Today's News

  • Rockets look to make it 4 straight

    Following its third consecutive victory, the Shelby County High School football team will look to extend its streak to against a squad that has yet to see a win in 2016.

    Bullitt East has had a rough start to its campaign, going 0-4 against Eastern, Collins, Central Hardin, and Spencer County.

    Two out of the four losses this season have come by four points or less, with the Chargers averaging 37 points per game at this point in the year.

  • Titans get back to work at Boyle Co.

    For the first time in several weeks Collins football fans weren’t sitting on the edge of their seat, holding their collective breath late last Friday night, of course that was because the Titans were on a bye week.

    The comeback kids – who have won their last two games on their last possession – used last week to get back to basics and get ready for perennial power Boyle County tonight.

  • Mustangs tame Titans, 3-0

    The Collins boys’ soccer team hasn’t been able to build off the momentum of wins over Spencer and Anderson counties.

    The Titans have now dropped two straight, falling 3-0 to North Oldham on Tuesday and 4-0 to St. Xavier earlier in the week.

    “The competition is quite different in the four game stretch,” Collins coach Jamil Shalash said. “We’re putting together some real good soccer, but not stringing it for eighty minutes like we need to against competition like that.”

  • Changing lanes

    After recovering from an accident that should have taken his life more than 20 years ago, Shelby resident Conway Witten has since devoted his time to sharing his miraculous experience with others.

  • TRIPLE S PLANNING COMMISSION – Zone change request could make room for another Dollar General

    The Triple S Planning Commission will consider a zone change for the possible development of a new Dollar General when it meets Tuesday at 6:30 at The Stratton Center, 215 Washington Street.  The zone change request, made by property owner Deborah Mulcunry and applicant Susan Cox, is for property located on the north side of Frankfort Road (U.S. 60), just west of Elmburg Road.  The request is to change the zoning of 1.5 acres from Agricultural (A) to General Commercial (C-3).

  • Looking backward: Sept. 16, 2016

    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.


  • Police chase ends with crash on U.S. 60

    A police chase that began in Franklin County Wednesday afternoon ended in Shelby County when the fleeing vehicle crashed into a guardrail in the 3000 block of U.S., said police.

    Shelby County Sheriff's detective Maj. Jason Rice said that his department assisted in apprehending all three persons who jumped out of the vehicle and ran when they crashed.

    There was only one minor injury in the crash.

    Rice said the congestion should clear up by rush hour.

  • Blaze damages home in Brittany Estates

    Two firefighters received minor injuries while battling a house fire Saturday night, but are doing well, said fire officials.

    “Of the family, no one was hurt, they all got out. But we did have two firefighters that suffered minor injuries during the fire,” said Shelbyville Fire Chief Kevin Baker. “One was injured when part of the ceiling fell in, and the other twisted a knee. They’re both okay – one went to the hospital and was released, and the other was treated on the scene.”

  • Augustine sentenced to 7 years with probation

    Theresa M. Augustine, a former assistant administrator and firefighter who was indicted in February 2015 on theft-related charges, received a 7-year sentence with probation in Shelby Circuit Court Friday.

    Augustine pleaded guilty in July to the original charges – theft by unlawful taking $10,000 or more, but less than $100,000 – as well as abuse of public trust in connection with that amount.

    Both charges are Class C felonies, which carry a prison sentence of 5 to 10 years each.

  • Farm tour sites encompass Shelby County

    If you want to get a true feel for what agriculture is all about in Shelby County, you don’t want to miss the 4th Annual Good Neighbors Farm Tour Saturday.

    The event will encompass 9 farms and 60 miles of agricultural activity from livestock, poultry, grain to wine making and even a miniature ninja warrior’s course for the kids.

    You’ll even be able to taste fresh farm products ranging from the sweet ice cream and honey to fresh vegetables and fruit wine to savory pork, lamb and beef.