Today's News

  • Collins splits opening slate of games

    The Collins boys’ basketball team kicked off its season on Friday and Saturday, finishing 1-1 with a win over Harrison County and a loss to Gallatin County to open the season.

    Gallatin County 76, Collins 65

    Sometimes a team just gets hot from the floor, and Gallatin’s jump shooting did just that in Collins’ second game of a back-to-back.

    The Wildcats (3-0) went white-hot in the second half, shooting 70 percent from the field and 67 percent from deep to hand the Titans its first loss of the season.

  • Shelby girls split weekend slate

    Shelby County girls’ basketball opened up the 2017-18 campaign beginning last Thursday night with a victory over Bullitt Central before falling to a talented Lafayette team on Saturday night, ending its weekend at 1-1.

    Lafayette 58, Shelby County 32

    Coming into this one, Lafayette was preseason-ranked No. 2 in the state, but Shelby was giving the Generals all it could handle early on.

  • Shelby falls to John Hardin

    After starting its season with a loss at Mercer County, Shelby County boys’ basketball split a pair of games over the weekend, with a home win over South Oldham on Thursday night and a loss to John Hardin on Saturday.

    John Hardin 88, Shelby County 51

    Coming into the season with the No. 10 preseason ranking in the state, John Hardin played like it on Saturday night, rolling up 76 points after the first three quarters and forcing a running clock in the win over Shelby.

  • Franklin County holds off Titans

    Although it was in striking distance of Franklin County many times, Collins could not string together enough offensive possessions to defeat the Flyers on Thursday night, falling 61-49 in the Titans’ season opener.

    Franklin used 18 points on 78 percent shooting and four rebounds from senior guard Kindall Talley to stave off the scrappy Titans’ squad in the 12-point victory.

  • Dorman Center seeks funding for matching grant

    Officials from the Dorman Preschool Center are appealing to the public to help raise money for a matching grant to finish an outdoor classroom.

    The thing is, said Laurie Cottrell, executive director of the Dorman Center, they have to raise $5,000 by Dec. 20.

  • Feed store relocates

    For the second time in two years, a longtime equine feed store is undergoing a major change in moving to a new location.

    Excel Equine will move into its new location Monday, leaving its home of 40 plus years on Kentucky Street to 7th Street.

    Although the store will relocate, going to the intersection of 7th Street and Old Eminence Pike, right across from the Shelby County Detention Center, its products and services will stay the same, said store employee Megan Klein.

  • Church news: Dec. 1, 2017

    All Saints Catholic

    Mass is at 8 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. on Sunday. 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.


    Bagdad Baptist

  • Looking backward: Dec. 1, 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

  • Family awarded $2m in suit from death of toddler

    In a strange twist, a Shelby County family won an uncontested lawsuit they filed after their toddler was struck by a car in a parking lot in their apartment complex when the accused party didn’t answer the summons.

    Even more unusual, the management company that oversees Lynne Acres, where the couple lived, said they didn’t even know about the suit.

  • Early pressure stifles Shelby in opener

    An early deficit and a smothering full-court press left a new Shelby County boys’ basketball team searching for answers on Tuesday night, as the Rockets fell 65-45 at Mercer County in its season-opener.

    SCHS (0-1) came into the game with just two established starters and experienced some early season jitters with three new players seeing starting minutes for the Rockets.