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Today's News

  • Franklin County holds off Titans

    Although it was in striking distance of Franklin County many times, Collins could not string together enough offensive possessions to defeat the Flyers on Thursday night, falling 61-49 in the Titans’ season opener.

    Franklin used 18 points on 78 percent shooting and four rebounds from senior guard Kindall Talley to stave off the scrappy Titans’ squad in the 12-point victory.

  • Feed store relocates

    For the second time in two years, a longtime equine feed store is undergoing a major change in moving to a new location.

    Excel Equine will move into its new location Monday, leaving its home of 40 plus years on Kentucky Street to 7th Street.

    Although the store will relocate, going to the intersection of 7th Street and Old Eminence Pike, right across from the Shelby County Detention Center, its products and services will stay the same, said store employee Megan Klein.

  • Church news: Dec. 1, 2017

    All Saints Catholic

    Mass is at 8 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. on Sunday. All are welcome to attend. Located at 410 Main St., Taylorsville.

     

    Allen Chapel United Methodist

    The Clothes Closet is open 6-8 p.m. Friday and 3-8 p.m. Saturday. Clothes are available at no cost. Services are at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. Located on KY 55 in Finchville. The Rev. Robert Raglin is the pastor.

     

    Bagdad Baptist

  • Looking backward: Dec. 1, 2017

    Information was gathered from previous years of The Shelby Sentinel, The Shelby News and The Sentinel-News. You can reach the writer at jblair@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 jblair@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.

    10 years ago, 2007

  • Early pressure stifles Shelby in opener

    An early deficit and a smothering full-court press left a new Shelby County boys’ basketball team searching for answers on Tuesday night, as the Rockets fell 65-45 at Mercer County in its season-opener.

    SCHS (0-1) came into the game with just two established starters and experienced some early season jitters with three new players seeing starting minutes for the Rockets.

  • Collins sweeps home meet

    Both Collins and Shelby County swim teams continued strong starts to the season on Wednesday night, as the squads turned in some top finishes in the second meet of the early season.

    The Titans were particularly sharp, finishing in first-place both in the boys and girls team competitions.

    In the girls’ standings, athletes Sam Monarch, Abby Jacobs and Mary Grace Vest led Collins en route to its team victory with 305 points, ending 24 ahead of second-place Oldham County.

  • Shelby County to host Legends Classic

    To kick off the regular season slate of games this weekend, Shelby County High School will host the Shelby County Rockets Legends Classic Saturday, with each of the boys and girls teams competing at the event.

    In addition, Collins boys’ basketball team will host its second consecutive home game against Gallatin County on Saturday afternoon as well. The Titans host Harrison County at 7:30 tonight for the season opener.

  • Collins, Shelby will have to grow with season

    With the football season now behind us, its time to get back to the sport the Bluegrass State is known for: Basketball.

    The hoops team coming in that will have the highest expectations is easily Collins girls’ basketball. Sean Pigman has his full compliment of players back sans one graduated senior in Hannah Renfro, and should easily be one of the frontrunners in contention for a chance at the 30th District title behind outstanding point guard Olivia Federle, who is still only a sophomore.

  • VAN STOCKUM: 30 Years in the Marines: The Rest of the Story (1942-1967), Part 14: Touring Japan with Van and Susanne

    Author’s Notes: I temporarily suspended the current series in order to mark Veterans Day by depicting the life of Shelbyville hero, Colonel Ben Bollard. I now resume the series with “30 Years in the Marines,” Part 14. This column and the next are practically identical with those I published in The Sentinel-News in June 2008.

    Susanne Van Stockum’s

    innate curiosity

  • Datebook | Nov. 29, 2017

    HOLIDAY DATEBOOK

    SCCT presents A Christmas Carol Musical: Ebenezer