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Today's News

  • Beauty and fashions

    Her eyes wide with wonder, one year-old Addie Parisek gave serious attention to her matching pink pacifier as she regarded the large crowd watching her as she strutted her stuff as the youngest model in the 2018 Spring Fashion Show Thursday.
    Sheila Fawbush, extension agent for families and consumer science, smiled as she glanced around the large room at the Shelby County Extension Office during the show’s intermission, packed with nearly 100 people.
    “We were really pleased with the turnout, considering the snow yesterday,” she said.

  • Vernon Hills shuts out Shelby County

    A lack of timely hits and one bad inning on defense led to Shelby County baseball taking a shutout loss at the hands of a Illinois-based Vernon Hills team on Monday night.

    As a group, the Rockets (0-3) wasn’t able to string together quality at-bats throughout the game, with SCHS third baseman Blake Palmer coming away with all three of the teams hits in the 5-0 loss.

  • Oldham County defeats Titans in shootout

    In a game that boasted a combined 21 runs and 17 hits, it was Oldham County that came away with the narrow one-run victory over visiting Collins on Monday night.

    The Titans (0-1) competed well with a Colonels team ranked No. 24 in the state in Prep Baseball Report’s preseason rankings, falling by an 11-10 margin.

  • Rockets show strong at home meet

    The Shelby County track team flexed its track and field muscles in a home meet on Thursday afternoon, as the boys finished first in the team standings while the girls slotted in second-place.

    Collins was also able to show off its collection of talent at the meet, with the boys’ team taking fourth while the girls finished in eighth-place.

    The Rocket boys’ team ended its meet with 156 points as a unit, and 64 ahead of second-place Western Hills at the competition.

  • 1978: Rockets take home state title

     

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

     

  • Church News - March 23, 2018

    Burks Branch Baptist

  • Highway safety commercial filmed in Shelby County

     KOHS has recently visited several other counties, including McCracken, Marshall and Some familiar sights and faces are coming to your local television station this summer with the goal of saving lives.

    The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety has launched a new seatbelt campaign and on Thursday officials with the agency stopped in Shelby County to carry out the campaign on a local level.

    “The purpose is to really localize the message,” Erin Eggen, spokesperson for KOHS, said.

  • TRIPLE S PLANNING COMMISSION - Commission holds workshop on Comp Plan

     The Triple S Planning Commission meeting Tuesday was cut and dry but commissioners stuck around for quite some time after to finalize details on the county’s new Comprehensive Plan.

    The plan has been a work in progress for the last year with numerous open house events for the public to provide input.

  • Hurst named KFB Agent of the Year

    Local Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance agent Josh Hurst has been named "Kentucky Agent of the Year" Tuesday at the 63rd sales conference for the state’s largest property and casualty insurance company.

    “It was quite the surprise,” Hurst said, noting the winner was not named until the end of the day. “When it was announced, it really kind of took my breath away.”

  • JHS is included in potential KentuckyOne sale

    Jewish Hospital officials say that with impending negotiations on the horizon regarding the possibility of the hospital being purchased by another entity, they are excited and hopeful about the future of Jewish Hopsital Shelbyville, even though they’re not sure just exactly what the future might bring.