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Today's News

  • A healthy passion

    Local fitness and nutrition fanatic Kami Waits says she is “super excited” to announce the opening of her first fitness studio which will open in Shelbyville later this fall.

    “It's coming along nicely and we hope to be open October first,” she said.

    The small site at 1042 Washington Street will be coined 40:29 Fitness Studio, named for a fitting Biblical verse, Isaiah 40:29,He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak.

  • Looking back: Aug. 26, 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.

    If anyone has an old photo that they would like to run with this column bring it and the information into The Sentinel-News office or e-mail it to the writer at sharonw@sentinelnews.com. We are also looking for mystery photos. If you have a picture you can't identify, send it in and we'll ask our readers for help.

  • My Marine Corps Journal 1937-42, Part 15:Back in the Big Apple

    March 4, 1939

  • A flood found friend

    As Louisiana fights through the worst floods it’s seen since Hurricane Katrina in 2005, those providing supplies and help to dry the state out are lining up.

    But one group in Shelby County is still helping from the last catastrophic flooding through that region.

    Displaced by Hurricane Katrina when the storm devastated the Gulf Coast in 2005, Taffy is still waiting patiently at the Shelby County Humane Society for a new family – her eyes a warm brown, her tail wagging hopefully every time a family walks by her kennel.

  • Toddler dies after being struck by car

    The mood is somber this week at an apartment complex in eastern Shelbyville, where a toddler died Saturday after being run over by a car in the parking lot.

    A memorial consisting of stuffed animals, balloons and candles marks a small spot on a grassy median in the 500th block in the parking lot of Lynne Acres where the 2-year-old boy lived.

    Neighbors, who declined to be identified, expressed sadness that such a thing should happen to a child who was just starting his life.

  • Collins capitalizes on Montgomery errors

    For the second season in a row, Collins High School marched into Mt. Sterling and defeated Recreation Bowl host Montgomery County High School, this time by a count of 34-18.

    Forcing Montgomery to commit error after error was the key to victory for the Titans, with Collins recovering four fumbles, three inside the opponents’ 25-yard line.

  • Garrard holds off Rockets in opener

    Heading to Lancaster, the Shelby County High School football team knew they would have to shut down Garrard County’s potent rushing attack.

    But The Golden Lions’ had other plans.

    Garrard senior running back Jacob Foley gashed the Rockets defense for 282 yards on 30 carries as well as five rushing touchdowns – including touchdown runs of 72, 69, and 36 yards – on the way to a 41-31 win over Shelby County.

  • Titan golfers hold off Anderson County

    Sophomore Catie Kelly led the way for Collins girls’ golf on Monday, shooting a match-low 46 and helping clinch a win over Anderson County.

    The Titans picked up the 202-215 victory over the Lady Bearcats, with Collins’ coach Matt Cockrell being satisfied with the team’s performance, holding a 13-stroke advantage when the match had ended.

    “I think the team did really well despite playing on the white tees,” Cockrell said. “Catie led the way for everybody. She dropped a lot of putts to help us win.”

  • Eastern rallies late to tie Titans at 1

    With Collins girls’ soccer leading 1-0 for the majority of Monday’s match, Eastern put in a goal late to snatch a 1-1 stalemate from the jaws of defeat.

    The Titans got on the board in the middle of the first half, as junior forward Issabella Trevino tapped the ball past Eastern’s fallen keeper to score Collins’ only goal of the game.

  • Oldham knocks off Rockets

    On Saturday, the Shelby County High School boys’ soccer team traveled to Oldham County High School and took a 5-0 loss at the hands of the Colonels.

    The contest only went for one half, with the second being called off due to lightning.

    Head coach Michael Hornback said that the combination of Oldham’s talent and poor weather was just too much for Shelby to overcome.