Today's News

  • 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?

  • Fugitive arrested in shooting of Shelby man

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  • Business Briefcase Oct. 29, 2010

     Goodwin named to state

    Chamber’s board of directors

    Shelby County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Shelley Goodwin has been elected an at-large member of the board of directors of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce.

  • EARLIER: Collins 49, Madison Central 21: Cresap's passes power victory

    The Collins High School football team closed out its regular season in impressive fashion Friday night.

    Senior quarterback Branden Cresap threw six touchdown passes in the first three quarters to lead the Titans to their seventh consecutive victory,  49-21, over Madison Central in Richmond.

  • COOK: SCHS-Collins players still team up

    Years from now, when the Collins-Shelby County football rivalry gets heated – and it will – let us look back on members of this year’s teams and the way they’ve conducted themselves.

    In particular let us remember how some of them spent their Friday mornings as an example of that.

  • Shelbyville gets grant to test porous concrete

    If you pass through Shelbyville during a rainstorm sometime soon and think you see water running through concrete, you might be right.

    City Engineer and Public Works Director Jennifer Herrell told the city council Thursday night that she had been successful in landing three grants from the state for $24,000 to develop new methods for handling storm-water runoff.