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Today's News

  • Cross country: Titans, Rockets ready for regional

    The Collins and Shelby County cross-country teams have tough roads to the State Meet.

    That’s because Shelby County's two high schools are competing Saturday in one of the most competitive regions in Class AA.

  • In the tug of war of adoption, the child becomes the rope

    There is a family today that is wondering if death wouldn’t be a relief for the pain they feel.

    They have raised since birth a 3-year-old boy, called him their son, given him a name, provided him a home, fed him, doctored him, taught him and – above all else – loved him with every corpuscle of their being.

    This little boy was not born to their family, yet they made it so he would never feel that he wasn’t.

  • What we think: Veterans are heroes not just for 1 day

    Across this globe and across this county, men and women have gone to war to defend our freedom, our rights and our way of life.

    They have chosen to serve, accepted their duty and risked their lives for the benefit of all of us.

    And, as another Veterans Day approaches, we can’t as a people underestimate the decisions of those citizens and their positive impacts on our world.

  • A long and loving relationship

    On a recent Sunday afternoon, two automobiles pulled up to the Allen Dale residence, and a group of young visitors poured out. They turned out to be members of the Powell Family, descendants of Ernest and Carrie Powell of Allen Dale, who had been attending a family reunion at Clear Creek Park in Shelbyville. Their surprise visit was most welcome.

  • Breckenridge at Collins: Titans host first playoff game

    For the Collins High School football team, this week has been as much about preparing itself for the playoffs as it has been about preparing for Breckinridge County.

    “We have simply told the kids that we need to continue to get better each week in practice,” Titans Coach Jerry Lucas said. “The primary concern for us is to get as good as we can at what we do and to continue to improve.

  • Karas captures region title

     

     

     

    BUCKNER -- Collins junior Caterina Karas broke out early and never looked back in winning the Class AA, Region 3 meet Saturday afternoon at Oldham County High School.

    Karas covered the 5,000-meter course in 18 minutes, 37.45 to beat defending AA state champ Jenna Rogers of Christian Academy of Louisville.

    “I just wanted to get out and keep the lead the whole way,” Karas said. “I felt good, more confident that way.”

  • Titans tame Fighting Tigers 56-6

    The Collins High School football team scaled the first rung of what it hopes will be a long postseason climb up the ladder in the Class AAAA state playoffs Friday night.

    The Titans topped visiting Breckinridge County 56-6 at Titans Stadium.

    “This is just one more step to the state championship,” Collins senior receiver/defensive back Tavis Elzy said afterward.

  • Breaking NewsBypass is now open

     State transportation officials removed the final barricade from the Shelbyville Bypass at 2:30 Wednesday afternoon, opening Freedom Way as a thoroughare.

    Cars first entered the bypass from Harrington Mill, La Grange and Burks Branch Road. Then the Emiinence Pike entrance opened, allowing the first cars to drive the full length of the road.

  • Business Q&A: Ray Leathers named top manufacturing employee in state

     The Sentinel-News: We hear this award was a big surprise. How did that work out?

  • Monsters spill their guts

    Everything is dark – you can’t see a thing. Then you feel spider webs brushing against your face, and you hear a door creak open on rusty hinges.

    You know something is going to jump out of the dark at you, but what? A werewolf, a huge spider dripping venom or maybe an 8-foot-tall Lurch look-alike with a bloody chainsaw?