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Today's News

  • Pegasus Industries named a top manufacturer

    “It was a huge thrill – we were surprised,” said Steve Meador, president of Pegasus Industries, whose company was named mid-size Manufacturer of the Year for the state of Kentucky.

    The plant, located on Haven Hill Road just off the Shelbyville Bypass, specializes in wood, steel and corded fabrication, although they do a variety of other things, said Meador, who added that the award is proof of what he’s known all along – that the quality of the company is only as good as its employees, and Pegasus is all about dedicated employees.

  • Shelby teen killed in ATV accident

    A Shelby County teen was killed Monday night in an ATV accident on his family’s farm, said officials with the Shelby County Coroner’s office.

    Shelby County Chief Deputy Coroner Jeff Ivers said that Ryan Lee, 13, was killed in an ATV accident on Rockbridge Road Monday at 6:30 p.m.

  • Teachers helping future teachers

    In recognition of a need for an education foundation in the community Citizens Union Bank and the Shelby County Board of Education Thursday approved authorizing the establishment of the Shelby County Education Foundation as a component fund of the Shelby County Community Foundation.

    The mission of the foundation is to improve opportunities for academic success by providing equitable access to funding for student projects and academic pursuits for both potential and current Shelby County teachers.

  • SHELBY COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD - Board approves P-8 center design

     Board members got a taste of the future Thursday evening with a look at the schematic design for a new preschool-8th grade facility proposed for the property adjacent to Collins High School.

    Jeremy Adams with Studio Kremer Architects presented plans that included moveable glass walls, maker spaces and hubs –giving the design a very 21-century feel.

  • Caryatid Book Club celebrates a milestone

    Encompassing several tables at Science Hill Inn last week, nearly 20 ladies sipped on their coffee and tea and giggled with one another, sharing memories of their longstanding book club.

    “Seventy years is a pretty long time,” said Caryatid Book Club member Jean Cobb, noting she believes theirs is the second oldest book club in Kentucky.

    At 91 years of age, Cobb has been a member for nearly 60 years and in that time has made some really nice friends.

  • KSP identifies Shelbyville officer involved in suspect shooting

    Kentucky State Police Friday released the name of the Shelbyville Police Department officer involved in the shooting of suspect Monday night.

    Shelbyville Police Officer Frank Fallis, age 46, has been identified as the officer that shot Ashleigh Bertucci, 31, of Louisville.

    Fallis has been a law enforcement officer for 25 years and is a graduate of the Department Of Criminal Justice Training in Richmond.

    Fallis has been placed on paid administrative leave in accordance to the policy of the Shelbyville Police Department.

  • Toll charges causing confusion

    Officials with the Shelby County Clerk’s office say they have received calls from Shelby residents about bills from toll bridges opened this year in Louisville they don’t agree with.

    Shelby County Clerk Sue Carole Perry said that people who travel across the bridges are supposed to get a bill in the mail and sometimes they don’t agree with the charges.

    “It’s supposed to take a picture of your license plate,” she said.

  • Revitalizing the ramps

    Utilizing Restaurant Tax funding, the City of Shelbyville and the local tourism commission have been looking to jazz up the community over the past year with help from local artists.

    Since last summer, numerous pieces of artwork have been erected on buildings in the form of painted and hanging murals along Main and Washington Streets.

    In addition, last fall, Collins student Zac Croxton and visual arts teacher Gary Barriger, completed a new skate park logo for the building at the skate park on Washington Street.

  • TRIPLE S PLANNING COMMISSION - Cell towers approved

    Several neighboring residents came out to the Stratton Center Tuesday evening to hear what AT&T Mobility representatives had to say about the proposed development of two telecommunication towers on Shelby County properties on Lebanon Road and Beechridge Road on the Franklin County line.

  • Looking backward: Nov. 17, 2017

    Information was gathered from previous years of The Shelby Sentinel, The Shelby News and The Sentinel-News. You can reach the writer at jblair@sentinelnews.com.

    If anyone has an old photo that they would like to run with this column bring it and the information into The Sentinel-News office or e-mail it to the writer at jblair@sentinelnews.com. We are also looking for mystery photos. If you have a picture you can’t identify, send it in and we’ll ask our readers for help.

    10 years ago, 2007