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Today's News

  • Girls soccer: Collins nips SCHS, 2-1

    The Shelby County vs. Collins rivalry continued Monday night at the Shelby County Athletic complex with a match-up between the two school’s girls’ soccer teams, and Collins won a close victory, 2-1.

    All the scoring came in the first half, with Collins getting the winner when SCHS goalie Gwen Martin saw pressure coming towards her in the box and grabbed the ball but was not able to keep her momentum and fell into the net.

  • County approves bids for Finchville, Mulberry projects

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  • EARLIER: Bypass: Signs of coming change

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  • Pharmacy employee gets probation for drug theft

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  • School tax to increase by 1.2 cents

    The Shelby County Board of Education wouldn't give Superintendent James Neihof the full 2-cent increase on property taxes he was requesting, but the board did commit to the funding Neihof is looking to add.

    After hearing public input against the increase and a lengthy debate Thursday night, board members decided against the 2-cent request, instead voting in favor of a 1.2-cent increase for personal property and real estate taxes and a 4-percent increase for public services, which includes utility companies and railroads.

  • Looking Back: August 27, 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 vs. Tates Creek

    Shelby County High School’s football season didn’t start the way any member of the Rockets’ faithful wanted, but as is the case following any loss, a chance at redemption is just the next game away.

    Still licking its wounds from a 54-27 thumping from visiting Nelson County on Friday, SCHS will make the long journey to Lexington on Saturday to take on Tates Creek in the Fayette County iHigh Football Frenzy at Henry Clay High School.

  • Rockets suffer 42-0 whitewash by Tates Creek

    LEXINGTON – Shelby County High School’s football team ran into another Class 6A buzz saw Saturday afternoon in the opening game of the Fayette County iHigh Football Frenzy at Henry Clay, losing 42-0 to a powerful Tates Creek squad.

    The Commodores (2-0) rolled up 479 yards of total offense in the afternoon affair, including 370 yards in 31 carries on the ground, as the Class 4A Rockets (0-2) surrendered six touchdowns on defense.

  • Collins vs. North Hardin

    With fireworks finally fizzling from a victory in its first game in school history, Collins High School’s football team is shifting its sights to its next big challenge: a road matchup with unbeaten 6A squad North Hardin on Saturday afternoon at Lexington Catholic.

    The Titans (1-0), who overwhelmed visiting Sheldon Clark, 48-16, this past Saturday, will line up against the Trojans (1-0) in the 5:30 p.m. opener of the Republic Bank Bluegrass Bowl. Lexington Catholic will host Covington Catholic in the 8:30 p.m. nightcap.

  • Shelbyville will continue zoning process

    The Shelbyville City Council will begin to wrap up some ongoing business at its meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at City Hall.

    The city will have a first reading for an ordinance that will set building quality standards on the Shelbyville Bypass, which now has been delayed possibly into 2011.

    The standards will be the same as the overlay district set on Mount Eden, Boone Station and Frankfort roads. The standards say only quality materials can be used for new construction, such as brick-and-mortar buildings.