Today's News

  • South Oldham edges out Collins

    In a soccer game that boasted just 12 shots on goal combined between the two teams, South Oldham eked out a 1-0 win over a visiting Collins on Tuesday night.

    One possession ended up being the difference between the two teams, as Dragons’ striker Michael French made a run through the middle for the game’s first and only goal.

  • Shelby girls take first at Titan Classic

    Both Shelby County and Collins turned in strong showings over the weekend as the Titans hosted its seventh annual Titan Classic cross country meet Saturday.

    The Rocket girls’ team put on a show, taking first place as a team in the girls standings led by senior runner Anna Kiser, who finished first in the competition in 21:19.55.

  • Miracle Journee

    The day that Jasmine Brooks found out that the twins she was carrying were conjoined was the day she discovered how true anguish feels, she said.

    "I was terrified," she said. "I was scared, I cried – I didn't know what to think. I just kept praying to God."

    Her mother, Lisa Brooks, recalled the emotional moment.

  • St. X takes region golf title

    Both Collins and Shelby County boys’ golf teams fought well, but could not overcome St. Xavier and Trinity in the Region 6 golf tournament held at Midland Trail Golf Club on Monday afternoon.

    St. X finished first with a score of 277, while Trinity took second with a card of 279 to advance to the KHSAA State Championship in Bowling Green.

    The Titans earned an 8th place finish with a team score of 320, and Shelby took a 10th place slot with a final score of 335.

  • Collins shuts out Spencer for district win

    Collins High School got a statement win Friday in district play, as the Titans shut out foe Spencer County 38-0 on the road.

    Both the sides of the ball were impressive for Collins, as the Titans (4-2) racked up 366 yards of total offense while limiting the Bears (2-4) to just 151 yards and no points.

  • Franklin handily defeats Shelby County

    Shelby County will welcome an off week this week after a 30-3 loss to district opponent Franklin County on Friday night in Frankfort.

    The Flyers (3-2) rushed for 199 yards, threw for 176 more and limited a visiting SCHS (4-2) team to just 112 yards of total offense in the contest.

  • Two by two by two

    Collins volleyball coach Cary Clark realizes the unusual makeup of his team.

    After all, not many teams can boast that two different sets of twins and two-out-of-three triplets play on one court.

    But the Titans can say that, as the Belcher twins (Julia and Nicole), the Overstreet’s (Leslie and Lindsay) and two of the three Gehrman triplets (Abby and Caitlyn) all are helping man the court for the team this season.

    The Belcher and Overstreet twins are identical while the Gehrman sisters are fraternal.

  • Local NAACP to host state conference

    The Shelbyville area branch of the NAACP will host the Kentucky State Conference of the organization's 70th annual event, a three-day event that runs through Sunday.

    The event begins at Ramada Inn today and moves to Clay Street Baptist Church on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for general sessions. NAACP branches from across the state will be in attendance, with Raoul Cunningham, Kentucky State Conference President, presiding over the meeting along with the state executive committee members.

  • Church news: Sept. 22, 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: Sept. 22, 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