Today's News

  • My Word: Was this really an attack on religious freedom?

    In an effort to argue that religious freedom is under attack in our country, Chuck Souder of Shelby Christian Church used the recent Supreme Court ruling in favor of Hastings College of Law (Christian Legal Society v. Martinez) to illustrate his charge (“Yes, America, you’ve come a long way, baby,” July 9).

    I found his explanation of this ruling rather strange, since he neglected to mention the central issue in the case and managed generally to distort the ruling and its effects.

  • Bagdad man charged with assault

    A Bagdad man is in custody after being charged with first-degree assault.

    Sheriff Mike Armstrong reported that Cortez Raul Serjio Silva, 25, of Taylor Bright Road in Bagdad, was arrested and charged with assault for attacking Juan Campos with a knife on April 6.

    The victim was taken to Frankfort Regional Medical Center with multiple knife wounds, which inflicted severe damage to his face, the report said.

  • Shelbyville Police Reports July 28, 2010

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  • Overturned trailer clogs Todds Point Road

    Todds Point Road just north of Simpsonville was closed for more than two hours Monday afternoon after a truck-pulled trailer carrying an industrial-sized forklift slipped off the road and flipped into Kenneth Terrell’s front yard.

    The incident happened about 3:45 p.m., just after school buses had passed through the area, and it left equipment belonging to Edwards Moving and Rigging upended partially on the roadway and in the yard at 741 Todds Point Road.

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  • Looking Back: July 30, 2010

    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.


  • EARLIER: Only 15s get started, lose to Northern Lexington

    Wet field conditions has delayed by two days the start of the Babe Ruth 14-Year-Old State Tournament in Shelbyville.

    Shelby County's all-stars were scheduled to play Adair County on Wednesday, but that game was moved to tonight at 7:30 p.m.

    If Shelby won, it will South Lexington. If it lost, it will play against an opponent to be determined. The days and times of the second round had not been rescheduled as of publication.

  • Sports Digest: July 23, 2010

    Collins football undefeated at passing tourneys

    The Titans have had an impressive preseason, with two undefeated passing tournaments. On July 16, Collins attended a tournament at Western Hills and defeated Lafayette (twice), Tates Creek, Owen County, Western Hills and Frankfort.

    On July 17, the Titans traveled to Campbellsville University and played in a 12-team tournament and finished 5-0, topping North Bullitt (twice), Russell County, Fairdale and Elizabethtown.

  • First Person: Wiley's coaching groomed young men for decades

    Jim Wiley, 75, has been a baseball coach in Shelby County for more than 40 years. He also has been a player himself and a scout for major-league teams. Currently, he scouts for the New York Yankees. Wiley coaches the American Legion Shelbyville Post 37 team.


    On his baseball years:


  • EARLIER: Post 37 wins district opener, stumbles in second round

    DANVILLE – Shelbyville Post 37 had an early lead in the American Legion District Baseball Tournament, but then the "wheels came off" Tuesday night and the team lost to host Danville, 11-3, in the second round.


    Shelby was up, 3-1 going into the sixth inning when but committed six errors -- one by every infielder, Coach Jim Wiley said -- and Danville capitalized on each of them.