Today's News

  • Running Titans compete in UK Invitational

     The Collins Running Titans were back in action back on Feb. 16 as two participants – seniors Nathan Jacobs and TJ Rawlings – made the trip to Lexington to compete in the University of Kentucky High School Invitational.

    The event selects athletes from various schools across the country to show case their talents against other the other top athletes. Scores are based on individual performances rather then overall team score.

  • City to look at helping Kentucky Changers

    Before embarking on Tuesday’s regularly scheduled business, the Simpsonville City Commission heard a request for funding from Bob Perkins with the Kentucky Changers.

    The group is a ministry of Kentucky Women’s Ministry Union (WMU) and partners with cities and Baptist associations that provides middle and high school students the opportunity to serve those in need. The goal is to bring home improvements in the areas they serve.

  • Hughes to lead historical society

    The Shelby County Historical Society filled a new position recently when it hired Nicky Hughes as its executive director.

    Hughes, who began the part-time position several weeks ago, is typically on-site from noon-4 p.m. weekdays, and he is eager to meet anyone in the community.

  • 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.