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Today's News

  • Titans hold off Colonels in physical match-up

    In what proved to be a very physical game for both Collins and Oldham County, the Titans did enough to earn the 28-21 win over the Colonels in Buckner Friday.

    Collins (3-1) received an outstanding performance from its quarterback in the seven-point victory, as senior J.R. Lucas rolled up 461 yards of total offense to help lead the team to its third win of the season.

  • Shelby County rallies to top North Bullitt

    When North Bullitt running back Dylan Embry scored his only touchdown of the night to extend the Eagles’ lead to 20-7 over the visiting Shelby County team with 19 to play in the game, it looked as if the Rockets were headed towards its second consecutive loss.

    But Caleb Morehead was having none of that.

    The senior fullback scored three touchdowns in the back half of play to help lead his team to the 35-26 comeback win over North Bullitt on Friday night.

  • Collins, Shelby compete at North Oldham event

    Both Shelby County and Collins cross country teams hit the road Saturday for the North Oldham High School’s Rumble Through the Jungle event.

    In the girls’ standings, the Titans slotted in at 13th place, led by junior Madeline Petty.

    Petty turned in a team-best 21:58.44 time for Collins, good for 40th individually.

    Joining Petty in the team competition for the Titans were freshman runners Lilly Vest and Abigail Jacobs, with each helping anchor the team.

  • Collins blanks Frankfort

    What looked to be a competitive game between Collins and Frankfort girls’ soccer quickly turned into a rout, as the Titans earned an easy 10-0 win over the visiting Panthers on Monday.

    Collins got the scoring going early, with junior forward Braelyn Gantt finding the net for the first time just three minutes into the game.

    Gantt would go on to add three additional goals, bringing her season total to 10.

  • Looking backward: Sept. 8, 2017

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

    10 years ago, 2007

  • Church news: Sept. 8, 2017

    All Saints Catholic

    All Saints Catholic Church will add a second Sunday Mass beginning Sunday. The first Mass will begin at 8 a.m. and the second Mass will be at 11:30 a.m. each Sunday morning. All are welcome to attend. Located at 410 Main St., Taylorsville.

    Allen Chapel United Methodist

    The Clothes Closet is open 6-8 p.m. Friday and 3-8 p.m. Saturday. Clothes are available at no cost. Services are at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. Located on KY 55 in Finchville. The Rev. Robert Raglin is the pastor.

  • Sisters write book together

    When America and Emma Nandez were growing up together in Mexico, neither one dreamed that one day they would be living in foreign countries and become published authors.

    The two sisters left their native Mexico 10 years ago, when they married, one going to Norway and the other to the United States.

  • Youth program coordinator says offenses down

    A year and a half after creating the position of youth coordinator, with the goal being keep more kids from getting into brushes with the law, county officials say they are seeing results.

    Shelby County Youth Coordinator Mitchell Tinsley, Mitchell, a 1989 graduate of Shelby County High School with an extensive background in working with trouble youth, gave a presentation at Tuesday night’s meeting of the Shelby County Fiscal Court to update magistrates on activities he has been engaged in since being appointed to that position in April 2016.

  • Cox appointed new Shelby County Jailer

    For the first time in two decades, the Shelby County Detention Center has a new face at the helm.

    Darrell Cox, a former captain at the detention center, has been selected to take the reins upon the retirement of longtime jailer Bobby Waits.

    Shelby County Judge-Executive Dan Ison said that Cox began his new position Sept. 1.

    "He took over at midnight on the first, I swore him in," he said.

    The ceremony, fittingly, took place at the detention center where Cox was accompanied by his wife, Carol, and daughters, Misty and Miranda.

  • Blessings for all

    Centenary United Methodist has found a new way to share its blessings in Shelbyville, by placing them in a box downtown.

    In what church members have described as a take what you need, leave what you can scenario, the church has placed a modest sized box next to the church on the building's Washington Street side featuring personal items, food, clothes and more.

    "It's right across the street from the county judge's office, it's impossible to miss," said Pastor Willard Knipp.