Today's News

  • Police schedule checkpoints


  • Shelby woman to head up state homemakers

    For the first time in more than seven decades, the Kentucky Extension Homemakers Association has a president from Shelby County.

    Mary Margaret Krahulec was installed as president-elect at the KEHA’s 83rd Annual Meeting in Covington April 18-21.

    Sheila Fawbush, Shelby County Extension Agent for Family and Consumer Sciences, said that everyone at the Shelby County office is very excited about Krahulec’s heading up the state extension homemakers.

  • Waits receives nursing honor

    Shelbyville resident Catherine Waits has been honored with the 2016 Ellen Bailey Share the Light Award by the Kentucky Coalition of Nurse Practitioners and Nurse Midwives.

    According to the KCNPNM website, Bailey was one of the founders of the coalition and demonstrated a lifelong dedication to clinical practice, service and teaching.  The recipient of the award named in her honor emulates her style of quiet leadership, clinical excellence, service to the profession and quality patient care. 

  • TRIPLE S PLANNING COMMISSION – Commission to discuss changes zoning violation enforcement

    A discussion that began with the Shelbyville City Council last month will carry into Tuesday’s Triple S Planning Commission meeting.

    Triple S Executive Director Ryan Libke told city council members at their former meeting that because zoning violations are considered a criminal offense, they too often get pushed to the side in the court system – sometimes for years. To curb this problem, Libke asked for the council’s support in the decision to treat the violations as a civil offense, allowing the local Code Enforcement Board to handle them.

  • Court clears former Collins substitute

    Bryan Schildknecht, the substitute teacher that was involved in an altercation with a Collins High School student last October, has legally been cleared of all allegations of wrongdoing.

    Shelby County Public Schools relieved Schildknecht from his duties at the school on October 8, 2015, immediately following a scuffle between him and the student but offered little comment on the matter, stating only that he would no longer work in the district.

  • JROTC scholarships

    Shelby County High School Marine Corps JROTC scholarship recipients from awards night April 28 were (from left) Karah Holbrook, Lloyd James, Kiel Spurlock and Logan Jones.

  • Church news: May 13, 2016
  • Looking back: May 13, 2016

    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.

  • On campus: May 13, 2016

    Ten outstanding high school seniors will be recognized and awarded by local McDonald’s restaurants of Kentuckiana owner/operators and Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kentuckiana (RMHCK) with one-time scholarships in the amount of $2,500 each in a ceremony held at the Greater Louisville Medical Society. Local student receiving a RMHC/scholarship was Abigail Betts from Shelby County High School and plans to attend the University of Louisville.

  • School menus: May 16 to 20, 2016