Today's News

  • 8th Region baseball: Titans come up a little short against the Colonels

    INDEPENDENCE – In the high school baseball postseason, sometimes all it takes is one pitcher to beat you.
    Unfortunately for Collins, Wade Mason was that pitcher Monday.
    Mason, a senior for Oldham County, gave up 10 hits to the Titans, but he struck out 13 and kept Collins’ big bats off balance – especially late in the game – as the Colonels rallied for a 6-5 victory in the first round of the 8th Region Tournament at Simon Kenton High School.

  • EARLIER: Buresh’s big hit powers Collins to victory

    INDEPENDENCE – By her own admission, Amanda Buresh has struggled at the plate of late.
    But before Monday’s first-round 8th Region Tournament game against South Oldham, Collins’ junior second baseman spent some time working on her hitting.
    “On waiting [for the pitch] and my timing,” she said.
    As it turned out Buresh’s timing couldn’t have been better.

  • Sentinel-News staffers win big in LCNI contest

    Staff members of The Sentinel-Newswon 10 awards – including six first-place awards – among multiple weekly newspapers in the annual judging of Landmark Community Newspapers publications.

    Those 10 awards were the most won by any non-daily publication in the competition, which separates dailies, weeklies and multiweeklies in most categories.

    Staff writer Lisa King and editor Steve Doyle won first place awards, and staff writer Todd Martin and sports writer Josh Cook also took firsts.

  • News briefs: June 1, 2011

    Commencements to be

    broadcast on the Web

    Shelby County High School’s graduation is 1 p.m. Saturday, and Collins’ is at 7 p.m. Saturday, both in the schools’ gymnasiums for those with tickets.

    But if  you don’t have tickets, you still can see the commencements exercises June 4 via live broadcasts in the respective school’s  theater – and on the school district’s Web site (www.shelby.kyschools.us).

  • Collins royalty

    Collins High School prom king and queen for 2011 are Darian Dugle and Samantha McDowell.

  • Armed Forces: Pvt. Scott E. Gaines

    Army National Guard Pvt. Scott E. Gaines graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning, Ga. The training consists of Basic Infantry Training and Advanced Individual Training.

  • Tops in cookie sales

  • Engagement: Hilferty-Turner

    Kent and Judy Hilferty of Madrid, Neb., announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Hilferty of Shelbyville, to Micheal Turner of Frankfort. He is the son of Kenny and Venita Turner of Frankfort.

    Hilferty is a 2004 graduate of Wheatland Public School in Madrid and a 2006 graduate of Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis, Neb., where she earned an associates of applied science degree in veterinary technology, with an emphasis in Equine Care. She is an internal medicine veterinary technician at Louisville Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Services

  • Engagement: Mahoney-Wood

    Rick and Lisa Mahoney of Eminence announce the engagement of their daughter, Victoria Renne Mahoney, to Michael Caleb Wood, son of David and Brenda Wood of Smithfield.

    Mahoney is a 2005 graduate of Henry County High School, a 2009 graduate of Northern Kentucky University with a bachelor’s degree in marketing, and she is currently pursuing a master’s in business administration at Xavier University in Cincinnati. She is employed with Procter and Gamble of Cincinnati.

  • Court report: June 1, 2011