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Today's News

  • Candidates explore issues at forum

    Candidates running for office offered a variety of ideas and opinions on local issues at a forum Monday night at the Stratton Center before a crowd of about 75 people.

    The annual SCOPE/The Sentinel-News forum invited all candidates running for the Simpsonville City Commission, Shelbyville City Council and for the 58th District House seat, in the general election in November to the event.

  • Pathway to progress

    Shelbyville City Hall will be the scene of a public meeting Thursday night to explore options for a bicycle and pedestrian master plan for Shelby County.

  • Playing it safe

    Last week, the playground at Clear Creek Park served as a training ground to train those who keep playgrounds safe, said Shelby County Parks and Recreation Director Shawn Pickens.

    “We held a three day Playground Safety Course called Certified Playground Safety Inspector, or CPSI for short, which is provided the National Park and Recreation Association,” he said. “It is a nationally recognized safety course and is the only accredited training course in the country.

  • Creque sets UofL points record

    It has been a season of record-shattering performances for the University of Louisville football team, and former Collins kicker Blanton Creque has earned his place in the record books.

    The Shelbyville-native handled the kicking duties for the Cardinals in the 54-13 win over North Carolina State University on Saturday, and set a UofL record for most points scored by a kicker, with 18.

    The former Collins athlete says he did not know he had set a record until after the game.

  • Bearcats upend Rockets in region tourney

    In the opening round of the 8th Region Volleyball Tournament on Monday night, Shelby County had its season ended by Walton-Verona in a back-and-forth affair.

    “That was the most fun, greatest game I’ve seen them play all year,” SCHS coach Kristen Kapp said. “I mean, they fought the entire time. They wanted it, and I told them in the locker room that it’s not the fairy tale ending unfortunately, but they shouldn’t be upset with themselves.”

  • Rockets clinch district title with win over Collins

    The Shelby County High School football team wrapped up its second straight district title with its second straight win over rival Collins High School Friday.

  • Rockets, Titans impress on the field

    Although Collins High School may not have been happy with the result, the Shelby County-Collins game last Friday was full of impressive performances.

    Several Rockets and Titans made individual statements in the game with their play, and left lasting impressions on fans and coaches.

    Despite struggling to the throw the ball, Collins’ running back NaSean Roseberry put on a show and made the most of every carry, ending up with 147 yards and a score on just 14 attempts.

  • Rockets get asterisk win over Bullitt East

    The Shelby County High School football team is now 8-1 this season, after being awarded a 1-0 forfeit win over Bullitt East.

    The Kentucky High School Athletic Association ruled on Saturday that Chargers’ kicker Christian Foster was deemed ineligible due to not completing the required number of practices, giving the Rockets its eighth win of the season.

    Foster converted all eight of her extra point attempts in the game, and recovered a fumble on an onside kick in the game on Sept. 16.

  • District implements Standards Based Grading

    Report cards went out to parents across the district last week but the newly implemented grading scale has left some with more questions than answers.

    School district officials urge, however, that while the new Standards Based Grading system may take some time to adjust to, it is meant to give parents a deeper understanding of their child’s progress.

  • SHELBY COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD Board to introduce board reps