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Today's News

  • State road department says it's ready for snow

    Snow has arrived in Shelby County, and Kentucky Transportation Cabinet officials say their road crews in Louisville and the surrounding counties are ready for the area’s first snowfall.

  • Rockets’ slow start means quick defeat

    A second consecutive slow start did in the Shelby County girls’ basketball team Tuesday.

    The Rockets, who were outscored, 9-1, in the first quarter of last Friday’s loss to Anderson County, were outscored, 16-3, in the first period by Louisville Holy Cross in the first round of the Lady Cats Holiday Invitational at Waggener.

    The final three quarters were close, but the Cougars’ hot start was too much for Shelby County to overcome in Holy Cross’ 54-34 victory.

  • Holiday Datebook: December 23, 2011

    Living Nativity in Bethlehem
    The living Nativity scene in Bethlehem in Henry County will be on display from 6:30 to 9 p.m. through Christmas Day.
    Combined Christmas Day service
    St. John, Allen Chapel and Wesley Chapel will have a 9:30 a.m. service on Sunday at Allen Chapel. There will be no service at St. John on this day.
    Burks Branch Baptist Christmas service
    A special Christmas service will be 11 a.m. on Christmas Day. There will be no Sunday school.

  • Church news: December 23, 2011

    Holiday services, schedules
    For information about services on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, see the Holiday Datebook on Page B10.

    Allen Chapel
    The church is located on 55 South in Finchville.

  • In a world of words

    Selin Sanchez and Terry Hill were oblivious to visitors in the classroom where they were practically nose-deep in their books. The individual reading time in Sarah Smith’s class allows the children to select any book and any location, which is why...

  • Chapter 7: Neighbors can be quite different

    "I can't believe it!" I told Chloe as we walked to work. "The Barkstreet Band wants me to be their drummer," I said, walking on clouds since their lead singer, Bark, asked the night before.

    "Think you can do it, Woody?" Chloe asked, looking concerned. "You just bought the drums and you haven't had lessons. The Barkstreet Band plays lots of concerts."

  • Looking Back: December 23, 2011

    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.

  • Powell-powered Rockets pass their 2011 ‘W’ total

    LOUISVILLE – There was plenty for Hayley Powell and her Shelby County girls’ basketball teammates to smile about Wednesday evening.

    Powell scored six points in the final 12 minutes to spark Shelby County to a 45-36, comeback victory over Atherton in the consolation bracket of the Lady Cats Holiday Invitational at Waggener.

    The victory ended the Rockets’ 3-game losing streak and also helped them to surpass their victory total from all of last season, when they went 3-22.

  • Titans can’t quite knock down door

    CRESTWOOD – Collins girls’ basketball coach Phillip Conder said his team’s game against host South Oldham in the final of the Lady Dragon Invitational would “show us where we’re at in the region.”

    So where did Conder think his Titans stood after losing, 64-54, to the Dragons on Wednesday night?

    “I’d say we’re knocking on the door for being among those top four [teams in the 8th region],” Conder said. “We’re like that pushy neighbor who always wants to come in.”

  • Rockets trim Western Hills but fall to Owen

    The Shelby County boys’ basketball team picked up its second victory of the season earlier this week but missed a chance to make it two in a row.

    The Rockets beat host Western Hills, 72-67, Tuesday night in the first round of the Capital City Invitational in Frankfort but fell to 8th Region rival Owen County, 99-60, Wednesday night.

    Shelby County (2-5 after the loss to Owen) finished up play in the invitational against Henry County on Thursday night.

     

    SCHS 72, Western Hills 67