Today's News

  • Shelbyville Police Reports


    Scotty Lee Cooley, 33, of 212 Fletcher Way, was arrested July 26 at Robin Road and Midland Trail and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, first offense, and having an open alcoholic beverage container in the vehicle.

    Cynthia J. Harris, 62, of 140 72nd St. in Niagra Falls, N.Y., was arrested July 23 at Cherry Lane and Peachtree Drive and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol, first offense.

  • Logan’s adds more employees, implements second shift

    In its 90th year of business, a local laundry company is expanding its workforce by 8 percent and company officials say that number has the potential to double.

    “Just since March, we've picked up two new very large accounts, one in Lexington and one in Cincinnati, that have caused us to add a second shift,” said Bill Risher, president of Logan’s Healthcare Linen Service.

    “We've never had two shifts in our plant.”

  • Grayson brings option attack to Shelby

    Shelby County High ‘s football team just had to take a quick look in the mirror this week to prepare to host Grayson County at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

    The Cougars are a near carbon copy of the Rockets in size and in the triple-option offense they ring to town.

    “They really do mirror what we do on offense,” Shelby County coach Todd Shipley said. “It looks like they have very good backs who run the ball hard.”

  • Silva is scholarship winner

    America Silva of Bagdad was the winner of the Susanne de Charette Van Stockum scholarship for the outstanding student of the French language at Shelby County High School. She received a copy of Coming to Kentucky from the author, Brig. Gen. Ron Van Stockum. The Van Stockum scholarships are granted through the Community Foundation of Louisville.

  • First day of school at Cornerstone

    Students started the first day of school for the 2015-16 year.

  • Church news: Aug. 28, 2015


  • Looking back: Aug. 28, 2015

    1990: Katayama and Ichikoh employees wait outside in heat, factories checked for bomb

    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.

  • School menus: Aug. 31 to Sept. 4


  • WE CONGRATULATE: A masterful move

    This weekend 14 brilliant and dedicated chess experts and masters descended on Shelbyville for a tournament, and while it didn’t draw the crowds – and they likely wouldn’t want the noise – of a Collins or Shelby County high school football game we were glad to see a less noticeable sport rearing its head in our county.

    While we are all for our usual competition of baseball, softball, basketball, football and the like, we were excited to hear that some are trying to provide new opportunities for our residents.

  • WHAT WE THINK: Where are Sen. McConnell’s less expensive schools?

    Shelby County received a rare treat last week with a visit from Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Louisville).

    McConnell has a long history with Shelby County, including having his parents live here later in their lives.