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Today's News

  • Simpsonville woman killed in crash

    A Simpsonville woman was killed in a single-vehicle car crash Saturday morning after running off the road and hitting a tree, police say. Shelby County Sheriff’s Deputy Rick Meadows said that Elizeth Delaluz, 21, of Simpsonville, who was alone in her car, was traveling westbound on Shelbyville Road when she ran off the road on the 4900 block, just east of Fields Lane.  “She ran off the right side of the road, then over-corrected [crossing to the other si

  • Property owners to city: Sidewalks not our problem

    Several residents came to Thursday’s Shelbyville City Council meeting looking for answers on the city’s mandated sidewalk repair letters that were mailed recently.

    Some came asking the city for more time and help with the repairs, but most were questioning its legality.

  • Shelby's ACT scores up but below benchmarks

    The Shelby County school district saw a considerable increase in ACT scores this year, but students continue to perform below benchmarks for college success.

    Kentucky requires every student to take the ACT in the fall of his or her junior year, and Shelby County saw an increase of .7 to a composite score of 18.7 in 2010.

    Assistant Superintendent for Student Achievement Kerry Fannin said the district was impressed by the growth.

    "An increase of point two to point three is considered significant growth," he said.

  • Regional golf: SCHS girls are 2nd

     

    The Shelby County High School girls golf team will be returning to the State Tournament.

    SCHS was the runner-up Monday at the 5th Regional Tournament at Midland Trail in Middletown.

  • Looking Back: September 24, 2010

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

     

  • SCHS falters in homecoming matchup

                The Shelby County Football team returned to Robert Doyle Stadium to celebrate Homecoming Friday night after a two-point loss to Bullitt East last week, however the Rockets (0-6, 0-4) were unable to handle North Bullitt (3-2, 1-0), as they lost, 40-18.

                The Eagles’ defense held senior Quinten Cottrell to 10 yards rushing on nine carries, which forced Head Coach Todd Shipley to go with the backup, Chase Manica, who rushed for 85 yards and a touchdown.

  • A junk store junkie

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  • Titans thump Chargers, 52-7

    Collins High School’s football team scored five touchdowns in a first-quarter blitz of turnover-prone Bullitt East Friday night and cruised to a 52-7 Homecoming triumph in a Class 4A District-4 matchup. 

    With former Kentucky governor and school namesake Martha Layne Collins in attendance, the Titans (5-1, 2-1) rolled up a 45-7 halftime lead over the Chargers (3-3, 1-1) on the strength of five touchdown passes from senior quarterback Branden Cresap. 

  • Sports Digest: Sept. 22, 2010

    SCHS girls win Boyle

    with record scores

    Shelby County High School’s girls golf team won the Boyle County Invitational on Saturday, shooting a season low 309, 35 shots ahead of second place Boyle County (344) to conclude their regular season.

    The Rockets’ Jordan Webb, Shannon Harover, and Michaela Manley also took the top three places for the tournament.

  • First person: SCHS, Collins have high hopes for regional golf

     The regional high school golf tournaments start Monday. Shelby County will be among the favorites in the girls’ 5th Regional, and Collins’ boys have had a strong season. The girls play Monday at Midland Trail in Middletown. The boys play in the 6th Regional at Nevel Meade in Prospect on Tuesday.