Today's News

  • SCHS girls are teachers in training

    Three Shelby County High School sophomores will travel to Orlando in June to participate in the 2019 Educators Rising Conference.

    The conference gives aspiring teachers the chance to compete with others from across the United States by participating in various teacher-related events. Students also have the opportunity to network with and learn from other students.

  • Church News - Feb. 22, 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

  • Meet the Rev. Jerry Cappel

    By Jerry Cappel

     I would first like to thank The Sentinel-News for this opportunity to write about faith matters in this paper. My wife and I love The Sentinel. It keeps us connected to our neighbors and neighborhood, and is welcome relief from the constantly challenging and troubling national news and comment.

    My hope is to write a regular column here on matters of faith and life. I also hope that my efforts will produce a genuine exploration and conversation that includes many of you. Otherwise, what good is it?

  • 1989: Crabtree named UPH Horseman of the Year

    Information was gathered from previous years of The Shelby Sentinel, The Shelby News and The Sentinel-News. You can reach the writer at gjennings@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 gjennings@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.


  • Shelby County Fiscal Court: County puts extensive resurfacing out for bid

    Shelby County Fiscal Court Tuesday voted to approve a request to solicit bids for a number of road resurfacing projects. 

    The court will allow the road department to solicit bids for multiple roads, including Old Brunerstown Road, Windhurst Way, Old Mt. Eden Road, Old Seven Mile Pike and Christianburg Road, to be resurfaced in the Spring. 

  • Planning a big day?

    It is estimated that nearly 6 million Americans popped the big question last week.

    Second only to Christmas, Valentine's Day is one of the most popular days for couples to get engaged.

    And for those who are now walking around with a shiny new rock on that special finger, Kate Raisor with All About You Celebrations, has some advice. Raisor has been working with brides for eight years to plan their dream wedding and says the first step any bride should take after saying yes is to just enjoy the experience.

  • TRIPLE S PLANNING COMMISSION - Triple S denies Partridge Run patio homes

    The Triple S Planning commission Tuesday voted down a request for an amended preliminary plat with three variances for Partridge Run, Section 4. The amended preliminary plat proposed 16 patio home lots on 3.70 acres at the end of Eagle Pass on the east end of the subdivision and included waivers for lot width, lot area and side yard setbacks.

  • LIFE AND LANDSCAPES: Dilmun: The place you never heard of

    Pottery shards

    Pottery shards and flint flakes. You look for them, don’t you? I do. They are like movie tickets for the latest film, the one that’s already been shown. A film that seems to halt the flow of time long enough to look at the product of its passage. What has gone before us is a long, captivating film. And there are theaters everywhere.

    The Persian Gulf

  • Man charged in Waddy murder

    One man is dead and another behind bars following a shooting in the Waddy area Wednesday morning. 

    Deputies with the Shelby County Sheriff's Office were dispatched to a home at 434 Bardstown Trail around 4 a.m. after a 911 hang up. It is not clear who made that call.

    When deputies arrived on the scene they discovered one male subject lying on the ground outside the home and a deceased male inside the home.

  • Titans top Shelby to reach district title game

     Shelby County brought a physical brand of basketball to open the 30th District Tournament Monday against crosstown rival Collins, but the Titans would pull away throughout the second half for the 54-43 win and advance to the district championship game.

    It was the third meeting between the two teams this season, and the closest game of the three.

    The Rockets established a physical presence early and packed their defense inside to take away driving lanes for Collins’ Dayvion McKnight and Marcellus Vail.