Today's News

  • Thomas ramping up summer play

    It’s been quite a busy summer on the links for Shelbyville native Madison Thomas.

    The University of Memphis golfer and former Shelby County High School state champion just completed the second round of the 2016 Judson Collegiate Tournament on Wednesday and last week competed in the Women’s Western Golf Association’s 116th National Amateur Championship.

    “[This summer] has been alright, I struggled a little in the beginning,” Thomas said. “During [the WWGA event], I realized that I needed to get better.”

  • Finally healthy, Karas is ready to compete

    After a year in which she sustained shin splints, mononucleosis, and was even in a car accident, Collins High School’s Gabriella Karas is looking forward to running again.

    Karas, who won her first state championship in 7th grade, missed a large part of her junior cross country season in 2015 with shin splints and all of the track season this year after a car crash on April 24.

  • Shelbyville student received scholarship

    Shayla Bolin  of Shelbyville was awarded $2,000 national MS Society scholarship to support educational goals. In addition to the physical and emotional toll, multiple sclerosis can have a substantial financial impact on a family. The direct and indirect costs of MS – including lost wages – are estimated at more than $70,000 annually, per household.

  • Bookmobile delivers books for summer

    Clear Creek Elementary partnered with the Shelby County Public Library's bookmobile to deliver books to readers in five different neighborhoods in an effort to stave off the summer reading slide. Students all took home new books and had the chance to peruse the bookmobile's selections.

  • Local students graduate from Campbellsville

    A total of 411 undergraduate and graduate students in three commencement ceremonies in May were given their diplomas. The 2015-16 academic year produced 642 Campbellsville University graduates.

    Local students were:

    •Hannah Spencer George of Shelbyville, a bachelor of social work area and psychology.

  • Looking back: July 1, 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.

  • Court report: June 27, 2016

    District court

    The following cases were heard by judge J.R. RoBards

    Civil final

    Citizens Union Bank, vs. Michael Heady, judgment for the Plaintiff in the amount of $1,090.08 with interest.

  • Church news: July 1, 2016


  • Church news: Vacation Bible school, July 1, 2016

    Cropper Baptist

    Vacation Bible school will be from 6 to 8:30 p.m. July 8, 9 and 10. Commencement will begin at 11 a.m. on July 10. Please join us. Located at 2164 Flood Road in Pleasureville.

    Elmburg Baptist

  • WE CONGRATULATE: Quick work, safety actions in Walmart scare

    What could have been a scary situation was handled calmly, coolly and with the upmost care Saturday when store personnel and county officials quickly handled a potential bomb scare at Walmart in Shelbyville.

    A store employee had noticed a suspicious suitcase sitting outside the Tire and Lube center of the store and alerted store management, who then calmly evacuated the store.

    From there our county officials took over, calling in a bomb squad from Lexington.