Today's News

  • Looking Back: August 3, 2012

    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.

  • All courts closed on Monday in Shelby and statewide

    The Shelby County Judicial Center will be locked up and dark on Monday, Kentucky’s first mandated furlough day for judicial employees.

    This is the first of three such days – Sept. 4 and Oct. 15 are the others – in which all judicial employees except exempted elected officials will remain home and not be paid as part of an effort to balance the Judicial Branch’s budget after the General Assembly reduced its total available funds by $25.2 million.

  • Brandon Brown finishes in 62nd-place in his first PGA event

    Shelbyville professional golfer Brandon Brown finished in 62nd-place Sunday in his first PGA event - the Reno-Tahoe Open.

    Brown, who started the fourth and final round tied for 64th-place with 10 points under the Modified Stableford scoring system, ended it with 13 points at the Montreux Golf & Country Club in Reno, Nev. He earned $6,480 for the weekend.

    J.J. Henry won the tournament with 43 points.

  • Legion team wins first tourney game

    The Shelbyville American Legion Post 37 baseball team beat Danville, 10-4, Tuesday in the first round of the state tournament at Paducah.

    “We played probably the best game we’ve played all year,” Shelbyville Coach Jim Wiley said.

  • Experienced Titans look for par-excellent season

    Collins’ boys’ golf team will have experience aplenty this season, returning a solid core of players from last year’s squad that finished sixth at the 6th Region Tournament.
    “These guys have been on the golf team for a few years,” Collins Coach Mike Griffin said. “We’ve got a pretty experienced team.”
    Leading the way will be senior Turner Mayton and four juniors – Brandon Sanner, Michael Atkins, Michael Troutman and Chandler White. All but Atkins and White represented the Titans at the region tourney.

  • Rockets look for aces from new faces

    Shelby County boys’ golf coach Matt Redmon wants his team to stretch itself to the limit this season.
    That’s one reason why he has had his Rockets learning yoga.

  • Arts center project gets another donation

    The plan to develop the 800 block of Main and Washington streets into an arts and conference center got another  boost this week.

    Attorney Don Prather and his wife, Greta, donated a house at 810 Washington St. to the city to use for the project, following up on the donation last October by Citizens Union Bank of property at 818 and 820 Washington.

     “This is kind of a dream project that we [with Leon Mooneyhan] have, and this kind of generous donation lets others know we’re still moving forward,” Shelbyville Mayor Tom Hardesty said.

  • New school year to bring a few changes

    As students try to stuff in late nights, parties and few more trips to the pool during the final five days of summer vacation, the Shelby County Public Schools employees are hard at work getting everything ready for teachers to report on Tuesday and students on Wednesday.

  • 23rd Annual Shelbyville Horse Show: Show has tough start but finishes very strong

    A spill and a bit less swill got the 23rd Annual Shelbyville Horse Show got off to a somewhat rough start Wednesday night that was followed by a big finish.

    High temperatures and changes in the refreshment policy for guests seemed to contribute to a smaller-than-usual crowd early in the evening, but the show itself started off with a bang.

  • Shelbyville Horse Show results

    Results from the Shelbyville Horse Show

    Listed: Horse, owner, rider

    Class: 5-Gaited Amateur

    1. Zombie Stomp, Golden Creek Farm, Mary Gaylord McClean

    2. Limebank King of Clubs, Janet Kellett, Janet Kellett

    3. Epic Hero, Martin Gueldner, Martin Gueldner

    4. Callaway's Already Gone, Gina Greg &/or crews

    5. Eldorado's Gossip Girl, Brittany Balagna, Brittany Balagna

    Class: 3-Gaited Park Open