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Today's News

  • Child dies after being hit by car

    A small child has died after being struck by a car this afternoon in Shelbyville.

    Shelby County Chief Deputy Coroner Ittin Russell said the child was pronounced dead at Jewish Hospital Shelbyville.

  • Jefferson County accident ties up I-64

    An accident on I-64 eastbound at mile marker 22 in Jefferson County has traffic backed up for about 4 miles. Anyone coming into Shelby County using that route may want to consider an alternate route until about 5 p.m. Friday afternoon.

  • Collins upends Shelby at Weissinger

    In Tuesday’s boys’ golf match between rivals Collins and Shelby County high schools, the Titans got the best of the Rockets, by a score of 177-188.

    Tyler Zimmerman was the medalist of the match and led Collins to a victory, shooting a 40 overall. Teammate Jake Griffin finished not too far behind him, posting a 42 after the match was complete.

  • Garrard looks for revenge in opener

    Coming off of a 48-7 victory over Jeffersontown High School in a scrimmage on Friday, Shelby County High School will travel to Lancaster to take on Garrard County High School in the Hall of Fame Bowl on Friday at 7:30 p.m.

    Shelby is coming off of a 12-2 overall record, and is looking to retain the momentum from last season’s team.

    GCHS has been preseason ranked No. 8 in Class 3A football heading into the year.

  • Titans prep for new look from Montgomery

    The Collins High School Titans are looking to start off the ’16 campaign on a winning note, and will travel to Mt. Sterling to take on Montgomery County in the 69th Recreation Bowl on Saturday night at 8 p.m.

    Collins’ finished 2015 with a 5-7 record, and will be looking to improve, coming off of an up-and-down season.

    Montgomery ended its season with a 7-4 overall record in the Class 5A regular season before falling to Dixie Heights in the first round of the state playoffs.

  • LexCath jumps on Collins, 4-1

    The Collins High School boys’ soccer team put up a solid effort in the season opener, but in the end, Lexington Catholic was too much to handle and the Knights defeated the Titans by a count of 4-1.

    “It’s just one game for us, and it’s going to be a long season,” coach Jamil Shalash said. “We’re always going to be disappointed with a loss, but Lexington Catholic just came in more prepared than we did.”

  • TRIPLE S PLANNING COMMISSION – Mixed recommendations for Simp zone change requests

    As businesses are spawning left and right in the region, Simpsonville is quickly evolving and throughout these changes the Triple S Planning Commission has not taken its eye off the county’s Comprehensive Plan.  

    On Tuesday, several zone change recommendation requests came before the commission for potential commercial developments in the Simpsonville region.

  • A blue ribbon week

    Kentucky State Fair

    WHEN: Through Aug. 28

    TIMES:Gates open at 7 a.m., exhibits open at 9 a.m.

    WHERE: 937 Phillips Lane, Louisville, KY

    COST: $10 per person

    PARKING: $8 per car, $20 per bus

    HORSE SHOW: World’s Championship show isAug. 20-27

    MORE INFO: Kystatefair.org

  • Looking back: Aug. 19, 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.

  • Man charged in fatal crash gets 10 years

    A man who has been incarcerated in Shelby on murder charges for more than a year was formally sentenced in Shelby Circuit Court Monday on vehicular manslaughter and related charges.

    Miroslav Kuzmanovic, 24, of Washington state, listened stoically as Shelby Circuit Judge Charles Hickman handed down a 10-year sentence in accordance with a plea agreement that Kuzmanovic had made with prosecutors just hours before a jury was to be selected for his trial in June for the murder of Doris Wise.