    The Shelbyville American Legion Post 37 baseball team was inches, or less, from taking the District 3 title at Oldham County Saturday.

    With two outs in the bottom of the ninth, Shelbyville led 8-5.

    That's when things went wrong, very wrong.

    Shelbyville pitchers put together a string of four walks and one hit batter that kept Oldham alive. Then with runners on second and third, an Oldham double proved to be the walk-off hit.

  • Sharks shatter records at state meet

    During an Olympic year, people always pay a little more attention to swimming, and the Shelby Sharks turned a few eyes at the State Long Course Meet over the weekend in Elizabethtown.

    Several of the Sharks put on Michael Phelps-like performances, dropping time and shattering team records.

  • Here we go! Shelbyville Horse Show runs tonight through Saturday

    Mix one part showmanship, one part competition and one part socializing and you have a pretty good recipe for the Shelbyville Horse Show.

    This year's show is all business and competition for the owners, trainers, breeders and riders of the saddlebreds and hackney ponies that will compete in the dozens of classes tonight through Friday, with the championship classes running on Saturday.

  • Residents can sign on for Homestead exemption

    If you are at least 65 years of age, you can save yourself $300 to $350 on your property taxes this year just by showing proof of age.

    The state's Homestead exemption law allows residents who are 65 years of age or older as well as residents who are 100 percent disabled to deduct $31,400 from the assessed value of their home before property taxes are paid. That means if a home is assessed at $100,000, the owner will have to pay property taxes on only $68,600.

  • Shelby Family Medicine joins hospital physician group

    The model of the family doctor getting out of medical school and setting up an office by himself, perhaps with his wife as combination nurse/office manager is getting rarer and rarer.

    Increasingly, physicians are joining group practices, and those groups, in turn, are joining larger groups, groups often owned by a hospital or large health care organization.

  • And they're off: Breakfast kicks off Jubilee, horse show

    The World Equestrian Games in 2010 will take place nearly 60 miles away at the Kentucky Horse Park, but U. S. Equestrian Federation CEO John Long said Shelby County can expect to reap economic and public relations benefits.

    "People will be coming here from all over the world to look at property, to look at horses, to look at your wonderful downtown with all of the antique windows," Long said. "We can showcase the beauty of the county. It's an opportunity to do literally whatever we want to do."

  • Shelby County Horse-N-Around

    Shelby County 4-H horse show results for the Horse-N-Around club were:

    Lexas Perry: First Place Show Pleasure Racking

    Lexas Perry: Second Place Style Pleasure Racking

    Brandon Radcliff: Eight Place Contest Showmanship Division I

    Jordan Franklin: Second Place Barrel Racing Division II

    Destry Aldridge: Seventh Place Bareback equitation

    Jordan Smitha: Sixth Bareback Equitation

    Nick Truax: Seventh Place Poles Division II

    David Lea: Eighth Flag Race Place Division ll

    Emma Harris: Seventh Pony Flags

    Drill Team Fourth Place:

  • Shipley named as interim principal

    There are few people in the county who love Painted Stone Elementary School more than Michelle Shipley.

    For the past two years, Shipley was the first person that many students saw when they got off the bus in the morning and the last person they waved to as they went home.

    When the buses roll in for the first day of school on Aug. 6, the students will address Shipley with a new title--principal.

    Shipley was named as the interim principal for next school year by Superintendent James Neihof on Wednesday afternoon.

  • 1993: Woman notifies police who rescue 14-month-old child

    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, 1998