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Today's News

  • TRIPLE S PLANNING COMMISSION County’s population growing

    On Tuesday, Triple S Executive Director Ryan Libke told the commission that data indicates the population in Shelby County is on a steady rise.

    Libke presented the report for January and said the month was a slower than what they had experienced in a while but February is making up for it.

    “February has turned out to be the better month than January and the year before January was better than February,” he said.

  • Looking Backward: Feb. 24 2017

    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.

     

     

  • VAN STOCKUM: My Marine Corps Journal 1937-42, Part 27: Once more into Mediterranean for Relief of Malta

    May 3, 1942

    Yesterday, we unmoored and stood down the Clyde, anchoring in Greenock. The weather was perfect and the green hills were very tempting. I went ashore for a few hours in that famous old shipbuilding town, drank a couple of beers, walked miles, and noticed some ruins from last year’s air raids. It’s amazing the difficulty one has in buying whiskey in Scotland. Underway at 0530 this morn.

    May 7, 1942

  • Kuzmanovic granted shock probation

    A man who applied for shock probation after being incarcerated for nearly two years in connection with the death of a Louisville woman on Interstate 64 in May 2015, has had his request granted.

    Miroslav Kuzmanovic, 25, pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter on June 6, 2016, in the death of Doris Wise, 71, who was killed when Kuzmanovic, who was driving a tractor-trailer, struck her 2006 Chevy in the rear.

  • Judge denies temporary injunction for solar plant

    A Franklin Circuit judge has ruled against a request for a temporary injunction to prevent the construction of a project to build a solar energy field in Simpsonville.

    Judge Phillip J. Shepherd ruled Tuesday [Feb. 21] to deny the request filed by Gerald Karem, a property owner who lives near the site.

    Shepherd said in his ruling that the court may only grant a temporary injunction where it is clearly shown that the applicant’s rights are being violated or will suffered injury or loss.

  • Shelby’s immigrant population joins protest

    Shelby County businesses felt the impact Thursday of the “A Day Without Immigrants” protest, when activists called on immigrants to protest President Donald Trump's tough stance on immigration by staying home from work or school. That also included not shopping and not eating out, in an effort to highlight the vital role they play in U.S. society

  • Historical society gets grant to revamp archives

    It may not be a large amount of money, but $500 will go a long way toward connecting Shelby’s future with the past.

    The Shelby County Historical Society received the grant last week, along with similar grants made to 17 other Kentucky counties, from the Kentucky Local History Trust Fund.

    The goal was to help the state’s local historical societies to make better use of their resources, increase membership and generally move forward.

  • Boyle County runs past Collins

    While Saturday night’s matchup between the Collins girls’ basketball team and Boyle County counted for little outside of wins and losses, the game went a long way in preparing the Titans for the upcoming 30th District Tournament.

    With a matchup against Spencer County on the docket for tonight, coach Sean Pigman was determined to get his team into action against a top-tier guard.

    Boyle (16-13) was ready to oblige with Utah State commit Emmie Harris.

  • CAL rides hot shooting to win over Collins

    A white-hot shooting night for Christian Academy-Louisville from behind the arc led to the Collins boys’ basketball team taking a tough loss Friday.

    The Centurions (21-9) drained eight of 14 attempts from deep, 57 percent, for the game.

    CAL also rode point guard Michael Woodward late, as Woodward finished the night a perfect 7-of-7 from the field, including nine points from behind the arc and five points in the final four minutes of regulation.

  • Shelby closes regular season with win

    The Shelby County boys’ basketball team got a complete performance on both sides of the ball to close out its regular season with a win at Gallatin County on Thursday.

    The Rockets (7-21) logged four players in double-figures scoring, holding on to defeat the Wildcats (17-12) 58-52.

    T.J. Robinson led SCHS with 16 points, while Jordan Armstrong and Tre’ Stalnaker each chipped in 13.