Today's News

  • Local DJs make Hall of Fame

    Four local DJs will be inducted into the DJ Hall of Fame at a ceremony in Bardstown tonight.

    William “Daddy D” Murphy, Robert “Big Rob” Marshall, Anthony “DJ Smurf” Beckley, and John “DJ Master Rocker” Foree Jr. have a combined total of more than 100 years of experience in rocking the microphone and getting the party started.

  • Deputy receives Governor's Award

    Shelby County Sheriff's Deputy Eddie Whitworth was honored recently with the Governor's Award for Impaired Driving Enforcement.

    In addition to receiving recognition for making the most DUI arrests in the state of Kentucky last year, Whitworth was also honored with the Division II Award, both of which he received at an awards ceremony at the Hyatt Regency on Dec. 4 in Lexington.

    Whitworth, who won the same award last year, made 105 DUI arrests in 2007 and 86 in 2006.

  • Community Theatre announces next season

     Two musical productions based on popular children’s books headline the schedule for The Shelby County Community Theatre’s 2009-2010 season.

    The Secret Garden, based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, and Seussical, Jr., based on the work by Dr. Seuss will lead off the schedule, starting in July.

  • 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.