Today's News

  • Shelby County Sheriff's Reports Sept. 15, 2010

    Driving under the Influence   Elmer Rodriguez, 19, of 102 Shelby Hall Drive in Shelbyville was arrested July 24 on College Street and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense, no operator's license, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, first offense and careless driving.

  • Sept. 11 ceremony set for Saturday

    Shelby County's firefighters and EMS workers will again mourn the loss of those killed in the terrorists' attacks on September 11, 2001.

    Ike Russell, the Shelby County EMS Honor Guard Commander, said the group has honored those who lost their lives every year since the attacks.

    This year the ceremony will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Shelby Christian Church.

    The Shelby County EMS and Fire Department honor guard will be on hand to present the flag, and there will be a Table of Honor Ceremony at the beginning of the presentation.

  • Volleyball: Collins sweeps series with 2-1 victory

    Shelby County’s volleyball team was looking for revenge for the 2-1 loss to Collins in August, but the Rockets lost in the return match Tuesday, 2-1, in the Mike Casey Gymnasium at SCHS..

    Collins had lost its first match of the season Monday night and headed into the SCHS match looking to bounce back.

  • Lots more taste with the tunes

    With some changes in store, the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce is looking to take Tastes & Tunes to a new height on Monday.


    Formerly called the Taste of Shelby, this annual gala has been revamped by the Chamber, making it more of a family-friendly event and lowering ticket prices.


    Tickets had been as much as $35 in years past, but this year all tickets are $20.


    "We wanted to make it more affordable, and we wanted to get more of the community involved," Chamber Executive Director Shelley Goodwin said.

  • EARLIER: Rothenburger 'exploring' run for governor

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  • County antes up for winter

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  • News Briefs: Sept. 15, 2010

    Parks phones may be down Tuesday The Shelby County Parks offices are having new phones installed on Tuesday, and that means you could get a busy signal.

  • Citizens to respond to sidewalk plan

    As the Shelbyville City Council and Mayor Tom Hardesty have pushed to get residents to repair sidewalks throughout town, some have had enough.

    On the agenda for Thursday's 6:30 p.m. meeting at City Hall, Rich Lane will speak against the city's requests.

    Hardesty has been after residents to repair sidewalks all summer, citing the issue of public safety.

    Sidewalks are supposed to be maintained by property owners, and are not the property of the city.

  • EARLIER: Rothenburger to seek agriculture commissioner's job

    Shelby County Judge-Executive Rob Rothenburger confirmed Thursday night that he would be seeking the Republican nomiation for state Agriculture Commissioner in 2011. He had announced on his Facebook page earlier Thursday evening that he would eschew a run for the governor’s office in 2011 and instead seek the office being vacatedf by  Richie Farmer. In response to an E-mail from The Sentinel-News, he said, "I can confirm I will be running for Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner.".  Rothenburger, who long had been spe

  • EARLIER: Shelby man charged with slashing girlfriend

     A former Shelbyville resident with a history of domestic violence was arrested and charged Saturday with the brutal murder of his girlfriend, who is also from Shelby County.