Today's News

  • Hornback enjoying first weeks of practice

    Just a week into his first season as head coach of the Shelby County High School boys’s soccer team, Michael Hornback has already seen some things he likes.

    Hornback, who took over the program last spring after John Wood retired, already was familiar with the program having served as the JV coach. In his first stint as a high school head coach his team has responded

  • Russell enjoys stay at GSP

    If you need a road race planned or maybe even need to set up a spy agency then Shelby County High School senior Jeron Russell may be your man.

    In addition to being one of the area’s top high school tennis players, Russell added star scholar to his resume this summer attending a five-week program with the Kentucky Governor’s Scholars at Morehead State University recently.

    “It was interesting,” Russell said. “It was a social experience for sure.”

  • Post 37 reaches state title game

    It wasn’t the best start for the Shelbyville Post 37 American Legion baseball team, but the end result could be the same.

    Post 37 is right back where they were last year — playing for the state championship at Brooks Stadium in Paducah.

    “We’re here, we’re finding ways to win,” Post 37 coach Roy Bailey said. “That’s what good baseball teams do.”

  • Vacation Bible schools: July 31, 20115

    Crossroad Lighthouse

    The camp meeting revival will be from Aug. 2 to 7. Services are Sunday at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m., and Monday through Friday at 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Located at 220 Clear Creek Road in Eminence. Rev. Paul Harvey is the pastor. Call 502-518-0550.

  • Church news: July 31, 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

  • Scouts trek through New Mexico
  • FFA fair winners

    Emily Goins (left) showed her prize heifer during the FFA show at the Shelby County Fair. Pictured are Emily, 2014-15 treasurer; Sophia Brown, 2014-15 reporter and 2015-16 president; and Kayci Campbell, 2015-16 reporter.

  • Looking back: July 31, 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.

  • Shelby County Sheriff Reports


    Kristen A. Newberry, 24, of 2955 Waddy Road was arrested May 22 at 2378 Waddy Road and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of intoxicants, first offense and possession of an open alcoholic beverage container in a vehicle.

    Taylor J. Hart, 21, of 566 Cemetery Road in Pleasureville was arrested May 31 on Frankfort Road and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense.



  • Man charged with rape, kidnapping

    A Shelbyville man has been charged with several felony offenses in the alleged sexual assault of a teenaged girl.

    Phillip E. Bynum Sr., 55, was arrested Saturday in connection with an incident that had occurred Tuesday, July 21, when a 16-year-old girl spent the night with his daughter, who was at his residence, according to a Shelbyville Police report.