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Today's News

  • Rockets drop close one to Carroll County

    Both Shelby County and Carroll County’s boys’ basketball teams were red-hot from the field in Thursday’s third-place game in the Mike Miller Classic at Spencer County High School.

    The Rockets’ (1-8) shot 47 percent from the field as a team and got solid performances from Tyler Drane, T.J. Robinson, and Trey Stalnaker, but it still wasn’t enough as the Shelby County dropped it’s eighth game in nine tries 67-61.

  • Bevin names Ison new Shelby County Judge-Executive

    Gov. Matt Bevin announced Friday that Danny Ison has been named Shelby County’s new Judge-Executive.

    Ison’s will replace outgoing judge Rob Rothenburger on Jan. 1. Rothenburger is leaving the office after being elected the State Representative for the 58th District, which encompasses Shelby County.

  • Looking Backward: Dec. 23, 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.

     

    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 sharonw@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.

     

     

  • Helping fulfill community needs

    Lorie Rusch has only lived in Shelby County for the past six years, but she has grown to love her adopted community so much that this Christmas season she wanted to do something for the less fortunate in the community.

    With so much need present, as in every community, Rusch, originally from Michigan, was uncertain as to how she would approach her project, until one day, she happened to be traveling down 7th Street and saw a long line of people waiting in line in the parking at the Serenity Center’s food bank to get their food parcels.  

  • Giving from the heart

    A local business has stepped up to help ensure that some of the most vulnerable members of the community have a merry Christmas.

    Josh Goodman and Byron Schrogham, owners of the newly established First Stop Carpentry and Concrete, celebrated their first year of business by helping others in need.

    The pair purchased gifts for one of Operation Care’s three women’s shelters located in Shelby County, said Jennifer Decker, executive director of Operation Care.

  • County to have study done on broadband issue

     

  • Titans win Warren East tourney

    Thanks to the scoring ability of its two senior forwards, the Collins boys’ basketball team can now add a tournament title to its resume.

    Charlie Cochran and Dominique Turner paced the Titans offense in a 74-55 rout of Warren East on the Raiders (6-2) home floor in the Holiday Hoops Classic on Wednesday.

    “We came out and played excellent defense, and we had a hot start on offense,” Collins coach Chris Gaither said. “We got up in the first quarter and kept that lead up throughout the game.”

  • South Oldham drills Shelby, 77-60

    Despite shooting 51 percent from the field against South Oldham on Tuesday night at Spencer County High School, the Shelby County boys’ basketball team could not find a way to fend off the Dragons (9-0), falling 77-60.

    South Oldham also shot at a 51 percent clip for the game, and drained 13 three-pointers to send the Rockets (1-7) home with a seventh loss in the last eight games.

  • Collins falls just short of Glasgow in tourney final

    Missed opportunities in the paint hurt the Collins girls’ basketball team in its Warren East Holiday Hoops championship game against Glasgow.

    The team had trouble finishing at the rim against the impressive size of the Scotties (9-2), falling 51-41 to earn second-place at the tournament.

  • Car smashes through house in Mount Eden

    The homeowner was not injured when a car slammed into her home in the 9600 block of Mount Eden Road Wednesday afternoon. The Shelby County Sheriff's Office is investigating the incident.