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Today's News

  • Titans rally to take district title over Anderson

    In what seemed as a direct inverse of the baseball game taking place hundreds of feet away, it was the Collins softball team’s late runs that secured the 30th District title after a rocky start on Friday night.

    With Anderson leading 3-2 after three innings, Collins took advantage of a key mistake by the Bearcats that allowed the Titans to take over the game.

  • Anderson surges to district title

    Through three innings of action, it seemed as if Collins baseball had the 30th District title wrapped up on Friday night.

    Following a quick first inning by host Anderson County to take a 2-0 lead, the Titans had pieced together enough hitting and smart base running to take a 6-3 advantage through three innings.

    But the Bearcats were far from done at the plate, tying the contest at 6-6 in the bottom of the sixth inning, and eventually taking the district championship on a two-run single to set the final score at 8-6.

  • SHELBYVILLE CITY COUNCIL – Commercial building permit changes up for second reading

    When the Shelbyville City Council convenes Thursday for their regularly scheduled meeting at 6:30 p.m. at city hall, 315 Washington Street, they will consider the approval of an ordinance that would amend code enforcement fees.

    Building Inspector/Chief Code Enforcement Officer Barry Edington told the council at their previous meeting, when the first reading was unanimously approved, that the proposed changes better aligns the city with state fees and includes some clarification.

  • SHELBY COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD - Board approved balanced Tentative Budget

    The Shelby County Board of Education Thursday approved a balanced Tentative Budget with a slight excess of revenues over expenditures – $4,715.

    District Director of Finance Susan Barkley explained that when the draft budget was presented four months ago – with expenses exceeding revenue by $250,000 – they were working with few known facts and many estimates.  The budget at the time did not include any projected changes in estimated expenditures.

  • Looking backward: May 26, 2017

    1977: Perry wins Democratic primary

    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.

  • Church news: May 26, 2017

    Allen Chapel United Methodist

    The Clothes Closet is open 6-8 p.m. Friday and 3-8 p.m. Saturday. Services are at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. Located on KY 55 in Finchville. The Rev. Robert Raglin is the pastor.

    Bagdad Baptist

    Sunday school is at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m. Wednesday night services begin with a meal at 6 p.m., followed by children and youth activities at 6:30 p.m. and adult Bible study at 6:45 p.m.

    Beechridge Baptist

    Located on Beechridge Road in Bagdad.

  • Rabies case reported in Shelby

     

  • “They are the bedrock of why we have our freedom.”

    VFW Post 1179 will conduct a Memorial Day Service Monday, a long-standing tradition at Grove Hill Cemetery.

    “We have been doing this for many years, I couldn’t tell you how long,” Post Commander Henry Jew said.

    The service will take place at 11 a.m. at the chapel at Grove Hill Cemetery. In past years, a presentation has taken place at the chapel before the cemetery, but this year, that will not be the case, said Roger Green, past post commander and a member of the post who organizes the event.

  • Picture of health

    There’s excitement in the air at the North Central District Health Department as a new leader comes on board.

    Roanya Rice, MBA, BSN and RN, brings plenty of experience with her, coming to North Central from the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department, where she spent 16 years in leadership positions including primary care clinical manager, women’s health manager, cancer program coordinator and public health clinical coordinator.

  • Leathers to retire

    Next week there will be a bittersweet atmosphere at one of Shelby County’s top industries when a longtime leader takes the first step toward retirement.

    On Thursday, Ray Leathers, President/CEO of Roll Forming on Brooks Industrial Road, will relinquish his role of president to Kevin Dierking. He will then step down as CEO on Oct. 1, when that title will also then go to Dierking.

    Leathers has been with the company since 2000 when Roll Forming Corporation was purchased by Austrian company, voestalpine AG. He has been President/CEO since 2007.