Today's News

  • Don’t simply seek easy news

    By Dave Charlton

    Then the owner of the house became angry and ordered his servant, “go out quickly into the streets and alleys of the town and bring in the poor, the crippled, the blind and the lame.”


    – Luke 14:21


    This is not the column I had prepared for today’s edition of The Sentinel-News.

  • Church News - May 10, 2019

    Abundant Life Ministries

    Located at 1100 Equity Street in Shelbyville. The pastor is Justin Barnes.


    All Saints Roman Catholic Church

    Mass is at 8:30 a.m. on Thursdays, 5 p.m. on Saturday, 8 a.m. on Sunday, and Noon on Sunday. All are welcome to attend. Located at 410 Main St., Taylorsville.


    Allen Chapel United Methodist

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  • VAN STOCKUM: Close calls during World War II, Part 8: The last day afloat –USS Wasp

    A Japanese Submariner’s Dream

    On September 15, 1942, while patrolling south of the Solomon Islands during the Guadalcanal campaign, I-19, a Japanese submarine, sighted and attacked the American aircraft carrier USS Wasp, which was part of a task force transporting the 7th Marine Regiment to Guadalcanal.

  • SHELBYVILLE CITY COUNCIL: City, tourism set agreement on Main Street property

    The Shelbyville City Council approved 5-0 at its regular meeting Thursday to enter into a contract with Shelby County Tourism and Convention Commission, councilmember Pam Carter was not present at the meeting.
    The contract is for the 612-618 Main Street property where the city has planned to add green space, parking and more.
    The council will also have a workshop at 6 p.m. on May 21 at city hall, 315 Washington Street, to discuss proposed plans for the space.

  • Collins takes game one

     In a rescheduled Hometown Showdown Monday, the Titans held serve at home with a 3-2 win over the visiting Rockets.

    The two baseball teams had been scheduled to play their home-and-away 30th District seeding games Friday and Saturday, but weather forced the action to this week.

    The delay, however, didn’t hurt the product on the field.

    Collins used some timely hitting and a dominating performance from pitcher Evan Payne to secure the win.

  • Collins, Shelby fishing for a title

     The Titans and Rockets reeled in region tournament performances worthy of a trip to this weekend’s state tournament.

    Collins Caleb Barnes and Jack Swindler teamed up for a 7th place finish and Evan Fields and Ian Nation placed 34th last week to earn a trip to Kentucky Dam Marina and the state tournament. It’s the first time Collins has had two boats qualify.

  • Collins falls to top-ranked Manual, 11-7

     After winning their last two games, the Collins softball team returned to action on Monday and hosted No. 1-ranked Manual Crimsons (24-1).

    It didn’t take long for the Crimsons to flex their muscles, scoring 8 runs in the first inning to jump out to an early lead.

    But despite Manual’s hot start, the Titans answered in the bottom of the inning with Ella Staples’ RBI fielder’s choice to score Hallie Renfro from third.

  • 911 Water Service Fee discussed at meeting

    The Simpsonville City Commission is now the first local government in the county to discuss a 911 Emergency Services Interlocal Agreement update that would introduce a water service fee to residents.

    “This is an initial draft and a final copy is being constructed,” Mayor Cary Vowels told the commission Monday during their regular meeting. “The bottom line is 911 has to have a funding mechanism somehow.”

  • Accreditation service update district's work

    Shelby County Public Schools District Assessment Coordinator Lisa Smith will share a report on the district’s accreditation with the Shelby County Board of Education at Thursday’s regular meeting.

    The board will meet at 7 p.m. at the district’s office, 1155 West Main Street.

    Smith will share a summary report from AdvancED Accreditation Report. The district first received accreditation from AdvancED in 2014.