Today's News

  • Lady Rockets finish third at State Tournament

    BOWLING GREEN – They overcame the weather, the pressure and even a rare two-stroke penalty, and today the Shelby County Lady Rockets can celebrate a third-place finish in the KHSAA Girls Golf Tournament.

    The Lady Rockets rallied from a poor first round to improve their scores by 22 strokes during a darkness-delayed second round at Bowling Green Country Club and at one point shared the lead Sunday morning before coming up short of their first state championship.

  • Mayor Hardesty has emergency surgery

    Shelbyville Mayor Tom Hardesty underwent emergency surgery early this morning for bleeding ulcers.

    He is out of surgery and recovering well at Jewish Hospital Shelbyville and will be hospitalized for 7 to 10 days.

    Doctors removed about a third of his stomach.

    Watch www.SentinelNews.com for more details.

  • Lady Rockets take third; Green County wins

    BOWLING GREEN - The Lady Rockets finished third in the KHSAA Girls Golf Tournament at Bowling Green Country Club on Sunday.

    SCHS gave winner Green County and runner-up Sacred Heart a run for the title throughout the round, shaving 22 strokes as a team from their first-round score.

    Green County won with a two-day low 689. Sacred Heart shot 695, and SCHS shot 702.

    "We still didn't play the last four holes as well," coach Anna Simpson said, attributing the turnaround to sunny, mild weather and less nervousness.

  • Sometimes the things that we take for granted are not so simple

     How many of you arise early every morning, put your child in your car and drive him to school?

    Maybe you drive only a few blocks or maybe a mile, or 5 miles, or 10 miles, perhaps even more. Your route and your routine are rote.

    These mornings, it’s dark until nearly 7:30. Sometimes the dew has left your windows fogged, and soon there will be frost that will require extra time to be removed.

  • Male slips past Rockets

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  • News Briefs: Oct. 9, 2009

     Second Sunday event

    This year's Second Sunday event will take place on Sunday and will offer Kentuckians the opportunity to take advantage of a statewide day for physical activity and to make a commitment to healthy lifestyle changes.

  • Community Datebook Oct. 7, 2009
  • How the East End might look

    Around 30 government officials, business owners and community members gathered back in July and put their ideas for the future of Shelbyville’s East End into words.

    On Tuesday night those their words became pictures.

    During a final public input session at Stratton Center, Amy Williams and Scott Siefker of HNTB Corporation in Louisville presented conceptual images and maps of how those ideas might look.

  • Soccer: Rockets hammer North Oldham

    The SCHS boys’ soccer team needed to beat North Oldham on Thursday to earn the No. 2 seeding in the 16th District Tournament, which starts next week.

    The Rockets (8-3-5, 2-0-2 in the district), did more than just win at North Oldham; they sent a message by dominating the Mustangs (6-10-1, 1-3), 4-0.

    Scoring a combined eight goals in their last two games, the Rockets seem to have figured out their scoring issues.

  • Cross country: Rockets look strong at GLC

    Led by senior Stacey Eden’s second-place finish, the SCHS boys’ cross country team placed 10th out of 26 teams at the Greater Louisville Classic Saturday.

    Eden’s time of 15 minutes, 59 seconds was just behind Greenwood’s Ryan Eaton, the defending state champion, but he held off challenges from Franklin County’s Robert Sandlin and Apollo’s Justin House.

    Running on the fast track at E.P. “Tom” Sawyer Park in Louisville, the Rockets were just nine points behind ninth-place Manual.