Today's News

  • Datebook: August 5, 2011

    Public meetings
    Shelbyville-Shelby County Parks Board meeting is 7 p.m. Tuesday in the FAC Conference Room
    The Shelbyville Historic District Commission will meet 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at 627 Main Street, in the Shelbyville Welcome/Heritage Center.
    Shelby County Board of Education meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at the central office on Main Street in Shelbyville.

  • SCHS dance team

  • Shelby girls attend military academy

  • On campus: August 5, 2011

    Myles in WKU program
    Vampy program draws students from across the globe. The Center for Gifted Studies completed another summer of camp programs on the campus of Western Kentucky University. Mary Myles of Waddy, a Frankfort Christian student, was part of the program for verbally and mathematically precocious youth (VAMPY) that brought students from 74 Kentucky school districts, 16 states and three countries.


  • Firing up the band

    Firefighters from the Shelby County Fire Department “fired up” the Shelby County High School Band with a shower from their hose during a 2-week band camp, which typically operated from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. each sweltering day. The camp attracted 45 musicians in grades 8-12 under the direction of David Roslon. The high expectations for excellence matched the high temperatures so the firefighters gave a cool down before they fired up their instruments for a parent concert. They will enter fall competitions and perform for home football games.

  • Church news: August 5, 2011

    If you know of someone who wants to see a priest or needs communion, call the parish office at 633-1547.

    Bagdad Baptist
    You can find information about Angel Food and other ministries by visiting www.bagdadbaptist.com.

    Bethel A.M.E.
    The church is located at 414 Henry Clay Street.

  • Looking Back: August 5, 2011

    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.


  • Court report: August 5, 2011

    District Court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Donna Dutton:

    Fernando Alvarez-Nieto, reckless driving, first-offense aggravator DUI, no operator's/moped license, and failure to or improper signal – guilty – 10-day sentence, operator's license suspended for 120 days and $828 fine and costs.

    Todd S. Benson, one headlight and operating on suspended/revoked operator's license – guilty – 30-day sentence, serve 4 days, balance conditionally discharged for 2 years and $163 fine and costs.

  • Buchert wants the Titans to raise the bar higher

    The first Collins volleyball team set the bar high.

    Coach Abbey Buchert wants the Titans to raise it in their second season.

    Collins, which finished 22-3 in its inaugural season, recently won gold medals at the Bluegrass State Games and opens its season Monday night at Anderson County.

    “After the Bluegrass State Games and after seeing what we’re working with, I have high expectations for this season,” said Buchert, the Kentucky Volleyball Coaches Association Coach of the Year in the 8th Region last year. 

  • Shelby landmark caboose headed for a new track

    An unofficial landmark left Shelbyville on Thursday when the old caboose on U.S. 60 just east of the city was carted off.

    The caboose was purchased nearly a year ago by Scott Nash, a retired teacher in Louisville, who hired Adkins Export Packing and Machinery Movers to cart the caboose to his home in Fern Creek.